The journalism paradox – people thirsting for news while news media shed staff and tuition fees go up

The dilemma facing students with their hearts set on journalism careers has worsened this year. On the one hand the Covid-19 pandemic has shown the vital importance of journalism in…

Continue Reading The journalism paradox – people thirsting for news while news media shed staff and tuition fees go up

What is news writing?

A news story is a specialised and vastly different style of writing from writing an essay or producing a report for school, business or university. In a competitive news environment…

Continue Reading What is news writing?

Award-winning investigative journalist points to media role in exposing corruption

It is against the public interest to drop study loans to journalism students, according to one of Australia’s top investigative journalists. Hedley Thomas has strongly condemned government removal of journalism from…

Continue Reading Award-winning investigative journalist points to media role in exposing corruption