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Cassandra Tassios, “Framing Britney Spears exposes the dark side of our celebrity obsession.” The New Daily. Publication date: 20 February 2021.
Tassios, Cassandra. “As Buffy stars distance themselves from creator Joss Whedon, fans face a dilemma.” The New Daily. Publication date: 13 February 2021.
Singer, Melissa. “Summer’s raunchiest show could change the way we talk about sex.” The Sydney Morning Herald/The Age. Publication date: 10 January 2021.
Myers, Emma. “Disability Is No Joke, But It Can Be Funny!“ABC News Breakfast (National TV). Broadcast date: 5 December 2020.
Tassios, Cassandra. “Royal obsession: The ugly truth of why so many people love to hate Meghan Markle.” The New Daily. Publication date: 24 October 2020.
Singer, Melissa. “Why Schitt’s Creek‘s Moira Rose is a lesson in style, dear.” The Sydney Morning Herald/The Age. Publication date: 29 September 2020.
Tassios, Cassandra. “Loving, hating and Keeping Up with the Kardashians, as the cult show ends.” The New Daily. Publication date: 9 September 2020.
Tassios, Cassandra. “Successes and failures of Sex and the City, before Darren Star’s new show.” The New Daily. Publication date: 3 September 2020.
Aubrey, Sophie. “The show that was destined to capture the zeitgeist.” The Sydney Morning Herald/The Age. Publication date: 6 September 2020.
‘The Daily’ segment on 25 years of Clueless. 2SER (Community Radio). Broadcast date: 29 July 2020.
Oversubscribed Podcast – “Identity: what’s in a name?” Release date: 6 July 2020.
‘Drive’ segment on Disney+ disclaimers on racially charged content. ABC Radio Newcastle (Local Radio). Broadcast date: 15 November 2019
‘Evenings’ segment on violence against women in cinema and popular culture. ABC NewsRadio. Broadcast date: 3 June 2016.
‘The Daily’ segment on how Orange is the New Black changed television. 2SER (Community Radio). Broadcast date: 24 June 2016.
‘The List’ for roundtable discussion on television: ‘The TV Club.’ ABC Radio National. Broadcast date: 16 October 2015.
‘The List’ for segment of US television’s gender problem. ABC Radio National. Broadcast date: 14 August 2015.
Ford, Jessica. “My best worst film: She’s The Man – Amanda Bynes shines in a hilarious commentary on gender.” 19 October 2020.
Macrossan, Phoebe and Jessica Ford. “Friday Essay: Clueless at 25 – Like, a totally important teen film.” 17 July 2020. (Republished by ABC News)
Ford, Jessica and Phoebe Macrossan. “The Real Dirty Dancing reduces a political film to little more than coy dance numbers.” 8 October 2019.
Ford, Jessica. “Five ways Orange is the New Black changed TV for the better.” 16 June 2016.
Ford, Jessica. “Mad Men, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and the ‘Golden Age’ of television.” 7 October 2015.
Ford, Jessica. “Orange is the New Black, True Detective and the gender problem on prestige TV.” 29 June 2015.