Research shows that _the Globe and Mail_ has created a script in which marginalized youth can only be dealt with as failures or criminals, impacting the way they are perceived in society.
Co-founders Mary Lynn Young and Alfred Hermida explain how The Conversation Canada contributes to re-working what journalism can and should do.
The special protection offered via international law is not enough to keep journalists reporting on conflict zones and assuage concerns about free speech.
When an investigation is active, the press are subject to legal reporting restrictions.
A US study into whether a new drug can give us a tan without going into the sun generated headlines around the world. Here's what the study really says.
There are plenty of models around the globe where governments are supporting public interest journalism at arm's length.
News Corp on the right, Fairfax on the left. This division has a long history in Australia, to the detriment of quality journalism and public debate.
Tax deductibility for donations to non-profit journalism centres in the United States have invigorated quality journalism. This same model could help Australian journalism.
For Ten to be a viable business it needs to make hard decisions to cut costs and reach more viewers.
There are four key things Donald Trump’s election tells us about the state of journalism today.
Public interest journalism exposes corruption and wrongdoers, and holds the powerful to account. But it is increasingly under threat, and we need to find ways to protect it.
A new study looks at the amount of television voters consumed, and whether this influenced their support for Donald Trump.
In 1958, Mildred and Richard Loving were arrested in Virginia for the crime of being married. The couple helped spark an effort to strike down laws against interracial marriage in the United States.
The Schapelle Corby media circus wasn't reflected in Twitter stats and calls to boycott Fairfax during the staff strike show limited impact on this social media platform as well.
The media is obsessed with who is winning, at the expense of serious policy debate.
While digital revenue streams may be delivering, there's still a strong reliance on print for revenue and research shows readers engage more with print.
People are hardwired to dismiss opposing views as 'fake'.
Does the media coverage of the Manchester terrorist attack suggest we are becoming inured to them?
Explaining Fairfax's struggles, CEO Greg Hywood blamed the ABC for distorting the market - but the national broadcaster actually drives traffic to its commercial competitors.
Reporters used to 'doorstep' victims of tragedy and their families. Now they are doing it online and it's just as distressing.