How Social Media Changed the Face of Public Relations and Journalism

Kelly Hughes. The power of social media could never have been foretold by the Journalism and public relations sector. Its influence has been palpable and inserted a contemporary new layer of communication into the media mix. The rise of citizen journalism has seen an evolving platform for the way breaking news and global events are now covered by everyday citizens with access to a digital … Continue reading How Social Media Changed the Face of Public Relations and Journalism

What We Must Learn From Harvey Weinstein.

  By Kelly Hughes. After the eruption of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, women took to twitter to divulge incredibly raw, harrowing and personal accounts detailing their own experiences of sexual assault. Men’s violence against women, sexual assault, rape and gendered violence are amongst the world’s most distressing and underreported issues faced by women. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the number of sexual assaults … Continue reading What We Must Learn From Harvey Weinstein.

Adelaide astronaut says education is key to developing a national space agency

By Kelly Hughes It is a “no brainer” that Australia should invest in a national space agency, given the tremendous benefit it will garner, said Dr. Andrew Thomas. Global leaders of the space sector are gathering in Adelaide this week for the 68th International Astronautical Congress, to discuss Australia’s lagging contribution to a multi-billion dollar space industry. At the South Australian Press Club luncheon yesterday, … Continue reading Adelaide astronaut says education is key to developing a national space agency