Reflection of a mature student: On asking questions

Is there such thing as asking too many questions in college? Short answer yes! Nothing worse than the mature student who asks too many questions, am I right? Always asking questions that just don’t make any sense, “Okay Susan we get it you’re out of your depth and don’t know how Google works”, I’m not…

Traditional journalism vs Digital and how to leverage both.

One area in my journalism degree that I found lacking was marketing yourself online. A lot of my lecturer’s had worked in legacy media, and I could be wrong here but didn’t understand how to leverage an online presence. The world of journalism is rapidly changing technology has changed both the speed and reach of…

Rob’s Reads: Thanos wins

As the title suggests this story line explores Thanos winning the affects of lady death, the price? Everything, Thanos wins is written by Donny Cates, with Illustration by Geoff Shaw.  Unfortunately this story line of Thanos was quite underwhelming, for a Thanos story to work it is not really the development of the character of…

Progress is still at a snail’s pace

Recently there have been articles from circulating in the main stream media around the fact gender equality is a long way off from what is considered an ideal parity. This was something that I wrote about for a college assignment that looked at the slowness of gender equality by the numbers. One thing that I…

Looking in from the outside: Student media awards

I find the world of journalism strange, more so the journalism of today. Journalism of the past was built on the foundations of holding those in power in check, journalist were used to be a “ragtag” group of misfits”, as James Carey aptly pointed out in his speech ‘where journalism education went wrong’ ‘The first…