March 19-21

This week on The Fourth Estate: what we have in common with Iran and North Korea; the media web: is journalism predominantly the workings of great spin and how Alice Cooper is tipped to revive baby boomer radio..

As part of an Investigative Journalism study, UTS students negotiate the role of spin played in sourcing newspaper content. Plus, we continue with our examination into the Government's position on mandatory internet filtering, as Reporter Sans Frontiers places us on a public watchlist; local radio legend, Steve Ahearn, analyses where failed radio station Vega went wrong; and the debate into classifying internet porn continues...

Related links:
Spinning the Media
Australian Centre for Independent Journalism (ACIJ)
Reporters Without Borders


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