Author Archives: Alexandra McDonald
by Alexandra McDonald “Data-driven journalism is the future. Journalists need to be data-savvy. It used to be that you would get stories by chatting to people in bars, and it still might be that you’ll do it that way some … Continue reading
by Alexandra McDonald During a particularly interesting perusal of news articles and publishings late last year, I came across a general theme that popped up in the scholarly zeitgeist. It seems that the concept of ‘the truth’ in the fast paced, ever evolving news … Continue reading
By Alexandra McDonald Melbourne’s 2013 Laneway Festival at the Footscray Community Arts Centre was, and I know this is a big call, quite possibly the best festival I have attended in the last few years, if not ever. The grounds were unquestionably … Continue reading
By Alex McDonald The exclusive township of Portsea was host to the Beach Club music festival this Australia Day weekend, and with the promise of a banging line up and great weather, my friends and I hit up the … Continue reading
Some of the eclectic sculpture and artwork scattered around the grounds.
I took this photo in the summer, so be aware, it may not be as green in the midst of winter!