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Don’t ‘get’ me started on rape

Don't 'get' me started on rape
Nodaway County Courthouse, Maryville, Missouri, USA. Image: courthouselover/Flickr By Shannon Power The horrific story of the rape of a 14-year old girl in Maryville, Missouri was published on the news website Gawker. The story, according...

Are Universities selling journalism students useless degrees?

Are Universities selling journalism students useless degrees?
By Rebecca Di Nuzzo Photo by Aramil Liadon via Flickr Advancements in technology have brought about about job losses in print, most recently in Fairfax with 45 jobs lost due to the scrapping of its monthly Melbourne and Sydney magazine...

Mocking mental illness

Mocking mental illness
Source: @amandabynes on Twitter By Gabriela Gonzalez-Forward The media is constantly creating and fuelling stigma surrounding mental illness. We are used to tabloids ridiculing celebrities, but now as more people have B-grade photoshop...

The return to quality over quantity

The return to quality over quantity
By Alex Robinson Nearly every news outlet in Australia covered Craig Thompson’s speech to parliament on Monday. And why not? It was quite newsworthy, the first time the embattled MP had spoken on the accusations levelled at him...