The coronavirus pandemic has increased the prominence of women’s voices in the media. Minister of Agriculture Marie-Claude Bibeau and Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Theresa Tam take part in a videoconference on July 31, 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
More women are making appearances in the news media, and this is due to the coronavirus pandemic. This is not all good news: women are interviewed about the effects of the pandemic on their lives.
Ronald Reagan with his Democratic challenger Walter Mondale soon after a debate in 1984.
A religion scholar explains how Ronald Reagan invoked religion and shifted the American notion of a good society – a vision that might resonate with the politics of today.
As the US president made unsubstantiated claims about the vote count, many of the major TV networks cut him off. Is this what's best for democracy?
The state can do better to protect Ghanaian journalists
The need for safety of the media and the fact that they reserve the right to convey stories about any subject is uncontested.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Southeast Asian governments not only have to deal with the virus but also with the false information surrounding it.
With a limited number of fact-checkers in Southeast Asia, fact-checking content becomes a challenging task to complete.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Oct. 23, 2019, on Facebook’s impact on the financial services and housing sectors.
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Since 2018, Canadian journalism has generated over $315 million for Facebook. Putting some of these profits back into the Canadian media may help address the losses faced by the industry.
An Italian study revealed how a murder mystery novel and a medical rarity were used to whip up media hysteria about spiders.
Journalists are better at covering the climate crisis but there's still room for improvement.
Alastair Grant / AP
Facebook and Google's publicity campaigns against Australia's new media regulations show they're worried other countries will follow suit.
The news helps people navigate a complex and changing pandemic world. But they may not always remember what they need to.
AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes
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.
Media reporting often unfairly stigmatises people with mental illness and promotes the stereotype that mental illness causes violent behaviour. New guidelines offer tips for more responsible reporting.
Online video consumption can become cheaper and more efficient thanks to improvements in streaming technology.
iStock via Getty Images
A new standard for how videos are sent through the internet and read by your computer could make the digital world more inclusive, says media scholar Jason Schmitt.
Unless we address the lack of diversity in newsrooms, we will continue to see work like Leak's cartoon making it through the gate.
A campaign against rape, domestic violence and child abuse in Lagos state.
In our media analysis, we found that rapists were mainly people the victims knew.
On the news channels, coverage of the pandemic seems 24/7.
Getty Images / Chris Stein
Watching coronavirus coverage can cause anxiety in your child. An expert offers some tips that will help.
The way the media cover disasters tends to follow a similar trajectory, and the COVID-19 crisis is no exception.
Three young women attracted backlash this week after failing to quarantine and bringing COVID-19 into Queensland. But public shaming could discourage people from following public health advice.
By publishing photos and details of two teenagers who allegedly illegally went into Queensland from Victoria, the media have stripped them of due process and encouraged vigilantism.
John Lewis, in the foreground, is beaten by a state trooper during a civil rights voting march in Selma, Ala., on March 7, 1965.
Thanks to some serendipity and fortuitous timing, the images emerging out of Selma had a uniquely powerful effect on the nation.
The poor resourcing of media houses in Ghana has contributed to political corruption