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Amber Jamieson

Amber Jamieson —

Freelance journalist in New York

How the media covered the PNG asylum seeker plan

How the media covered the PNG asylum seeker plan

Kevin Rudd broke the news of the new PNG asylum seeker solution in classic media style -- late on a Friday. How did the media react?

How much does an Aussie teacher earn?

How much does an Aussie teacher earn?

We hear much debate over the battle with the Australian Education Union and the state governments about teacher pay. But how much do teachers across Oz actually earn?

Indigenous, Aboriginal or Aborigine? It's not black and white

Indigenous, Aboriginal or Aborigine? It's not black and white

Indigenous Australian, Aborigine, Aboriginal, blacks -- unpicking the terminology around how Australia's first people are reported in the media means navigating a minefield packed with political explosives.

Brooks arrested, top cop resigns over NotW scandal

Brooks arrested, top cop resigns over NotW scandal

It may have been the weekend, but there has been no rest for the News of the World phone-hacking scandal. In just three days it has caused the top UK police chief to resign, seen -- until very recently -- a top News Limited executive arrested and forced Rupert Murdoch to publicly apologise.

Just Chew It: Uncle Tobys

Just Chew It: Uncle Tobys

Iconic Australian brand, now owned by Nestle, the world's largest food company. Nestle sells more than one billion products a day from its 6000 brands, with annual sales of US$108 billion a year and US$2.6 billion spent on advertising.

Floods around the world

Floods around the world

The Queensland and Victorian floods dominated local media this week, and rightly so. However, other nations, including Sri Lanka, Brazil and South Africa, are also suffering severe flooding, although their governments may not be as equipped to cope with the devastation, reports Amber Jamieson.

Revealed: the leaker of Wikileaks

Revealed: the leaker of Wikileaks

The Wikileaks killings video was a huge international news story. And now the identity of the 'leaker' has been leaked, with a US army intelligence analyst arrested.