Are writers festivals still necessary? Crikey readers share some insights.
Publishers are furious that Melbourne Writers Festival isn't about the printed word anymore, but the knowledge class' dirty secret is they would rather sink into Netflix than the printed word anyway.
The Melbourne Writers Festival has been forced to change the name of a panel on sex workers, after members of the industry were offended and excluded.
Migrants climb the socioeconomic ladder in their new home, but they are quick to kick the ladder away so no one can follow after, says Tariq Ali.
Retired investigative journalist Andrew Fowler says the constant editorial reviews at the public broadcaster are "debilitating" to journalists.
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