Within a decade, humankind will become an urban (rather than a rural) species. The majority of the human race will live in cities of more than a million people. “So what?” you say, “most Australians already live in the cities”. Not so. Most Australians live in the suburbs of cities. Most of them get a daily newspaper. And virtually all, once or twice a week, have a local paper tossed on their lawn or stuffed in their letterbox.
Recommended CitationMorgan, F., Better press for suburbia: Preparing young journalists for suburban newsrooms, Asia Pacific Media Educator, 10, 2001, 22-30.