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This guide provides selected resources for the study of Communications. These resources cover communication technology, digital media, and the social and cultural aspects of communication.
Useful communications links
The Conversation: An independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public.
TV News Database is topical, current and relevant. Includes news and current affairs programmes from ABC and SBS. For example the Insiders shown on a Sunday morning is usually available by Tuesday online.Videos work best with the web browser, Internet Explorer
Australian Policy Online (APO) is a wonderful research focused website which includes many new reports on social issues concerning Australia and the world in general. It is updated weekly
Slow TV comprises discussions, debates, lectures on Australian political, social and cultural issues. It is a new median in providing relevant political content, linked to The Monthly magazine
Newsbank complete full-text content of more than 100 local, regional, and national newspapers. Covers community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community. Paid advertisements are excluded. 90 international titles are also available for searching
All material (digital video and audio files) is taken from: several TV shows a week on ABC1, ABC News 24 and Radio National.
WikiLeaks US Embassy Cables is the site providing access to the 251,287 secret documents released into the public domain