About Krista Schade

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Census offline: Country goes mad

To wade through social media over the past few days, you’d be forgiven for assuming Australia had been plunged into the depths of mayhem; into the abyss of cyber hackers and Governmental mismanagement in an epic scale. Puhlease. The census debacle is a beautiful yet frustrating example of how uninformed social media opinion rapidly becomes(…)

NSW Health Minister: Why she shouldn’t resign

NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner is in the middle of a career crisis, with calls for her resignation following a tragic hospital mix-up caused the death of a newborn. A second infant has suffered serious brain damage, after both babies were treated with nitrous oxide, rather than oxygen following their births. Understandably the family who(…)

What am I doing here?

It’s 6.30pm and I am sitting at my overcrowded desk, a blank blog screen in front of me and an overwhelming sense of panic. I have 30 minutes to create, from thin air and churning stomach, a blog post that may actually be read by others. After toying with the idea of further studies, I(…)

How is news delivered in 2016?

The way I inhale news is varied. In one instance I am involved, on a local, creative level, in my work with my town’s local newspaper. My part-time position is, officially at least, loosely based on advertising. That is, creating the adverts that clients have requested, and often chasing the content for regulars and offering(…)