Originally in the Daily Telegraph Anti revenge-porn avenger and activist is a more appropriate title for stay at home, mother of two Katelyn Bowden.After being notified that explicit photos of her had been posted on the revenge porn site Anon ib, she sat frozen and powerless as she read what strangers were commenting about her.… Read More The Women Fighting the War on Revenge Porn
Originally published in the Daily Telegraph By Marina Trajkovich CANDY St Louis’ mother had different expectations when she put her daughter through ballet school. The Brooklyn-born burlesque dancer laughs about it, as she applies her makeup before her latest nude review show. “My mum was really surprised when I wanted to do Crazy Horse, she… Read More The Life of a Parisian Showgirl
By MARINA TRAJKOVICH *Note: This video was the first I did for a major project in my third year of uni and looking back I can see how I’ve improved A LOT. I’ve learned so much since then and there is a lot wrong with this video, but I’d still like to share it because… Read More The Fate of the Female Film-maker
Being Human journalist Marina Trajkovich eats some avocado on toast whilst pondering the stresses of life, joins a protest, interviews a psychologist and talks anxiety over tea with an ex top model contestant.… Read More Are Millennials Really Living in an Age of Anxiety?
One of the most popular things to do when travelling in Vietnam is to ride the Ha Giang loop- a four day motorbike journey through the incredible northern mountains of Vietnam, up near the Chinese border.
The views are incredible but for those who have never ridden a motorbike before or are travelling solo this road trip might seem daunting and impossible.
Here I explain how you can conquer the Ha Giang loop as a beginner rider.… Read More Guide to the Ha Giang Loop, Vietnam: How to conquer the loop when you’ve never ridden a motorbike
For the Criminalising Women episode of 101 East, I helped to work on the digital campaign to promote this episode which included Twitter and Facebook posts as well as creating three promotional videos to promote the episode. I worked very closely with the social media manager to edit the video and refine my skills with… Read More Criminalising Women- 101 East
The Easter bombings and terrorist attacks throughout Sri Lanka occurred during my time with Al Jazeera’s program 101 East. It was incredibly interesting to be in meetings discussing how to cover such a delicate and devastating issue as well as hearing the strategies of foreign correspondents when entering such terrain. In reaction to this I… Read More Sri Lanka’s New War- 101 East
During my time interning in Kuala Lumpur with Al Jazeera’s Asia- Pacific documentary program 101 East, I assisted with the sourcing of footage, tracking of talent as well as writing research briefs for various stages of the production process. I learnt a lot and was incredibly proud to work with such talented and creative journalists… Read More Australia’s Vegan Fight- 101 East
Katherine Levey was 12 when she fled from her abusive father, alongside her three sisters and mother in a police-plotted expedition. What followed was a lifelong struggle with eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. She was a gymnast at five when subtle comments and comparisons about her body started to eat away in… Read More Body hating three year olds and the ED recovered mothers fighting diet culture