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I am passionate, curious and a determined journalist. My mission in life is to investigate issues, find the truth, and share it.
Motherhood and Childbirth During the Pandemic
Due to lockdown, they didn’t get an opportunity to form friendships and a close network.
“It was really challenging trying to have the excitement of being pregnant but also other things that come with it,” she told me.
“Obviously, there is a lot of hormonal changes, lots of emotions and basically it was me and my husband the entire time dealing with it all.”
While her husband was able to sup
Catalyst: 'SUNDOWN', Issue 5, Volume 76
THE ELDERLY GETTING VACCINATED
As clinics began vaccine administration, the government announced early April to cease administering AstraZeneca to patients below 50 with the fear of causing blood clots side effects.
As a receptionist I have witnessed all the challenges and transitions at the medical clinic during the pandemic.
I realised how a new information ch
Under Cover: Season 2 - Episode 1 - Community on
#youareoverparty - What does it mean to truly cancel someone?
Children’s mental health neglected
It’s estimated that around one in seven Australian children experience mental problems. According to the Australian Psychological Society (APS), 75 per cent of Australian children don’t have access to a mental health care plan. Mental health disorders are among 14 per cent of children aged four and 17.
A study by Dr Melissa Mulraney and Professor Harriet Hiscock, published by The Conversation, shows
Child Exploitation on Social Media
I spoke to Marissa Willcox, a digital ethnographer and PhD Candidate at RMIT University. She's a researcher on queer and feminist artists on Instagram.
“I think the Community Guidelines are often just a way of protecting their own interest, as opposed to protecting the people that use it”, said Marrisa.
She also said how Instagram needs to work harder
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I'm a final-year journalism student at RMIT University. From a young age, I’ve been interested in exploring and pursuing the truth.
When my family and I were refugees in Jordan, we experienced unfairness from different aspects. But the most painful one was living the consequences of the decisions made by those in power. That’s when I became convinced I wanted to spend the rest of my years holding the powerful accountable and lending a helping hand to the vulnerable.
On a lighter note - I've had the wonderful opportunity to chat with News Breakfast co-presenter, Lisa Miller; interviewed ex foreign correspondent, Sophie McNeill; ran into ABC journalist, Patricia Karvelas at the newsroom; shadowed ABC journalists Steph Ferrier and Zalika Rizmal during their live crosses.