Meanjin Vol 81, No 2

Jonathan Green (editor)
Paperback
Added to basketCheckout →
Available on publication date
Meanjin Vol 81, No 2

Published

15 June 2022

ISBN

9780522878486

Imprint

Meanjin

Meanjin Vol 81, No 2

Jonathan Green (editor)
In the June edition of Meanjin: 'Part of the story of the decline in Australian journalism can be told with data and dollars. Part of it is about belief and culture-a crisis of faith.' In her cover essay 'This Is Not Journalism', writer and journalism academic Margaret Simons takes a long hard look at both the history and current practice of Australian journalism, its trials, successes and many failures. Is journalism accountable? Does it feed the public conversation or poison it? Is it a craft in serious need of reinvention? Simons pulls no punches in her critique of a profession close to her heart In other essays: Yves Rees considers the enthusiasm for sobriety amongst younger Australians, John Kinsella writes on 'Ecojustice Poetics and the Universalism of Rights', Ben Eltham details the Morrison Government's legacy of corrupt behaviour, Michael Winkler reveals his writerly 'struggle with structure', Elizabeth Humphrys on the…
In the June edition of Meanjin: 'Part of the story of the decline in Australian journalism can be told with data and dollars. Part of it is about belief and culture-a crisis of faith.' In her cover essay 'This Is Not Journalism', writer and journalism academic Margaret Simons takes a long hard look at both the history and current practice of Australian journalism, its trials, successes and many failures. Is journalism accountable? Does it feed the public conversation or poison it? Is it a craft in serious need of reinvention? Simons pulls no punches in her critique of a profession close to her heart. In other essays: Yves Rees considers the enthusiasm for sobriety amongst younger Australians, John Kinsella writes on 'Ecojustice Poetics and the Universalism of Rights', Ben Eltham details the Morrison Government's legacy of corrupt behaviour, Michael Winkler reveals his writerly 'struggle with structure', Elizabeth Humphrys on the muddy historical remains left by the Westgate Bridge collapse, Subhash Jaireth on the tragedy of lost Indigenous languages, Amaryllis Gacioppo considers the opening virgin, a remarkable religious artefact from the fifteenth century, Elina Abou Sleiman revisits the 2002 protests at the Woomera immigration detention centre, Jenny Sinclair goes in search of nineteenth century colour for her writing, Chloe Ward revisits Nevil Shute's On The Beach in a new moment of nuclear anxiety, and Lucy Sussex introduces us to Sir Julius Vogel and 'A Feminist , Imperialist Utopia'. New fiction from: Karen Wyld, James Bradley, Jane O' Sullivan and Michelle See-Tho. Poetry from: Ashleigh Synnott, Alicia Sometimes, Glenn McPherson, Ben Qin, Simeon Kronenberg, Meredi Ortega, Michael Mintrom, David Brooks, Samuel Watson and Sarah Day. Memoir from: Maddison Griffiths, Jessica L. Wilkinson, Sue Hall Pyke and Hilar Sachar. Reviews from: Alex Gerrans, Elese Dowden, Megan Cheong, Isabella Gullifer-Laurie, Reuben Mackey, and Muhib Nabulsi.

Jonathan Green

Jonathan Green

Meanjin editor Jonathan Green has been an editor, writer, commentator and broadcaster in a 40-year career as a journalist, beginning with a cadetship at The Canberra Times and taking in various Australian dailies: the Melbourne Herald, The Herald Sun, the Sunday Herald, The Sunday Age and 15 years at The Age. Jonathan left The Age in 2006 to edit Crikey. After three years there he moved to the ABC as…

More

Paperback
Added to basketCheckout →
Available on publication date
Other formats available