Without credible news and information, a healthy democracy is not possible.
In a strong defence of the public broadcaster, its chairman has warned against clipping the ABC's digital wings and defended its place in preserving the nation's identity.
A scholar of the media business tries to make sense of the flurry of merger news lately, and why the contested tie-up between AT&T and Time Warner will profoundly reshape the American media landscape.
Katharine Murphy ‘On Disruption’
This conversation was hosted by Australian National Univeristy Crawford School of Public Policy and introduced by their Director, Professor Helen Sullivan.
Are most homeless mentally ill? Is it inevitable that a society will have homeless people? A researcher digs into the real data on homelessness.
A proposed EU copyright directive aims to make Google, Facebook and other online platforms pay to display snippets of news. But will it work, and what will be the costs?
The way Australian politics is conducted now - abrasive, shallow, personal - is a known turn-off for voters. So why don't the politicans change?
With bettors clamoring for an edge, legacy media outlets could add a gambling beat to their daily sports coverage – or risk losing out.
The news media routinely 'beats up' shark stories in search of clicks and profits, according to focus groups and surveys of social media posts.
Michelle Guthrie has hit back against critics with a Deloitte Access Economics assessment the public broadcaster contributed more than $1 billion to the Australian economy in the last financial year.
Women now make up a sizeable share of football audiences, but unless decked out in short shorts and cropped jerseys, they are barely visible in the media.
It has been described as virtue-signalling to the base. I think it is rather more serious. It will reinforce the anti-ABC sentiment of some in government ranks - which has reached absurd levels.
When covering Africa, Bourdain rejected the monolithic way media outlets have historically depicted the continent's diverse cultures and populations.
France’s parliament is debating a law that would allow “fake news” to be censored. While the outcome is uncertain, the precedent is dangerous.
The rhetoric between Australia and China is reaching a fever pitch in the media, with less room for journalists to take a more nuanced, objective viewpoint.
Thanks to a burgeoning procrastination economy, developers are creating content that can be consumed in short spurts. What does it mean for productivity?
A scholar offers advice to voters who are leery of polling after the 2016 election.
Today's media consumers are being bombarded with bias and sensationalism – and could use a dose of Mad's media literacy.
With few Western journalists remaining in Afghanistan, local reporters are shouldering the burden of covering the conflict - and are increasingly being targeted for it.
Facebook has expressed interest in regulation, but its submission to the ACCC could be a disappointing early indication of how it will downplay its magnitude in future regulatory debates.