Fishbowl journalism and the Don Dale abuse story: A discussion with Chris Graham

The Four Corners report in to institutionalised abuse of children in the Northern Territory, has rightfully caused outrage throughout Australia. It even made headlines in the international press. But how sincere is that outrage when it comes from ‘our’ politicians, the very same people who preside over these systems of injustice? And why do so many non-indigenous Australians react with horror to these very particular forms of abuse, when anyone with their eyes open knows they are reflective of the daily lived experience of our Aboriginal brothers and sisters?
Alex Whisson spoke to Walkley award-winning journalist and editor of New Matilda, Chris Graham, to try and make sense of the Don Dale outrage in a broader social context.



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