Advertisement

Discourse Goes Large Dissing Teen Pop Starz

Discourse Goes Large Dissing Teen Pop Starz
By Luke Devine I love academic discourse. I love the verbosity and pomposity of it. Undergrad in arts is like learning another language, in English, that only a few people can understand. Back in the day people who understood this...

Digital Thievery?

Digital Thievery?
By Emily Woods The ease and speed of downloading and streaming content for free has almost made owning a TV redundant. I, like many students living away from home, cannot afford pay television. And perhaps I will never need to –...

Are you a Cyberchondriac?

Are you a Cyberchondriac?
Dear Dr. Google... By Emily Woods I think everyone’s been guilty of typing in a few symptoms to ‘Dr Google’ for a diagnosis. And it’s crazy how many people out there have felt the same symptoms as you, but do you really think...

Fairfax Needs You… to Do Their Dirty Work

Fairfax Needs You... to Do Their Dirty Work
by Vanessa Desloires Image Credit: douas/flickr Earlier this week in my otherwise innocuous Twitter steam, this journo-clickbait from The Sydney Morning Herald’s tech reporter jumped out at me: Help Fairfax Media investigate...

Sydney costs a Buddy fortune

Sydney costs a Buddy fortune
Image: Flickr/raider of gin By Shannon Power On Tuesday the Sydney Swans announced they had secured the playing rights of Coleman medallist Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin . Franklin signed a nine-year, $10 million contract  with...

Sticks & Stones – the ape insult cont.

Sticks & Stones - the ape insult cont.
By Jackson Thornton. Last Friday night, towards the end of the opening game of AFL Indigenous Round, a Collingwood supporter racially vilified Sydney Swans forward Adam Goodes. It seems unthinkable – a celebration of the contributions...

Could bundling save online journalism?

Could bundling save online journalism?
by Andrei Ghoukassian You don’t need to be Philip Marlowe to know that journalism is struggling to find a sustainable online revenue model. As publications attempt to move on from the good old days of expensive classified ads...

The 2013 Malaysian General Elections and Social Media

The 2013 Malaysian General Elections and Social Media
Welcome to Malaysia, Truly Asia? (Image taken from Wikimedia commons) by Jerold Tan A seemingly mundane general election in the South-east Asian country of Malaysian turned into one of the most heated elections that the world had seen...

A Guardian angel for Australian media?

A Guardian angel for Australian media?
By Jordyn Butler. Twitter: @missjbutler Yesterday after months of speculation, the Guardian Australia went live, making big promises for Australian media and world news. This is its third International digital edition, the Guardian...

Reddit: better than you, probably

Reddit: better than you, probably
By Samantha Winnicki It's like news, with the added flavour of crowdsource. Image: EvaBlue via Flickr. Reddit. The front page of the internet. One time, Obama went on it. A few days ago, in /r/funny a sweet thread went down, where...