Category: Media

Right to die pledge from Palaszczuk

By Ray Sinclair Queenslanders will decide their next government on October 31. One law which won’t be voted on until after the outcome of the election is a euthanasia bill making it legal for people to end their own lives.

Algorithm aims to fight online abuse

Online abuse is nothing new for some women using social media. But a new Twitter algorithm aims to detect sexualised threats and remove them from the platform. VJ Charlie Dally-Watkins reports.

Online pressure to cut kilos during COVID weighs heavy on young minds

By Sophie Chirgwin Pressure to become fit and shed kilos during COVID-19 is detrimental to young people who are predisposed to eating disorders, health experts warn. Since the pandemic struck, some social media pages have been plastered with videos and

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Funky female podcasts become frontrunners of their field

By Ingrid Uhlmann Michelle Obama, former First Lady of the United States has jumped on the latest trend: Podcasts for women, by women. And for many people podcasts are the ultimate medium, as they’re convenient and easily accessible to everyone.

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Adoptions from Queensland’s animal shelters have risen during Covid-19

By Ray Sinclair Despite a big drop in donations to animal welfare centres due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it has not been all bad news. Virtual adoptions via Zoom have seen a record number of animals rehomed or adopted from

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How to Survive as a Journalist

A podcast by Jack Ryan. How to Survive as a Journalist looks into the world of journalism and aims to shed light on an industry facing a myriad of obstacles and challenges. In the first week of the podcast your

Morrison asked to help Trump

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been dragged into the scandal over the so-called Mueller report into the election of Donald Trump. Australia has confirmed the White House asked the Prime Minister for help. Tom Hainsworth reports.

Journalist Condren is Labor’s new Lord Mayor Candidate

Labor’s new Brisbane mayoral candidate Patrick Condren is already under fire. The former political reporter has admitted he’s unaware how much residents pay in rates, but assures voters if elected, he’ll spend their money responsibly. Tom Hainsworth reports.

Broncos turmoil after record loss

Brisbane Broncos stars, humiliated in their final game, have been soul searching today with admissions that heads could roll. A media circus wanted answers for their devastating loss, but they remain few and far between. Max Melit reports.

War correspondents remembered in historic Parer Place

Media workers killed during front line reporting have been honoured in Brisbane. Army and media officials came together at QUT to pay their respects. Georgia Collings reports.

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