Is social media making journalism better or worse?

Yesterday I was listening to an interview with Johann Hari, a British-Swiss writer and journalist, whose latest book is called Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention and How to Think Deeply Again. In the interview, Hari talked about how our current way of life, where we constantly switch from device to device, is inherently bad for(…)

Reporting on a political rally

When I first started Jshool, I was taking a subject called Introduction to reporting & newswriting, where I was tasked with writing a hard news story. I considered a few different ideas when suddenly one topic became front and centre across Australian media: Brittany Higgins’ alleged rape in parliament house, which she spoke of in(…)