journalism

Catherine Hay Thomson

A passionate crusader for the rights of women and children, Catherine Hay Thomson went undercover to investigate their treatment in public institutions and testified before a Royal Commission.

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The newly launched Newsworthy initiative provides real-world journalism experience and practical publishing skills for UNSW students.

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When reporting of a tragedy raises questions about media conduct, we are left wondering who will be the guardian of information presented in the public interest, writes Shaun Carney.

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Seventy years after the death of Mahatma Gandhi, the man who led India to independence, award-winning Indian journalist Shoma Chaudhury will deliver UNSW's annual Gandhi Oration.

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We need new media ethics for a digital and global world, Professor Stephen J.A. Ward will tell a public lecture at UNSW on Tuesday.

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It’s time our journalism developed a global ethic to match its global reach, writes Christopher Kremmer.

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A journalism student explains what it’s like working in Australia’s largest newsroom to cover the federal election campaign for UniPollWatch.

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Sonya Voumard’s book marking the 20th anniversary of the Port Arthur massacre is a story about stories: Who writes them, who owns them and what happens when the two get muddled, writes Christopher Kremmer.

Peter Greste

In this edited excerpt of the 2016 Gandhi Oration, Peter Greste, the Australian journalist jailed on confected terrorism charges in Egypt, reflects on how governments and extremists are using the War on Terror as cover for their attacks on freedom of speech. 

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The media is being used as a weapon of both governments and extremists in a war of competing worldviews, Australian journalist Peter Greste has told an audience at UNSW’s Gandhi Oration.

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