Media Diversity: Beyond The Newsrooms

While one in four Australians born overseas, and three out of five top migrants to Australia being from non-European and non-Anglo Celtic backgrounds, Media Diversity Australia’s “Who Gets To Tell Australian Stories?” report shows that this rich diversity is not represented in newsrooms.

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#youareoverparty – What does it mean to truly cancel someone?

Cancel culture as it exists today is an especially unique phenomenon. However, the use of public shaming as a punishment has existed across various cultures for centuries. There are similar occurrences throughout history, which have led to many comparisons being drawn, but if there is one thing the past has told us, it is that public shaming as a form of punishment or deterrence is not new. When looking at the history of public shaming we must ask ourselves: how has public shaming evolved, and does it actually work?

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No Trace of My Father’s Hands Across Your Trees – experience of Afghan refugees in Australia told through poetry and journalism

Many Afghan refugees, especially women don’t feel comfortable sharing their stories in front of a camera. Some also don’t even believe that their stories are worth telling. But we believe otherwise. We believe that their stories matter. And we believe that journalism can do better. So, in this project, we have tried to find a solution by working collaboratively with refugees by using a form of storytelling they are comfortable with: poetry.

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