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Behind the scenes at Geoffrey Rush's defamation trial

Behind the scenes at Geoffrey Rush's defamation trial

In his opening statement to a room packed with media, Rush's barrister made clear he would be seeking large damages.

Resilience required: how and why Indigenous people use social media

Resilience required: how and why Indigenous people use social media

The online world is a lived experience for Aboriginal people, and it has real world impacts.

Red meat to the base: why white fragility can't stand being roasted

Red meat to the base: why white fragility can't stand being roasted

White fragility in Australia is looking particularly fragile at the moment on the back of a joke war.

The four kinds of right-wing takes on Wentworth

The four kinds of right-wing takes on Wentworth

The right isn't panicking at all about Wentworth, don't worry ...

Defamation law holds back Indian media's #metoo moment

Defamation law holds back Indian media's #metoo moment

As in Australia, public figures accused of sexual harassment and assault in India are wielding defamation law to silence those who speak out.

The Guardian's petty war on Julian Assange continues

The Guardian's petty war on Julian Assange continues

Alan Rusbridger's regime never got over the fact that WikiLeaks hadn’t simply handed over the Cablegate files, and so the war continues.

Time to crack down on the companies enabling Saudi Arabia's outrages

Time to crack down on the companies enabling Saudi Arabia's outrages

The Saudi regime's admission it killed Jamal Khashoggi embarrassed the Australian government into taking action. But it needs to do much more, and it can use companies who profit from their collaboration with the regime.

Tas press gallery up in arms over restrictive new guidelines

Tas press gallery up in arms over restrictive new guidelines

One of the greatest concerns for the media is the rules around photography in the chamber.

Another ABC executive leaves amid political and internal turmoil

Another ABC executive leaves amid political and internal turmoil

Colleagues have praised departing ABC radio exec Michael Mason, but whoever replaces him is walking into a political maelstrom.

Hype and heat: the rise and rise of AFL trade week

Hype and heat: the rise and rise of AFL trade week

The AFL's much-hyped trade week ended last night, but for many fans, it's a welcome reprieve after a "failed" season.