With the New Zealand government banning the circulation of the Christchurch shooter’s manifesto, many are now discussing the definition of “free speech”.
After a week where many have called for greater diversity in our media, Channel 7 has wheeled out their coverage team for the upcoming state election. Clearly, they’re not listening.
Scott Morrison sparring with Recep Tayyip Erdogan over Gallipoli should be taken with a grain of salt. Both men are facing voter uncertainty and an election they may lose.
In the wake of Christchurch, we’re wondering how our media enabled such anti-Muslim sentiment. The solution is simple – make journalism a far more diverse conversation.
New Zealand was supposed to be different. It was a place one could escape to when the ugliness of elsewhere overcame me. But, sadly, no-one where is different.
While social media is being pilloried for not limiting the spread of the Christchurch massacre video, I believe that blaming these platforms is an exercise in folly.
In the wake of Christchurch, it became clear that the motivations were emboldened by the discourse in this country. Every media outlet is guilty of it, even this one.
What a week it was. Christchurch suffered Australian-grown terrorism, our children marched to make us see the obvious and one homeless teen beat the odds.
As you undoubtedly know, extreme gun violence has emerged in at least one Christchurch mosque. This is what we know so far.