Armchair Experts with this week’s trending topics in sport

Dan Kelly from the Armchair Experts sits down to discuss this weeks trending topics in sport. Where to next for the Broncos after their 58-0 drubbing at the hands of the Eels in the first week of finals? As well as a talkback segment on the … [Read more...]

The price of a pretty face

JORDI WOOD There's a good living in good looks, or is there? Gold Coast’s Insta-famous discuss the reality of investing in social media and what they earn from online fame. From fitness to modelling to travel -- young, beautiful Instagram … [Read more...]

Brisbane Lines win 2018 Reclink Brisbane Community Cup

Greens Senator Andrew Bartlett with Reclink founder Peter Cullen holding up the 2018 cup

EMMA DILLON The Brisbane Lines took out the third annual Reclink Brisbane Community Cup yesterday, winning the match 6.7.43 - 5.6.36. The Reclink Brisbane Community Cup is an all-star AFL match pitting the Brisbane Lines, a team of music … [Read more...]

Australia much like the UK in the face of global refugee crisis

CASSANDRA PALMER-FIELD It was another day of informative discussion at the Integrity 20 Summit with Baroness Shami Chakrabarti, Professor Penelope Matthew, Professor Robert Manne and Race Discrimination Commisioner Tim Soutphommasane analyzing the … [Read more...]

Media chiefs lobby for change

JARRAD BOYD The heads of some of Australia's largest media outlets have appealed to the government to reform some of the industries long standing regulations in the face of a changing media landscape. Fairfax Media Chief Executive, Greg … [Read more...]

Modern media like the ‘wild west’: McKew

CONOR GEOGHEGAN Former journalist and politician Maxine McKew has described the current state of journalism as a “lawless wild west”. Speaking at the Global Integrity Summit in Brisbane on press power, press freedom and journalistic … [Read more...]

Reporting on domestic violence leaves much to be desired

BRENT ROW Advocates for the prevention of domestic violence have called for more effective media reporting on domestic violence. Following a serious assault on a Gold Coast woman last week, media reporting focused on the perpetrator’s … [Read more...]

QPS: “swift and immediate action” on violent protests

DANIEL BACKHAUS The Queensland Police Service has warned protest groups they will crack down hard on anyone causing disruption this weekend. Deputy Police Commissioner Ross Barnett said police were out in number and ready to act. "Should … [Read more...]

Griffith leading the way in G20 involvement

BRENT ROW Griffith University will lead the way among Brisbane's tertiary institutions in its engagement with this week's G20 Leaders' Summit. Central to Griffith's G20 involvement is the University's School of Humanities Media Centre, a … [Read more...]

Privacy ‘freaks’ cannot drive talks on ‘dronalism’, experts say

drones privacy ethics debate

DANIEL BACKHAUS Drones are becoming increasingly prominent in civil aviation and are being repurposed for news media in potentially dangerous and inaccessible areas. Also known as Remote Piloted Aircrafts (RPA's), drones have a chequered usage … [Read more...]