*Some may find an image at the bottom of this post distressing. Earlier this year a friend asked me who my favourite photojournalist was. My immediate reply was, ‘Well, if I could take photos like any photojournalist, it would be to take them like Andrew Quilty. He is my favourite’. On Friday 2 December, theContinue reading “And the Gold Walkley goes to, Andrew Quilty”
Media educator. Global connector. Pretending to adult. Scott Bridges has worked in the media, written books about the media, and is now studying it for his PhD. He is also the co-founder of the Australia-Middle East Journalism Exchange which is about raising the quality of journalism. Tell us about Australia-Middle East Journalism Exchange: Australia-Middle East JournalismContinue reading “Not so ordinary: Scott Bridges”
This is the full transcript of journalist, and current Australian Nine Network TV presenter, Lisa Wilkinson, who delivered the annual Andrew Olle Lecture at the Australian Technology Park, Redfern, Sydney on Friday 25 October 2013. This transcript was originally published online by the Australian ABC.
Phubber: Someone who engages in phubbing. Phubbing: The act of snubbing someone in a social setting by looking at your phone instead of paying attention to them. ‘Stop Phubbing’ is a campaign against bad mobile etiquette developed by a Melbourne university student while on work experience, and it is slowly making its way around the world.Continue reading “Are you a phubber?”
At the time of writing this post, the war in Afghanistan has been going for 11 years, 9 months, 3 weeks and 5 days. Imagine how many children there have grown up only knowing war? Below are selected photographs — just some of the brilliant work by photojournalists — from the collection published in The Atlantic this week (warning, manyContinue reading “The Afghan Children of War”