ABC News' investment in long-form journalism is generating strong take-up on Twitter.
Researchers found that suicide-related searches soared in the weeks after the show's release. What are the broader public health implications?
Thoreau spent his life pursuing the 'hard bottom' of truth. But he confronted a sensationalist newspaper industry that, in many ways, mimicked today's media environment.
The newspaper's new owners harken back to a tradition of labor-led media in the early part of the 20th century, which represented a bulwark against corporate power.
It turns out sex doesn't sell so well.
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The founder of the West Virginia Dialect Project hopes to debunk some of the myths about the way Appalachian people speak and instill pride in a rich, oft-maligned culture.
Journalists face psychological trauma from producing news even when they are distant from the scene of violent incidents. What can news organizations do?
When the network launched in 1996, it radically changed the media landscape of the Arab world. Two decades later, some regimes are still seething.
In an age of post-truth, liars and media conglomerates, there are still examples of the press using their power to make social change. We should encourage such work.
Russia has seized upon loopholes in lobbying laws, hiring PR firms to influence American public opinion and policy in ways that advance Russia's strategic interests.
Like regulators elsewhere, Chinese authorities are unlikely to keep up with new forms of online media.
Research shows that the Globe and Mail has created a script in which marginalized youth can only be dealt with as failures or criminals, impacting the way they are perceived in society.
Co-founders Mary Lynn Young and Alfred Hermida explain how The Conversation Canada contributes to re-working what journalism can and should do.
The special protection offered via international law is not enough to keep journalists reporting on conflict zones and assuage concerns about free speech.
When an investigation is active, the press are subject to legal reporting restrictions.
A US study into whether a new drug can give us a tan without going into the sun generated headlines around the world. Here's what the study really says.
There are plenty of models around the globe where governments are supporting public interest journalism at arm's length.
News Corp on the right, Fairfax on the left. This division has a long history in Australia, to the detriment of quality journalism and public debate.
Tax deductibility for donations to non-profit journalism centres in the United States have invigorated quality journalism. This same model could help Australian journalism.