A Matter of Opinion

Nicholas R. Baker

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According to recent research conducted at the University of New South Wales, many of us have such trenchant views on a whole range of issues that we cannot consider to be reasonable those who disagree with us. This article explores the implications for free speech and government proposals for defamation law reform.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-18
Number of pages2
JournalThe Walkley Magazine
Issue number28
Publication statusPublished - 2004


  • defamation law
  • media law
  • journalists and the law
  • journalism and the law
  • defence of comment
  • social attitudes
  • social attitudinal research
  • law reform


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