4zzz Headlines (Pt. 20)

– Review announced for Medicare Local
– Refugee Council slams loss of Immigration Health Advisory
– Second probe to join Lady on the moon
– Greens condemn refugee Code of Conduct
– NSA investigation head wants amnesty for Snowden
– Federal fishing bans scrapped Continue reading 4zzz Headlines (Pt. 20)

4zzz Headlines (Pt. 19)

– QBCC to replace BSA today
– Thai protestors call for PM’s resignation
– G20 dissent grouped formed in Brisbane
– Roving crime inquiry announced for 2014
– New river management plans underway
– SA hospitals risking patient deaths with old tech Continue reading 4zzz Headlines (Pt. 19)

4zzz Headlines (Pt. 18)

– New help for Toowoomba disability services
– New anti-blindness drug approved in Australia
– Adolescent HIV rates doubled in a decade: WHO
– AMA accuses Scott Morrison of child abuse
– ACOSS opposes lifting the pension age
– Robot seals to calm agitated dementia patients
– Link found between gene and Alzheimer’s risk
– Accusations leveled against Heal for Life foundation Continue reading 4zzz Headlines (Pt. 18)

4zzz Headlines (Pt. 14)

– Go card loopholes wiped out
– Koala killing woodchipper company rebuked
– Stroke sufferers going without basic care
– PM Abbott declares end to Afghan War
– First global skin cancer conference held in Brisbane
– Global warming brings irrukandji to Queensland waters Continue reading 4zzz Headlines (Pt. 14)

Mobile News Aggregators – the Way of the Future?

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Introduction The convergence of mobile devices and media has been taking place since the 90’s (Westlund, 2012, pp. 6), but it is only in recent years that this merger has gained momentum. It is marked by a plethora of news aggregation sites springing into existence, all promoting their specific algorithms or layouts as the most desirable. A recent development in the market has been the rise of mobile news aggregation platforms, developed both by already established information and social networks such as Twitter and Facebook, or more recent start ups such as Flipboard and Pinterest.

4zzz Headlines (Pt. 11)

– Aussie women fail at health guidelines
– Female doctors harassed by their patients
– 2 million Syrian refugees predicted by end of 2014
– NSA review halted by government shutdown
– Greens call for sanctuary for West Papuan activists
– Water a need, not a right: Nestlé
– Fuel leak near Great Barrier Reef ‘small’ Continue reading 4zzz Headlines (Pt. 11)

4zzz Headlines (Pt. 10)

– Moai Statues are Disappearing
– Pride Backlash Over LNP MP
– 60% of Queensland in Drought, Figures Show
– River Symposium Kicks Off
– Syrian Opposition to Enter Peace Talks
– Low Koala Numbers Prompts Calls for Sanctuary Continue reading 4zzz Headlines (Pt. 10)

4ZZZ Headlines (Pt. 9)

– New Mining Regulations Recommended
– Submissions Open for Mining OH&S
– UN Slams Aussie Detention Policy
– Australian Biosecurity Network Established
– Suburban Toxic Sites Left Unmanaged
– Hospital Ratings Go Head to Head
– Palmer Cries Foul in Fairfax Electorate
– Child Abuse Commission Hears Testimonies
– Burma Funded for HIV/AIDS Treatment
– ACT to Discuss Same-sex Marriage Bill
-Sticky Mess for Hawaiian Fish Continue reading 4ZZZ Headlines (Pt. 9)

4ZZZ Headlines (Pt. 8)

– Freedom Flotilla Faces Armed Resistance
– UQU Now ‘Reformed’
– New Research Into Causes of LGBTI Suicide
– Shock Find of New Van Gogh
– State Government Slashing Funds From Cross-River Rail
– Qld Suicide Rates Slowly Dropping
– Australia Bids Farewell to Last F-111
– Lead Monitoring Offline in Mt Isa Continue reading 4ZZZ Headlines (Pt. 8)