How to spot misinformation in the Federal Election campaign: a Q&A with Simon Copland

With the 2022 Federal Election on the horizon, it is more important than ever before that voters are able to critically analyse the information they receive. To learn more about how to identify misinformation and disinformation, and how it may influences voters at the upcoming election, The Owl’s Olivia Paull talked with Simon Copland, a PhD candidate in Sociology, and an expert in political misinformation on digital platforms.Continue readingHow to spot misinformation in the Federal Election campaign: a Q&A with Simon Copland

‘Blacklight’: the film that failed our city

‘Blacklight’, also known as the film that failed our city. Like every Canberran, The Owl’s Olivia Paull knows that her home is the place to be with its gorgeous scenery, national monuments and squabbling politicians. So how did a Hollywood blockbuster film like ‘Blacklight’ completely and utterly let her down, portraying Canberra’s streets as the world of car chases and lacking any originality?Continue reading‘Blacklight’: the film that failed our city

Five easy steps to help you move on from your fictional love

Ah, so you’re in love with a fictional character. Dont worry most of us have been there at some point. Here are some tips and tricks to understanding why you’re feeling that way. Continue readingFive easy steps to help you move on from your fictional love

A journey to Captains Flat: a town for weary souls

Just an hour’s drive away from Canberra’s bright lights, the small town of Captains Flat is like a breath of fresh air. Come along as The Owl’s Olivia Paull explores the town for weary souls.Continue readingA journey to Captains Flat: a town for weary souls

A Q&A with ‘Homegrown’ Jeremy Brown

Jeremy Brown is a local Canberran with a keen eye for nature that is clearly displayed in his furniture design and illustrations. With a current exhibition at London Circuit with Craft ACT, The Owl’s Olivia Paull talked with Jeremy about how his designs are inspired by Canberra. Continue readingA Q&A with ‘Homegrown’ Jeremy Brown

Ten easy tips for protecting your plants from the Canberra winter

Winter is always a difficult time for looking after your indoor and outdoor babies, especially in Canberra’s climate. Here are ten handy tips for keeping your plants alive and thriving during the chilly winter season.Continue readingTen easy tips for protecting your plants from the Canberra winter