The 9pm Kooyong Election Preview and Media Troll Fight with Six News Australia’s Leo Puglisi

Leo Puglisi prepares to record for 6 News Australia. (Supplied.)

The Summer Series continues with special guest Leo Puglisi, the young lad from Melbourne who founded and runs 6 News Australia, and who’s been copping flak on social media from all manner of politically motivated trolls.

We spoke about how he created 6 News and the trolls he’s attracted, fact-checking and the art of journalism, elections, and indeed the upcoming federal election — including a detailed conversation about the seat of Kooyong.

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CONVERSATION TOPICS: Gay Rainbow Anarchist, John Lindsay, and four people who choose to remain anonymous.

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