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Malala and World

Malala Yousafzai is on the forefront of our collective consciousness these days and the legitimacy of her presence there is something I will definitely not dispute.  1,291 more words


Images of War

By Casey Bukro

James Foley was an American photojournalist who captured the gruesome images of savage warfare, until he became one of those images himself. 458 more words

Ethical Standards

Robin Williams: respect for the dead?

Do we have this anymore? For celebrities, death becomes a news story pumping the cycle with comment and speculation.

Robin Williams’ death like the suicides of anyone are a tragedy in a horrible world which makes people want to die and has no panacea to save them. 72 more words

Just Thinking

Careful with your coverage of the Redfern murder case - especially pics #Wran

By MARK PEARSON Follow @Journlaw

A media scrum gathered outside a Sydney court this morning where Harriet Wran – the youngest daughter of the former premier of New South Wales Neville Wran who died this year – was charged with murder and other offences. 1,181 more words

Facebook, Peace, and Documentary

Last week, I used my own changing Facebook experiences during the gruesome Israel/Gaza conflict to think about the often unattended-to subtleties of Internet echo chambers in light of family, identity, friendship and war. 482 more words

Media Ethics

Sob stories sell: poverty porn and the ethicality of humanitarian media

There is a story we have all grown up with, in one form or another. It is that of the dirty street child clothed in rags, shoeless. 572 more words


To and From Facebook: Being Together in our World of War

Last week, I was sitting with a dear old friend on a shady deck. We were enjoying our summer vacation at his family’s beach house. Conversation turned to Israel/Gaza, and we commenced a now-too-familiar dance: judiciously floating tidbits of sentiment to mark each others position. 1,357 more words