John McDonnell's claim that the BBC was uncritically repeating 'Tory lies' this week once more raises the question of bias in the media's political reporting. But is he right?
How the UK press covered the election announcement.
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Fleet Street's reaction to Theresa May's election announcement was just as expected: aggressive and partisan.
MPs attacking the public broadcaster's coverage need to get their facts straight.
Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs Zed Seselja discusses faith in media on Q&A with fellow panellist Claire Wardle from First Draft, which targets misinformation.
On Q&A, government minister Zed Seselja remarked that surveys showed confidence in media has fallen globally. In Australia, he said, it has dropped lower than in the US. Is he right?
Not just bias but outright vilification according to research.
Repeated surveys show that most people think the media is biased against the Labour leader. And that's a problem for democracy.
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Studies show that biased coverage — from jabs at the German chancellor's low-cut dress to insinuations that Argentina's president has a 'mood disorder' — undermines women in public office.
Balance is an empty term these days.
In a 'post-truth' world, presenting both points of view can often be misleading.
News delivery via social media is based on a business model that exploits our need for self-validation.
Changes in news media distribution and the impartiality of news sources provide good reason to be concerned. However, digital inequality is not the way to understand or measure it.
Russian President Vladimir Putin in center.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s approval rating has not dropped below 80 percent since March 2014. Russians overwhelmingly support their president's aggression in Georgia and Crimea. Here's why.
Most of Fleet Street had worked hard for a Leave vote, but it still took even eurosceptic papers by surprise.
Sun nails UK’s colours to its mast.
When you take into account the weight of circulation, most readers are getting the Brexit message.
If you only read the Western press you may not realise the worst atrocities are committed in the Middle East and Africa.
Doing ads for Chicken Tikka subs. Being told you 'scream SBS'. When you've experienced the white bias of our cultural industries, watching Waleed Aly and Lee Lin Chin vie for the Gold Logie is a delicious prospect.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton fields questions from reporters in Dover, New Hampshire.
A partisan media landscape has made it almost impossible for journalists to avoid charges of bias when calling out a candidate's dishonesty.
Many viewers can’t look past the fact RT America is being funded by a country that severely limits press freedom on its own soil.
With the collapse of Al Jazeera America, there may be a case for RT America as a purveyor of progressive, alternative journalism.
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Donald Trump is the perfect candidate for an unregulated, competition-driven political news media.
Reclaim Australia supporters at the April rallies displayed a mix of liberal and anti-Muslim slogans.
If Reclaim Australia were rallying Muslims, the liberal media would examine its religious inspirations. Yet the media treat its supporters as disgruntled individuals rather than Christian representatives.
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It’s to be yet another week of crisis, inspection and introspection for the forever under pressure BBC as the government is set to publish a green paper on Thursday, which will, the Guardian says, signal…
A viral article written by a female college student celebrated the average male body, but for the wrong reasons.
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Why is so much attention being given to making average white males feel better about themselves?
While Microsoft, Google and Apple have had to answer questions in Canberra about whether they meet their tax obligations, their media activities seemingly defy regulation.
Current regulations are a complete mismatch for today's media practices and structures. While politicians shy from the debate, it's time to heed public opinion and revisit the Finkelstein Report.