Stories in the media are often the first or even the only way that people hear about science and medical news. So we need to get the reporting right.
Health reporting requires asking the right questions and doing quality research. But specialist skills are also handy, especially when it comes to knowing the language and processes of science.
The 1998 film adaption of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, starring Johnny Depp as Hunter S Thompson, introduced millions of new fans to the world of gonzo journalism.
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Hunter S Thompson's 1971 book is a torpedo ride through some of the strangest scenes in American fact, or fiction. It's about greed, the souring of '60s idealism, the failings of journalism and much more.
Facebook Live streaming after the police shooting death of Philando Castile.
Facebook Live – and other live-video streaming services – change how we bear witness to events, and challenge how we think about visual information.
Australians need more innovative media owned in Australia, not from the US.
Although few pay for news in Australia, The New York Times' is pushing into the country's fracturing newspaper market.
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With an explosion of media outlets that don't adhere to mainstream journalistic standards, it's became difficult for readers to know whether to trust reports based on unnamed sources and leaks.
Unrestricted access to information is vital to a vibrant democracy.But if this information is inaccurate, biased or falsified, the fundamental freedom of informed choice is denied.
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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.
Regulation for the nation.
The press needs a solution that works for everyone.
Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler in Munich, Germany.
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In the 1920s and early 1930s, American journalists tended to put the ascendant fascists on a normal footing.
What critics call the ‘elite media’ is actually journalism that serves the public interest.
Suddenly 'elite media' has become a term of abuse, but in truth this is a battle between real journalism and non-journalism.
Traditional media gatekeepers are toast.
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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.
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.
In the early stages of his campaign, Donald Trump eagerly made himself available to the press. As president, that’s likely to change.
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.
Balance is an empty term these days.
In a 'post-truth' world, presenting both points of view can often be misleading.
If we're living in a 'post-truth' world, the press must take much of the blame.
Journalists with the skills to dig into social media can discover connections between key players in complex, often global stories.
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From a social media post that cracked open a decades-old abuse scandal in the UK and Australia, through to tracking asylum seekers, social media can be vital in breaking investigative news stories.
Miners engaged in rescue work in Aberfan in 1966.
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Press, television and radio can shape our memories of events - but is this a good thing?
Mission accomplished: putting a positive spin on Iraq.
Journalists call it the 'dark arts', and public relations is more powerful than ever.
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Rudyard Kipling wasn't just the author of The Jungle Book and Just So Stories – his early work as a cub reporter in India showed a precocious talent for journalism.
The 'Jesus' controversy is often considered a watershed moment in the Beatles’s career. And yet it remains largely misunderstood.