During our current bout of collective trauma, many of our coping strategies have mimicked the ways Americans responded to the Kennedy assassination.
The media is regurgitating an international narrative that may not be fit for localised purpose.
The coronavirus pandemic alters who we are, writes a psychologist. It affects how we think, how we relate to others and what we value.
In the midst of international health and financial crises, how do we stay informed while maintaining mental wellness and productivity?
A psychologist explains how to get a grip on anxiety triggered by COVID-19.
As the 2020 elections near and disinformation campaigns ramp up, an expert on media literacy offers advice you can use to develop habits to exert more conscious control over your news intake.
Polls have become an essential component of the news coverage of presidential campaigns. That may affect who voters decide to back on an election day.
The circulation of misinformation makes understanding the world difficult. Here are three ways you can help children to think critically about the news they see, hear and read.
Only 2% of children have the skills needed to identify a credible news story.
If you want to understand the American public, don't look at national poll numbers.
When news stories include a catchy hashtag, readers perceived the news topic to be less socially important and more partisan.
Whether due to Trump or unhappiness with the mainstream media, Americans say that they are avoiding the news more than before.
Of all the news stories examined in a snapshot study, only 11% included the views or experiences of young people. And that inclusion was usually via adults.
Political campaigns and journalists often turn to social media to see how voters feel about an election. But the numbers they see there may not accurately reflect the electorate's views.
Media Files: Australians’ trust in news media is falling as concern over ‘fake news’ grows
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A recent survey found Australian news consumers are the 'lightest' news consumers out of 38 countries, use fewer sources to access news and are more likely to subscribe to Netflix than news.
Canadians have relatively high trust in their media compared to other countries, but that doesn't translate into a willingness to pay for online news.
More than a third of Australians say they would prioritise a subscription for a video streaming service, such as Netflix, over a subscription for online news.
Suicide rates increase in times of economic strife and uncertainty
Thunder Bay has received national press for its historically inequitable relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations. Local journalism could help the city face those challenges.
The newspaper industry has been asking the federal government for financial assistance for years. Now that Ottawa has revealed its plan, what purpose will it serve to sustain news organizations?