Readers read, viewers watch and players do. That level of engagement gives games real power to influence people both within and outside the play itself.
It's time to think more broadly about the work that journalists do.
Concerns over filter bubbles and fake news are often based on anecdotal evidence. There is relatively little systematic research on the topic; a new survey finds widespread fears are unwarranted.
News sharing on Twitter focuses on a broad range of topics, even as Cyclone Debbie dominated other news sources, as shown by the Australian Twitter News Index for March 2017.
In the rush to compete, news organisations can still make basic errors. They need to remember the lessons of the past.
Robots writing stories? It's happening at a newsroom near you – and many journalists aren't thrilled.
How do we determine what is fact? An archaeologist explains how the answer has changed over time and why it matters so much now.
Facebook Live – and other live-video streaming services – change how we bear witness to events, and challenge how we think about visual information.
Although few pay for news in Australia, The New York Times' is pushing into the country's fracturing newspaper market.
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.