You know something's up when Herald Sun supremo Phil Gardner decides to leave the plush Herald and Weekly Times building to attend a court case for one of his top scribes. He found Andrew Bolt getting assailed over his views on Aboriginality.
Words of race aren’t just words. They are loaded with history, writes Malcom Knox of Back Page Lead.
Short of force of arms, there is surely no more awesome power in the modern world than the ability to define and represent people in the public eye.
Channel Nine cameraman Simon Fuller is an overnight sensation -- for all the wrong reasons -- thanks to an ugly racist slur that exposed the daily clash of TV news crews and inspired a vitriolic campaign on Twitter to have him sacked.
Alan Jones and his employer 2GB have been ordered to pay $10,000 in damages and apologise on air over comments he made about Lebanese men, writes Keysar Trad. It was an expensive, time-consuming and stressful victory, but the complaint had to be made.