In the age of information, you tend to let the best voice speak for you. However, when we let another define our worldview, we lose something far more precious.
We chat with independent music label Art As Catharsis about entering Australia’s National Film and Sound Archive, the importance of artistic expression and the state of Australian music.
Facebook has introduced measures to curb fake news, but unfortunately, those measures actually embolden the spread of fake news with users worldwide flipping a middle finger to the censor.
Each week, we will look at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week we look at the winners of the proposed media ownership changes in Australia, the risk local journalism faces and how we can save it.
Every Friday, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week we look at the five trends to watch in 2017, the successful company that moved its digital to AI and a reality check for those who love social media.
Stephen Hawking’s recent article in The Guardian called for an end to inequality to combat climate was carved in an elitist tone, and I fear you cannot discuss inequality from an elitist perspective.
Richard Jackson’s Long Reads addresses the future of the UK Monarchy, taking the lead in parenting and a lighter view of a dark addiction.
Richard Jackson’s amazing Long Reads touches on corruption of the Vatican bank, the violence of Dr Dre and the power of writing to overcome war crimes.
Richard Jackson’s Long Reads this week focuses on the first step out of prison, LA race battles and the world’s most eccentric mathematician.
This week’s Long Reads examines ownership of the dead, a world without work and a Brit who squandered his inheritance on Hitler and Nazi paraphernalia.
Rich Jackson’s weekly #longreads – the internet’s longreads worth reading: Ultimate Marvel, forgiveness online and farewelling The Guardian’s Alan Rusbridger.
Austerity, “affluenza” and power and its abuse form Rich Richard Jackson’s weekly #longreads this weekend. The only relief is in a coyote invasion of NYC – oh, ps: #coyoteinvasionofNYC!
In this week’s #LongReads, Rich Jackson brings us Douglas Grant the Aboriginal Anzac, introduces some #SCIENCE in “Do genetics determine your life?” and PB gets app kooky with “the other side”…
Torture is the theme of Rich Jackson’s Long Reads this week; from law enforcement, to opinions on MH370’s whereabouts, to stories shared in and of “the manosphere.”
Rich Jackson fights his own “Clinton rage” as he profiles Among the Hillary Haters, a piece about Hillary Clinton and the rocky 2016 US Presidential Road ahead, as part of this week’s Long Reads.
Rich Jackson finds a through-line around mafia, drugs and crime in this week’s Long Reads, while PB throws a curveball with a piece about a woman’s first orgasm…
Rich Jackson’s Weekly Long Reads: 18 hours in Tel Aviv’s bus station, the online churches, the myth of the “good” war and PB’s Editor’s choice – being a shoe model…
Rich Jackson’s Long Reads this week bring us a superhero in NYC, mortician Caleb Wilde on death, Eric Posner’s case against human rights and Mike Seccombe on the environment.
This weeks Long Reads deal with crooks that got away, Big Eyes (and Margaret Keane), gluten and cats…that die…yes…(no cats were harmed in the creation of this Long Reads…)
This week’s long reads by Rich Jackson feature the evil empire of the Koch Brothers, a health warning, Australia’s ongoing asylum seeker shame and fast, like REAL fast, food in NYC.
From a moving long read video about the medical use of cannabis, to the end of the fabled city of Timbuktu, these are the Long Reads of the week…
Girringun is one of the good stories about indigenous peoples taking control of their destinies, and is one of Rich Jackson’s Long Reads this week.