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AUSTRALIA'S early intelligence chief Charles Spry secretly warned Britain's MI5 during the 1954 Petrov affair that Britain should seriously consider withholding intelligence information from the Australian government if Labor won that year's federal…Posted: 4th April 2011
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The Journalism and Media Research Centre (JMRC) based at the University of NSW invites applications for the opportunity for a Research Fellowship sponsored by Google and hosted at the JMRC. The Research Fellow will spend twelve weeks developing an…Posted: 28th March 2011
Fans with camera phones can turn any celebrity encounter into a photo opportunity - even in a toilet. Where should we draw the line?
Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson's outrage at having his photo taken by a fellow diner while eating in a Melbourne…Posted: 16th March 2011
Dr Kath Albury, from UNSW's Journalism and Media Research Centre, discusses the rise of sexting - sending sexually explicit text messages - and the legal repercussions for under 18s. YouTube Video click here. Uniken Autumn 2011 issue, page 16 full…Posted: 16th March 2011
A social justice advocate and an anti-violence campaigner and journalist from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to improving the lives of women at the 2011 NSW Woman of the Year Awards.
Pro…Posted: 11th March 2011
Tony Abbott’s decision to fight the next election in Tea Party mode is taking the Liberal Party - and Australia - towards a new kind of politics.
It’s been a long while since a campaign of fear-driven street demonstrations has been…Posted: 11th March 2011
Carol: Mike, do you really think a bunch of women can save a park?
Mike: Honey, I think a bunch of stirred-up women can save just about anything. Except money!
THAT Mike Brady's quite a wag, isn't he? Those gals and their spending! But this little…Posted: 5th March 2011
Decency has been left on the bench in the AFL teen scandal.
When I was 15, my friends and I would stand for hours in a lane at the back of the Newcastle Civic Theatre hoping to meet visiting rock stars from bands such as Sherbet. Dressed in our…Posted: 27th February 2011
More allegations have surfaced of behavioural issues within the Defence Force after a damning report highlighted a culture of predatory sexual behaviour aboard Naval supply ship HMAS Success.
An independent inquiry was commissioned by Defence Force…Posted: 23rd February 2011