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Richard Farmer’s campaign bites

Richard Farmer’s campaign bites

The public and the media are suffering from election fatigue, and it seems the pollies are too.

Free speech at risk as Google embroiled in ‘nym wars’

Free speech at risk as Google embroiled in ‘nym wars’

There's a struggle going on at the moment between the world's biggest internet company and its users over the right to be pseudonymous or anonymous online, writes Jason Wilson, an assistant professor in journalism at the University of Canberra.

Grog on #twitdef

Grog on #twitdef

From one blogger attacked by The Australian to the other, Greg Jericho -- formerly known as Grog of Grog's Gamut -- discusses the defamation case by editor-in-chief of The Oz Chris Mitchell against academic Julie Posetti. Typical of The Oz and its war against new media, says Jericho.

Simons: Grog the mockingbird is back … and that’s a good thing

Simons: Grog the mockingbird is back … and that’s a good thing

Grog was also back blogging last night with a spate of posts that gave the impression they had been cooking throughout his enforced silence.

Pseudonyms and anonymity: a previously unpublished case study

Pseudonyms and anonymity: a previously unpublished case study

Yes, its more on Grog’s Gamut. Some people are suggesting that bloggers should have a RIGHT to anonymity and/or the use of pseudonyms. But WHEN and HOW bloggers should identify themselves? Margaret Simons discusses a previous example.

The differences between public servants and journalists

The differences between public servants and journalists

The controversy over the outing of the blogger Grog's Gamut has now passed out of the hands of newspapers and the blogosphere and on to the desk of senior public servants, who have some interesting questions to wrestle with, writes Margaret Simons.

More on the ethics of outing Grog’s Gamut

More on the ethics of outing Grog’s Gamut

A large part of the Blogosphere and Twitter were consumed last week by the Australian newspaper’s action in ”outing” the astute but anonymous blogger Grog’s Gamut as Canberra public servant Greg Jericho. Margaret Simons offers up another view.

And the Wankley goes to… The Oz’s war on everything (bloggers, this week)

And the Wankley goes to… The Oz’s war on everything (bloggers, this week)

We know that uttering the names James Massola and Grog's Gamut is probably enough to send even the most hardened media watcher into the foetal position, so consider this as Crikey putting a line underneath the storm in a Twitcup that is Grog'sgate.

To pseudonym or not to pseudonym?

To pseudonym or not to pseudonym?

Crikey readers have their say on the Grog's Gamut debacle.

Heritage media gibbons throwing poo

Heritage media gibbons throwing poo

The outing of Grog’s Gamut and the petty, vindictive thuggery and implied threats behind it, speak much more about the character of the paper and the journalist involved than it does about any vacuous nonsense over imagined rights of anonymity online, says Possum Comitatus.