He’s trying to manufacture a scandal over the fact that the ALP candidate for the upcoming by-election for the seat of Gippsland did, as part of his duties as a cultural festival organiser in the region last year, support and… Read More ›
“Women are treated better than men online”, says NerdBoobLoot-man
This post is cross-posted at Shakesville. [image source] From a CyberPsychology & Behavior issue earlier this year: “Gender Swapping and Socializing in Cyberspace: An Exploratory Study” [fulltext PDF available free]. The goal of this small online survey was to examine… Read More ›
Auntie ABC passes the “biased reporting” test
Today’s Age: THE ABC’s flagship radio current affairs programs — often the source of tension and controversy in the Howard years — have won overwhelming endorsement from a landmark report by an external expert. An audit of AM, PM and… Read More ›
The Henson photo scandal: so many knees jerking, so little real debate
I haven’t written about the matter here until now because I’ve had to sort out my feelings on this one: as someone who grew up in the social nudist movement I hate the way that nudity in any context has come to be automatically associated with pornography, and yet I see the necessity of ensuring that minors are not exploited for sexual imagery as well.