News has emerged today that North Korea intends to direct their forthcoming missile launch towards South-East Asia and Australia. The warning came from Senior US official Kurt Campbell, to Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr, and was reported by Fairfax Media. What wasn’t told is how Campbell acquired this information.

The arrest of Malcolm Naden yesterday has spurred a waterfall of stories, including traditional reporting, time-lines, features, summaries, lettersĀ and comparisons to Ned Kelly.

‘After The Slaughter‘ is a review written in response to the recent massacre in Afghanistan. Matt Gallagher‘s piece is a stark contrast to Neil Shea’s, who writes using literary techniques to build tension and create characters.

‘Afghanistan: A Gathering Menace‘ is a piece of New Journalism by Neil Shea that creatively combines fact-reporting and narrative technique to emotively tell its story.

An interesting weekly piece from the tumblr blog ‘The Political Notebook“

A recent comment from Opposition leader Tony Abbott that: “These are Indonesian flagged, Indonesian crewed, Indonesian home ported vessels that are coming from Indonesia. Of course they can go back to Indonesia.” has spawned two very differently framed articles.

Opposition leader Tony Abbott’s proposal for resolving the asylum seeker ‘issue’ has recently come under heavy criticism from Indonesia’s Foreign Minister, Marty Natelagawa, as being diplomatically “impossible.”