Finding a new shirt or dress that you love can be a great feeling, we use clothing to express our interests, our clique, our personalities - and clothing is especially great if it is a bargain. Clothing is cheaper than ever in this era of fast fashion, however there may be hidden costs behind the … Continue reading Fashion and You
https://www.youtube.com/embed/qhQ1n6CBVFg?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent Hundreds of protesters gathered last Friday at Queen Victoria Market to show their opposition to the planned redevelopment and construction of a massive skyscraper. The $250 million redevelopment will scrap the nearby car park and displace the antique sheds, threatening what the protesters describe as “the heart of Melbourne.” Among the objectors is former … Continue reading Outrages grows over Queen Victoria Market redevelopment — Australian Saga
MUSIC festivals can be the time of a lifetime for many, but the clean up afterwards could extend past our lifetimes. Inner Varnika, an electronic music festival, occurred on the Easter Weekend and was held just north of Camperdown in Country Victoria. Typical of festival clean ups is the countless cigarettes butts, camping gear and … Continue reading Unseen environmental damage of music festivals
The visual medium has always been more striking at first glance than text. Likewise extra attention is given more to scandals compared to the daily reported stories which make up the nightly news. With that in mind, it’s no surprise that scandal and photojournalism have developed a deeply intertwined relationship. Photographs of scandals have the … Continue reading Photojournalism Scandal: The power of a thousand words
The greatest challenge facing contemporary journalism isn’t a ‘what’ but a ‘how’. How to deliver news that will satisfy a modern audience’s hunger for informative news and entertainment. My personal introduction to the world of infotainment was in the form of list articles. I used to hate ‘listicles.’ And not just because of the word’s … Continue reading Journalism: You won’t believe what happens next!
The 21st century has been often been called the Information Age. Humankind’s storage and distribution of information exploded with the advent of computerisation and electronics. In this modern world entire libraries of information can be moved across the world through the internet. This advancement of technology and computerisation has not affected the political state in … Continue reading E. Snowden recieves eight nominatations for 2014 Nobel Peace Prize
Why does the cackling villain have an oiled handlebar moustache? What on earth is the point of a witch’s hat? The origins of these classic TV tropes would normally pass over our heads as being simply 'the way things are'. However the appearance of many famous fictional characters are not merely coincidental but have been … Continue reading 10 Historic Origins of Classic TV Tropes