Barnaby Joyce hits out at Facebook ban after local news silenced

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated February 23 2021 - 2:46am, first published February 18 2021 - 2:42am
Barnaby says government won't back down to Facebook blackmail

New England MP Barnaby Joyce has hit out at the overnight decision by social media giant Facebook to block all news organisations from the platform, including local stories.


Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at