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Headline writers getting ‘higher’ than highest office

Headline writers getting 'higher' than highest office
A musing on what happened to objectivity. By Dannika Bonser A few days ago I found myself in a cafe, waiting for a coffee, when my under-caffinated brain thought it a good idea to glance the Herald Sun to pass the time. Amateur error. I...

Media watchdogs under the radar

Media watchdogs under the radar
By Shyma Alshakshir As students and aspiring journalists, we are forever reminded that our opinion be put aside when writing news anyway. We’re also constantly reminded about the importance of adhering to the journalists code of...

Viewer beware: media bias on political TV programs

Viewer beware: media bias on political TV programs
Andrew Bolt on The Bolt Report Source: Channel Ten website By Elle Hussey There are two morals to this story. One; there is a colossal problem around media ownership in Australia. Two; always trust your gut instinct. Continue Reading...

When a journalist becomes a TV star

When a journalist becomes a TV star
By Elle Hussey How long can you continue to call yourself a journalist, when you’re no longer impartial? That is, when you favour one-side or viewpoint so strongly, that you fail to properly question, hold people accountable...

Bigotry and bread: why the double standard?

Bigotry and bread: why the double standard?
By James Shackell The worst thing about misogyny in the media is that it’s insidious. It creeps in around the edges of popular culture and manifests itself in little things: jokes, labels, subtle put-downs. This week’s...

Doughnuts for Gina and co.

Doughnuts for Gina and co.
By Dannika Bonser Australia, like America, carved an identity for itself as a land of opportunity, where fortune favours the bold and hardwork is rewarded with success. But also carved into the stone of our foundations is that old...

Kim Kardashian as local nation news?

Kim Kardashian as local nation news?
Kim Kardashian and her new Ferrari (Image source: celebrity-gossip.net) By Yu-Ann Liew Have you heard of the news on what’s going to happen during Kim Kardashian’s divorce proceedings? Well, The Daily Telegraph has reported...