Monthly Archives: October 2012

Technology is easy. Journalism is hard.

As Elaine Ford explained in her week 10 lecture, online media is more evolving than new nowadays. Where traditional journalistic mediums of Print, radio, and TV have clearly defined cycles and deadlines, and clear newswriting conventions and newsgathering processes, the … Continue reading

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No hiding once an article is online

There’s been a heated debate raging all week on the twittersphere regarding this article, published on media and marketing website mumbrella on October 8. Titled ‘How I blew it with the tele’, the story details the plight of aspiring journalist … Continue reading

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Jonah Peretti’s media musings

Perusing mediabistro.com, I stumbled across this brilliant three-part interview series from  Media Beat with Jonah Peretti. The 38-year-old, famously dubbed a ‘viral marketing hot dog’ by the New York Times in 2006, is one of the world’s preeminent internet entrepreneurs; his … Continue reading

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Australia’s most underrated medical modernism

It’s a home-grown innovation that should be helping masses of Australians freely follow their medical results, but instead patient portal ‘Wedgetail’ is shrouded in obscurity. —————————————————————————————————————- Since 2010, there’s been a remedial revolution down under, borne from New South Wales’ … Continue reading

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