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Spin and Propaganda are common means of representing events in the natural world. When used, the publisher makes no attempt to produce a balanced view of the matter at hand but seeks to expose the viewer to selected characteristics only. It is commonly used in advertising and marketing and is perfectly legal so long as the material is not considered 'false'.  However sometimes propaganda campaigns are based on false information as was the case with the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Latest News

  • 29 January, 2016
    Justice Minister Amy Adams has reported that Justice Callinan's report has not yet been fully processed.  There is no saying when the report will be released to the public.
  • 6 December, 2015
    Judith Collins, who, as Minister of Justice was adamantly opposed to David Bain getting compensation, has been restored to a position in Cabinet.  It is uncerstood she may be taking over the role of Minister of Corrections.  Whether or not she will play a role in the ultimate decision on Bain's compensation is yet to be determined.
  • 20 November, 2015
    It has been eight months since Justice Callinan began working on the balance of probabilities report for David Bain, and there is no news.  Nor has there been any media releases or complaints from Joe Karam, David Bain's ardent supporter, or any documentaries purporting to show old evidence in a new light, such as the 3rd Degree programme of 2013.
  • 21 March, 2015
    A new judge has been appointed by the government to determine whether or not David Bain is innocent on the balance of probabilities.  It is Ian Callinan, a retired judge of the Australian High Court.  First he has to show that David Bain has shown he is innocent on the balance of probabilities and after that, innocent beyond reasonable doubt.Read about it in the Herald here.
  • 15 March, 2015
    Justice For Robin Bain supporters report being elated with attempts by David Bain to have sales of a new book removed from bookstores.See the report on stuff, and Slater has weighed in too.
  • 28 February, 2015
    A new book has been written on the Bain killings, the title is The Bain Killings Whodunnit, the author is Michael Sharp. There are chapters on the glasses , the luminol sockprints, the blood on David's clothes, the Binnie /Bain interview, the Binnie report, etc.,etc. If you would like a copy please use the contact form on this site to request a copy.