Journalists often find it hard to report on climate change, partly due to the fact that they talk about stories, because that's what interests people. Drama and conflict triumphs over the reporting of long-term processes. Framing climate change into an Read More
Jon Faine is a well-known, fairly ferocious radio-presenter on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) 774 breakfast program. He sees his program as forming a part of the mechanism that holds those in power accountable for their actions. Faine Read More
The opening line to Gillard’s misogyny speech ‘I will not be lectured about sexism and misogyny by this man’ is delivered with righteous indignation and at once affirms her integrity and casts considerable doubt on the integrity of the leader of Read More
First published in New Matilda, 19 Dec 2012.
The Australian media likes to talk about suicide on one day of the year: 10 September, World Suicide Prevention Day. Youth suicide largely remains out of the media for the other 364 days of the Read More