Pill testing is a scientific procedure used to identify substances contained within a pill conducted by professionals. This allows for feedback to be relayed to the consumer on the contents of drugs, giving consumers the opportunity to make more informed decisions. “What it does is by presenting consumers with simple facts about what’s in their… Read More Pill Testing and Australia
A topic that has flooded media and debates in the recent months is that of the controversy of the Sydney lockout laws. In March 2014, the lockout laws were passed by the NSW Government meaning that no individual would be allowed to enter, or re-enter any licensed venue within the Sydney CBD Entertainment Precinct after 1:30am. Other laws… Read More Research Project: Sydney lockout laws
A specific media topic that has made me quite curious is the portrayal of Sydney night Life and lockout laws to different target audiences. This topic is very relevant to me as I only turned 18 in June of 2015, meaning that I never had the opportunity to experience Sydney nightlife in its prime. I… Read More Curiosity and the Lockout Laws
At the end of a beaten dirt track called Singleton’s Road lies an old tin fishing shack on the bank of the Hawkesbury River that has been in my family since 1803. Gary Singleton, my Pop has spent his whole life living and visiting the old shack, he passes time by sitting with his dogs… Read More Gary Singleton | The Hawkesbury River – JRNL102 assignment.
The most obvious connection made when asking journalism students about their future goals and aspirations was travel. Jade Fitzpatrick, Rianna Manuel, Hugh ODonell and Alex Debs all have similar hopes for their futures, to travel and to tell stories. With dreams also comes fears and all four students discussed what inspires them but also the… Read More Travel journalism (interview with classmates)
Jesse Godfrey is a name well known throughout the University of Wollongong’s journalism world. His kind hearted, shy and gentle nature has never been disregarded, but for many of us Jesse is just another person in the crown. Little do we all know Jesse is a very passionate twenty year old with intriguing hobbies and… Read More A successful balance between recreation and education- Jesse Godfrey (individual profile)
No matter how hard businesses and individuals try to hide it, the journalism industry is filled with discrimination and bias. When discussing discrimination and bias in the industry the first thing that would come to mind for most everyday people is gender bias. I’ve found another issue, age bias. So what happens when both issues… Read More Let the lady keep her job! (Aggregation article)