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Thursday June 12th: Are we seeing a return to Cold War journalism?

What does the coverage of the Ukraine tell us about the state of the European media? Who are the Cold War warriors and who are the independent, critical and informative sources on both sides of the old divide? 458 more words

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This Job Isn't Big Enough for the 5000 of Us

Universities across the country are bursting at the seams with more than double the amount of journalism enrolments than 10 years ago. Simultaneously, traditional newsrooms are rapidly shrinking, … 535 more words

Future of journalism online, not on the line

For the last 12 weeks, I’ve learnt the ins and outs of Online Journalism at RMIT. It’s a course which has you believe the ailing practice of journalism can find a place in the 21st century and beyond by decorating stories with infographics, hyperlinks, video and soundgrabs and embedded tweets. 391 more words


What is breaking news then after all?

The term breaking news used to mean news that just happened, usually sudden and high in news value, like a plane crash or an earthquake. If a news outlet broke a story, it used to mean that that outlet was the first to report the story – a scoop, most likely. 120 more words

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Quality vs. Quantity: A Journalistic Dilemma

It seems that the old-fashioned way to describe a successful journalist or reporter was to praise their work as a journalist. What governmental corruption scandal did they uncover? 475 more words