Nutella campaign gets twisted

RENATA NEMETH Nutella's newly launched campaign in Australia, YourNutella, saw a darker side as people created inappropriate labels to share across social media. The campaign encouraged customers to submit a personalised label, share it on … [Read more...]

Malcolm Turnbull becomes 29th Australian Prime Minister

JANELSA OUMA   Malcolm Turnbull has become Australia's 29th Prime Minister after successfully winning a leadership ballot against Tony Abbott. After only two years in the job, Tony Abbott officially stepped down from the position as … [Read more...]

‘Energy’ now at the heart of the G20 Summit

ELIZABETH ANDAL With contributions from Tom Mann- accredited journalist for The Source News, working from G20 Media Centre Energy is now at the heart of the G20 agenda, according to Prime Minister Tony Abbott. In his post-G20 media … [Read more...]

The speech that set social media aflutter

TOM MANN President Barack Obama's speech at the University of Queensland today not only captivated those sitting in the audience, as millions tuned in across the world to hear the United States leader address Australia. The streets in the heart … [Read more...]

Governor enters the Twittersphere with Who’s Who pics of #G20

ELIZABETH ANDAL Queensland Governor Paul de Jersey has entered the Twittersphere with a series of posts of himself with G20 dignitaries. His most recent post featured Twit pics of him greeting Russian President Vladimir Putin with a handshake … [Read more...]

Experts warn of “crackpot” use of social media

CRAIG  THOMSON A prominent social media commentator has said that forums such as Twitter and Facebook can be used inappropriately as a communication tool for "crackpot grievances." Radio 2UE social media expert Adam Franklin said that a … [Read more...]

From the News Desk

Here are some stories catching our eye at The Source this week. Gold Coast man treated for Ebola A 25-year-man was taken to the Gold Coast University hospital on Thursday following suspicions he had contracted Ebola during a trip to … [Read more...]

Social media arrives in the courtroom

NICHOLAS MCDONALD The South Australian Supreme Court has allowed journalists and lawyers to use Twitter in court as the justice system begins to embrace the 21st Century. The announcement marks the first time a social media network can be … [Read more...]

Jets player dies in car accident

KATHERINE VEGA Ipswich Jets football player Jaydon Adams has died after a fatal car crash at the Eight Mile intersection near Warwick. According to police an unidentified woman also passed away in the collision. The driver of the other car … [Read more...]