In the United States, President Trump has caused outrage after suggesting that it was a “great day” for George Floyd – the black man whose death at the knee of a police officer sparked days of protests and unrest across the country.
Mr. Trump was hailing new figures showing a surprise drop in US unemployment – but refused to take any questions from reporters. Campaigners described his remarks as “despicable”.
From Washington, Kate Fisher reports – and be warned, there are some distressing images from the start of her report.
His studies in history and background in the media industry have given him a keen insight into the use of mass media as a creator of conflict in the modern world.
His favored areas of study include state-sponsored terrorism, media manufactured reality and the role of intelligence services in manipulation of populations and the perception of events.