Traumatic events are part of journalism. In the first part of this two-episode podcast, we discuss the various ways a journalist’s resilience can be tested, the support networks available, and how we can prepare ourselves for covering distressing stories.
Welcome to Generation J, a podcast on media issues developed by Monash University journalism students . This episode looks at social media – the blurring of the line between our public and private lives and where free speech turns into online abuse.
With a federal election looming, journalists will again face the dilemma of whether casting a valid vote compromises their quest to maintain objective reporting. By TONI BRIENT IN the United States, there is a significant movement of journalists abstaining from voting in the interests of objectivity. Politico journalist, Mike Allen, has observed the practice since … Continue reading To vote or not to vote?