reconstructing semiotic warfare: making media is a political act. poetry is a virus...Edit
frequent australian Indymedia hack and a volunteer editor/admin. on Wikinews i attempt to research and publish at least one story per day - dependent upon time restraints and distractions.
i also present and produce a weekly independent non-corporate news and information program on local community public radio in perth, wa - i report various local perth, western australia, national, oceania. i cover global grass-roots participatory events, news items and actions.
the wikinews australian portal is my homepage.
i am 39yo.
i like no borders.
i am potentially anarchista.
i respect the Nyungar/Noongar land.
See this: i live in this country
i am currently studying web administration at TAFE.
i don't own or drive a car.
reasons to become the media, not hate it, like:
- Corporate-owned media is an inherent greed-seeded hyperbole machine.
- Language and meme control commodified, homogenised and monopolised. exemplified by crap like this:
"Copyright. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed."
- The glaring reality of corporate mindshare, the insideous mental real estate boom.
- Globalised Monocultural Dominant Cultural meanings. Deny.
- Mindless capitalistic control of language and culture. Resist.
- Memes designed to never satisfy desire. Repeat Consumption. Cancer fetish.
- Intellectual Property Rights vs the sexiness of Open source and the freedom of ideas.
- People/country before profit. Many generational decision-making. Consensus.
- Advertising eats my face off in strips of energetic farce. Unwanted eye candy.
- Good men can't sit still in dark rooms. Not knowingly.
- Anyone is a journalist. innit. even you.
- Open Source art and science is my godhead
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my contributions to wikinewsEdit
in alphabetical order (since 0ctober05) Currently over a hundred, i reckon? stories.
- 'Guantanamo'-style detention facility under construction on Australian Island
- 'Kama Sutra' worm set to strike
- 100s of thousands take to the streets across France
- 2006 "Stolenwealth" Games to confront Commonwealth Games in Melbourne
- 20,000 South Koreans take to the streets to protest APEC
- 40 Asylum seekers missing off Torres Strait
- 42 West Papuan asylum seekers get temporary Australian visas
- Aboriginal Sovereignty Day Declared
- Alan Carpenter "effectively" new Western Australian Premier
- Anti-whaling Sea Shepherd crew detained in South Africa
- Asylum seeker hunger strike enters seventh week
- Australia's new controversial workplace regulations come into effect this week
- Australia accused of bullying East Timor over oil field treaty
- Australia records hottest year on record
- Australian children suffering from iodine deficiency
- Australian troops to provide front-line combat support in Iraq
- Australians need bigger toilets
- Australia sends more troops to Afghanistan
- Australian Government passes new terror laws
- Australian Greens senator Bob Brown marks 10 years in Parliament
- Australian Guantanamo detainee David Hicks gets British citizenship
- Australian academic study supports nuclear power
- Australian activists break into Pine Gap spy facility
- Australian artist Pro Hart dies
- Australian government paves way for nuclear waste dump in Northern Territory
- Australian man to be executed in Singapore
- Australian Prime Minister blames asylum seekers for "Children Overboard" scandal
- Australian researchers confirm stress makes you sick
- Australian treasurer makes "extremely divisive" comments
- Australian troops to provide front-line combat support in Iraq
- Australians unite against whaling in Southern Ocean
- BHP halts operations after mine death in Western Australia
- BHP Mine remains closed during death probe
- Bomb blasts hit south Thailand market town Sungai Golok
- Bomb blast near Mosul, Iraq kills at least 40
- Chinese hunger strike continues at Australian detention centre
- Christmas Island detention centre reopened
- Climate change a factor in Australia's warmest year on record
- Condoleezza Rice labeled "war criminal" by Australian demonstrators
- Coretta Scott King passes away
- Corruption blamed for Papuan rainforest destruction
- Cyclone Emma crosses West Australian coast
- Coal mine floods in northern China: 12,000 mines ordered to close
- Darwin and Sumatra rocked by offshore earthquakes
- Demonstration in Hong Kong denounces WTO
- Deported Australian granted visa after two years in Serbian limbo
- Eighteen found dead in a bus in Iraq
- ETA declares permanent cease-fire
- European Union demands release of Belarusian opposition leader
- Farmers clash amidst high security at APEC summit in South Korea
- Fires at Baxter Immigration Detention Centre in South Australia
- First Tropical Cyclone of 2006 forms off West Australia
- French police detain 20 terror suspects in dawn raid
- Gauntanamo detainee David Hicks seeks UK passport
- Greenpeace activists clash with Japanese whaling fleet in Southern Ocean
- Greenpeace, Sea Shepherds end Southern Ocean whaling protest
- Guantanamo detainee David Hicks seeks UK passport
- Hundreds of thousands rally in Australia against IR legislation
- Hypersonic "scramjet" tested in Australia
- Indonesia warns Australia over West Papuan asylum seekers
- Indonesian fishermen jailed for fishing offences in Australian waters
- Iranian president says move Israel to Europe
- Iranian refugee child granted $400,000 in compensation for "psychological harm"
- Israelis storm Palestinian jail
- Japan to hunt 950 whales for "scientific research"
- Japanese whaling ship to dock in Hobart
- Jury convicts Murdoch of outback murder
- Largest mass extinction in 65 million years: scientists
- Military presence increased in Melbourne for 2006 Commonwealth Games
- Miners survive underground fire in Tasmania
- More arrests from Cronulla riots
- New laws to combat 'endemic' Hong Kong bird flu
- Missing asylum seekers found off Cape York
- Opposing a nuclear waste dump in the Northern Territory
- Ponting breaks cricket records
- Protesters mark 3rd anniversary of Iraq invasion
- Protesting Chinese villagers killed in confrontation with police
- Queensland's biggest oil spill in 35 years
- Queensland braces for category 5 cyclone
- Queensland mops up after Cyclone Larry's billion dollar devastation
- Racially motivated text messages surface in other states
- Report details British billionare donations to Australian political party
- Rio Tinto makes more than $4 billion
- Row over Australian flag at Bondi Pavilion
- RU486 Abortion pill hearings begin in Australia
- Ruddock hints at Australia Card
- Rumsfeld's Australia visit sparks protests
- Runaway African Commonwealth Games athletes granted aslyum in Australia
- Scientists shocked at Great Barrier Reef bleaching
- Sizzler salad bars shut after rat poison found in food
- Southern Ocean whale slaughter to resume
- Sri Lankan attack disrupts peace envoy
- Suicide bombers blast two Bangladeshi cities
- Sydney Mardi Gras celebrated by 450,000 people
- Sydney Opera House 'No War' activists face court for paint cans
- Sydney racial violence continues
- Tamil Tigers blamed for attack on Sri Lankan Navy
- Tens of thousands rally against Thailand's Prime Minister
- Terrorism expert says Osama Bin Laden could be dead
- Thousands demand climate change action
- Thousands of Australian workers set to rally against IR reform
- USA under pressure at climate talks
- US President Bush says 30,000 civilians killed in Iraq war
- US bombers to train in Australia
- US passes 1000 executions in 30 years
- Violence at Cronulla Beach as 5000 people gather
- West Australian Premier Geoff Gallop resigns
- West Papua refugees sent to Australia's Christmas Island Detention Centre
- West Papuans refugees forced to fly 4000ks despite tuberculosis fears
- West Papuan refugees may face death if deported
- Western Australia braces for another cyclone
- Workplace reform campaign most expensive in Australian history
- World's biggest polluters won't cut back on fossil fuel
Wikinews Hacking Since 12:18, 31 October 2005 --elliot_k 13:57, 28 March 2006 (UTC)
i'm also a Wikinews Admin...