A citizen journalist on finding her [email protected]_QLD reflects PART 2 ABC 612






In a sense, the ABC Community Correspondent experience started for me as a result of the No Fibs election project in 2013. Over the course of the Griffith by-election campaign in early 2014, I became a shameless self-promoter, and when attending launches and other campaign events I would send out live tweets. After participating in, […]






A citizen journalist begins to find her voice… @JanB_QLD reflects – PART 1 NoFibs and The Westender






Starting Out Reading good journalism is a vital part of my life, and like many I am fearful for its future. Now, having participated in citizen journalism projects over the past 18 months, I have somehow inadvertently inserted myself into the debate about whether citizen journalism threatens or complements professional journalism. I came to citizen […]






Pacific #ClimateWarriors in Queensland, “Where will I bury my next loved one who dies?”: @JanB_QLD Reports






We all respond differently to different types of occasion. The media love the big and the boisterous: colour and movement. It’s the intimate moments and personal encounters that move me. Over the past two weeks the 350 Pacific “Climate Warriors”, offered us both. They came from twelve different Pacific nations to hold events across Australia. […]






DIY learning at Brisbane Free University by @griffithelects






In the week that ended with students across Australia rallying against the Abbott Government’s plan to deregulate University fees, I joined about 40 others at a Brisbane Free University event in a car park off Boundary Street in the West End of Brisbane. The discussion was about refugee rights. It was a refreshing change to […]






Terri Butler three months after #GriffithVotes: interview by @GriffithElects






Following a hard fought by-election campaign, dominated by claims and counter claims about a Medicare Co-payment, Terri Butler was elected Member for Griffith on February 8, 2014. While her Liberal National Party opponent Dr Bill Glasson (thereafter nicknamed, ‘$6Bill’) seemed to initially support the co-payment, he backed away from that position during the course of […]






Climate change civil disobedience and the law: @GriffithElects reports






  Anyone planning an act of civil disobedience should make themselves aware of all the possible legal risks they are taking. On Thursday evening, April 10, legal experts from the School of Law and Justice at Southern Cross University and from the Institute of Ethics, Governments and Law at Griffith University, presented a documentary about […]






Storify: @JanB_QLD and #MarchInMarch Brisbane






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Storify: Abbott, Newman no firm favourites in Bris Vegas @burgewords #MarchInMarch






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#Griffithvotes twitter report from @Griffithelects & @NoFibs






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Ain’t nothing like the real thing: #GriffithVotes candidates’ forum @GriffithElects reports






[clear] Video by Mark Doyle @ffrickenstein Both Bill Glasson and Terri Butler held virtual ‘town-hall’ meetings in recent days, using new technology which enabled them to talk simultaneously with audiences of 10,000 and more. These virtual meetings gave all the control to the candidates and their teams, allowed them to target particular sections of the […]