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I Heart My People: some stories from behind the scenes

I Heart My People: some stories from behind the scenes

Melissa SweetOct 20, 2014

I Heart My People is a three-part documentary series on NITV (Weds 9.30pm), following se

A note to media outlets & journalists about your impact upon Indigenous health

Melissa SweetMay 11, 20141 Comment

Media organisations and journalists need to reconsider how they report on alcohol and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, says Summer May Finlay, a Yorta Yorta woman and publ

Contributors sought for

Contributors sought for "Indigihealth International" - a new blogazine sharing knowledge and experience in Indigenous health

Melissa SweetMar 23, 2014

Ray Gates, an Aboriginal physiotherapist based at the Gold Co

Herald Sun newspaper castigated over alarmist reporting of public health programs

Melissa SweetFeb 6, 20146 Comments

Back off. Your reporting is a menace to public health. That is the general thrust of the message to the Herald Sun newspaper from UnitingCare ReGe

So what do medicine and journalism have in common? Some reflections in response to Katharine Viner's lecture

So what do medicine and journalism have in common? Some reflections in response to Katharine Viner's lecture

Melissa SweetNov 8, 2013

If you haven’t already had the chance to read

Focus on mental health and climate change, and you might be more popular: advice to politicians and the media

Focus on mental health and climate change, and you might be more popular: advice to politicians and the media

Melissa SweetSep 1, 2013

The media’s performance in the federal election campaign was under scrutiny in this session, WTF - W

From the perfect job to an endangered species: the demise of science journalism and why it matters

From the perfect job to an endangered species: the demise of science journalism and why it matters

Melissa SweetFeb 24, 20138 Comments

Last year, I

Announcing a new Croakey service, reporting on the National Rural Health Conference

Announcing a new Croakey service, reporting on the National Rural Health Conference

Melissa SweetJan 11, 20131 Comment

This post is announcing a new development at Croakey: the launch of a service to provide news reports from public health and health policy conferences.

A note to readers about new faces and other developments at Croakey (plus a call for helpers)

A note to readers about new faces and other developments at Croakey (plus a call for helpers)

Melissa SweetNov 1, 20122 Comments

When the Crikey Health and Medical Panel was established in 2007 (as outlined in

#Sandy puts climate change on the agenda

#Sandy puts climate change on the agenda

Melissa SweetOct 30, 20121 Comment

As the effects of Hurricane Sandy began to hit her city, public health author and analyst Laurie G