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Mentone Girls' Grammar School | Kerferd Library

Australian & World News: Overview

Senior School global news. Explore how the news is constructed and reported around the world.

Click on the region tabs to watch news broadcasts from around the world.

Source: Black, S. (2020).

"News is the first draft of history." -- Ben Bradlee.

Referencing Notice Don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For help see the Junior School or Senior School referencing guides, and / or CiteMaker.
Resource Key

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)


Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

Level 3 resourceLEVEL

Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

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Australian & World News | Overview: Keywords

Level 1Keywords
Click on the terms to access a simple definition from Lexico, the online Oxford Dictionary. Definitions from other sources are marked #.

Agenda, Bias, Broadcaster, ClickbaitContext, Correspondent, Deadline, Editor, Interview, Journalist, Objective (see also Subjective), Paywall, Public broadcaster, News cycle, Newspaper, Search algorithm#, Social media, Social media optimisation, Subjective (see also Objective), Syndication, Viral, Viral marketing.

Australian & World News | Overview: eBooks

Level 1 resourceeBookTo view the eBooks off campus follow the link. If prompted, sign in with your School mConnect user name and password.

Level 2 resource

Australian & World News | Overview: Videos

Level 2 resourceFilm and video

Insert Subject | Overview: Curriculum alignment

Level 1Victorian CurriculumThis Mentone Girls' Grammar School LibGuide supports the following Victorian curriculum outcomes. Click on the links to explore more.

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