Journalism students challenge stereotypes

Eleanor Dengate-Harrison’s mum didn’t want her traveling to the Middle East. Media portrayals of the region’s security issues meant Eleanor’s mother didn’t even fly over the Middle East. But Eleanor jumped at the chance to go to Jordan as part of a Foreign Correspondent Study Tour (FCST) run by the University of Technology Sydney. “It was the only way I could get to the Middle East without damaging my relationship with my Mum,” said Eleanor with a grin. Eleanor travelled with six other University of Technology Sydney (UTS) journalism students in November.   The students worked as foreign correspondents producing numerous multi-media...

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