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Global journalism needs global ethics

July 26, 2016


Replublished Christopher Kremmer, UNSW Australia There’s an old saying in journalism: “All news is local”. It means that news, wherever it comes from, needs to engage the interest of its local audience if it is to succeed. But read today’s paper, or turn to the nightly television news broadcast, or just check your phone right […]

Conferences; Keeping it real

May 15, 2016


Based on Mayo Clinic Social Media Philosophies and Guidelines We say social media is simply another way we can communicate and yet, we still need guidance to make sure what we do is valuable. Meaning, we want to get the best possible result from our effort without upsetting anyone or damaging our own reputation in […]

How social media is changing the church

May 10, 2016


Republished from The Conversation Bex Lewis, Manchester Metropolitan University Over the Easter weekend, the Church of England encouraged its congregation to share photos of their services and celebrations on social media using the hashtag #EasterJoy. It’s not strange for a large organisation to interact with its members and promote its message in this way. But […]

#ausvotes Revisited: Social Media in the 2013 Australian Federal Election

May 9, 2016


Republished from The Conversation Axel Bruns, Queensland University of Technology As Australia commences one of the longest federal election campaigns in living memory, much attention will be paid again to how parties and politicians are utilising the latest tools available in their campaigning arsenal: social media. We’ve seen Facebook and Twitter used as emerging campaigning […]

Please ‘like’ me: why Facebook might be the key to success in the 2016 election

May 9, 2016


Republished from The Conversation Andrea Carson, University of Melbourne Another big week in federal politics is underway, with the budget announced on Tuesday. Then, possibly this weekend, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will formally call a double-dissolution election for July 2. While it is true that the official campaign does not begin until the governor-general issues […]

The chocolate “ECLAIR” theory – for social media

March 24, 2016


Think about the acronym

Social Media Tips | #prcaring

January 4, 2016


Tips shared via Twitter...

The Best of 2015 Hashtags Instagram Twitter and Fun

December 31, 2015


A collection of articles and stories shared via various news sources and resources.

Australian court holds Google responsible for linking to defamatory websites

November 3, 2015


Nicolas Suzor, Queensland University of Technology The South Australian Supreme Court this week found that Google is legally responsible when its search results link to defamatory content on the web. In this long-running case, Dr Janice Duffy has been trying for more than six years to clear her name and remove links to defamatory material […]


September 14, 2015


7 Ways a Business Could Capture Audience Interest via Periscope

For 40 years to over 70’s, online is not all about the kids or grandchildren

July 21, 2015


The results are in. Social media provides the opportunity to have and be a friend, to congregate without leaving the house, to never be alone even when you are the only one in the house.

7 Fast Tips | Twitter

July 20, 2015


Twitter for sharing news from your Personal or Business Profile

The way we tell stories is evolving along with our smartphones

June 23, 2015


As well as using our phones more, we are also accessing multiple forms of content on these devices. We make and watch videos, we take and share photos. We chatter. We play games. We watch movies and TV. We listen. And we read. We read texts and messages, we read social media feeds, we read journalism, we read gossip, we read commentary. A lot of the time we spend staring at our phones we are reading.

Spending Time | Story Time

May 11, 2015


These days we will write anyone's story - simple to generate enough content. However, this is content for generating content sake.