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Insided Out

May 6, 2015 - 22:16 -- Admin

It’s now four years since the US journalism academic Jay Rosen decried at the Melbourne Writers’ Festival about the “cult of savvy” in political journalism and the treatment of politics as a game for insiders. What’s changed since? Not much, … Continue reading →

Graffiti Crimes

February 1, 2015 - 21:18 -- Admin

“Graffiti crimes shall be written upon your walls.Well I shall spray them so bold and so tall.Just you wait ’til you read this one.” – Misex, 1979 What distinguishes “electronic graffiti”, as a besieged prime minister characterised social media, from … Continue reading →