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  • RELIGION

    Delivering the mentally disabled from evil

    • Scott Stephens
    • 19 September 2007
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    Superiority and the benevolence of modern science and the health-care system, versus the cruel, more ancient practice of ostracising the sick from civic life.

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  • CONTRIBUTORS

    Allister Hayman

    • Allister Hayman
    • 27 June 2007

    Allister has worked as freelance writer for several years. After completing a graduate diploma in journalism at RMIT in 2006 he was awarded a fellowship to work at the Phnom Penh Post in Cambodia.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Science journalism battles stereotypes

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 18 May 2007
    1 Comment

    Science coverage in the media is dominated by boffins and nerds in lab coats . It loses out to “real” stories of politics and economics in the serious broadsheets, magazines and current affairs programs, and to crime and celebrities in the tabloids and to infotainment on TV.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Book reviews

    • Jess Low, Sally Cloke, Rachel Hewitt, Lee Beasley
    • 18 May 2007

    Reviews of the books The Sparrow Garden; The Pyjama Girl Mystery; Stargazing: Memoirs of a young lighthouse keeper and Sacred Space, The prayer book 2005.

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  • CONTRIBUTORS

    Paul Mitchell

    • Paul Mitchell
    • 17 May 2007

    Paul Mitchell is a Melbourne writer of journalism, poetry and fiction.

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  • CONTRIBUTORS

    Piaras Jackson SJ

    • Piaras Jackson
    • 17 May 2007

    Piaras Jackson is an Irish Jesuit who works in the Jesuit Communciations Centre in Dublin. He spent a two month internship in Melbourne while studying for an MA in Journalism at Dublin City University.

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  • CONTRIBUTORS

    Andrew West

    • Andrew West
    • 17 May 2007

    Andrew West teaches journalism at the University of Canberra. A long-time newspaper journalist, he is also the author of two books, the latest being Inside The Lifestyles of the Rich and Tasteful, a look at class and politics in Australia.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Ramshackle fast food horror movie

    • Tim Kroenert
    • 30 October 2006

    Poor McDonald’s. First, the 2002 doco Supersize Me came along to remind people that, yes, fast food is really bad for you. This year Maccas is on the defensive all over again.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    As other people see us...

    • Morag Fraser
    • 16 October 2006
    1 Comment

    In the Providence Journal, chief political columnist M. Charles Bakst notes that in the Democratic state of Rhode Island, "Bush" is just short of a swear word. The New York Times condemns the Detainee legislation in an editorial headed “Rushing Off a Cliff”. It doesn’t spare the Democrats either.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Monster-making mutes purposeful alarm

    • Michael Mullins & James Massola
    • 04 September 2006
    1 Comment

    Last week, 'Jihad' Jack Thomas was recalled from a beach holiday with his family after he had a control order placed on him. Our capacity to respond to alarm is diminished by the media's manufacturing of monsters to sell papers and compete for ratings and website hits.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The Consolations of Biography

    • Peter Rose
    • 08 July 2006

    Peter Rose on writing Rose Boys.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Observations from our contributors

    • Morag Fraser, David Glanz, Anthony Ham, Andrew Bullen
    • 26 June 2006

    Dr Seuss’ books, Peace under fire, The good life, Sidney Nolan

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