There's never been greater need for the study of what we don't know, and why we're not supposed to know it.
In a complex media environment, it's become incredibly difficult for the neutral press to point out Donald Trump's lies without having that information discounted as partisan bias.
How the news media distorts the reality of alcohol – new findings.
Was shadow minister for communications Michelle Rowland right when she said Australia’s level of media ownership concentration is one of the highest in the world?
Suddenly 'elite media' has become a term of abuse, but in truth this is a battle between real journalism and non-journalism.
Researcher who has studied online news for 20 years says people fall for fake news because they don't value journalistic sources and consider themselves and their friends as credible news sources.
People who read false news items come to believe them – even if they know better. It doesn't help to know the source is unreliable or the report has been debunked.
Facebook's role is under scrutiny, a shift from earlier in the campaign, when the press was often blamed for Trump's ascendancy. Both played a part.
How can journalists resist a master media manipulator, reach local communities and sift through fake news and propaganda? Media experts explore the challenges of covering the next administration.
Every one of us is vulnerable to thinking that the ideas we hold dear are reasoned or principled positions. But how many of our ideas are adopted and defended as part of our tribal identity?
Global media systems cannot effectively contribute to social progress until opportunities not just for access, but also for active participation, are more widely shared.
Violence against women is a national priority, and Aboriginal women are disproportionately affected. This must be reported on appropriately in the media.
A sinister Hillary Clinton dominated conservative media, but also appeared in mainstream journalism. Why?
Why are the opinion pages of Australia's media pages less diverse than even ASX 200 boards?
Highly polarised media, be it on the left or the right, are a threat to democracy.
Updated guidelines for how much screen time children can have puts most of the onus on the parents to decide.
Lies, Twitter bots and sensation reign in the era of for-profit digital media.
A new database that shows the use of gendered words in major Australian newspapers tells us much about whose voices are being heard.
This psychologist has studied equivocation for years, but had to invent a new category for the prime minister's unique style.
While potentially helpful in resolving extraordinary cases, an over-reliance on CCTV images to tell 'the truth' risks perpetuating certain myths regarding violence against women.