For almost a century, American popular culture has perpetuated the idea that only journalists working in foreign countries could be in danger.
Australia has a mandatory legal review of every death in custody. But the system itself often prevents families from speaking out – a significant barrier to getting justice.
Attack the press, and you attack the very system that has made places like the US and Australia among the safest and most prosperous in the world.
Through exhaustion at racial injustice, Black Lives Matter protesters can glimpse a better future.
Half a century after the federal government voided Jim Crow laws, the criminal justice system still discriminates against African Americans.
The militarization of local police departments has been associated with an increase in police violence against citizens.
As Australians gear up to protest police violence against Indigenous people, an infectious diseases expert looks at how to manage the risk of COVID-19.
As the US continues to protest the death of George Floyd, Australia is choosing not to look at the hundreds of Indigenous deaths in custody here.
Scott Morrison has called upon the Australian embassy to investigate the assault of a Channel 7 news crew by Washington riot police.
African Americans have long taken to the streets to protest against racial injustice. While some progress has been made, police violence remains an ever-present reality.
Police killings of black men gain widespread attention, but black men’s life-and-death issues are ignored on a daily basis, a physician who studies health gaps explains.
Many law enforcement agencies fail to adequately investigate misconduct allegations and rarely sustain citizen complaints. Disciplinary sanctions are few and reserved for the most egregious cases.
Trump’s critics have assailed his handling of both coronavirus and the Minneapolis unrest. His election opponent, Joe Biden, though, has yet to show he can be the more effective leader, either.
Opinions about demonstrations are formed in large part by what people read or see in the media. This gives journalists a lot of power when it comes to driving the narrative.
The US president is punishing Twitter for using a factcheck to point out that one of his tweets is incorrect.
The US has a centuries-old tradition of killing black people without repercussion – and of publicly viewing the violence. Spreading those images can disrespect the dead and traumatize viewers.