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Boxed risk warnings

Boxed risk warnings are widely used and required by many information regulators. They have a poor effectiveness record.

In general they are used effectively by less than 50% of test […]

Plain English: the getting of wisdom

Originally published in Communication News 9(3) May/June 1996

In 1994 the University of Sydney’s Centres for Plain Legal Language and Microeconomic Policy Analysis jointly published a discussion paper on the […]

The literacy environment

…it is possible to think of literacy as a series of interdependencies, much in the way that an ecologist would look at the interdependence of organisms within an ecosystem. Within the literacy environment, there is minimally an interdependency between writers and readers…

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