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Just4Girlz – Magazine Covers

If it’s not obvious enough, I am passionate about kids’ magazines. They are more than just forms of ‘entertainment’ — They are artworks. If you look past the glossy cover and colourful pages, they contain news, jokes, DIY activities, advices, and toys….you can see why kids enjoy them so much. While that dream of working … Continue reading

Cracking down the digital-revolution in Education [2010]

“Revolution!” – The Federal Government’s catchcry throughout 2007-10.  After many election promises made by both Federal and State Governments to digitally-revolutionise Education across NSW public schools, we question the integrity of these promises as to whether or not their goals have succeeded. Susan MA reports. Forget hand-me-down textbooks, dusty blackboards, outdated overheads and computers. Three … Continue reading

Taking the ‘positive body image’ talk to the catwalk [2010]

Taking the talk to the catwalk: The Australian Government will be taking real action to promote positive body image amongst young Australians, with an investment of $500,000 to support the new initiatives. The fashion and media industry has suffered numerous criticisms in the past, with controversies such as using ‘size-zero’ models on the catwalk, and … Continue reading

UNSW’s Olympic superhero snowballs to success [2010]

 This article is directed from the MDIA2003 site: [here] Collaborative Effort: Shannon Cochrane, Susan Ma, Cameron Scoines and Saniel Marriner He’s the university’s answer to Peter Parker. By day, you might find him inconspicuously sitting in an engineering class or hanging out on campus with some mates. Concealing his true identity with loads of unaffected charm, … Continue reading

In the Public Eyes: Catharine Lumby, the Misconstrued Controversialist [2010]

Never judge a book by its cover: Catharine Lumby is without a doubt not your standard mother or the archetypal feminist. In fact, her persona virtually belongs to its own category. Eminent for her feminist and controversial views on pornography, female sexualisation, and sex education; we take a look at how Media Professor Catharine Lumby is … Continue reading

When publishing changes, so does society [2009]

ARTS2090 Distribution project Q3: When publishing changes, so does society. Investigate and compare the impact of two publication technologies (one pre-1800 and one post-1962) on social-relationships. As the development of media and publishing continues to evolve rapidly over time, it also continues to unravel significant impacts such as  societal lifestyles and new forms of communication. … Continue reading

Travelling tales with passion and spiritual edge (2009)

Never mind the rich cultural diversity of arts, food, and entertainment in Melbourne and Sydney. Unlike Vietnam, they’re not enough to spark passion and real adventure for spiritual-traveller Walter Mason. Mason, 39, has been in love with Vietnam ever since his first visit in 1994. Since then, he has travelled there so many times that … Continue reading

The present & future of the kids’ magazine industry

Contemporary media practitioners in the kids’ magazine industry confront incessant challenges throughout their media practice. With today’s globalised embrace of ever-changing media and technology, critics are concerned with the industry’s future, speculating that magazines will follow the same fate as newspapers: undervalued, ill-supported, downsized, and will eventually transition to the digital medium. Magazine industry expert … Continue reading

Cabramatta Car Park Approved – For the Wrong Side of the Track (2009)

F U N D I N G  has been recently approved for a  multi-level, 240-space car park on the east side of Cabramatta railway, following months of debate and community rallies about the right location for more parking spaces. The Federal Government will pay $5.6million towards the new $9 million car park on Fisher St. Building … Continue reading

Artist’s Determination to Secure Sanctuary (2009)

Who knew that a defining moment in a young teenager’s life will ultimately lead her to her sanctuary, despite all the challenging variables that tries to obstruct her path…Susan MA takes you on an incredible journey of 17-year-old Cori Shin.      Behind the flash-animations and conceptual art world of bunnies and dolls, Cori Shin is a well-known, … Continue reading

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