December 22, 2017 52
Hatred on social media -- and the tabloids that eat it up -- is born of ignorance, and the media has a responsibility to change that it, writes Irfan Yusuf.
November 14, 2017 13
The thugs who abused Sam Dastyari might be working class, but racism is maintained as it was started: by elites, for their own benefit.
November 10, 2017 24
We've created a world in which abuse and harassment of politicians is normalised. The media is a big part of the problem -- and not just the mainstream media.
November 10, 2017 32
It's hard to come up with the perfect come-back when you're accosted by racists like Sam Dastyari was. But it's what happens next that is more important.
October 23, 2017 9
The recent controversy around a Dove ad raised questions around what checks and balances advertising agencies have in place to prevent such stuff-ups.
October 18, 2017 13
In the aftermath of HSC students' vilification of poet Ellen van Neerven, we speak to author and academic Tony Birch about education, poetry, and online abuse.
October 18, 2017 48
Gen X, Y and Z culture commanders have rallied the troops after a bunch of year 12 students expressed their dislike of a set text from their HSC exams. The horror!
September 26, 2017 2
The return of Mark Forbes? ... News Corp's ticket problem ... Slurs on the ABC ...
August 16, 2017 28
Donald Trump all but rescinded his initial condemnation of the Charlottesville horrors. Knowingly or otherwise, his actions are playing into a white, Christian nationalism that has a deep rooted history in America.
August 15, 2017 3
After the violence of Charlottesville, those who identify and out white supremacists believe their work is increasingly important -- and dangerous.