Earlier this year Fairfax made large job cuts, slashing 120 editorial jobs. The cuts were allegedly made to sustain a high quality of journalism. Approximately 500 staff went on strike in solidarity of this massive job cut. The large support from fellow journalists reveals the cutthroat and unsteady job security that the media industry … Continue reading #ToTheFront: Future of Media
A basic blazer, collard shits and tie is every man’s work attire staple. If you change up the tie or the shirt, you can have a new look everyday. Why doesn’t this apply to women? I feel like there is a double standard when it comes to male and female attire in the workforce. The … Continue reading Dress Code
After the first half of the SBS miniseries Deep Water premiered this week, it is turning out to be an interesting and thought provoking show. The premise of Deep Water surrounds the gay-hate crimes that happened in the 80s and 90s. Thousands of assaults, even resulting in 80 murders of young gay men happened in … Continue reading #ToTheFront: Yael Stone
As week 3 of the Bachelorette on channel 10 finishes, we've started our JOURNEY of love with the eligible Bachelorette, Georgia Love. We've viewed a couple dates, seen a few challenges and witnessed enough rose ceremonies already to know the Bachelorette and all her contestants. What I have noticed comparing this backed up season to … Continue reading Bachelor Vs Bachelorette
We are moving into an age of media where the online platforms are becoming so much more important than television and print. Gone are the days that every house gets that paper delivered to them first thing in the morning, this is replaced by the online editions updating consistently through the day to give the … Continue reading Social Media, Social Pressures?
As October ticks over it is important to discuss Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer is the most common form of cancer of women in Australia aside from non-melanoma skin cancers. Over 15, 000 women are diagnosed each year and the risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 85 are extremely … Continue reading #ToTheFront: Breast Cancer Awareness Month
With the exhibition match peaking with over 1 million viewers, there is much support and excitement for a new league. In the past weeks the AFL Women’s league has been gaining much attention. At the beginning of September there was an exhibition match featuring the top female AFL players. With 6,000 people attending at … Continue reading #ToTheFront: AFL Women’s
A size 0 is not a standard, or motivation. Cycle 10 of Australia’s Next Top Model (AusNTM) aired Tuesday night on Fox 8. AusNTM explores the journey of 13 young girls aged 16 – 25 on their way to becoming models in the fashion industry. The show displays the ‘behind the scenes’ of the industry … Continue reading Wanna Be On Top? Conforming to the Conventions of Fashion Standards.
On average women earn 82 cents to a man’s dollar (1). I would like to say we live in a world where we are all equal and everyone has a fair opportunity to achieve their dreams. But, unfortunately this is not the case. As “progressive” as Australian’s wish they were, we are still extremely … Continue reading #ToTheFront: Pay Gap
Today marks the 60th anniversary of commercial television in Australia. In a world where we have an endless supply of television shows and movies at a touch of a button, it’s hard to imagine that it is a technology that is relatively new. Two channels broadcasted successfully in 1956 (One for Melbourne and one for … Continue reading 60 Years of Television