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Democracy's Watchdogs' student award, 2022
Democracy's Watchdogs, Bill Birnbauer • August 15, 2022
Entries now open for Democracy's Watchdogs' 2022 award for student investigative reporting.
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The unseen stress affecting Asian Australians' mental health
University of Melbourne, Caitlin Duan • August 8, 2022

Young Australians are facing significant pressure from mental health conditions. Recent data released...

Baby Douglas was born 10 weeks premature. Photo provided by Cara Skeen.
Pre-term births drop during lockdowns
University of Melbourne, Greg Hall • August 1, 2022
New research suggests that the premature birth rate declined during COVID-19 lockdowns.
Adam Toohey after his first fight.
Transformation of MMA not without a fight
The battle within MMA in Australia and how to broaden the appeal of the sport.
Photo by Elisa Ventur on Unsplash
Your cheatin’ data, will tell on you
For students inclined to cheat on that looming essay, fast-evolving AI programs might be tempting.
Reporters, or robots in disguise?
Reporters, or robots in disguise?
Are journalists even human? The answer might surprise you.
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The power of pole dancing
The power of pole dancing
University of Newcastle, Chiara Schmid • July 13, 2022

Once only for strippers, this challenging sport is attracting young women seeking strength and confidence....

Reporter Van Nguyen. Photo: Screenshot from video
What do you think of fast fashion?
Deakin University, Van Nguyen • July 13, 2022
Van Nguyen hits the streets to find out if what you wear says anything about your environmental stance.
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Street-based sex work decriminalised in Victoria
La Trobe University, Drishtee Lokee • June 27, 2022
A new bill protects sex workers from prosecution
Election Highlights Podcast Out Now
Election Highlights Podcast Out Now
The Junction June 23, 2022
This special episode captures the highlights from Junction Journalism’s national radio broadcast on election night: May 21, 2022. Relive the key moments as journalism students around the country reported on a momentous vote count that saw Labor, led by Anthony Albanese, sweep to power along with a wave of independent candidates.
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