In this 'Special Report' Free Speech Union member Daphna Whitmore talks to previous podcast guest Rachel Stewart about cancel culture and self-censorship following her removal from a documentary on the New Zealand dairy industry over her views on a number of completely unrelated topics.
Rachel is a staunch defender of free speech. She was a columnist for the Herald and in 2016 won the Canon Media Awards for Opinion Writer of the Year. In 2019 Rachel walked away from the Herald after they refused to publish a column she wrote on Massey University canceling a Canadian feminist speaker. Essentially the Herald canceled Rachel’s piece about a cancellation. Rachel has gained more experience with cancel culture since then.
She has published on Substack a piece "Cows and Cowards" about being removed from the documentary. You can read it at the link below:
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