Let Albo be Albo

By Alejo Pintos-Lopez The media is still hitting his small target, and Labor’s concealment of its bold, authentic vision is turning away voters, particularly the youth. Will the real Anthony “Fighting Tories” Albanese please, finally, stand up? Interior, day. Anthony Albanese, PM-in-waiting, meets with Labor strategists and communications personnel. The …

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Editorial Address: Truth

Henry Fake news. Post-truth. Alternative facts. In this fourth issue of Tharunka, Truth, we discover that these contagions are far closer to home than we might like to admit. It’s hard to escape the cognitive dissonance when the Twitter feed of UNSW’s Chief Communications Officer, a former journalist turned spin-doctor, …

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SRC President’s Report: Truth Issue

By Manu Risoldi Hey UNSW! Welcome back and happy T3! I hope you’re well-rested after the holidays and ready to get into another jam-packed trimester. Despite just coming back from a short holiday break the SRC has continued to work incredibly hard in various areas of uni life to maximise …

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Procrastination Corner: Editors’ Top Picks #8

a digital image with a grey background, reading 'Tharunka' in rainbow letters; below it says 'procrastination corner' in all caps; and below them three black and white icons, of music headphones, a pile of books, and a television screen.

Every month the Tharunka editorial team compiles the best media we’ve been avoiding and/or complementing our studies with. Have fun! Books  Axel: I’ve been living for my hour of recreational reading each morning, and that has largely been because of Sabriel by Garth Nix (an Australian! scandal!), the first installment …

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