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8 Times 'A Current Affair' Changed The Way We Look At The World

The nightly Australian news program is renowned for its journalistic vigor. Here are the best examples.

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1. "HAM SCAM"

In which the journalists from ACA take us on a journey through "the industry's biggest festive season con."
Via aca.ninemsn.com.au

In which the journalists from ACA take us on a journey through "the industry's biggest festive season con."

ACA calls upon this resident "Ham Expert" who wears a cowboy hat

And the reporter even takes us to her ham table.

2. "WHACKED OUT AT MACCAS"

In which we get an inside look what REALLY goes on in a Mcdonalds Drive-Thru.
Via aca.ninemsn.com.au

In which we get an inside look what REALLY goes on in a Mcdonalds Drive-Thru.

Which opens with this wonderful use of journalistic wit:

3. "PENSIONERS AT WAR"

In which the prize-winning journalists of ACA report on a small unit block and the fighting that goes on between two senior citizens and 39-year-old.
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In which the prize-winning journalists of ACA report on a small unit block and the fighting that goes on between two senior citizens and 39-year-old.

This story is responsible for this delightful exchange:

And this:

4. "REVERSE RACISM"

Which reports on Michael Brown, a man who says he was fired from his IT job for being white.
Via aca.ninemsn.com.au

Which reports on Michael Brown, a man who says he was fired from his IT job for being white.

Really, though, the hard-hitting reporters at ACA discover that he was ACTUALLY fired because he REFUSED TO BLOW HIS NOSE

Also he may have said some racist things but whatever...

Via aca.ninemsn.com.au

NONE OF THIS COUNTED. THE TRUE REASON WAS REVERSE RACISM!!!

#justiceformichael

5. "DOG STREET SIEGE"

A couple of senior citizens are not happy about the 'savage' dogs roaming their neighborhood.
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A couple of senior citizens are not happy about the 'savage' dogs roaming their neighborhood.

But the story seems to focus more on an elderly mans impersonation of the dogs:

Someone even made a remix!

View this video on YouTube

Unfortunately the actual story has been deleted :(

6. "MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT" or "WAR ON VEGEMITE"

In which ACA journalists follow Aussie entrepreneur Dick Smith and his plight to "take back our traditional breakfast."
Via aca.ninemsn.com.au

In which ACA journalists follow Aussie entrepreneur Dick Smith and his plight to

"take back our traditional breakfast."

And the Australian public is...easily swayed?

BUT LOOK HOW VEGEMITE IS MADE!!!

7. "NEKNOMINATION NITWITS"

Which documents the "dangerous craze" of Neknomination (it's a drinking game.)
Via aca.ninemsn.com.au

Which documents the "dangerous craze" of Neknomination (it's a drinking game.)

The reporters at ACA show a huge amount of clips:

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Look at all these "nitwits."

And use their SUPER COOL graphics and editing skills to create this little excerpt: