Missing Journalist: the story continues…

By Cassandra Elliott. Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been missing since he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2nd to get paperwork to marry his Turkish fiancé. His fiancé waited outside for hours, but the 59-year-old has not been seen since. The journalist has written pieces for The Washington Post that are…

OPINION – The Liberals versus ABC Journalists

Opinion written by Dr Ian Cook, Murdoch University Senior Lecturer In Global Politics & Policies  Justin Milne’s resignation as chair of the ABC is yet another moment in an ongoing feud between the Liberal Party and ABC journalists. Allegations that he tried to fire journalists who were “hated” by the Australian Government were the reason that…

Perth Community Broadcasters Prepare For World Radio Day

By Nicholas Farrington Tuesday the 13th brings us the 7th annual World Radio Day. A day dedicated to appreciating the power that radio has to connect, entertain, and educate us. World Radio Day 2018 has taken the theme of sport to commemorate 2018’s exciting sporting events. The event will focus on the common thread that…

Sean Spicer Resigns as Trump’s Press Secretary

Sean Spicer, the White House Press Secretary has resigned from his post over objections to the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as the White House communications director. Mr Spicer is reported to have told Donald Trump that the appointment was a “major mistake”, resigning shortly after the announcement. Mr Spicer has previously been acting as White…

Nine Axe Darwin News

Communities in Northern Territory expressed their outrage over Channel 9’s radical decision to chop the locally produced 6PM TV News, and centralize the operation from Queensland. Weekend news from Darwin will be replaced with the 6PM newscast from Brisbane. At the time when media diversity is the focus of this nation, Channel 9’s decision to…

Community TV’s Online Move Delayed After Six Month Reprieve

Community television stations will stay on the air for another six months after being granted a broadcast licence extension. The Federal Government has given the extension to stations across Australia to assist in their transition to online streaming. Federal Communications Minister Mitch Fifield said in a statement on Facebook the extension will help the transition…

Community TV Online Shift to Cost Youth Job Training

Young people planning to enter the media industry could experience a reduction of local training opportunities in two weeks, when community television broadcasting goes off air across Australia. Community television broadcasting licences expire on June 30, following Federal Government plans in 2014 to move broadcasting online, affecting volunteers training with stations. Stations across Australia received…

George and wife Amal Clooney welcome twins

George Clooney and wife, Amal have had their twins! In one of the most anticipated arrivals of the year, they were born on Tuesday the 6th June. The pair announced the arrival of their first children, daughter Ella, and son, Alexander, in a joint statement released early Tuesday morning. George Clooney, 56, married Amal, 39…

Fans outraged at coverage of Liverpool Sydney match

#LivSyd is trending at the moment as people are angry with the ABC 2’s coverage of the game. The Sydney Football Club is versing Liverpool at the Sydney Olympic Stadium, starting live coverage on ABC 2 from 7:30pm. It appears people are furious that there’s comedians hosting the event, and the coverage from out in…