Category: Media

April 30, 2017

[Still] struggling to get our head around social media in schools…

In February this year, I had the opportunity to ask over 1000 senior students from about forty schools across Australia, which statement best summed up how...

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June 23, 2016

The Revolution Won’t Necessarily Be Televised

Over the past month Australia’s national broadcaster, the ABC, aired a four-part documentary called Revolution School in which it followed the staff and students of Kambrya College in Victoria...

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September 10, 2013

Sex, Drugs, The Media & Our Kids

I originally write this for my regular Generation Next column In the weeks since that Miley Cyrus performance at the VMAs, more fuel has...

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December 5, 2011

Impact of the Influential on Mental Illness

Appalled by some of the comments made by BBC personality Jeremy Clarkson last week, I wrote this piece. It has been published on the...

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November 3, 2011

An Open Letter to Ray Hadley of Radio 2GB

Dear Mr Hadley, Today I came across a recording of a conversation you had with Cheryl, a primary school teacher who called in to defend...

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October 25, 2011

The Kids Are Alright – In the National Times

Fed up with the constant media attacks on our youth, I sat down at the laptop and wrote this. And the National Times decided...

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