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OPINION: While the age of consent to sexual activity is 16 in NSW, naked or semi-naked pictures of those under the age of 18 can be defined legally as child pornography, even when those who produce the images are also under the age of 18. Legal cases…Posted: 9th May 2013
The legal penalties associated with sexting are too harsh, and adult reactions can increase young people’s sense of shame and stigma, according to a UNSW-led report on the practice of sending nude or semi-nude photos via text.
Young People and…Posted: 12th April 2013
You are warmly invited to join us for a Faculty wine and cheese reception to celebrate the start of the academic year, network with other postgraduate students and meet staff from your program.
Welcoming incoming Postgraduate Coursework students…28th February 2013 28th February 2013 When: 28th February 2013 Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm Location: Tyree Room, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW, Kensington (Map ref G19) http://jmrc.arts.unsw.edu.au/news-events/postgraduate-coursework-welcome-1916.html
Andrew Jaspan, the editor of The Conversation, is visiting UNSW on December 3rd at 11.30 am to discuss the publication and the potential benefits to researchers who write for it.
The Conversation launched last year and has published nearly 9,000…3rd December 2012 3rd December 2012 When: 3rd December 2012 Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm Location: Room 327 Robert Webster Building http://jmrc.arts.unsw.edu.au/news-events/the-conversation-1888.html
Emily Booker, a Lecturer in the Journalism and Media Research Centre has won a 2012 Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Dean’s Learning and Teaching Award for Excellence in Sessional Teaching.
Emily teaches into the Master of Journalism and…Posted: 24th October 2012
As major newspapers in Australia prepare to move to digital-first models, the old idea of a journalistic “priesthood” imparting wisdom to many is…Posted: 20th August 2012
An Australian-first survey of media professionals shows that despite newspapers moving online, the majority of journalists are still committed to quality, ethical journalism.
Journalism at the Speed of Bytes, a report co-authored by Dr David…Posted: 1st August 2012
OPINION: Australian sport has a women problem: its men won't stop assaulting them. After dozens of incidents of brawling, public urination and worse, footballers in particular have become notorious for their bad behaviour off the field.
But it is the…Posted: 3rd July 2012
It is elementary that most business investors seek to make money. But Gina Rinehart’s investment in Fairfax is not aimed at a financial return. There are a hundred other, healthier companies where this is possible, if that was genuinely her aim.…Posted: 26th June 2012
The largest study ever undertaken in Australia to investigate and address public perceptions of drinking recycled water will be led by UNSW’s Journalism and Media Research Centre.
The research will form the basis of a national education and…Posted: 26th June 2012