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Fragile Minds: a Free Voices Lecture presented by Erik Jensen

Fragile Minds: a Free Voices Lecture presented by Erik Jensen

Journalism is at its second crossroads in two decades: not one of means, but of privilege. The loss of major revenues has made the press fragile, ...
When discriminatory, racist language is no longer seen as taboo by some Australians

When discriminatory, racist language is no longer seen as taboo by some Australians

(Image reproduced with permission from Ruby Jones @rubyalicerose) Following the Christchurch massacre, Sydney PEN decided to make available the fo...

Egypt: two writers conditionally released

PEN International welcomes the news that blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah and writer Hesham Gaafar have been released from prison in Egypt after several years behind bars for their peaceful expression.
How many journalists are jailed in China? Censorship means we don't know

How many journalists are jailed in China? Censorship means we don't know

Reporting on China's harassment of journalists has never been easy, reports Iris Hsu, China Correspondent for Committee to Project Journalists, on...
Medevac legislation passes through Parliament

Medevac legislation passes through Parliament

Senators and Members of Parliament have come together from across the political spectrum to vote through historic legislation allowing people deta...
One-fifth of Australian adults have limited literacy and numeracy

One-fifth of Australian adults have limited literacy and numeracy

Pallavi Singhal reports in the Sydney Morning Herald, February 15, 2019. Originally published in SMH. More than 20 per cent of Australian adults h...

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