VOX POP: Youth Employment and Education

Do you think the Liberal government will do enough to help youth employment and education in the next three years? Mehreen Faruqi, Greens Senator for NSW, says: "Sadly, I'm not very hopeful that the Liberal/National Government will do anything to help youth unemployment and education in their next term of Government. They refuse to lift … Continue reading VOX POP: Youth Employment and Education

The Emergence of New Media Writing

The interactive web documentary Welcome to Pine Point provides a sense of social reality to exchange ideas through a new textual form. Mockup Photo: Sarah Cupitt If we consider writing as part of a dynamic 'ecosystem', what new possibilities does writing in a digitally networked environment open up? The concept of writing ecology presents innovative … Continue reading The Emergence of New Media Writing

A New Definition for Writing

Twitter serves as a means of expediently connecting people and fostering an exchange of ideas to an entire globe that was once limited to geographic circulation boundaries. Technological and cultural change has transformed the way acting prosumers respond to the nature of digital writing media in new ways. Nicotra claims that the traditional definitions of … Continue reading A New Definition for Writing