Restaurant Review on Singapore House

TAKING a culinary adventure throughout Asia in less than two hours sounds impossible right? Hardly. Singapore House, right here in the burbs of Adelaide, makes fantasy a reality in its Asian fusion restaurant, combining Malaysian, Indonesian, Indian and Thai influenced food, housed in a British Colonial setting. This plentiful array of countries allows the palate…

Opinion Piece on Robin Williams

I HAVE NEVER CARED much for the whole debacle of pop-culture versing hard-hitting factual news. I believe they are both significant in their own right, to entertain or to inform. However, when Robin Williams died on the 12th August, I found myself in a quandary on whether the world should be so profoundly sensitive about…

Two Kill A Mockingbird Analysis

According to Atticus, “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view…” (p.35) How does Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, position readers to empathise with characters in the novel? The iconic and Pulitzer Prize winning novel, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, engages the reader through…

The Day I took a Bite out of the Big Apple

It was 2010, I looked out my window (I don’t accept anything other than a window seat) and for the first time I was in love and felt completely at home. Although it looked cold and foggy outside, I didn’t mind so much, because I was finally in the city of my dreams…. well almost….

Magistrates’ Court Case

In the early stages of learning about court reporting and media law, we were given a scripted scenario, in which the class played out characters from a court hearing at the Magistrates’ Court. The crime – Ms Miller, a housewife, stole grocery store items at a Greener’s Supermarket. Her court hearing included testimonies by Ms Miller…

Court Reporting

On the 6th May, the “Journalism: Ethics, Law and Power” class, visited the Victorian County Court. We sat through various confronting cases, listening intently and taking notes for our next major assignment on court reporting. Having learnt about defamation, contempt of court and sub judice, we were theoretically ready to write our own hard news…

Article on Local Government

For “Journalism: Ethics, Law and Power’s” first major assessment, we were divided into groups of three and given an electorate within Victoria to investigate. My group focussed on the electorate of Gorton, which covers the outer western suburbs of Melbourne. To be able to gain a strong understanding of the political profile and background of…