Political Journalism: You’re Doing It Wrong

Yellow journalism represents a corruption of journalistic integrity, sacrificing legitimate news for manufactured sensationalism. Rarely is it more evident than in the newsrooms of the Murdoch media empire, yet in this election a surprisingly large number of Australian media outlets have fallen prey to the clickbait tendencies of the yellow press. Last week, The Sydney … Continue reading Political Journalism: You’re Doing It Wrong

Alzheimer’s Australia calls out election candidates

National dementia body, Alzheimer’s Australia, has called on candidates in this year’s federal election to commit to fully funding a National Dementia Strategy. In a series of tweets over the weekend, the not-for-profit association directly contacted candidates for every lower house seat, highlighting the number of people living with dementia in each electorate. Spokesperson for … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Australia calls out election candidates

I Wrote This On My Phone While Watching TV On My Laptop

Don't know something? Google it. Looking for something? Google it. Bored? G-o-o-g-l-e. So what even is media convergence? It seems as though everything we do nowadays is connected to something else. We read the news on our mobiles in 140 characters or less as we simultaneously watch the latest Netflix series and beg for sponsorship … Continue reading I Wrote This On My Phone While Watching TV On My Laptop