An anchorman’s awesome message for student journalists

Jorge Ramos is an anchorman in Miami. He recently addressed a group of university students, and gave a powerful and inspiring talk about the future of journalism and why the profession is more important than ever. 

You can read his full speech here.

Ask tough questions. Don’t be scared. There are no forbidden or silly questions. And your attitude should be that if you don’t ask that question to the President, to the mayor, to the Senator…no one else will. Don’t look around. It is your responsibility. That’s why you chose to be a journalist.

Radio Newswrap – 11pm, 29th June, 2013

The latest news from Australia and around the world.
Federal Politics: Tony Abbott launches American-style election campaign in Melbourne, while Labor Senator Penny Wong speaks about switching support from Gillard to Rudd. Senator Cash launched an extroaidnary attack on Wong, accusing her of ‘betraying the sisterhood’.
ALSO, the latest on Nelson Mandela, Nigella Lawson breaks her silence on Twitter, the Wallabies defeat the Lions 16-15 in a nail-biting defeat, and a look at your local weekend weather.

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Low income earners to pay for Abbott Cuts

After Tuesday’s Budget for the year was announced by Labor, Opposition leader Tony Abbott has spoken to Parliament in his official reply speech. He is promising electricity and gas prices will decrease under his government, tipped to win the next election.

Mr Abbott said that there would be no cuts to pensioners. And, although billions of dollars would be lost in revenue from the carbon tax, they would actually receive more from the government, providing that they Coalition would scrap it in it’s entirety.

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