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MIL-Evening Report: Focusing on people at ‘high risk’ of suicide has failed as a suicide prevention strategy

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Focusing on people at ‘high risk’ of suicide has failed as a suicide prevention strategy

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Helen Stallman, Hospital Research Foundation Fellow, University of South Australia Many current suicide prevention interventions focus on raising awareness of suicide or on preventing it only at the point just prior to it occurring. But despite decades of government investment in suicide awareness programs, the rate of […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Farmers’ climate denial begins to wane as reality bites

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Farmers’ climate denial begins to wane as reality bites

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Sarah Ann Wheeler, Professor in Water Economics, University of Adelaide Australia has been described as the “front line of the battle for climate change adaptation”, and our farmers are the ones who have to lead the charge. Farmers will have to cope, among other pressures, with longer […]

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MIL-Evening Report: The science is clear: we have to start creating our low-carbon future today

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: The science is clear: we have to start creating our low-carbon future today

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Alan Finkel, Australia’s Chief Scientist, Office of the Chief Scientist This week’s release of the special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has put scientific evidence on the front page of the world’s newspapers. As Australia’s Chief Scientist, I hope it will be recognised […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Newsflash. For most, energy remains affordable

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Newsflash. For most, energy remains affordable

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Ben Phillips, Associate Professor, Centre for Social Research and Methods, Director, Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Research School of Economics, Australian National University Electricity prices have doubled in the past ten years, climbing 117%, which is 76% more than inflation. Gas prices climbed 89%, 53% more […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Vital Signs: Amazon has lifted its wages, but the implications aren’t as good as you might think

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Vital Signs: Amazon has lifted its wages, but the implications aren’t as good as you might think

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Richard Holden, Professor of Economics and PLuS Alliance Fellow, UNSW Amazon has just voluntarily raised its employees’ minimum wage to US$15 an hour. Retail giant Costco has moved to US$14. This might not sound like a lot – and it is sure not a lot to live […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Friday essay: where are the female academics on film?

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Friday essay: where are the female academics on film?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Tom van Laer, Reader (Associate Professor) of Marketing, City, University of London The 2016 science-fiction drama Arrival, starring Amy Adams as linguistics professor Dr Louise Banks, was a ceiling-shattering moment for female academics. The film, directed by Denis Villeneuve, presented Adams’ character in a race against time […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Media prize a ‘defeat’ for Australian refugee censorship, says author

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Behrouz Boochani, Detention Centres, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, Justice, Manus Island, Media, MIL OSI, Nauru detention centre, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugee Crisis, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Media prize a ‘defeat’ for Australian refugee censorship, says author

Behrouz Boochani … Australian government used “systematic censorship” to control refugee information. Image: Hoda Afshar/Behrouz Boochani/RNZ Pacific By RNZ Pacific A refugee journalist detained on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island says winning an Italian award for investigative journalism could end censorship of offshore detention in the Australian media. Behrouz Boochani, who has made a documentary […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Vanuatu Daily Post … latest news hot off the free press

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free press, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Newspapers, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, press freedom, Printing, Publishing, Reportage, Reports, Vanuatu, Vanuatu Daily Post  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Vanuatu Daily Post … latest news hot off the free press

“How your newspaper gets to you” … Vanuatu Daily Press press rolling with the day’s news. Video: VDP Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Vanuatu Daily Post, only daily newspaper in Vanuatu, and a leading champion of a free press in the South Pacific, has posted a video of its printing press in action in Port […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Grattan on Friday: Malcolm Turnbull is gone but son Alex keeps the climate faith

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Grattan on Friday: Malcolm Turnbull is gone but son Alex keeps the climate faith

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra In a Thursday video for the Wentworth byelection, Malcolm Turnbull’s son Alex has denounced “extremists on the hard right” who, he says, have taken over the Liberal Party. The younger Turnbull called on voters in his dad’s old seat to […]

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MIL-Evening Report: We need more carbon in our soil to help Australian farmers through the drought

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, English, Evening Report, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: We need more carbon in our soil to help Australian farmers through the drought

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Nanthi Bolan, Professor of Enviornmental Science, University of Newcastle Australia has never been a stranger to droughts, but climate change is now super-charging them. Besides taking a toll on human health, droughts also bake the earth. This means the ground holds less water, creating a vicious cycle […]

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