It's time to think more broadly about the work that journalists do.
The ABC's new show Ask the Doctor goes some way to explain the many contributors to obesity. So, why spoil it with the take-home message that willpower is all you need to lose weight?
Media coverage of elections is changing as the industry adopts new practices and politicians become more invested in their personal brands. But can the press remain objective?
Are we relying too much on interviews with voters instead of polling?
Free-to-air broadcasters have lost billions in the past decade. Slightly reducing license fees won't fix that.
As the federal government looks to reform media ownership laws, the Australian media environment – in diversity and stability – is looking decidedly shaky.
Successive governments have come to see the potential political gain in selectively leaking details of the budget before the big night.
The private equity consortium bidding for Fairfax has experience in media - and it's not all bad.
John McDonnell's claim that the BBC was uncritically repeating 'Tory lies' this week once more raises the question of bias in the media's political reporting. But is he right?
It turned out to be a fairly minor announcement, but the palace knows how to work the news cycle.
Imagine, for a moment, if there were no independent journalists left to decipher PR spin.
In sports media – as in sports – no one is invincible.
Big cash infusions can give nonprofit journalism a much-needed boost. But the ailing news industry needs more consistent funding.
Wikipedia has earned our trust. Now its founder proposes an innovative assault on fake news with Wikitribune.
African governments have transitioned from outright control of freedom of expression to a subtler manipulation of the press that includes withholding state advertising from commercial media outlets.
Facebook has agreed to remove 85% of content to respect Pakistan crusade against 'blasphemy', leading the way to a whole new era of censorship on freedom of thought.
News sharing on Twitter focuses on a broad range of topics, even as Cyclone Debbie dominated other news sources, as shown by the Australian Twitter News Index for March 2017.
Television shows that reveal politicians in a different light, such as Channel Ten's The Project, or the ABC's Kitchen Cabinet or Q&A, are vital outlets for them to convey their messages.
As the Trump administration settles into office, regulators and lawmakers have big plans for shifting the country's media landscape, with potentially profound effects on the public.
In the rush to compete, news organisations can still make basic errors. They need to remember the lessons of the past.