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"Hoping for a reality check:" Droughtstruck farmers cop backlash over social media post

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Groves, Melanie (main author)
Format:
Radio news report
Publication Date:
2018-09-04
URL:
https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2018/09/05/animal-welfare-in-drought-on-social-media/10184170
Published:
Australia
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
animals, farming, information issues, livestock, media effectiveness, media influence, risk communication, rural-urban communication, media effects, drought, case histories, climate, social media, animal welfare, Australia (Oceania), animal care, unintended consequences
Notes:
4 pages., Online from Australian Broadcasting Corporation website., During a severe drought, a Queensland grazier decided to share her story on a social media post that included distressing images of livestock. Unintended consequences included accusations of animal abuse and investigation by Biosecurity Queensland.