Media Representations

Devlin: Stop picking on our menfolk | adelaidenow

June 27, 2012
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Devlin: Stop picking on our menfolk | adelaidenow

TELEVISION is filled with male characters who are hopeless, uninterested, bumbling idiots, writes Rebekah Devlin. We womenfolk are often referred to as the fairer sex, but perhaps blokedom should be labelled the unfair sex. You see, fellas get a raw d...
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Professor John Macdonald on men’s health and wellbeing (Midday, ABC Classic FM, audio interview)

June 25, 2012
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Professor John Macdonald on men’s health and wellbeing (Midday, ABC Classic FM, audio interview)

John Macdonald is Foundation Chair in Primary Health Care at the University of Western Sydney (UWS). John is currently the Director of the Men's Health Information & Resource Centre at UWS. Presented by Margaret Throsby John Macdonald has 10 years...
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A Father’s Day downer (USA)

June 17, 2012
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A Father’s Day downer (USA)

Dustin Hoffman in 1979's "Kramer vs. Kramer." Children need their fathers! How courts and the culture disrespect dad By Barbara Kay / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, Sunday, June 17, 2012, 4:47 AM From the loving, engaged portrayals of fathers featured in recent...
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Press Starting To See the Light in Abduction Case | Fathers & Families

May 30, 2012
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Press Starting To See the Light in Abduction Case | Fathers & Families

This case has stirred the Australian press for almost a month now.  I posted this piece about it some two weeks ago.  It’s the case of the Australian woman who moved to Italy to study the language, met an Italian man, married him and ha...
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The Middle Men (TV Documentary)

May 13, 2012
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The Middle Men (TV Documentary)

The Middle Men Wednesday 30 May, 10:00pm The concept of ‘middle age’ is changing as recent generations are living longer and healthier lives. Men in the 21st Century are entering their ‘second adulthoods’ in radically different...
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The Middle Men (UK TV Documentary)

May 13, 2012
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The Middle Men (UK TV Documentary)

The Middle Men Wednesday 30 May, 10:00pm The concept of ‘middle age’ is changing as recent generations are living longer and healthier lives. Men in the 21st Century are entering their ‘second adulthoods’ in radically different...
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Gareth Malone’s Extraordinary School for Boys

January 26, 2012
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Gareth Malone’s Extraordinary School for Boys

About The Program Choirmaster Gareth Malone teaches in a primary school in Essex for one term. It is a school like many across Britain, with a significant gap between girls' and boys' achievement in literacy. Last week we saw Gareth and the boys tree-...
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Gareth Malone’s Extraordinary School for Boys (UK)

January 26, 2012
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Gareth Malone’s Extraordinary School for Boys (UK)

About The Program Choirmaster Gareth Malone teaches in a primary school in Essex for one term. It is a school like many across Britain, with a significant gap between girls' and boys' achievement in literacy. Last week we saw Gareth and the boys tree-...
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Men’s Health Australia Media Watch Report 2011

November 28, 2011
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Men’s Health Australia Media Watch Report 2011

In November 2007, Greg Andresen was contracted by Men’s Health SA (MHSA – at that time the South Australian Men’s Health Alliance – SAMHA) to conduct a one-day-a-week Media Watch role on behalf of SAMHA and its collaborative par...
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National Geographic seeks male victim/survivor of domestic violence for prime-time documentary

October 10, 2011
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Sarah Isaac is currently researching the topic of men as victims of domestic violence at National Geographic and is looking for a younger male victim/survivor who is happy to talk on camera. The reason behind this being that they want to highlight tha...
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