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How An Australian Media Freedom Act Could Work

How An Australian Media Freedom Act Could Work

Australians picked up their morning papers yesterday to find heavily blacked-out text instead of front-page headlines. This bold statement was instigated by the “Your Right to Know” campaign, an unlikely coalition of Australian media organisations fighting for press freedom and source protection.

The Truth About Violence In Video Games

The Truth About Violence In Video Games

In the wake of the El Paso shooting on Aug. 3 that left 22 dead and dozens injured, a familiar trope has reemerged: Often, when a young man is the shooter, people try to blame the tragedy on violent video games and other forms of media. However, there is currently…

What To Do With Your iTunes Gift Cards

What To Do With Your iTunes Gift Cards

As announced at this year’s WWDC, after 18 years, Apple has finally decided to kill iTunes, its clunky, iconic music app. Apple intends to break up the service into smaller parts — meaning iTunes as we know it will cease to exist. But what does this mean for all the…