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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 we distract ourselves with, and maybe even avoid, the ongoing...

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 don’t want another message app, least of all one I’d...

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 conditions to find inner silence amid external chaos. The film...

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 looking forward to taking my shoes off, but I know...

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 confirms that the person has been vaccinated and that would...

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 aspects of history, dialect loss, and the preservation of dialects. https://vimeo.com/577488689/7d24c41f99 Joey...

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 last month. As my car crosses the Windsor Bridge to...

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 Files and the FinCEN Files. He previously worked at The Canberra...

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 ethically sourced pork chops take advantage of the steady foot...
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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 Influencer. On first glance, these figures seem indistinguishable from other...