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Getting Social: The Rise of Youth Media in Australia
Penny O’Donnell

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“Aussie youth media is on the rise. There has been an explosion in online media outlets aimed at younger audiences. New local startups include Junkee, Broadsheet and Spook. Such sites offer proof of dramatic changes in the way young people access news and information. They are created, edited and staffed by young journalists who set their own agendas …”