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Bolt’s day in court as racial villification case kicks off

Bolt’s day in court as racial villification case kicks off

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.

Context the key when punishing racial vilification

Context the key when punishing racial vilification

Words of race aren’t just words. They are loaded with history, writes Malcom Knox of Back Page Lead.

Bolt in court: freedom of speech v the prohibition of race hate

Bolt in court: freedom of speech v the prohibition of race hate

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.

Nine cameraman lynched on Twitter: “I’m not a racist”

Nine cameraman lynched on Twitter: “I’m not a racist”

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.

Keysar Trad: My victory over Alan Jones

Keysar Trad: My victory over Alan Jones

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.