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Bowlers' Beyonce social media campaign prompts netballers to produce their own video

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Bowlers' Beyonce social media campaign prompts netballers to produce their own video

- A Beyonce-inspired social media campaign to save a Melbourne lawn bowls club is facing a counter-campaign from local netballers, who have made their own video to support plans for a sports complex. The Chadstone Bowls Club video All The Bowling Ladies, based on the Beyonce hit Single Ladies, was produced to fight a proposal to redevelop the bowling club site. Stonnington council is proposing to demolish the club to make way for a netball and basketball stadium, but the bowlers' video has helped them attract thousands of supporters
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Australian Public Service Commission's new social media guidelines go too far

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Australian Public Service Commission's new social media guidelines go too far

- Ulrich Ruegg Ellis was a pioneering member of the Canberra Press Gallery and a government stirrer who stretched the limits of public servants' freedom to criticise ministers and their government. His case came to mind as I considered the latest Australian Public Service Commission guide "Making Public Comment on Social Media". In April 1945 Ellis, who by then was working as deputy-director of public relations in the Department of Post-war Reconstruction, wrote an acerbic letter to the Canberra Times
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Stolen Mustang tracked down hours after carjacking through Facebook posts in Canberra

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Stolen Mustang tracked down hours after carjacking through Facebook posts in Canberra

- A luxury car stolen in a carjacking in Canberra has been returned to its owner after posts on social media helped police track the distinctive Ford Mustang. Three carjackers allegedly confronted Steve Thomas as he sat inside his red Mustang on a quiet Yarralumla street in Canberra this morning. Mr Thomas said one man pointed a crowbar at his face while the other jumped into the passenger seat
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Australian journalist’s Trump teardown goes viral

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Australian journalist’s Trump teardown goes viral

- In an Australian news broadcast that seems to have resonated with Americans, a political journalist delivered a scathing evaluation of President Donald Trump’s performance last week at the Group of 20 summit meeting in Hamburg, Germany. The journalist, Chris Uhlmann, said in a segment originally broadcast on the program “Insiders,” that Trump was an “uneasy, lonely, awkward figure” at the meeting and that the president “has no desire and no capacity to lead the world
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Pacquiao vs Horn: Manny Pacquiao camp, social media slam judges after shock loss

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Pacquiao vs Horn: Manny Pacquiao camp, social media slam judges after shock loss

- Manny Pacquiao's camp today slammed the officials after the Filipino great lost his World Boxing Organisation welterweight title in a controversial unanimous decision to Australia's Jeff Horn. "The referee was sketchy, the judges were crazy," fumed Pacquiao's strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune, who is a former Australian heavyweight champion. "Manny lost the fight, but Jeff Horn looks like a pumpkin," Fortune added, referring to Horn who finished the fight with a badly swollen face and needing stitches over his right eye
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Accused Crown staff to face Chinese court - but no live broadcast of trial

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Accused Crown staff to face Chinese court - but no live broadcast of trial

- Shanghai As the trial of Crown staff accused of promoting gambling in China gets underway on Monday, Australian media aren't expected to gain access to a courtroom crowded with the family of the 19 accused. The Baoshan District Court says it will instead provide public updates on its official Weibo social media account. The four Australians, including Crown's vice-president of VIP Operations Jason O'Connor, Jerry Xuan and Jenny Pan Dan, will be spared the full glare of the Chinese legal system's recent embrace of live broadcasting to social media, which can draw millions of viewers to high-profile cases
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The silent partner: What it was like for journalist Eliza Harvey when her correspondent husband was shot

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The silent partner: What it was like for journalist Eliza Harvey when her correspondent husband was shot

- My three-year-old son Sean and I were at the local library in Sydney last week trying to get a membership. "Sorry madam," the librarian said. "You have to apply for these things online now." What a pain. When I got out my phone to scan my ID, I saw my husband Adam had called a couple of times. That's weird, I thought
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Malcolm Turnbull promises social media crackdown to target terrorists

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Malcolm Turnbull promises social media crackdown to target terrorists

- Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has social media giants including Facebook and WhatsApp in his sights in the global fight against terrorism, flagging a crackdown on "ungoverned spaces" online. In the clearest signal yet that Australia will, like Britain, pressure social media companies to do more to cooperate with governments to combat would-be terrorists who are organising online, Mr Turnbull has declared the rule of law must apply online as it does in the "analogue, offline world"
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» ‘One per club’: Gil McLachlan on social media and mental health | Melbourne Talk Radio

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» ‘One per club’: Gil McLachlan on social media and mental health | Melbourne Talk Radio

- AFL boss Gil McLachlan says players would be better off staying away from social media. And he estimated at least one footballer at each club would be battling mental health issues. The comments come after Western Bulldogs forward Travis Cloke yesterday revealed he would take an indefinite break to look after his mental health. “I think it’s actually pleasing players are feeling comfortable and feeling OK to say they’re having a tough time,” McLachlan told Neil Mitchell
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London fire: Desperate families take to social media amid hunt for bodies in Grenfell Tower's charred remains

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London fire: Desperate families take to social media amid hunt for bodies in Grenfell Tower's charred remains

- Desperate family and friends of missing Grenfell Tower residents have taken to social media to appeal for information, as authorities continue to search the gutted London apartment block for more bodies. Thirty people are known to have died and around 70 are reportedly still missing, with fears the confirmed death toll will rise as firefighters use drones and sniffer dogs to search the wreckage of the 24-storey tower block
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Schapelle Corby's social media numbers skyrocket

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Schapelle Corby's social media numbers skyrocket

- Three weeks ago Schapelle Corby could have earned $100,000 for her exclusive media story. Today she would be lucky to make a quarter of that. Not that Bali's former "Ganga Queen" would seem to care too much. Indeed it appears she has a different game plan as pundits predict the emergence of Schapelle the Instagram "influencer". Corby's follower numbers on the social media platform have skyrocketed to 192,000 since she launched her account on the day of her homecoming
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'Inspiring' reporter and journalism educator Jill Singer dead at 60

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'Inspiring' reporter and journalism educator Jill Singer dead at 60

- Journalist Jill Singer has died at the age of 60. The award-winning reporter, who also taught scores of journalists while at RMIT University, was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder earlier this year. Her family announced her death on Facebook, remembering her as a "bright life who made a difference". Former students have flocked to her Facebook page to leave tributes, remembering her as an "inspiring" and fierce educator
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Jill Singer, Melbourne journalist and broadcaster, dies aged 60

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Jill Singer, Melbourne journalist and broadcaster, dies aged 60

- Walkley Award-winning Melbourne journalist and broadcaster Jill Singer dies after a long career working for ABC television and radio, in commercial media and as a journalism educator.
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Rebel Wilson breaks down in court as former Woman's Day journalist defends story

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Rebel Wilson breaks down in court as former Woman's Day journalist defends story

- Former Woman's Day journalist Shari Nementzik has denied doing a "hatchet job" on Rebel Wilson's reputation, in an article posted about the actress two years ago. Wilson, 37, is suing Bauer Media, the publisher of Woman's Day, Australian Women's Weekly, NW and OK! Magazine, after a series of articles in 2015 that she said damaged her career by painting her as a serial liar
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Mystery Donald Trump tweet sparks social media ridicule

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Mystery Donald Trump tweet sparks social media ridicule

- Social media is trying to make sense of Donald Trump after a nonsensical late-night tweet set off a storm of jokes about the US President. The Twitter post, sent shortly before midnight in the US, reads "Despite the negative press covfefe," in an apparent reference to the press coverage that Trump has often derided as "fake news". The post was still available more than three hours after it appeared on his feed and no clarification has been given
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Mystery Donald Trump tweet sparks social media ridicule

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Mystery Donald Trump tweet sparks social media ridicule

- Social media is trying to make sense of Donald Trump after a nonsensical late-night tweet set off a storm of jokes about the US President. The Twitter post, sent shortly before midnight in the US, reads "Despite the negative press covfefe," in an apparent reference to the press coverage that Trump has often derided as "fake news". The post was still available more than three hours after it appeared on his feed and no clarification has been given
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  • Bowlers' Beyonce social media campaign prompts netballers to produce their own video
    Bowlers' Beyonce social media campaign prompts netballers to produce their own video

    , abc.net.au

    A Beyonce-inspired social media campaign to save a Melbourne lawn bowls club is facing a counter-campaign from local netballers, who have made their own video to support plans for a sports complex. The Chadstone Bowls Club video All The Bowling Ladies, based on the Beyonce hit Single Ladies, was produced to fight a proposal to redevelop the bowling club site. Stonnington council is proposing to demolish the club to make way for a netball and basketball stadium, but the bowlers' video has helped them attract thousands of supporters
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  • Bowlers' Beyonce social media campaign prompts netballers to produce their own video
    Bowlers' Beyonce social media campaign prompts netballers to produce their own video

    , abc.net.au

    A Beyonce-inspired social media campaign to save a Melbourne lawn bowls club is facing a counter-campaign from local netballers, who have made their own video to support plans for a sports complex. The Chadstone Bowls Club video All The Bowling Ladies, based on the Beyonce hit Single Ladies, was produced to fight a proposal to redevelop the bowling club site. Stonnington council is proposing to demolish the club to make way for a netball and basketball stadium, but the bowlers' video has helped them attract thousands of supporters
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  • Iran accuses Kim Kardashian of being a secret agent amid crackdown on social media
    Iran accuses Kim Kardashian of being a secret agent amid crackdown on social media

    , news.com.au

    Iran, also known as Persia, is a country in Western Asia. In the Western world it's usually associated with the sanctions placed on it by the US, but there is a lot more to know about one of the oldest civilisations in the world. a year ago /video/video.news.com.au/Lifestyle/ SHE’S the world’s most recognisable reality TV star, a model, and a business mogul. But if the Iranian government is to
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  • Australia couple are 1st foreigners to own US radio stations - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU
    Australia couple are 1st foreigners to own US radio stations - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU

    , fox5vegas.com

    By BECKY BOHRER Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - An Australian couple with roots in Alaska has bought more than two dozen radio stations in three states, marking the first time federal regulators have allowed full foreign ownership of U.S. radio stations. The Federal Communications Commission recently approved a request by Richard and Sharon Burns through their company Frontier Media to increase their interest in 29 radio stations in Alaska, Texas and Arkansas from 20 percent to 100 percent
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