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How Does The Media's Role in Covering Mass-Shootings Incite Further Gun Violence

This week on Spin Cycle, the team is joined by special guest Dr Glynn Greensmith, Journalism Lecturer at Curtin Uni, and ABC broadcaster/researcher. Glynn hops on the line to talk through the recent…


Federal Election 2022 Post-Mortem, A Toothless News Corp

For the first time since the federal election campaign, the full Spin Cycle team are back in the studio. Jess Lilley, Najma Sambul and Charlie Lewis reunite to share their election night experiences…


How The Media Fails Palestine

Jess Lilley and Najma Sambul are back together in the studio once again, joined this week by special guest host and digital producer for ABC News Breakfast, Ahmed Yussuf. Ahmed chats about his…


The Power And Passion Of Blak Media

This week, Jess Lilley is solo in the studio with both Najma and Charlie hard at work covering the federal election. Charlie hops on the line direct from WA to give some insight…


The Ins And Outs Of Pop Culture And Entertainment Reporting In 2022

This week on Spin Cycle, Jess Lilley and Najma Sambul jump on the line with author, writer and entertainment reporter Patrick Lenton, to talk about the ins and outs of pop culture…

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We live in a media saturated world. The news cycle travels at lightning speed and is impossible to ignore. Spin Cycle aims to make sense of the 24/7 updates and hot takes we are bombarded with from media outlets, politicians and pundits all trying to own the narrative.