Semester Reflection: Where I’ve Come

It feels like only yesterday that I ventured onto the UOW campus for the first time, but I’m five semesters in to my degree, with four more to go (plus Honours, hopefully!), so I’ve officially passed the halfway point. It’s been an interesting semester for a few reasons. I began my public relations major, which […]

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Manufacturing Ignorance

Agnotology, or “the study of how ignorance is deliberately produced“, has played a huge role in various political, health and social campaigns. It transfigures fact into doubt and reduces the perceived legitimacy of scientific facts. The first wide-spread instance of this occurred in the 1950’s when scientists began to publish strong evidence of a link […]

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About Me

    All blogs need an ‘About Me’ page to anchor them. That’s just how they’re structured – but what content is supposed to go here? Alice Marwick wrote, in her critique of self-branding, that young people struggle with this kind of thing because we don’t really know who we are yet. I’m aware of the categorical stuff […]

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