Fake News

Integrity is the moral standing stone of journalism. Without objectivity and validity behind the words of reporters, what are we? As the watchdogs of society, our job is clear: To convey information. When the truthfulness of that information is compromised we lose the trust of the public, the audience who depend on us, and we fail in using our entrusted power for accuracy and credibility. Continue reading “Fake News”

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Interview with Wade Briggs, Star of “Please Like Me” and “Still Star-Crossed”

I have never understood the reasoning behind one person’s private life being more important or ‘news worthy’ just because of their profession. I think society elevates actors to such delusional heights – that people lose perceptive on what it us we actually do. Get payed money to play dress up and put on funny voices. I think a lot of actors forget that too.

The third episode of “Still Star-Crossed” just premiered. It’s the tale that follows Fair Verona after Romeo and Juliet’s deaths, with Prince Escalus announcing Rosaline Capulet is to be betrothed to Benvolio Montague in hopes of ending their familial feud. Wade Briggs, who portrays Benvolio, talks about his most challenging role, playing Geoffrey on Josh Thomas’s “Please Like Me” and the difference between the American and Australian entertainment industries. Continue reading “Interview with Wade Briggs, Star of “Please Like Me” and “Still Star-Crossed””