Right Fighting and “Free Speech”

This post continues from previous posts examining the silences and contradictions of free speech. It is claimed that speech without consideration of its intended audience is no speech at all and that there are consequences for diminishing the importance of freedom of...

Racial Neutrality and the Booing of Adam Goodes

An important ongoing issue within Australian media discourse is the debate surrounding the booing of indigenous athlete Adam Goodes during the 2015 Australian Football Rules (AFL) season. The view that the booing amounted to the racialization of Goodes is summarily...