Seeing is Believing: Why Representation Matters

As representation continues to be a hot-button issue across all mediums, it can be difficult to see the non-politicised side of the picture. While...

The future of money

Will cryptocurrency revolutionise the global economic system? Or will its ideology be its undoing? I download the Telegram app on to my iphone reluctantly. I...

Plunge: Finding stillness in the depths

Plunge was created out of writer/director/producer Lee Steenbergen’s desire to show the ties between three different individuals who put their bodies in extreme physical...

Newsroom: Press conference with Deputy Director Media Section MEAA Cassie Derrick

Cassie Derrick, deputy director Media Section, Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) talks to Newsroom students about the joys and perils of freelancing. https://vimeo.com/556500760

Umbanda: visitors from beyond

A growing Brazilian population brings with it a religion that reveals much about the history of the country and its people I am not...

Vox Pops: Covid passports

Australia’s coronavirus vaccine rollout is well underway, but questions remain about the future of international travel and hotel quarantine. COVID passport, a certificate that...

Hey Gaginang: the sound of culture

Dialect is the carrier of culture and the bond of emotion. This podcast explores one of China’s oldest dialects, the Teochew dialect, from the...

Killing times on the Hawkesbury River

The Hawkesbury Regional Museum grapples with showing the true story of colonial frontier massacres in the region’s history.   The Hawkesbury River near Windsor flooded...

Newsroom: Hamish Boland-Rudder, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

Hamish Boland-Rudder is International Consortium of Investigative Journalists online editor. He has worked on all ICIJ's major investigations, including the Panama Papers, the Implant...

Le Cygne: Haydn Skinner

It’s not even 10am, yet many people gathered at the Carriageworks market in Erskineville have been awake since dawn. Stalls of organic vegetables and...

New Phenomenon of Virtual Influencers: the Paradox of Lil Miquela

Contributor: Elsiena ten Kate In the age of Post-Internet art, and the rise of Influencer culture, a new phenomenon is emerging: that of the Virtual...

Anti-Asian or Anti-Women? The link between racism and misogyny

It shouldn’t have taken a mass shooting and a pandemic for the world to wake up to the historic violence against Asian women. For...

COVID-19 ‘seismic’ impact on the arts: How will the sector recover...

Contributor: Katherine Keeler For Isabella Brown and her partner Liam, an average day during the past 11 months looked something like this: sleeping-in, playing with...

Review: Better the de Vil You Know

Cruella de Vil was never supposed to be a feminist icon. A style icon? Absolutely. Generations of It Girls – from Cher to Kim Kardashian...

Neighbourhood Watch: It’s for the birds

As more people flock to Sydney’s inner west, and the pressure for space builds, a group of dedicated locals have been working hard to...

Podcast: Heaven in the Present

Contributor: Sophie Ellis  https://soundcloud.com/digitalmediahelp/heaven-in-the-present-trailer Heaven in the Present is an interview-based podcast about the joys and calamities of giving and receiving gifts. Each episode unwraps a...

Women in Politics: is it a good idea to entice young...

Slut-shaming, sexual harassment, body-shaming, double standards, relentless media scrutiny, sleaziness, and inflexibility. These are the things women in politics can look forward to. I wrote...

Press Conference Jaya Balendra: Luna Park Ghost Train Fire

Producer Jaya Balendra, who co-created the Exposed franchise with journalist Caro Meldrum-Hanna, answers students' questions in the MECO Newsroom press conference about the filming...

Border Closures: When virtual funerals become reality

Abandoned, disappointed, and vulnerable – that’s how many Australians in India feel after hearing the news about the travel ban and penalties the government...

Life after coronavirus: Does the ‘new normal’ benefit working mums?

The coronavirus pandemic has given rise to unprecedented changes to work environments as many have been forced to work from home. Zoom has become...

Conflict In My Outlook_We Met Online: Post-Internet Art and Dystopian Realities

Contributor: Chiara Christian In 1996, John Perry Barlow declared the future of cyberspace would be independent of government and corporate control. Utopian and idealistic, it...