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  • How about a news outlet called Just the Good News?

    • November 8, 2016
    • Neer Korn

    We are drawn to bad news; we cannot help our morbid curiosity. News organisations know this all too well - bad news sells. But we don’t particularly like that aspect of ourselves. Images of devastation, war, accidents etc. are alluring, but we don’t feel good about ourselves for having seen them.

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    08

  • Two issues where Australians and Americans diverge

    • October 28, 2016
    • Neer Korn

    While Australians will only reluctantly agree on it, their outlook, values and culture bears much that is similar to that of their US counterparts. Many of the shows they watch, music they listen to, books they read, movies they download and brands they love, are American. But the differences are also abundant and there are two issues in particular that leave Australians simply perplexed at their trans-Pacific allies – gun laws and the phenomena that is Donald Trump.

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    28