Banning the Chinese-owned social media platforms raises free speech concerns and could worsen the US-China trade war.
The Trouble With Being Born has been withdrawn from Melbourne International Film Festival – but individual viewers should be able to decide what films they want to see.
The CMHR has released an interim report confirming incidents of censorship and discrimination. The crisis should be understood in the context of the CMHR’s institutional history and governance.
As concerns mount in the US and Australia, TikTok is trying to deflect concerns over its perceived ties to the Chinese government. Its PR moves, however, may fall short.
When it comes to discussing pornography and sexuality with their children, parents have to learn to be quiet and listen.
Moral prudishness pushed Thomas Hardy and George Eliot to develop more creative and thoughtful writing practices.
Yes, it is important to censure harmful and offensive speech. But there are ethical costs to widening the scope of our moral outrage to viewpoints that merely differ from our own.
The active and uninhibited dissemination of knowledge is vital for the advancement of knowledge.
Trump’s recent executive order may limit section 230 of the Communications Decency Act - the 'bedrock of the internet'. What does that mean for Australia?
Far from doing their job to promote EU values, research shows EU officials are complacent in their dealings with China.
Nestled in the heart of Melbourne's city laneways, Leonardo Art Shop - also known as Nibbi's - provided inspiration and education to a generation of young artists.
The coronavirus pandemic lays bare the many vulnerabilities created by society’s dependence on the internet. Watch the video to learn more about these issues.
China is seeking to present itself as a model in the fight against the coronavirus – even if it means rewriting the history of the crisis and discrediting the governance of liberal democracies.
Journalism's ethics code says the press must 'seek truth and report it,' and also minimize harm. During a public health crisis, how should the press deal with President Trump's inaccuracies and lies?
Much of the world is moving online in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Society's newly increased dependence on the internet is bringing the need for good cyber policy into sharp relief.
The death of coronavirus whistleblower Dr Li Wengliang led to a backlash against China's policy of information control. Now the state is trying to control that too.
There's a long history of books being banned from public and school libraries.
The most popular broadcast medium in Ghana has gone through a politically fuelled evolution that has strengthened it.
Despite the headlines, the biggest concerns of students on college campuses are not politics, discrimination or free expression.
Efforts to mitigate the double edged nature of social media in politics must take into account local information environments