Nearing the end of his second and final term, the founding chair of The Conversation UK considers the role of universities in the news media environment.
Australia might become the first country in the world to submit Google and Facebook's algorithms to a public interest test.
Canada has a lot to learn from the U.S. about nonprofit news. Here's how nonprofit news organizations work in the United States. Spoiler alert: It's all about collaboration.
Findings from a new study suggest that the main source of news for Mandarin-speakers living in Australia is local, Chinese-language outlets accessed via WeChat.
Dealing with graphic videos and images can harm journalists' mental health.
From human suffering to political chicanery to environmental degradation, the tide of bad news, blared in headlines every day, seems overwhelming. One poet and classics scholar asks: What can be done?
A historian reminds us that protests in prisons are often followed by retaliation.
Nearly half of Americans say they see a great deal of bias in the news media. But the research on this subject is unresolved.
It may be because we're early adopters and know the risks of social media, but a new study has found Australians are particularly careful about expressing political views online.
Since 2017, only 13% of full-length works by Australia's major dance companies have been choreographed by women.
A Somali community sick of negative headlines decided to start their own local newspaper and write their own stories.
In many cases, the mistreatment of TV anchors has become the story – at the expense of bigger questions about corporate ownership.
It’s worth looking at how local news stations have traditionally operated.
As politicians grapple with the fall-out from social media missteps, the public turns back to traditional media for trustworthy news.
In a survey of 80 teens and college-aged Americans, most said they'd experienced physical or emotional distress before and after the 2016 presidential election.
A good news story about the news? It's true. In British Columbia, a digital news ecology is flowering through ‘coopetition’ – as Media Democracy Day will soon showcase.
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The Canadian news industry is in a crisis. Rather than providing a way forward, the Liberal government suggests that Facebook, Twitter, and Google will "jumpstart digital news innovation."
After footage from America's first 'living room war' shocked the public, the government would clamp down on media coverage of future military conflicts.
Local news is as important to communities as clean air, but the failing business model of traditional journalism has left the local news industry in rapid decline.