q(^-^q)   op-ed commentary

selected highlights since 2014

[37] Jane, Emma A. (2020). "How I was accidentally sectioned into a psych ward during the coronavirus lockdown," abc.net.au, 18 October, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-10-18/accidentally-sectioned-psych-ward-during-lockdown/12764572 (accessed 19 October, 2020).


[36] Jane, Emma A. (2020). “Coronavirus has led to calls for self-isolation and introverts are the experts at quarantine,” abc.net.au, 19 March, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-03-19/coronavirus-self-isolation-introverts-are-experts-at-quarantine/12066012 (accessed 19 April, 2020).


[35] Jane, Emma A. (2020). "June Dally-Watkins's take on etiquette may seem outdated but there's a lot to like about being polite," abc.net.au, 25 February, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-25/june-dally-watkins-etiquette-outdated-new-rules-how-to-be-polite/11996454 (accessed 25 February, 2020).  

[34] Jane, Emma A. (2020). “Netflix documentary Cheer reveals what fans have always known: cheerleaders are tougher than footballers,” abc.net.au, 20 January, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-19/cheer-shows-what-die-hard-fans-known-cheerleading-requires-guts/11873822  (accessed 31 January, 2020).


[33] Jane, Emma A. (2019). “Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Megxit moment may end up more like Hotel California,” abc.net.au, 10 January, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-10/meghan-markle-prince-harry-royal-megxit/11855440 (accessed 10/1/20).


[32] Jane, Emma A. (2019). "It's my five year 'cancerversary'", abc.net.au, 2 November, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-11-02/five-year-cancer-anniversary-time-for-us-to-take-a-break/11600814 (accessed 2/11/19). 

[31] Jane, Emma A. (2019). "There's a reason St Kevin's College boys started a sexist chant: society is geared against women", abc.net.au, 24 October, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-23/st-kevins-college-boys-sexist-chant-discrimination-women/11631530  (accessed 24/10/19).


[30] Jane, Emma A. (2019). "I had the 'other' sex talk with my daughter - and you should have it with your kids too", abc.net.au, 12 October, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-12/i-had-the-other-sex-talk-with-my-daughter-and-you-should-too/11590864 (accessed 12/10/19).


[29] Jane, Emma A. (2019). “I wanted to punish my daughter with a no-frills phone — but it didn't go according to plan”, abc.net.au, 4 August, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-04/punishment-phone-teenager-did-not-go-to-plan/11371136 (accessed 19/9/19).

[28] Jane, Emma A. (2019). “Incels are having plastic surgery to attract women, but it won't work”, abc.net.au, 16 June, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-06-16/incels-plastic-surgery-for-face-improvement-misogyny-remains/11205336  (accessed 19/8/19).

[27] Jane, Emma A. (2019). “Jeremy Kyle contestant suicide raises questions about exploitation and reality TV”, abc.net.au, 16 May, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-16/jeremy-kyle-contestant-suicide-reality-tv-exploitation/11119750  (accessed 19/8/19).

[26] Jane, Emma A. (2019). “I used to relish the c-word, until my daughter started asking questions”, abc.net.au, 10 March, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-03-09/feminist-parenting-and-the-c-word/10871098 (accessed 20/8/19).

[25] Jane, Emma A. (2019). “Miscarriage shouldn't be the 'Voldemort' of pregnancy — thanks Kelly O'Dwyer for naming it”, abc.net.au, 21 January, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-21/kelly-odwyer-miscarriages-stigma-silence/10732464 (accessed 23/1/19).

[24] Jane, Emma A. (2019). “Mattel and Margot Robbie's Barbie movie is not the film 2019 needs”, abc.net.au, 12 January, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-12/why-do-we-need-a-barbie-movie-in-2019/10706268 (accessed 14/1/19).

[23] Jane, Emma A. (2018). “I'm at a Bhad Bhabie concert with my 11-year-old daughter, have I made a terrible mistake?”, abc.net.au, 10 December, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-12-10/bhad-bhabie-danielle-bregoli-gta-underage-concert-tween/10600336 (accessed 14/1/19).

[22] Jane, Emma A. (2018). “Meghan Markle Meet Crown Princess Mary: She's Been There, Done That”, abc.net.au, 16 May, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-05-16/meghan-markle-prince-harry-princess-mary-royal-wedding/9761526 (accessed 18/7/18).

[21] Jane, Emma A. (2018). “Stacys, Brads and 'Reverse Rape': Inside the Terrifying World of 'Incels'”, abc.net.au, 27 April, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-04-27/incels-inside-their-terrifying-online-world/9700932 (accessed 29/4/18).

[20] Jane, Emma A. & Vincent, Nicole A (2017). “Why We Need to Get Comfortable with Reporting Cyberhate”, UNSW Sydney Arts & Social Sciences Newsroom, 19 July, https://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/newsroom/articles/why-we-need-to-get-comfortable-with-reporting-cyberhate/ (accessed 26/10/17).

[19]  Vincent, Nicole A & Jane, Emma A. (2017). “A Crime Is a Crime, Even If It's Online - Here Are Six Ways to Stop Cyberhate”, ABC News, 18 July, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-18/six-ways-to-stop-cyberhate/8721184 (accessed 19/7/17).

[18] Jane, Emma A. & Vincent, Nicole A (2017). “Women Online Are Getting Used to Cyber Hate. They Need to Get Used to Reporting It”, The Sydney Morning Herald, 18 July, http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/news-and-views/opinion/women-online-are-getting-used-to-cyber-hate-they-need-to-get-used-to-reporting-it-20170717-gxctr8.html (accessed 19/7/17).

[17] Jane, Emma A. (2017). “What the Random Rape Threat Generator Tells Us About Online Misogyny”, Women’s Media Center Speech Project, 18 January, available at: http://wmcspeechproject.com/2017/01/18/what-the-random-rape-threat-generator-tells-us-about-online-misogyny/ (accessed 27/6/17).

[16] Jane, Emma A. (2017). “Rapeglish – the Hyperbolic, Sexualised Vitriol Found Online”, The Sydney Morning Herald, 7 January, available at: http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/news-and-views/opinion/rapeglish--the-hyberbolic-sexualised-vitriol-found-online-20170106-gtmwgl.html (accessed 27/6/17).

[15] Jane, Emma A. (2016). “Rapeglish: A Program that Spits Out Hate – For the Greater Good”, Social Science Space, 28 December, available at: http://www.socialsciencespace.com/2016/12/rapeglish-program-spits-hate-greater-good/ (accessed 30/12/16).

[14] Jane, Emma A. (2016). “Stopping Online Abuse Isn’t Censorship: It’s the Least We Can Do”, The Age, 14 July, available at: http://www.theage.com.au/comment/stopping-online-abuse-isnt-censorship-its-the-least-we-can-do-20160713-gq4oj5 (accessed 2/11/16).

[13] Jane, Emma A. (2016). “DIY Internet Justice is a Symptom, Not a Solution to Online Misogyny”, Daily Life, 11 April, available at: http://www.dailylife.com.au/news-and-views/dl-culture/diy-internet-justice-is-a-symptom-not-a-solution-to-online-misogyny-20160410-go2z6z.html (accessed 2/11/16). 

[12] Jane, Emma A. (2016). “What Bit About the Wrongs of Sexual Threats Against Women Do Courts and Men Not Get?”, The Conversation, 4 August, available at: https://theconversation.com/what-bit-about-the-wrongs-of-sexual-threats-against-women-do-courts-and-men-not-get-63447 (accessed 2/11/16).

[11] Jane, Emma A. (2016). “I have lymphoedema but here's why most people won't know what I'm talking about”, Daily Life, 4 March, available at: http://www.dailylife.com.au/life-and-love/real-life/i-have-lymphoedema-but-heres-why-most-people-wont-know-what-im-talking-about-20160303-gn9ooh.html (accessed 10/11/16).

[10] Jane, Emma A. (2015). “Rape Threats and Cyberhate? Vote No to the New Digital Divide”, The Conversation, 22 June, available at: https://theconversation.com/rape-threats-and-cyberhate-vote-no-to-the-new-digital-divide-43388 (accessed 2/11/16).

[9] Jane, Emma A. (2015). “How to Keep the Internet Hot”, Medium, 28 August, available at: https://medium.com/festival-of-dangerous-ideas/how-to-keep-the-internet-hot-6fb9a37ad120#.mbrp5fybk (accessed 2/11/16).

[8] Jane, Emma A. (2015). “The day I was given an unexpected 'vagina-ectomy”, Daily Life, 7 October, available at: http://www.dailylife.com.au/life-and-love/real-life/the-day-i-unexpectedly-lost-my-vagina-20151006-gk2feg.html (accessed 13/12/19).

[7] Jane, Emma A. (2015). “What I’ve Learned From My Study Into Gendered Cyberhate”, Daily Life, 31 August, available at: http://www.dailylife.com.au/news-and-views/dl-culture/what-ive-learned-from-my-study-into-gendered-cyberhate-20150828-gj9qsu.html (accessed 6/11/16).


[6] Jane, Emma A. & Vincent, Nicole A (2015). “The Rise of Cognitive Enhancers is a Mass Social Experiment”, The Conversation, 15 June, available at: https://theconversation.com/the-rise-of-cognitive-enhancers-is-a-mass-social-experiment-40072 (accessed 10/11/16).

[5] Jane, Emma A. & Vincent, Nicole A (2015). “Derrière la prise de ‘smart drugs’, une expérimentation sociale sauvage”, The Conversation, 6 November, available at: https://theconversation.com/derriere-la-prise-de-smart-drugs-une-experimentation-sociale-sauvage-50169 (accessed 10/11/16).

[4] Jane, Emma A. (2015). “Hey, Online Dating Liars! If You Fib on Tinder, You're Only Hurting Yourself”, The Guardian, 13 March, available at: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/mar/13/why-lie-on-your-dating-profile-youre-only-hurting-yourself (accessed 10/11/16).

[3] Vincent, Nicole A & Jane, Emma A. (2015). “Debate On Whether We Should Use Gene-Editing Technology Is Far From Black And White”, The Conversation, 2 December, available at: https://theconversation.com/debate-on-whether-we-should-use-gene-editing-technology-is-far-from-black-and-white-51483 (accessed 10/11/16).

[2] Jane, Emma A. & Fleming, C. (2014). “We’re All Conspiracy Theorists Now – Even Our Lizard Overlords”, The Conversation, 10 November, available at: https://theconversation.com/were-all-conspiracy-theorists-now-even-our-lizard-overlords-33933 (accessed 10/11/16).

[1] Vincent, Nicole A & Jane, Emma A. (2014). “Put Down the Smart Drugs – Cognitive Enhancement is Ethically Risky Business”, The Conversation, 16 June, available at https://theconversation.com/put-down-the-smart-drugs-cognitive-enhancement-is-ethically-risky-business-27463  (accessed 10/11/16).