Are Bloggers Killing Traditional Journalism?

The rise of bloggers and citizen journalists is threatening to extinguish traditional journalists’ role as the gatekeepers of information


Gillard Announces Leadership Ballot

Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced a leadership ballot within the Australian Labor Party at 10am this coming Monday, following Kevin Rudd’s resignation as foreign minister. The announcement was triggered by growing pressure from Kevin Rudd and his supporters within the Labor party, who believe he has a better chance of beating Tony Abbott at the … Continue reading

Kony 2012: A Clarification of our Critical Analysis

Yesterday, three LUNA editors collaboratively posted a critical analysis of Invisible Children’s Stop Kony campaign, which you can read here. The response to this piece was overwhelming, proving the powerful message that the video had on its viewers. We’ve received many responses to this piece, and it appears that there has been some serious misinterpretations and … Continue reading

Kony 2012: A Critical Perspective

By now, you’ve likely seen the video for the KONY 2012 campaign, a viral video aimed at making Joseph Kony, a Ugandan militant terrorist, ‘famous’ in order to raise awareness of his crimes and ensure his capture. If you haven’t, here it is in its full 27 minute glory. The video is inspiring, and pulls … Continue reading

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