Keeping it ‘Real’

Saw an piece on the news so I found an online article here which I thought might interest people. Basically, an up-and-coming Australian fashion designer opted to employ ‘real women’ as her models, much to the chagrin of the organisers. Ostensibly, they claim that these women aren’t professional – some had as little as two […]

Did the Washington Post Lie?

You may or may not be familiar with the original story the Washington Post ran, stating that the federal government had come out with a new guideline advising women to think of themselves as pre-pregnant at all times: that means, live their entire menstrual lives as if they were pregnant, just in case, so any […]

Tabloid Fodder

Last week in a tutorial we were discussing the role of the tabloid media, and how ultimately, if the public are so willing to pay to read about the private lives of celebrities, then who are the public to condemn the tabloid press for invading the private lives of celebrities? The gist of the argument […]