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Why do the media demonise African Australians?

Calling out the media for its biased reporting of crimes committed by African Australians is not about defending criminals or failing to sympathise with victims.

  • Nyadol Nyuon
  • The Age

No African Australian I know supports criminal activity, thinks it is OK or wishes to excuse it in any way.

What we are trying to do, however, is to highlight that the media consistently reports crimes committed by black people vastly differently from the way it reports crimes committed by white people, and…

A particular gripe is that while media reports emphasise the race of a black offender, they generally ignore an…

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