Avengers: Endgame and the last Game of Thrones represent the end of dork culture. It will still be around, but I fear we’ve reached the top of Everest.
In the wake of the two recent tragedies, I’ve noticed something. When faced with unspeakable horror, social media tends to dust off the holiday snaps – and I think I know why.
We’re a nation that elects extremely stupid politicians. So, the tendency from some journalists is to elevate their idiocy to higher planes of thinking. This services no-one but themselves.
With the judge ruling in favour of Geoffrey Rush, one has to wonder is to come of Eryn Norvill, the actor who raised the complaint, who was thrust into the national limelight.
According to numerous sources, more men are having less sex. The reasons why are a matter of discussion.
The unjust persecution of Julian Assange (and the knock-on effects the media will feel) should be the point we’re discussing – not your personal opinion of him.
This morning, Joe Biden published a video explaining how he understood his behaviour was untoward. There was an important piece missing, however.
According to one particular dataset, the anti-vaxx movement is losing ground in the places where they’ve been the strongest: the internet.
With the Mueller investigation turning up nothing on Donald Trump, it is now the responsibility of the media to get over Russiagate and stick to the facts.
With the New Zealand government banning the circulation of the Christchurch shooter’s manifesto, many are now discussing the definition of “free speech”.
After a week where many have called for greater diversity in our media, Channel 7 has wheeled out their coverage team for the upcoming state election. Clearly, they’re not listening.
In the wake of Christchurch, we’re wondering how our media enabled such anti-Muslim sentiment. The solution is simple – make journalism a far more diverse conversation.
As it stands, many are calling for Fraser Anning to be kicked out of parliament. However, if we want to be inclusive, we mustn’t use our political powers to do it.
I might be in a long term relationship with Facebook, but that doesn’t mean I’m happy. In fact, I think it might be time to pack my things.
Despite the negative rhetoric surrounding the decision, I believe that Ita Buttrose is a sound pick to steer the ABC into new waters. She serves no bias, and she marches to her own drum.
The Pell case was much more than vindication for his victims, it also highlighted the depths the rest of the country can stoop to.
This morning, the Press Council ruled that Mark Knight’s cartoon of Serena Williams did not breach their guidelines. So, if they’re correct, was the international backlash a mistake?
Tonight, those opposed to the Berejikilian government’s moves against live music will hit the streets. According to one festival organiser, they’re expecting as many as 50,000 to register their complaint.
Somehow, it’s something we’re yet to master – the public apology. As a scholar of language, it’s easy to spot the holes many plunge into.
Recently, Australia’s media (including myself) was subject to a gag order to stop them from influencing an open case. Considering the wealth of information available to us, I believe an uninfluenced mind is an impossibility.
One of the greatest crimes of the internet is the elevation of famous faux-experts. But there’s a reason why Gwyneth Paltrow continues to cash in.