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Why the case against Tim Blair for alleged transgender vilification failed

Why the case against Tim Blair for alleged transgender vilification failed

Although Blair's comments came "close to the line" of inciting severe ridicule, they didn’t quite cross it. Ultimately, the case failed.

What Babe’s Aziz Ansari story means for the credibility of sexual assault reporting

What Babe’s Aziz Ansari story means for the credibility of sexual assault reporting

The story of Aziz Ansari and "Grace", as published on Babe, has done a disservice to both its source and sexual harassment reporting in general.

In ‘no angeling’, are we telling important stories, or preying on the vulnerable?

In ‘no angeling’, are we telling important stories, or preying on the vulnerable?

In publishing personal details about people like Duncan Storrar, David Dao and Dylan Voller, is the media just hurting private citizens, writes journalist and media-watcher Christopher Warren

‘Opportunistic exploitation’: coroner slaps down Nine siege reporting

‘Opportunistic exploitation’: coroner slaps down Nine siege reporting

Convicted rapist Antonio "Tony" Loguancio called Nine Network chief of staff Kate McGrath numerous times during a siege, which the coroner says hampered police efforts to negotiate with him.

Unmasking Elena Ferrante: if you’re keeping a secret, stay away from memoir

Unmasking Elena Ferrante: if you’re keeping a secret, stay away from memoir

Claudio Gatti says Elena Ferrante violated her own privacy before he did.

Media Watch report stands up to scrutiny in defamation case

Media Watch report stands up to scrutiny in defamation case

A Sun-Herald journalist has failed in an attempt to sue Media Watch for defamation -- and the ABC is considering recovering costs.

How to write about survivors of domestic violence

How to write about survivors of domestic violence

Even journalists who set out to tell survivors' stories often get it wrong, writes Loni Cooper, editor of Uncovered and journalism fellow at the Centre for Advancing Journalism

The complicated ethics of <em>Dateline</em>‘s <em>Married at 13</em>

The complicated ethics of Dateline‘s Married at 13

Married at 13, set to air on SBS' Dateline, raises difficult questions about how much journalists should intervene.

In his own words: Paul Sheehan on media ethics, media witch-hunts

In his own words: Paul Sheehan on media ethics, media witch-hunts

"The only response that the quality media can have to this explosion of options is ... to become islands of credibility in a sea of dross." So says Paul Sheehan.

Journos should have known better than to use Martin Bryant’s mother’s writing: ethics investigation

Journos should have known better than to use Martin Bryant’s mother’s writing: ethics investigation

According to a new book, the journalists' union ethics committee found that authors of a book on Martin Bryant should have known better than to use his mother's manuscript without her permission.