The Stringer is an independent online news site, delivering free-to-access news. The Stringer was formally launched on February 25, 2013 at the Media at the Crossroads Conference.
The Stringer was founded by former media academic Jennifer Kaeshagen.
The Stringer is focused on social justice, covering poverty, homelessness, suicide prevention. Its writers are experts at the experiential level or at the academic level.
The Stringer also coordinates long haul campaigns to address homelessness, the increasing incarceration and suicide tolls.
The Stringer’s co-editors are Jennifer Kaeshagen, director of the First Nations Homelessness Project, which has an exceptional record in preventing the eviction of families from public housing, and Gerry Georgatos, a leading suicide prevention researchers, who works from the experiential in having travelled hundreds of towns and communities Australia-wide. He is also the National Coordinator of the National Indigenous Critical Response and the Project Manager of the National Migrant Youth Support Service.
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