Tag Archives: journalism

News that defined us

Helping young people to critically “read” the news is crucial if we are to develop a society that can make sense of unfolding events.  Increasingly, children are disengaged from “reliable” mainstream news organisation and instead use partisan or unsubstantiated sources for their information about current affairs and the world around them. The News that Defined […]

This Week’s Review

Some of the articles that I’ve seen this week. Pathological internet use by teenagers can lead to depression according to School of Medicine, Sydney and SunYat-Sen University. http://archpedi.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/short/2010.159 Childhood traits predict adult behaviour according to report from University of California Riverside. http://newsroom.ucr.edu/news_item.html?action=page&id=2401 Behind the scenes of the museum…there’s real value.  Director of the National Media […]