Topic archives: Andrew Bolt race discrimination case

Why Andrew Bolt has a place on ABC TV: recognition doco executive producer

September 19, 2016 9

A program on indigenous affairs starring Bolt did have its challenges, obviously, but it was all worth it, executive producer Simon Nasht tells Crikey.

Take note, David Leyonhjelm: 18C is not all about Andrew Bolt

August 15, 2016 2

The right (and David Leyonhjelm) are up in arms (again) about section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. But it is rarely used to stifle the media.

Bolt’s secret new project for the ABC (!) revealed

December 8, 2015 17

What in the world is Andrew Bolt doing working for the national broadcaster?

The declining power of the ethnic lobby — with one big exception

The declining power of the ethnic lobby — with one big exception

April 15, 2014 6

In the storm around proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act, it's clear ethnic lobby groups are not as powerful as they once were. Except one, writes Crikey intern Ania Dutka.

Freedom of speech should not trump freedom from humiliation

Freedom of speech should not trump freedom from humiliation

April 11, 2014 10

The changes to the Racial Discrimination Act are not only bad policy, they are unfair, write Giri Sivaraman from Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and Macquarie University's Jessica McLean.

Media briefs: Bolt v Langton v ABC … Ten’s ad rebound? …

Media briefs: Bolt v Langton v ABC … Ten’s ad rebound? …

March 18, 2014 4

The ABC has apologised to Andrew Bolt, but Bolt says it's not enough. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: <em>SMH</em> ‘scoop’ … Bolt’s blues … dark Darwin …

Media briefs: SMH ‘scoop’ … Bolt’s blues … dark Darwin …

March 13, 2014 6

Andrew Bolt has been called a racist, and he's terribly, terribly sad about it. Plus other media tidbits of the day ...

Racial vilification first on George Brandis’ chopping block

Racial vilification first on George Brandis’ chopping block

December 5, 2013 4

What do George Brandis' amendments to the Racial Vilification Code signal? Shipra Chordia and Andrew Lynch of the University of NSW Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law look at his agenda at Inside Story.

Rundle: Bolt stuck between left and right

October 28, 2011 11

The Right has sought to portray Andrew Bolt's support as coming solely from its own side. Yet this is the opposite of the truth.

Andrew Bolt’s readers save the day

Andrew Bolt’s readers save the day

October 24, 2011 13

Andrew Bolt's rights have been trampled on, freedom of speech has been denied to him and he has been silenced. Sort of.

Double-page ‘correction’ for Bolt’s racial discrimination

Double-page ‘correction’ for Bolt’s racial discrimination

October 19, 2011 13

The Herald Sun has been ordered to publish two humiliating double-page corrections spelling out why two of Andrew Bolt's articles shamed light-skinned members of the Aboriginal community.

Denmore on Bolt: the #1 journalistic imperative should always be the truth

October 13, 2011

Even our most respected media observers have been arguing against the Andrew Bolt High Court ruling. But here's something to remember: freedom of speech is crucial but the truth is more important, writes Mr Denmore.

Remember the Bourbons

October 6, 2011

Crikey readers have their say.

Rundle: on Bolt, it’s Marcia Langton v Marcia Langton

October 3, 2011 8

The debate between the two Marcia Langtons looks set to continue for years to come.

Bolt decision represents an ideological bind

September 30, 2011

The Andrew Bolt judgment (Boltgate? Gatebolt) has had and will have a lot of keystrokes devoted to it over the next while, but most of them will be from either the liberal-left, the cultural left, or the Right.

Andrew Bolt and holding journalism to acount

September 30, 2011 6

Crikey readers have their say.

Bolt case: everyone has their rights, even Andrew

September 29, 2011 39

Those who detest Andrew Bolt's views applaud, with few exceptions, his conviction for racial vilification, while those who defend his right to express himself turn out, again with few exceptions, to be his political supporters.

Bolt decision: ‘Irresponsible journalism illegal’? Think again

September 29, 2011 163

Making "irresponsible" journalism illegal? You don’t have to like Andrew Bolt to find that notion worrying, but dressing up this week's decision as a major assault on freedom of speech is putting it far too high.

Andrew Bolt et al

September 29, 2011 12

Crikey readers have their say.

Bolt divides over court ruling

September 29, 2011 19

An attack on free speech or a win against racial offence in the media? The Federal Court ruling that Andrew Bolt breached the Racial Discrimination Act has the commentariat in two distinct camps.