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Hackgate Down Under
The News International scandal, or ‘Hackgate’, set the Australian public imagination alight this week. For proof, we need only be reminded that every single television network, other than SBS, beamed the appearance of Rupert and James Murdoch before a parliamentary inquiry live into our living rooms late Tuesday night. Other than royal weddings and the 9/11 attack, there are few precedents for this kind…
Football’s Racist Rows
Over the weekend newspapers raged about racism in sport from AFL’s Robert ‘Dipper’ DiPierdomenico to rugby league’s Andrew Johns.
While statements about Aboriginal players have been seized by the press, there have been similar remarks about other races and the Australian’s Emma Tom pointed out the sexist nature of one slur.
The responses from both codes have been quick if limited. DiPierdomenico has…
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