A Standard day at the office.
The former chancellor is walking a path between critic and conformist.
The authors of a new book have data that show politicians and the media love talking about heroes, but ordinary people are much more reluctant. That difference could have political consequences.
The censorship board. George Creel is seated at far right.
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An executive order signed in 1917 created what's been called 'the nation's first ministry of information.' The media are still feeling its impact.
As journalism loses its financial footing, it may need more support from foundations.
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Big cash infusions can give nonprofit journalism a much-needed boost. But the ailing news industry needs more consistent funding.
Years of experience. Just in the wrong field.
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The former chancellor has no experience of journalism, but that hasn't prevented him from taking over London's most important newspaper.
The former Chancellor is by no means the first to walk the line between media and political elite.
Robots writing stories? It's happening at a newsroom near you – and many journalists aren't thrilled.
White House spokesman Sean Spicer and senior advisor Kellyanne Conway chat.
How do we determine what is fact? An archaeologist explains how the answer has changed over time and why it matters so much now.
Each of PewDiePie’s videos attracts as many viewers as an edition of The Wall Street Journal.
YouTube star PewDiePie has recently lashed out at 'the media', but he's as much as part of the media today as any newspaper or website.
Meet Bench Girl (you’ll have seen her before).
How the news media distorts the reality of alcohol – new findings.
In China, Trump is depicted as a threat to stability.
Some countries clearly prefer one candidate over the other. But the biggest loser may be the American political process, long held up as a model for the rest of the world to emulate.
It’s a uniquely American phenomenon for newspapers to suggest one candidate over the other.
People tend to assume that most papers have an inherent bias, so a group of economists looked at what happens when there's a surprise pick.
Duncan Storrar asks a question on ABC television’s Q&A.
The Australian media are all for free speech – until it clashes with their politics.
Journalism's rocky road of respectability and those who have told the tale.
Is Rupert Murdoch’s influence on the Australian political landscape what it used to be?
Given newspapers' continued role as the main provider of new news every day, and the amplifying effect of social media, their potential to influence the body politic remains substantial.
Bill Shorten poses for yet another selfie, ready to be uploaded onto social media.
A key feature of the way this election has been covered has been the symbiosis between tradition media and social media.
Domestic violence victim Jessica Silva, who fatally stabbed her ex-partner James Polkinghorne.
While there is still some way to go, media reporting of violence against women and children has improved markedly in recent years.
The truth is out on how the media's reporting of the Hillsborough disaster impacted the public perception of the tragedy, but could the same be said for the British miners' strike?
Fairfax’s print newspapers take different approaches to locking up content.
The AFR has one of the hardest paywalls in the business, but the evidence shows this strategy could prove difficult to maintain.
Mergers are the next logical step as media leaders chase profits.
If a New Zealand-focused deal between Fairfax and APN gets approval readers can expect less access to local news content.