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R. Warwick Blood

Report

Suicide and the entertainment media: a critical review

A review of 54 studies in film, television, music and theatre. It recommends that mental health professionals and suicide prevention experts should collaborate with film makers, television producers, members of the music industry and playwrights to try to balance entertainment against the risk of harm...
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Digital news report: Australia 2017

56 per cent of adult Australians try to avoid the news occasionally or often, according to the Digital News Report 2017.
Conference paper

Consuming children: An analysis of Australian press coverage of the claims and counterclaims of advocacy and industry groups in relation to a proposed ban on 'junk food' advertising

Evidence of rising rates of overweight and obesity in Australia has generated considerable discussion about potential policy responses and solutions. In relation to childhood obesity, one suggestion that has been put forward is to ban or restrict junk food advertising to children. Debate about the...
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Digital news report: Australia 2016

Digital News Report: Australia 2016, the second annual survey of news consumption in Australia, builds on last year's debut to provide a clearer picture than ever before of how news is currently being consumed both within Australia and globally, with a particular focus on digital...
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Digital news report: Australia 2015

This report gives a clear picture of how the Australian news consumer compares to eleven other countries surveyed in 2015: Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Spain, UK, USA and urban Brazil. The Digital News Report: Australia is part of a global survey by...