It’s important that we acknowledge that objectivity is a myth – everyone brings a valuable perspective and lived experience to their work. But the ideal of non-partisan journalism is vital for democracy.
A soldier’s body lies next to a destroyed Russian truck on the outskirts of Kharkiv, Ukraine, on Feb. 25, 2022.
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Many images from the Ukraine war are compelling and distressing depictions of the human costs of war.
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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.
Universities throughout the country have obligations to ensure their graduates leave with the knowledge and skills necessary to interact in a culturally safe way with Indigenous people.
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?
The Conversation Canada is five years old!
“Always reliable, readable and short. Perfect.” Our readers offer their thoughts on the fifth anniversary of The Conversation Canada.
The Conversation Canada is celebrating its fifth anniversary. It’s one of dozens of digital news organizations that has found a niche in the changing media landscape in Canada.
Canada is home to a growing number of new digital-born journalism organizations, even though government policy aimed at helping the news industry has focused mostly on the decline of legacy media.
When it comes to climate change, Australians want their news reported a little differently.
U.S. President Richard Nixon at a White House lectern reading a farewell speech to his staff following his resignation on Aug. 9, 1974.
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Washington Post reporters Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward broke stories about the Watergate scandal that helped unravel Richard Nixon’s presidency. But they were not the sole force to bring him down.
Kin Cheung AP Hong Kong July protesters flood the streets as they take part in an annual rally in Hong Kong.
Louisa Lim’s ‘haunting testimonial’ to Hong Kong reveals a politically engaged and dynamic civil society beneath the surface of an unrelenting reign of terror.
An Endicott College student covers Election Day in November 2020 in a Massachusetts community as part of the college’s news-academic partnership with Gannett Media.
Partnerships between universities and local media outlets are key ways to sustain local news where coverage is diminishing.
One of Australia’s leading media scholars says the Canberra press gallery reached ‘peak passivity’ during the Menzies and Fraser governments. And again over the last three years of Coalition rule.
When does a ‘clash’ become an ‘assault’?
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In trying to present violent events in ‘neutral’ language, media reports may be ignoring power imbalances when it comes to Israeli police or military violence against Palestinian civilians.
Through her photographs and activism, Letizia Battaglia sought to wrest Palermo from the grip of the Mafia.
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Letizia Battaglia’s images of Mafia bloodshed made it impossible for people to turn a blind eye to the criminal outfit’s reign of terror.
Some conservatives view media as biased and take it personally.
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A series of in-depth interviews with self-described conservatives found concerns that go beyond concerns about selective facts or obvious partisanship.
Disinformation is particularly rife during elections.
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By linking different issues together, organisations show the importance of approaching information disorder as a complex problem requiring various responses.
A nurse rests against a wall near COVID patients at a hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, China – February 2020.
Chinese novelist Murong Xuecun infiltrated Wuhan in April 2020 to gather its citizens’ stories from the first days of coronavirus: from the doctor who first warned of a new disease, to a taxi driver.
Helen Garner is the pioneer of fearless self-revelation in Australian literature. Writer Sean O'Beirne examines his own literary fear and fearlessness: should he ‘give’ more, as Garner does?
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War is a gender issue in many ways, but the coverage of Ukraine shows how the portrayals of men and women are changing.
Bravery: protesting Russian TV producer Marina Ovsyannikova stages her protest.
The best of the last week’s coverage of the war in Ukraine.
HuffPost Canada was abruptly shut down on March 9, 2021, by Buzzfeed as part of a broad restructuring plan for the company. This closure came two weeks after two dozen workers filed for union certification.
From prioritizing diversity to a bottom-up editorial process to using traditional marketing practices to develop journalistic stories, HuffPost Canada was a digital-first innovator.