Hundreds of Australian journalists signed an open letter to news organisations calling for better coverage of the war. It calls their impartiality into question.
New research shows Chinese-Australians believe Australian English-language media to be too negative about China and Chinese-Australians.
In the lead-in to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, it is revealing to look back on the media coverage of women’s international soccer.
Meanwhile, new research shows Australian women are turning their backs on news more than men, which has implications for the media industry.
Stan Grant’s new book, The Queen is Dead, is revealing in terms of his decision to step down from public life. ‘I have been reminded what it is to come from the other side of history,’ he writes.
The national broadcaster’s management has finally condemned the racist abuse directed at their high-profile presenter and apologised too him, but it has come far too late.
Maintaining impartiality does not require the media to publish nonsense, and certainly does not require them to publish nonsense without drawing attention to the facts or contrary evidence.
The trial is likely to go ahead in November this year, and last for around four weeks.
New research shows Australians of Chinese heritage are extremely concerned about the way relations between the two countries are portrayed in the media.
New research shows that while media companies are now much more reflective of the community they represent, there is still work to be done on inclusion in journalism.
Though concerns about online harassment were legitimate, with 38% of participants saying they had experienced trolling in response to giving a media interview.
News Corps announcement that it would cut 1 in 20 jobs is bad news for journalism, but does not necessarily mean the end of the company’s papers.
How can ethnic media outlets be supported to continue to inform Australians, and how might mainstream media need to change to better serve these communities?
Across Australia, the top ten regions for socio-economic disadvantage are based in rural and regional areas. Local newspapers are especially important in such communities.
Australia’s press freedom problems have been acknowledged by both the Morrison and Albanese governments. However, we’re yet to see any actual law reform to support public interest journalism.
A new study of Australian media has found important cultural and social factors are omitted in reports about domestic violence. More must be done to improve understanding by journalists and audiences.
The Australian media’s blanket coverage of the sovereign’s death was a reflection of public expectations, but it was allowed to drag on and became increasingly bizarre.
We don’t yet know if Anthony Albanese’s pledge to do politics differently will hold. But the media will do a great disservice to Australians if they remain wedded to their old ways.
Australian media have and do unfairly report on Indigenous affairs and toxic environments are leading to fewer First Nations journalists. Should universities put cultural safety in journalism courses?
One of the national broadcaster’s most urgent challenges will be ensuing its journalists feel management has their backs.