Thursday, February 25, 2021

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An artist’s harrowing tale of life before finding refuge in Australia

In this beautifully designed, interactive, video-dotted piece, Afghan refugee Zakiria Tahirian tells Rochelle Hansen of the target killings and bomb blasts he witnessed while living...

How toxic soil can poison a town

By Bayley Cocking When you enter Bacchus Marsh, you are welcomed by towering Canadian elm trees, making up the town’s award-winning Avenue of Honour. They...

How is surfing bridging the gender pay gap?

By Nathan Rivalland https://soundcloud.com/dscribe-editor/equal-pay-in-surfing-podcast

This is how one small town escaped the bushfires raging around...

By Bonnie Kidd https://soundcloud.com/dscribe-editor/podcast-fires    

Teen journalist fills his town’s news gap

By Bayley Cocking https://soundcloud.com/user-766775720/alj218-assignment-4-bayley-cocking   This piece was produced as part of a second year audio journalism unit.

Opinion: Why investigative journalism has not stopped Donald Trump

By Christopher White Investigative journalism has proven itself to be a powerful tool for democracy and social justice in recent decades. Practitioners have exposed the...

Hot air balloon rides, toilet paper and live chickens: The gifts...

By William Summers Gift registers are maintained by nearly all Victorian councils but are rarely seen by residents — at least until now. Under little-known reforms...

Eat local: How one farmers market reinvented itself in the face...

By Juliette Milbank A semi-trailer backs up to the shed entrance and stops next to a large whiteboard.  “Please Drive Thru & Turn OFF Your...

Podcast: For pup’s sake!

By Annabel MacDonald https://soundcloud.com/dscribe-editor/podcast-for-pups-sake   This story was produced for the second year Deakin University unit titled Audio Journalism.