Category: Media

Spicer inspires a new generation of journalists

High profile journalist Tracey Spicer has delivered an inspirational message to QUT students. She sat down for a personal Q and A session with undergraduates who are working hard to become the next generation of dedicated reporters. Jorja McDonnell reports.

Posted in Education, Human Interest, Media, News, QUT News, State, Television

Aladdin magic flies into town

Brisbane audiences will experience their own magic carpet ride next year when Disney’s Aladdin comes to town. Promoters say the stage show will feature original music and special effects. Elise Donaldson reports.

Posted in Arts, Entertainment, Media, News, QUT News, Television

McCormark pleads guilty to child porn charges

Former Channel Nine reporter Ben McCormack has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges. He’s facing up to 15 years in jail. Emma Crichton reports.

Posted in Courts, Crime, Media, News, QUT News, Television

PM’s message overshadowed by MP’s f-bomb

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull reiterated his commitment to Queensland in Brisbane today. But his message of ‘jobs and growth’ was interrupted by a Coalition MP dropping the f-bomb. Marisa Kuhlewein reports.

Posted in Media, National, News, Politics, QUT News, Television

Queensland Rail to undergo a new round of improvements

Queensland Rail will undergo a new round of improvements to make travel safer and easier. Included will be an upgrade of 10 stations and more drivers. Mark Zita reports.

Posted in Consumer, Media, News, QUT News, State, Television, Transport

Australians fall victim to revenge porn

By Zarisha Bradley Produced for online by Elisabeth Moss One in five Australians have fallen victim to “image-based abuse”, commonly known as revenge porn, a joint study by Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and Monash University has found. The research showed

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A 40-year-old ICE addict’s road to recovery

Andrea Simmons had the perfect life. “I had the boat, the houses, the cars, the perfect kids and I always kept it together,” she says. That was all before she became an ice addict. Written by Annie Pullar

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Rural Australians seeking better mobile coverage funding

By Laura English Produced for online by Natalie O’Brien   The Palaszczuk government is backing farmers and calling on the Turnbull government to fund the Mobile Black Spot Program in the budget. The program aims to bring more mobile coverage

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Outstanding Queenslanders honoured in OAM ceremony

Outstanding Queenslanders have been honoured at Government House. The annual event recognises extraordinary achievers in all walks of life, including athletes and journalists. Harrison Bain reports.

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Lord Mayor addresses nation’s Big Issue

‘The Big Issue’ is 20 years old today. The magazine’s anniversary edition includes an extra 28 pages, highlighting key achievements over the past two decades. Keira Wallace reports.

Posted in Human Interest, Media, News, QUT News, Television