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Reflection - Final
That's it, y'all. That's the end of semester. I'm partly really glad it's over and partly really sad that I will probably never have (More)
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Reflection - The Larrikin
I was really intrigued by the points raised in Higgie's article that we unpacked during week eight, on the topic of Australian news satire and politicians engagement with it. It raised some thoughts and questions that I had never really considered. I (More)
The News is a Joke - Assignment 4
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The News is a Joke - Assignment 4 - Blog Post 5
Video Link: https://vimeo.com/mediafactoryrmit/review/468844435/942a20548b?fbclid=IwAR3_jxI6EYpwdCEyM9MRaxlLb6BPTp-mY2Ky6Mh6HmMOYI-a5RiSBwTQI2Q   From our week nine presentation to our final submitted work, a lot changed, however the core (More)
The News is a Joke - Assignment 4 - Blog Post 4
In my first blog post, I mention my experience and knowledge of satirical news comedy: "I have always been a fan of satirical news comedy especially on shows like Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and with John St (More)
The News is a Joke - Assignment 4 - Blog Post 3
Although political news satire is a useful tool in educating people in an accessible way about politics and news, it can have it's limitations. Just as it can inspire people by exposing hypocrisy and dirty dealings of our politicians to become more p (More)
The News is a Joke - Assignment 4 - Blog Post 2
The piece of comedy news I've chose to analyze is a segment from The Daily Show with Trevor Noah called Jordan Klepper - What do Trump Supporters Think About Covid-19? The segment is a field p (More)
The News is a Joke - Assignment 4 - Blog Post 1
An idea from one of the readings from week six onwards, is the reading from week six, "Breaking the news... On a weekly basis": trolling as rhetorical style on Last Week Tonight by Amber Davisson and Mackenzie Donovan where they discuss how Last Week (More)
Reflection - School Leadership Spill
It's interesting being able to recognise certain techniques within comedy news and satire, particularly as we move in to the final stages of the course. Although we watched this comedy sketch (More)
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