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TikTok – The Fame Machine
Tik Tok can no longer be shrugged off as an internet fad, the ‘creative platform has enjoyed a meteoric rise, with one crucial element making it stand out from other socials – music. In this third episode of The Kicker Podcast, reporters Oliver Lees and… Read More
RRR City Journal Midday News – 25 September, 2020
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RMIT City Journal Midday News – 18 September, 2020
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TV Package: COVID forces Cavern Club closure
The live music bar in London famous for launching The Beatles career in the 60s, faces financial turmoil during the pandemic. (Footage provided by Reuters)
TV Explainer: How did Taiwan become the first Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage?
Same-sex marriage has become a symbol of progress for the LGBT community. But so far, Taiwan is the only Asian nation to achieve that milestone. Oliver Lees reports on the small island nation that has been able to orchestrate progress.
CAFF Package: Diplomacy dwindles in Australian foreign policy as government pushes defence first agenda
Despite assurances that Australia faces immediate threats in an increasingly hostile Indo-Pacific region, diplomacy spending has dropped to an all-time low. Reporter Oliver Lees spoke with Asia Link Institute diplomacy researcher Melissa Conley-Tyler, and Professor Hugh White from the Australian National University.
City Journal Weekly – China Focus, 14 June
http://thecityjournal.net/daily-news-podcast/city-journal-weekly-china-focus-14-june/?fbclid=IwAR1r1ZPDW1fiVTm1paj5iUN5ahlSj10RK03gaB9cQyXsqKCsS_mzXHMWK8o The Australia-China relationship is more fraught than ever, with tensions emerging over everything from international students to barley prices. This week on City Journal Weekly, Marco Holden Jeffery and Oliver Lees present a special China Focus program, looking at the key issues between Australia and China on… Read More
Journalist ditches newsroom to cover human rights
Since becoming a reporter for The New York Times in 2016, Vicky Xu has lost faith in the ability of traditional journalism to report effectively on human rights issues. As a journalist, Ms Xu covered a range of human rights allegations, including the detention of Uyghur Muslims in the Chinese province… Read More
The Local Paper born from the ashes of crisis, survives for the good of the people
In the wake of the Black Saturday bushfires, which tore through north-eastern Victoria in the early months of 2009, The Phoenix emerged, a newspaper that sought to cover the region’s recovery and provide advertising at no cost to local business. The Phoenix founder and editor, Ash Long, said… Read More