Melissa Reid looks at media coverage of Kony and asylum seekers to ask, does our fast-paced media culture need to change?
Phoebe Tay learns about her own culture – Deaf culture – and the similarities and differences amongst Deaf communities around the world.
Pia White looks into the media’s role in cultural shift, through the recent coverage of two pertinent human rights issues: asylum seekers and gender equality.
When it comes to significant shifts in culture, law and society are poised in an agonising “chicken or egg” scenario. Does the law change from above, trickling down to alter a culture? Or does a movement rise up, demand, fight, lobby for a change to which the law eventually concedes? It’s a dynamic relationship that doesn’t obey a strict rule of cause and effect.