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Singapore’s Fourth Estate is Pink

Singapore's Fourth Estate is Pink
By Azhar Jalil The LGBT community in Singapore held it’s second public demonstration on May 15, 2010 at the city-state’s underused Speaker’s Corner. While nowhere near as ostentatious as Sydney’s Mardi Gras, the giant pink...

All the good things in life are free.

All the good things in life are free.
By Marcellina Mardian Yesterday afternoon, I received sad news: Newmatilda.com is folding. What made the news even more saddening was that I found out about it through Crikey, the news site I happen to dislike; don’t ask why....

Not Everyone is a Saint

By: Morgan Benson While working on my radio bulletin for the Triple R midday news, I was assigned the task of covering the AFL’s most recent sex scandal that was breaking on Wednesday morning. This time it allegedly involved two...

The Nixon Media Witch-hunt

The Nixon Media Witch-hunt
‘In Australia, a lone woman is being crucified by the Press at any given moment.’ –Les Murray, A Deployment of Fashion, 1997 Whilst the saying goes ‘no publicity is bad publicity’ when the media rears its...

Facebook is not as bad as they will have you believe.

Facebook is not as bad as they will have you believe.
By Alexandria Funnell Ok. So let me get this straight…there is now a new horror sweeping through our society and it comes in the form of ‘facebook murderers.’ Is this for real? I am by no means belittling the murder of 18-year-old...

Facing the Offensive

Photo by Andreas Hunziker (Flickr) Facebook finds itself embroiled in more controversy this week. No, I’m not talking about the privacy problems cropping up again on the social networking site, which is rather old news for those...

Channel Seven ended gay minister’s career

Channel Seven ended gay minister’s career
Channel 7 building Melbourne. Photo by Dale Gillard By Josh Fagan NSW transport minister David Campbell has been outed by Channel Seven and exposed as leading a double-life. Footage exclusively captured by Seven caught him leaving...

Will Bieber Fever last the night?

by Mohamad Lutfi The name, the songs, the haircut, all impossible to avoid for most of us Credit: Jonasismymiddlename within the realm of popular culture. You can proclaim your ignorance and purity, but I doubt there are many left...

Is commercial radio getting passé?

Is commercial radio getting passé?
By Lishun Chong photo by Kermit on Tour Many believed the radio’s days are numbered due to podcasts and Ipods. Danny Ryan, founder of Playdio says, “the future of radio was not on digital radio, which he said was already “old...

Bieber’s Black

By Azhar Jalil Apparently Justin Bieber’s nomination for a BET Best New Artist Award has got everyone surprised. Talkshow host Jimmy Kimmel even braved the streets of South Central Los Angeles – home to notorious gangs Crips...