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Peter Greste confronted over Assange opinion piece

Peter Greste confronted over Assange opinion piece

September 13, 2019

Journalist Peter Greste labelled the “lack of fair trial” for Julian Assange a “travesty” after...

Documenting Antidote’s movers and shakers

Documenting Antidote’s movers and shakers

September 6, 2019

"We need your energy, we need your idealism, we need your passion. Now more than ever, journalism is the first line of defence, don’t let it crumble." - Maria Ressa

Indonesian journalists ‘bought, broken and soul searching’, says researcher

Indonesian journalists ‘bought, broken and soul searching’, says researcher

August 29, 2019

The Indonesian media is contributing to resentment and racism toward Papuans, according to a human rights...

The case for press freedom

The case for press freedom

August 14, 2019

News leaders and journalism educators have reminded a parliamentary inquiry why media freedom is essential to democracy.

The call of Ihumātao: Migrant communities standing with Māori

The call of Ihumātao: Migrant communities standing with Māori

August 14, 2019

The occupation at Ihumātao is a spectacle of flags. In every direction they flutter. Alongside tino rangati...

DISPOSABLE: Towards a safe injecting room

DISPOSABLE: Towards a safe injecting room

August 9, 2019

Thousands of people have used a safe drug-injecting centre in North Richmond since it opened a year ago.

Pacific documentaries, investigative journalism given midwinter showcase

Pacific documentaries, investigative journalism given midwinter showcase

August 4, 2019

A creative “grab bag” of projects has been unveiled by the Pacific Media Centre in a showcase of...

‘It was for us’: She gave voice to bush communities

July 25, 2019

When a young Freda Glynn looked at "white man's TV" she saw only one type of Aboriginal portrayed, a...

Record votes for USU election but more student involvement needed

Record votes for USU election but more student involvement needed

July 17, 2019

By the time this year’s University of Sydney Union (USU) Board election had come to an end, student...

Interview: Linda Burney sees bumps in the road to constitutional reform

Interview: Linda Burney sees bumps in the road to constitutional reform

July 12, 2019

In an exclusive interview with Ilias Bakalla, Linda Burney talks about the rough road ahead for constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians.

West Papuan suffering will go on if we don’t take a stand, says Rosa

West Papuan suffering will go on if we don’t take a stand, says Rosa

July 9, 2019

  West Papuan human rights defender Rosa Moiwend was in New Zealand last week, speaking about the need...

The day news theory became reality

The day news theory became reality

June 6, 2019

"As I stood out the front of the ABC's Sydney headquarters, I couldn't help but feel the conflicting senses of both pride and anxiety."

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