Sep 17, 2021 • 34M

Charles Firth on Comedy and Free Speech

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Cameron Murray
Cameron Murray is famous for questioning sacred cows and conventional wisdoms of both left and right. We chat about Cameron's latest Twitter battle and then delve into a controversy. Wide-ranging analysis - no topic out of bounds - inequality, regulation, housing, superannuation, lockdowns, tax, war, the meaning of life.
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Charles Firth of The Chaser and lawyer Michael Bradley of Marque Law talk about the disturbing use of defamation actions to stop comedians, satirists and commentators. Do we need a legal defence fund for the comedians? We talk about Australia's thin-skinned politicians and Australia as the defamation capital of the world.   Email us:

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