International Business Times Report

Melbourne, and indeed the entire state, was shaken by an earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale, and was the largest felt in 109 years. No injuries or serious damage was caused, apart from the subsequent crash of the Geoscience Australia website, which could not keep up with the public demand of information about the event. Timeliness is definitely needed in reporting this event, when information and reporting is demanded almost immediately after it has occured.


About Alexandra McDonald

Online Portfolio of Alexandra McDonald. Current Postgraduate Journalism student. Writing about the news media and politic seems to be my emerging forte but I love writing and researching pretty much anything and everything! Catch me on
Link | This entry was posted in Local News. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s