In the marriage equality debate as in any other, media outlets must balance the right to freedom of speech with the balance of evidence.
Pauline Hanson's One Nation has won major measures to increase scrutiny of the ABC and potentially clip its wings.
It is only when disaster strikes that a community and its problems are truly rendered visible.
There are some benefits to the uptick in billionaire newspaper and magazine owners, who can weather short-term losses for the sake of long-term gains. But whose interests are really being served?
Kenya has just gone through a charged campaign period, followed by a contested election result. The media has been out in force covering it all. But did they do a good job?
An experiment in getting people to care about climate change uses slick videos, charismatic scientists and calls to action.
ABC News' investment in long-form journalism is generating strong take-up on Twitter.
Researchers found that suicide-related searches soared in the weeks after the show's release. What are the broader public health implications?
Thoreau spent his life pursuing the 'hard bottom' of truth. But he confronted a sensationalist newspaper industry that, in many ways, mimicked today's media environment.
The newspaper's new owners harken back to a tradition of labor-led media in the early part of the 20th century, which represented a bulwark against corporate power.
It turns out sex doesn't sell so well.
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The founder of the West Virginia Dialect Project hopes to debunk some of the myths about the way Appalachian people speak and instill pride in a rich, oft-maligned culture.
Journalists face psychological trauma from producing news even when they are distant from the scene of violent incidents. What can news organizations do?
When the network launched in 1996, it radically changed the media landscape of the Arab world. Two decades later, some regimes are still seething.
In an age of post-truth, liars and media conglomerates, there are still examples of the press using their power to make social change. We should encourage such work.
Russia has seized upon loopholes in lobbying laws, hiring PR firms to influence American public opinion and policy in ways that advance Russia's strategic interests.
Like regulators elsewhere, Chinese authorities are unlikely to keep up with new forms of online media.
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.