Enter the Internet of Things: And we thought the news was disrupted before

Just when you thought you’d got your head around omnichannel publishing, audience engagement, VR and chatbots, along comes a concept so expansive you find yourself asking the question: What the hell is the Internet of Things and why should I care? What happens when there’s a sensor in everything ...

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The butterfly effect: when media breaks the silence on suicide

When Heath Harrison and his Border Mail team put suicide and the gaps in mental health services on the front page, the local community responded. Artwork by Peter Sheehan There was nothing I could do, but my mind was racing. It was the early hours of another cold winter morning in Albury-Wodonga ...

Reporting on the death of a child — a mother’s perspective

In January of this year, Michelle McLaughlin lost her four-year-old son in an accident. She explains how the reporting of this tragedy in the media intensified the grief she and her family were feeling, and hopes her story can help reduce the trauma and pain of such a situation for others. Our pr ...

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