This embarrassing international incident highlights not only Australia’s stubborn refusal to act on the urgency of race, but the media's stubborn refusal to even listen.
Mark Knight's cartoon was unmistakably racist, but the bigger story here is how News Corp Australia's unique brand of racism is embarrassing the company's global brand.
Crikey readers respond to the fallout in Wagga, as well as Serena Williams' controversial US Open loss.
Williams’ incendiary post-match press conference, where she accused Ramos of sexism, sent the outrage machine into overdrive. Whether or not this was a case of sexism or racism (or both), the fact is that Williams has been subjected to bigoted abuse throughout her career.
Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison faces his first day in parliament as PM. Plus, the Serena Williams controversy rolls on. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds. One Nation's infighting is getting worse, but they're not the only ones. Plus, another franchise business under fire. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Senator Derryn Hinch tweeted last night that he was disappointed when he watched the women's final of the Australian Open.
A Crikey tipster wonders if perhaps a bit of work needs to be done about ticket pricing to the Australian Open.