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4 Points: ‘Social’ media still a gateway for abuse – The Age

Three things happened on Saturday night that speak to football as it was, is and might be.

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The AFLPA then revealed that on the same night an Indigenous player was subjected to a vile racial slur. It, too, was on “social” media, on the weekend the AFL celebrated Indigenous players.
Then a story was written detailing the awful experiences of Robert Muir as an Indigenous VFL player. It was a disturbing piece by Russell Jackson on the ABC, chronicling a life of racial abuse in football that plagues Muir to this day.
In one incident detailed in the story, Muir told of the Collingwood che…

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