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The chromosome-thin line between ensuring civil discourse and policing the opinion corridor

17 May 2023

6:41 PM

17 May 2023

6:41 PM

The Australian’s online comments moderation is at the risk of falling into the trap of censorship of ideas and debate under the guise of enforcing community guidelines and standards.

On May 7, as part of its extensive reporting on the Coronation of King Charles III, it published an article with the title The “warrior princess” heroine with a bejewelled sword.

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