In just 10 years, The Conversation has garnered the second biggest global audience reach of any Australian media company, behind only News Corporation.
Behind a lot of news headlines often lie either questionable, oversold or misinterpreted research findings. So what should readers be aware of when reading news that contain scientific claims?
Our relationship with Facebook, Google and news is a classic case of the prisoner's dilemma. Cooperation may be the only way to get the best outcome.
The battle between media companies and foreign governments over who controls the news dates back some 150 years, to when European and US wire services dictated the world's headlines.
In China, a lot of news happens entirely inside the WeChat platform. Is this the future for Facebook?
With regional news outlets long in decline, people have been increasingly turning to social media for information. Facebook's news ban places that under threat.
Some recent positive developments are beginning to suggest that public interest journalism may once again be viable.
No news isn't necessarily good news. News is powerful, and helps us to stay connected and informed. But it's important we regulate our news consumption - particularly during times of crisis.
Journalists are better at covering the climate crisis but there's still room for improvement.
Facebook and Google's publicity campaigns against Australia's new media regulations show they're worried other countries will follow suit.
Journalists use real people's stories to 'humanize' the news. But these tales – whether harrowing or heartwarming – can be misleading about the pandemic's greatest threats.
Small groups of fringe activists pushing online disinformation are a growing threat to Australian democracy.
Watching coronavirus coverage can cause anxiety in your child. An expert offers some tips that will help.
The news media crisis is constant but there are a few practical solutions available to help the news business get out of the hole.
From wrestlers to movie stars, celebrities have risen to some of the highest political offices around the world. What makes them so appealing?
It is a tenet of American journalism that reporters working for the news sections of newspapers remain entirely independent of the opinion sections. But that wall may be invisible to readers.
Facebook's answer to proposed regulations hinges on understanding the value of news.
According to the Australian Newsroom Mapping Project, there have been 200 contractions of news operations since March. But 'news deserts' were a growing problem long before coronavirus.
Reporters are trained to advance a story and report what is new. But that approach can end up shortchanging news consumers, who need greater context and persistent focus on an ongoing story.
News-making practices in private radio broadcasting in Ghana need a re-think.