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The Pell legacy IV: just who do cops, journalists and juries believe anymore?

If journalists are unable to apply a sceptical eye to extraordinary stories, then why would 12 citizens chosen at random from the street do any better?

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The Pell legacy II: lessons for journalists, prosecutors and those trying to tell the story

Stories of abuse within the Catholic Church contain missing pieces — and unanswered questions.

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PM defied his own expert panel during apology speech to child sex abuse survivors

Scott Morrison's use of the term "ritual sex abuse" — a term associated with the extremist QAnon conspiracy movement — appears to run counter to advice given to him by survivors and government-appointed experts.

News Corp columnist Andrew Bolt

High Court gives Pell’s News Corp defenders a glimmer of hope

Within minutes of the latest Pell verdict being handed down, Andrew Bolt was busy blogging.

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How YouTube became a hotbed of paedophiles, racists and anti-vaxxers

YouTube has been aware of its paedophile problem for some time now. But what has it done to address it?

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The story of how George Pell was convicted of child sex abuse

Australia's most senior Catholic is going to jail. Here's how we got here.

How the global media covered Archbishop Philip Wilson’s conviction

Media outlets from across the world covered Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson's landmark conviction for concealing child sexual abuse.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: let’s stop paedophiles from coming to Australia

Soon paedophiles won't be able to leave Australia. Let's stop them getting here, too.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: what the child abuse royal commission got wrong

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has, sadly, dropped the ball by not investigating Islamic institutions.

It took 10 months to put together a story about sexual abuse allegations against George Pell, but this week police questioned the Cardinal in Rome.

No Walkley nom, but a vindication of sorts for the Hun’s Pell scoop

It took 10 months to put together a story about sexual abuse allegations against George Pell, but this week police questioned the Cardinal in Rome.