Jonathan Holmes comments:
It was quite a scoop for the left-leaning news website New Matilda last week: ‘Curriculum Reviewer Barry Spurr Mocks “Abos, Mussies, Women, Chinky-Poos”. ‘
But, like so much else these days, whether you think New Matilda was right or wrong to publish the emails written by Sydney University’s professor of poetics will be determined by your politics.
But the question boils down to whether a breach of privacy is or isn’t “in the public interest”.
Read more on The Canberra Times.