Victorian Crime

26 May 19
Hayley Woods

The Media Arts and Entertainment Alliance (MEAA) Journalist Code of Ethics states that ‘[Journalists will] Respect private grief and personal privacy. Journalists have the right to resist compulsion to intrude.’ But who respects the grief of the journalists on the scene to traumatic events? Journalists; particularly those specialising in crime, recognise that their job will […]

26 May 19
Merralisa Wintzloff

Sources and Confidentiality is a major ethical dilemma for those within the journalism field due to the surrounding the reputation of revealing sources as it can create a negative idea of the journalist. There are many laws to help both the sources and the journalists not have to reveal their information.  What are the types […]

26 May 19
Indigenous Incarceration

Drivers of incarceration rates Imprisonment of aboriginal and Torre strait islander women is continually rising at a high rate across Australia. The increase is identified as a reflection of the multiple disadvantage issues faced by the indigenous community’s. The connection between growing rates of criminal justice contact, disadvantage and the dimensions of  social, cultural and economic, […]

26 May 19
Madison Brinkworth

  In their line of work journalists traditionally encounter many horrific scenes, and are often required to cover distressing cases such as wars, terrorism, execution, mass shootings, murders and natural disasters. Due to being exposed to such violent and confronting scenes, journalists are at serious risk of suffering psychological trauma and post traumatic stress disorder. […]

26 May 19
Archy Worldys

The woman, found dead in a park in Melbourne, was identified as 25-year-old Courtney Herron. The police in Victoria said that Herron, who had no permanent address, had been killed at Royal Park on Friday night before hikers found their bodies near a tree trunk on Saturday morning. Her death has once again provoked rage […]

26 May 19
Arcynewsy

The woman who was found dead in a Melbourne park was identified as 25-year-old Courtney Herron. Victoria police said that Herron, who had no fixed address, was killed in Royal Park on Friday night, before hikers found his body near a log on Saturday morning. His death has still caused anger in Melbourne, with the […]

25 May 19
Marie does book reviews

On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London’s Royal Academy of Music, twenty-year-old American flautist Edwin Rist boarded a train for a suburban outpost of the British Museum of Natural History. Home to one of the largest ornithological collections in the world, the Tring museum was full of rare bird […]

25 May 19
Imps in the archive

Reflections on an interdisciplinary conference focused on the Nineteenth-Century Archive as a Discourse of Power; what common issues do historians and archivists face in using these materials?

25 May 19
Biblioklept

[Editorial note: The following citations come from one-star Amazon reviews of Thomas Pynchon’s novel The Crying of Lot 49. To be clear, I’m a big Pynchon fan. I’ve preserved the reviewers’ own styles of punctuation and spelling. More one-star Amazon reviews]. If it were better written, it might qualify as pretentious. the prose was simultaneously confusing and boring […]

25 May 19
Robbie's inspiration

What Amazon says Holmes and Watson continue their fight against crime in a not quite Post-Victorian, steampunk parallel universe. My review I thoroughly enjoyed this second book in The Watson Letters series. I find Colin Garrow’s humour hilarious and very English which appeals hugely to me. The book covers three story lines with the first […]

25 May 19
Bi Bookish babe

Hey everyone! After the success and feedback on the lgbtq+ blogger directory I posted a few weeks ago (which you can find here; https://bibookishbabe23.wordpress.com/2019/04/17/lgbtq-blogger-youtuber-directory-100/ ) today I’m excited to be sharing the disabled blogger/youtuber directory I’ve been working on and want to thank everyone so much for helping me put this together. I feel like […]

25 May 19
Stupid Girl

Photo: Grant Delin/ Washington Post OK, we all now know that Beauty Myth/ Vagina queen Naomi Wolf made a gaffe in her latest book that’s right up there with her claims that 150,000 women die of anexoria every year–and that Bush-administration mail interception was the reason she never got the letters her 13-year-old daughter swore she […]