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Why the regulator doesn’t mind neo-Nazis on TV

Why the regulator doesn’t mind neo-Nazis on TV

Despite Sky News' apology for its controversial Blair Cottrell interview, ACMA has found it didn't actually breach its code. What does it take to "incite or provoke" racial hatred in Australia?

Seven Facebook poll promotes Pauline Hanson’s ‘anti-white racism’ crusade

Seven Facebook poll promotes Pauline Hanson’s ‘anti-white racism’ crusade

Crikey asks Channel Seven why they asked people on Facebook if they thought "anti-white racism" was on the rise.

Adam Giles returns to Sky News two months after Blair Cottrell interview

Adam Giles returns to Sky News two months after Blair Cottrell interview

The Cottrell controversy hasn't affected a comeback for the show, which is returning to the same format.

Australia continues to debate the symptoms, not the national sickness

Australia continues to debate the symptoms, not the national sickness

When an alleged neo-Nazi is invited on national television, we are obliged to look beyond the debate itself and into the conditions that produced it.

Sky News advertising pulled over Blair Cottrell interview

Sky News advertising pulled over Blair Cottrell interview

The fallout from Sky News' interview with far-right extremist and convicted stalker Blair Cottrell continues as companies begin to pull ads from the network.

The raging of the right, and progressives’ futile response

The raging of the right, and progressives’ futile response

The right is spinning wildly out of control, but we do need a joined-up serious conversation about how immigration, social development, urban planning and housing happen.

ASIC granted new powers over big banks

ASIC granted new powers over big banks

Good morning, early birds. ASIC has been granted new supervisory powers over the big banks. Plus, John Lloyd and Tim Soutphommasane leave the building. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

How Australian media’s growing extremism threatens our security

How Australian media’s growing extremism threatens our security

With intelligence and security agencies warning of the growing threat of right-wing extremism, Sky News' attempt to legitimise Blair Cottrell will raise deep concern among those charged with keeping us safe.

The Crikey pocket guide to Australia’s fringe-dwelling far-right groups

The Crikey pocket guide to Australia’s fringe-dwelling far-right groups

Welcome to part two of Crikey's guide to the far right in Australia.