June 27, 2013
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October 18, 2012 1
It's not all about legal consequences when young people's sexting falls foul of public expectations, writes Swinburne University student Jarrah Gerstle.
October 16, 2012
Young sexting offenders should, in theory, be protected from Victoria's harsh anti-sexting laws under UN conventions, according to human rights groups. Swinburne University student Raphael Teazis asked the experts.
October 16, 2012 1
Teenagers feel victimised by the anti-sexting laws that were designed for their protection. Now they're speaking out to Swinburne University student Eloise Manion.
October 15, 2012
Sexting is criminalising a part of young people's new sexual awakening, but this role, often left to schools is being blurred with the courts. Swinburne University student Daniel Geikowski looks at youth workers' concerns.
October 12, 2012
In the Macedon Ranges, the local response to young people sexting as been to seek clarity and education, writes Swinburne University student Sandra Di Francesco.
October 12, 2012 3
Even when courts dismiss charges of sexting, young people are still punished with inclusion on the Sex Offenders' Register, writes Swinburne University journalism student Alice Krieger.
October 10, 2012 17
Sexting is part of a damaging wave of sexualisation affecting young children -- and an internet filter and tougher codes of conduct would help address the problem, the Australian Christian Lobby says. Swinburne University students Karlee Ventre and Darren Doukas look at the ACL's concerns.
October 10, 2012
Current sexting laws mean young people are winding up on the Sex Offenders Register who shouldn't be there, some legal experts have told a parliamentary inquiry. Swinburne University students Dimity Hawkins and Simeon Barut investigate as part of Crikey's series The Sext Files.
October 10, 2012 1
Draconian anti-sexting laws may end up unfairly designating teenagers involved in taking the images as sex offenders. Swinburne University students Bridget Northeast and Justin Daly investigate.
October 10, 2012
It's easy to condemn explicit texting -- but the victims may not be who you think. Crikey and Swinburne University journalism students today begin a new series into the issue. Andrew Dodd and Ken Haley explain.
April 21, 2011 30
Australian journalism courses are admitting international students with faltering English that fails to meet minimum standards mandated by the body that oversees the language test.