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Reporting on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and issues

October 22, 2020

Reporting respectfully on Indigenous people and issues is an important part of the healing process. Here are some resources to help.

There are a number of online pathways to enhance journalistic skills and training outside of the classroom.

Online Upskilling: workshops, seminars and classes

October 22, 2020

We've listed a series of accessible online courses to help you upskill beyond the classroom.

Style guides provide a set of rules to follow to keep language consistent within publications. (Photo by Patrick Tomasso on Unsplash)

Style Guides

October 8, 2020

Links to a range of online style guides and some thoughts about them.

Interviewing isn't as straight forward as often expected, requiring a large degree of planning and organisation. (Source: Steve Halama on Unsplash)

Interviewing tips and tricks

September 17, 2020

Interviewing can be daunting. Here's some tips to help you transition from flustered to focused.

Audio recording adds more depth to reporting, but also comes with the added process of transcription. Photo by Oscar Ivan Esquivel Arteaga on Unsplash.

Transcribing interviews

September 17, 2020

Recording interviews is a good alternative to super fast note taking, but transcribing them can be a nightmare. Here's a few tips.

Reporting on Coronavirus - whether from your own home or out on the streets - requires reporters to adapt to a 'new set of rules'.

Resources for COVID-19 Reporting

September 10, 2020

The following resources provide quality sources, glossaries and context on reporting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Often capturing your own images isn't achievable or practical. Sites such as Unsplashd provide copyright free photography for such occassions. Photo by Chang Duong sourced from Unsplash.

Guide to Copyright Free Images

September 9, 2020

These days there is an abundance of both free and paid websites and applications which allow easy access to thousands of copyright-free images, but not all sites are created equal. We’ve been perusing reviews and using our own image searches to come up with our very own ‘guide to copyright-free photography’.

Reporting on court documents and processes requires a degree of specialist knowledge.

Reporting on the Courts

September 9, 2020

Reporting on court trials, processes and proceedings requires a degree of specialist knowledge and und...

Journalism FAQsWhy study journalism? Are there jobs? And more

Journalism FAQs
Why study journalism? Are there jobs? And more

August 26, 2020

The Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia put together this handy list of answers...

APC Statements of Principles

APC Statements of Principles

May 24, 2020

The Press Council is also the principal body with responsibility for responding to complaints about Australian newspapers, magazines and associated digital outlets.

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New Zealand Media Council Statement of Principles

May 24, 2020

A brief introduction and copy of the principles.

NZ: E tu Code of Ethics

NZ: E tu Code of Ethics

May 24, 2020

E Tu is the journalists union in New Zealand. Its code of ethics provides valuable guidance.

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.