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Sacred Waters: The Story of the Blue Mountains Gully Traditional Owners

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Author: Dianne Johnson
Date: 2007
Price: $30.00
ISBN: 1 920831 37 1

Winner of a 2008 NSW Premier’s History Award

Sacred Waters is the story of the Aboriginal people in a unique and beautiful part of Australia - the Burragorang Valley, now profoundly changed by the flooding of the valley in the 1950s by Warragamba Dam, the dam that provides Sydney’s water supply. It is the story of the valley’s Gundungurra people, and the Darug people of the lower Hawkesbury.

Their story — a Sydney story — celebrates the Upper Blue Mountains Gully people’s survival in a changing world and their ongoing struggle to protect their sacred lands and waters.

Careers in Journalism

Cover of book Careers in Journalism

Authors: Fran Molloy and Helena Janson
Date: 2004
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 0 7314 0112 3

Can you spot a scoop when you see one? Then stop the press ... a career in journalism might just be what you’re looking for. Journalism is a fast-paced, rewarding and highly competitive career. Whether you’re on location, reporting the news ‘live to air’ or writing an informative article for a magazine or newspaper, it is a job that it always challenging.

In this book, journalists Fran Molloy and Helena Janson help you discover what it takes to become part of this diverse industry.

Dog Whistle Politics and Journalism

Cover of book Dog Whistle Politics and Journalism

Author: Peter Manning
Date: 2004
Price: $8.00
ISBN: 0 9586754 5 7

The ‘dog whistle’ is a sheep-farmer’s image, conveying the concept of a subliminal message, not literally apparent but heard by some sections of a community.

This study examines the representations of Arabic and Muslim people in two major Sydney newspapers, the Sydney Morning Herald and the Daily Telegraph, over a two-year period including the twelve months before and after September 11, 2001. This report examines how the global impact of September 11 increased coverage of Arabic and Muslim affairs.

Signposts — A guide for journalists to reporting Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and ethnic affairs

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Author: Kitty Eggerking, Diana Plater and ACIJ
Date: 1996
Price: $7.00
ISBN: 1 86365 052 0

The area of ‘Aboriginal affairs’ and ‘ethnic affairs’ is unfamiliar territory to many journalists. Signposts is offered not only as a very basic survival guide for journalists reporting in these very specific rounds, but also as an invitation to all journalists to explore a larger slice of Australian society and to accept a challenge to find stories in areas outside their known world.

She’s my wife, He’s just sex

Cover of book She's my Wife; He's just Sex

Author: Sue Joseph
Date: 1997
Price: $7.95
ISBN: 0 9586754 2 2

Undisclosed sexual duality amongst outwardly heterosexual men is far more common than public discourse has revealed to date. However, amongst the experts its existence has been common knowledge for many years.

Sue Joseph found no shortage of men, practising this secret sexual duality, ready to talk about it. And women, after many years of marriage, discovering their partners’ secret lives.

Print Media Use of Freedom of Information Laws in Australia

Author: Nigel Waters
Date: 1999
Price: $5.95

Politics and Freedom of the Press

Author: Zhang Wei
Date: 1997
Price: $7.95
ISBN: 0 646338048

This study examines the role of the press in Australia and China. It analyses the development of freedom of the press in the two countries through three themes: history, theory and practice.

Ethnic Conflict and the Australian Media

Authors: Andrew Jakubowicz and Kalinga Seneviratne
Date: 1996
Price: $5.95
ISBN: 1 9586754 1 4

This report reflects the concern of researchers and media practitioners in the region to understand the role the media does play in the relationship between ethnic groups, with the aim of indicating directions in which the media might develop that could enhance intra-communal relations.

East Timor: The Balibo Incident in Perspective

Author: James Dunn
Date: 1995
Price: $3.95
ISBN: 1 86365 192 6

NIUS Bilong Pasifik: Mass media in the Pacific

Editor: David Robie
Date: 1995
Price: $4.00
ISBN: 9980 84 052 8

Eighteen leading Pacific journalists, academics and media commentators explore the nature and problems of the contemporary Pacific mass communications industry.

Youth and the Media

Date: 1992
Price: $2.50
ISBN: 0730596370

This report on the representation of young people in the media was prepared for the New South Wales Office of Youth Affairs by the Australian Centre for Independent Journalism.