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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

While racism, sexism and homophobia are no longer tolerated in society, the same rule does not stand for sizeism. Rather, the prejudice seems to have slipped under the radar, writes 19-year-old journalism student and Commonwealth Correspondent Alisha Lewis from Auckland, New Zealand. Size. It’s a funny thing. Men brag about muscles and women have surgery […]

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The taser has had a negative effect upon police practice and its use should be limited only to extreme situations, writes 20-year-old aspiring journalist Neil Thomas, from Perth in Western Australia. The Western Australian Corruption and Crime Commission recently resumed a misconduct investigation into the treatment of police detainee Kevin Spratt, who was shot with […]

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The earthquake and nuclear disaster in Japan has forced us to think again about the viability of nuclear power. ‘Is it time we rejected or recommitted to the energy source?’ asks 18-year-old student Amanda McClintock, a journalism student from Queensland, Australia. Electricity is a vital part of our society and our way of life. However, […]

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The Raymond Davis case in Pakistan has tarnished the United States’ image at a time when it needs the country’s support more than ever, writes Francis Ventura, a 20-year-old journalism student from Melbourne, Australia. My friend Zafar once told me that ‘anything is possible in Pakistan’. Notwithstanding, I still felt shocked when I found out […]

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