The news source for the discerning viewer, delivering a bulletin to restore your faith in the fourth estate; make you nod your head to the beat, even as you shake it in disbelief. An off-beat musical, current-affairs programme, ‘Rap News’ is responsible for turning bollocks-news into socio-poetic/comedic analyses which everyone can relate to and understand.
View Episode 4: Wikileaks vs The Pentagon – the WWWAR on the Internet
View Episode 5: WIKILEAKS & the war on journalism
View Episode 6: Wikileaks’ Cablegate: the truth is out there
Rap News is written and created by Hugo Farrant and Giordano Nanni in a home-studio/suburban backyard in Melbourne
The Enterprise Hub in Sydney is an interactive & creative space for young entrepreneurs to harvest their unique skills in the business of their choice. Vibewire Youth has provided this office space and community to promote an environment conducive to creativity, collaboration, innovation & change. Currently, the Enterprise Hub has full-time residency available to individuals and organisations seeking the space and support for a range of activities including film-making, music production, magazine publishing, event organising, web development, and youth-to-youth education and advocacy. You can visit and view the office yourself by dropping by on any weekday, and the staff will be more than happy to give you a mini tour. More info here.
“The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art is scrambling to limit damage to its reputation after a storm of controversy over breaches of artists’ copyright hit its latest exhibition…” (Gina McColl, The Age). Read more here.
Nominations for the 2010 Media Prize will be accepted until noon today (Friday 29th Oct), for entries determined by the judging panel to be the most intelligent, insightful and effective story addressing animal protection in Australia. First prize is $5,000. Second prize of $2,500. All details on the Voiceless website.
Heywire is a space and a competition where regional & rural young people create and share their stories, ideas and opinions. The Heywire competition calls for stories about you and the community where you live. Anyone can upload stories to this website, but you have to be aged between 16 and 22, and live outside Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide or Perth, to be eligible to win the Heywire Competition. Entries close 8 October. For more info visit the Heywire wesbite or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ever wanted to turn your creative streak into doing something good for a cause? Citizen philanthropy is a fast growing trend around the world. Social media has given individuals the tools to motivate their friends, family and others to get involved and support causes.
Whatever you do to make the world a better place, a book can spread your message and raise money. Blurb, a print-on-demand publishing company has taken steps to make that an easier process for charities and organisations.
(we could not find any environmental policy or information on the printing process or the type of paper used so were unsure whether to post this -ED)