Ellena Savage

Ellena Savage edits The Lifted Brow, is the commissioning editor and political columnist at Spook Magazine, and writes a monthly culture column for Eureka Street. She’s essayed, critiqued, and memoired for many Australian periodicals like Meanjin, Overland, Right Now, ABR, Seizure, and The Australian, and is a postgraduate researcher at Monash University.

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How to Argue Better
Sunday, February 15th, 2015

We’re told never to feed the trolls, but is it possible to disagree online without turning into the most horrible versions of ourselves? As writers, how do we produce opinionated work that doesn’t immediately put our opponents offside? How do we avoid simply preaching to the converted, and to avoid putting forth arguments that are rhetorically fallacious? Join a panel of editors, journos, and opinion writers as they argue about how best to argue.