Selfies are blamed for encouraging everything from risky behaviour to rampant narcissism. But selfies can be potent acts of self-communication – and anyway, why is self-regard a bad thing, asks Roanna Gonsalves.
We already have the evidence base to address the problems inherent in juvenile detention. What we need is the political will and leadership to implement the solutions, write Melanie Schwartz and Chris Cunneen.
The word for “love” in North Korea refers only to the Dear Leader, and words for liberty or human rights don’t exist, defector and activist Yeonmi Park has told a UNSW Sydney Writers’ Festival audience.
Sonya Voumard’s book marking the 20th anniversary of the Port Arthur massacre is a story about stories: Who writes them, who owns them and what happens when the two get muddled, writes Christopher Kremmer.
Former Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick and the Deputy Police Commissioner Catherine Burn will be among experts exploring issues around gender and domestic, family and sexual violence in a free public panel discussion on 21 April.