Review – Curtin Leader’s Program

Curtin Leader’s program is a Curtin-approved Tier 3 extracurricular course. The aim of the course is to help individuals studying at Curtin University develop their leadership skills and attributes. The program is a new program and runs over the course of a semester. The program has been insightful for me as it allowed me toContinue reading “Review – Curtin Leader’s Program”

Feature – Millman stands against racism and fascism

(Article written in August 2021) Equality, respect for humanity, fairness, and access to justice; all values Simon Millman holds in high esteem. In his first speech to the WA Parliament, Millman said: “One of the great things about Mount Lawley is it’s a very diverse community, it’s a very ethnically and culturally diverse community. “IContinue reading “Feature – Millman stands against racism and fascism”

Which news outlets are doing news coverage on TikTok best?

The rise of TikTok has provided another platform for news organisations to provide news to their audiences. However, each news platform shows news slightly differently. ABC uses direct footage from their stories on TikTok with a quick description written at the bottom of the video Sky News Australia take a different approach where they haveContinue reading “Which news outlets are doing news coverage on TikTok best?”

Does becoming a journalist suit an introvert?

As a human wanting to become a journalist, I often wonder whether being introverted will be a hindrance. In my mind, I have the stereotype that journalists are extroverted creatures, who love being in the world and talking to people. And then I look at myself and while I do like speaking with people andContinue reading “Does becoming a journalist suit an introvert?”

When major events occur, what falls to the wayside?

In 2022, we have seen a few big events flood Australian news. Russia has invaded Ukraine, massive flooding on the east coast of Australia, the death of Queen Elizabeth II and federal election. However there have been events occurring world-wide which we may have missed as a result. In January 2022, the Ethiopian government endedContinue reading “When major events occur, what falls to the wayside?”

Developing the Entrepreneurial Mindset

As part of my studies in the Entrepreneurial Journalism unit at Curtin University, I have been reading Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship, edited by Michelle Ferrier and Elizabeth Mays. The first chapter looks at Developing the Entrepreneurial Mindset. My takeaways from the chapter include: Parts of the chapter I want to further explore include: