Speakers from ethnic interest groups, representatives from mainstream and alternative media and interested parties joined in a spirited discussion about the lack of news coverage given to smaller groups within Australia and what those groups can do to resolve this issue.
A $1.4 million shortfall in Federal Government funding for digital community radio stations is simply not enough for all stations in Australia to maintain their services.
The Edge is creating the future of journalism; a newsroom like no other. Our new project is set to open up factual storytelling to the masses with a new media outlet run by the community aimed to record history through the eyes of local people. I have been assigned to help create this new newsroom and it’s an opportunity I feel very honoured to have. As a professional cross media journalist I have worked across many media outlets including the Courier Mail, community newspapers, community radio and broadcast television. I now want to bring what I have learnt back to the community and give everyone the chance to have a voice. The New Journalism Project at The Edge has been… Read More →