Monthly Archives: February 2012

Creative Media – for or against discrimination?

I was intrigued to hear Rowan Atkinson’s thoughts about how the creative industries are “inappropriate environments for anti-discrimination legislation”.  His comments came in a letter to Radio 4’s Media Show which had previously reported on Miriam O’Reilly’s victory against the BBC at a … Continue reading

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Is a Racist Comment Racism? – a question of sport and beyond!

It was never my intention to turn this blog into a sports report, but who could have predicted such furore as we have seen/heard since the decision last week to remove the England captaincy from John Terry – he has … Continue reading

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Homophobia on the Terraces – and another case study.

On Saturday 21 January there was a Guardian article about three men convicted of hate crime for distributing leaflets with death threats to gay people. I thought about writing then, but it was just a few days after the last … Continue reading

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