A study of recent epidemics like Zika and Ebola suggests that the media may fail to tell the public what to do during an outbreak.
Shield laws are meant to help investigative journalists do their work, but significant loopholes remain.
'Hothouse Earth' is not a sure thing – yet. Here's what you can do about it.
The dilemma for the rest of the media is: to report or not to report? And how?
Even in the age of digital disruption and big-name mergers, there are signs that local newspapers remain viable and strong.
Fairfax Media has a long and highly successful history in investigative journalism, which may be at risk if the company merges with the Nine Network.
Nearly half of Americans say they see a great deal of bias in the news media. But the research on this subject is unresolved.
White shooters are nearly 95 percent more likely to have their crimes attributed to mental illness than black shooters.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Nicholas Klomp about the week in politics.
Two companies with very different histories and cultures will now be forced to work together in search of efficiencies and revenue in a brutal media landscape.
Despite several barriers, journalists are changing the way they report on violence against women for the better.
Comcast and Disney's bidding war for Sky can only be justified by the outside threat of Amazon and Netflix.
The shocking lack of gender balance is not just bad for women. It's doing the public a major disservice.
Are Americans ready for a new media model? A new survey indicates that, surprisingly, those who are more willing to pay for news include women and the young.
The public broadcaster's editorial independence must be protected at all costs – from within and without.
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.