Earlier tonight (1 Oct 2012), the program MediaWatch (a program that critiques the media in Australia), aired the fact that WIN TV in covering a story on the measles vaccine had stated that the vaccine was still thought to be linked to the occurrence of autism and that the scientific community was in debate over it and had quotes from the Australian Vaccination Network stating as such. Transcript, video & documents from the MediaWatch program are here for those playing along at home. Quick background info: Most of the scientific community is NOT debating over this and so far the medical advice is to give your children the MMR (measles, mumps,…
Marisa Wikramanayake is a Sri Lankan born, Australian based, freelance editor and writer. In this post, she continues the list of things any writer needs or should know and discusses loving the work you do, getting feedback, writing what you feel a need to say, licenses you may need to freelance as a writer and editor and the value and the need for research no matter what genre you write in.