Technology exacerbates the news echo chamber, but it can also be the solution to overcoming our deep-seated psychological biases.
Was shadow minister for communications Michelle Rowland right when she said Australia’s level of media ownership concentration is one of the highest in the world?
Researcher who has studied online news for 20 years says people fall for fake news because they don't value journalistic sources and consider themselves and their friends as credible news sources.
How can journalists resist a master media manipulator, reach local communities and sift through fake news and propaganda? Media experts explore the challenges of covering the next administration.
Even if fake articles could be curbed and filtered news modified, there's something built into Facebook's anatomy that foments partisan rage.
Lies, Twitter bots and sensation reign in the era of for-profit digital media.
A new database that shows the use of gendered words in major Australian newspapers tells us much about whose voices are being heard.
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.
Making decisions about what people do and don't read is the traditional role of an editor, no matter what Facebook claims.
Attempts to model your web experience led to fears of an echo chamber effect, but rather than reinforcing your sense of self, the process might be altering it.
There were high hopes that the SABC would become a true public broadcaster after the end of apartheid when it was used ruthlessly as a propaganda machine. But those hopes have since been dashed.
Social networking, smartphones, ad blockers, oh my. A global survey of 50,000 news consumers assessed the ways we get our news in 2016.
Researching how news has changed from the 17th century to the present makes two scholars sanguine about its future.
Journalists used to decide what was news. Things are very different now.
The rise of Facebook and Twitter is not necessarily a happy story for democracy.
The social media company seems to be mulling a massive increase in tweet length from the iconic 140 characters users have grown accustomed to.
The movie 'Spotlight' might depict heroic journalists in action, but increasingly, the public views reporters with suspicion – primed by the often harsh portrayal of the press in popular culture.
Murky ethics surround the pervasive practice of news sites engaging in online tracking.
Our journalism expert explains how to tell fact from fiction.
People found out about crime and punishment in that most spectacular era of public executions, the Renaissance, through melody.