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Stressed, depressed and working less: why it’s time to stop ignoring underemployment

Stressed, depressed and working less: why it’s time to stop ignoring underemployment

As part-time work skyrockets, so too does underemployment. But what can we do about this, and what effect is it having on our mental health?

Media Adviser: burnout doesn’t need to be part of a journo’s job

Media Adviser: burnout doesn’t need to be part of a journo’s job

The media's known for being a high-stress environment. Maybe it's time for it to take on the support systems of other high-stress industries.

To blur or not to blur … YouTube shooting fake news … Sunrise segment investigated …

To blur or not to blur … YouTube shooting fake news … Sunrise segment investigated …

The media near unanimously showed the face of a man climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge this morning. Plus, other media tidbits from the day.

Packer’s new digs

Packer’s new digs

And so the rather plush rehabilitation of James Packer begins.

Even paparazzi think the paparazzi have gone too far in Packer coverage

Even paparazzi think the paparazzi have gone too far in Packer coverage

When even a paparazzo thinks you've gone too far, you've probably gone too far.

Packer’s shock resignation and the pitfalls of mental health reporting

Packer’s shock resignation and the pitfalls of mental health reporting

Packer's life will always draw interest but how does the Australian press tread the balance?

Do I have to tell a prospective employer if I have mental health issues?

Do I have to tell a prospective employer if I have mental health issues?

A recent job ad at Fairfax raises some important questions.

How ‘macho’ newsroom culture breeds mental health issues

How ‘macho’ newsroom culture breeds mental health issues

Is there something particular about the media industry that makes people more susceptible for mental health problems, and is it worse than others at dealing with mental health issues?

Sloppy reporting on mental health study continues to fail women with mental ill health

Sloppy reporting on mental health study continues to fail women with mental ill health

With a recent study about women's mental health problems sending the media into a tizzy, we need to understand when mental health problems are internally or externally engendered.

How would you like all your medical and mental health records leaked online? You might find out soon.

How would you like all your medical and mental health records leaked online? You might find out soon.

The government's My Health Record strategy notes lots of privacy concerns, but it doesn’t seem to be particularly interested in road-mapping a resolution to those issues, writes Asher Wolf.