Opinion: The Celebrity Bullying Scandal Playing Out Before Our Eyes

words: Jade Kennedy Since the Zheani Sparkes/Die Antwoord allegations surfaced a week ago and the ensuing video of ‘evidence’ emerged on March 18th, I have been watching the story with a mix of mild fascination and abject horror. In case you missed it: a Brisbane-based 25-year old called Zheani Sparkes wrote a ‘diss track’ aimed at the South African Zef hip hop duo known as … Continue reading Opinion: The Celebrity Bullying Scandal Playing Out Before Our Eyes

Social Media Shame

Australian writer Clementine Ford has become a bit of an internet sensation this week after posting the following message for morning current affairs show Sunrise regarding their “What’s it going to take for women to get the message about taking and sending nude photos?” Facebook post: Ironically, Ford was then inundated with requests for nude photos from an array of complete strangers, ranging from polite … Continue reading Social Media Shame