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Careful with your coverage of the Redfern murder case - especially pics #Wran

By MARK PEARSON Follow @Journlaw

A media scrum gathered outside a Sydney court this morning where Harriet Wran – the youngest daughter of the former premier of New South Wales Neville Wran who died this year – was charged with murder and other offences. 1,181 more words

Defending Free Expression...again

In his review of a new BMW MINI concept car on Top Gear Series 7, Jeremy Clarkson remarked that the problem with the satellite navigation system was that it ‘only goes to Poland’ and indicated that the car had ‘ein fanbelt that will last a thousand years.’ Despite poor reviews from a fair number of humourless individuals (such as some lackluster Guardian journalists), I, as a student of history and ally of Monty Python-esque dark humour, happen to think that these jokes are particularly funny. 656 more words

Political Issues

selfies at auschwitz: nazi and zombie identity

SocialBarrel: “Auschwitz Selfies: Has the Selfie Craze Gone Too Far?” by Cicely Blain:

Many people criticize the millennial generation for their selfie-taking obsession and view it as a marker of…

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Free Expression

DMV denies Zombie Debt Killer

10News: “Vanity plate rejects: Why the DMV said ‘NO’” provides an excel spreadsheet of offensive vanity license plate requests that were denied by the… 240 more words

Free Expression

Street art of Yogyakarta

After leaving Northern Sumatra, we’ve spent the past three days relaxing in Yogyakarta, the self proclaimed soul of Java. While Indonesian cities aren’t the most alluring, Jogja has a little bit of something for everyone whether it be food, coffee, or heritage sites. 14 more words


the Obama float

Before I explain the offensive parade float in Nebraska, let’s just joke about the phrase “Obama float”.

To float on water is an indication of buoyancy but also a metaphor for relaxation and laziness. 1,101 more words


The Diary

The Diary is a most interesting tool. However, I tend to write in mine more often than not, when I am in an agitated state of mind – when things aren’t going right (or in the way that I wanted them to go). 1,324 more words