Racism in sport: a paradigm shift in Australian media?


The release of the “Do Better” report into the Collingwood football club (showing how it handled systematic racism) and the subsequent exit of president Eddie McGuire has highlighted a changing landscape in the Australian media when it comes to racism in sport.

While racism in sport was never overtly celebrated, there was often a blind eye to it among several respected media outlets and programs, as Gavin Kalisperis reports.