Listen to The reality of living on Jobseeker46:024 May 2023

Jess flies solo this week with Charlie on holidays for the next fortnight.

First up, Crikey associate editor, Cam Wilson gets on the line to discuss his recent reporting into how both the Daily Mail and the Spectator have published pieces by people who have tenuous links to neo-nazi movements and the alt-right.  Later, Amy Remeikis from The Guardian Australia unpacks all the reporting around Jobseeker, the raise the rate campaign, the incoming budget and the government's response to their own advisory committee's recommendation that unemployment benefits be increased.

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We live in a media saturated world. The news cycle travels at lightning speed and is impossible to ignore. Spin Cycle aims to make sense of the 24/7 updates and hot takes we are bombarded with from media outlets, politicians and pundits all trying to own the narrative.