Personal ads of ‘the Agony Column’ were full of longing, tragedy and profound misfortune. Intrigue they generated has had an enduring effect on literature and film.
Local media ownership brings a level of accountability to the news business and offers benefits to communities by increasing voter turnout, reducing polarization and saving communities money.
The newspaper confounded critics with its contextually relevant and informative stories.
Cartoonists throughout the nation’s history have been jailed, beaten, sued and censored. But Scott Adams’ work is being rejected for what he expressed off the page.
News reports about accidents can deliver important moral lessons and remind us to value life.
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.
Based on the 2019 book, She Said follows journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey as they report on Harvey Weinstein.
There is no understating the impact Williams has had on the game itself. But her role in helping sports journalists reimagine the scope of their work is a key part of her enduring legacy.
Political cartoonists have found their own ways of coping with a new government
During this time of disruption and transformation, surveys like the Digital News Report contribute to our understanding of professional news sources from the public’s point of view.
Media ownership has consolidated around a handful of billionaires – and that might not be great for democracy.
Data show many mainstream print media outlets are growing their readership - but it would be worrying if this was because they are aping what happens on social media.
Many countries are experimenting with different forms of government support for journalism, but the question is about what works best and is sustainable.
The decline of the news industry has been well documented. How did news organizations in the US heartland, facing potential extinction, survive – and even thrive – through the pandemic?
The daily deluge of information produced by the news media can drown consumers in confusion and anxiety, but there are steps you can take to filter out the noise and remain enlightened.
The best op-ed pages operate like a town square, allowing readers to discuss and debate issues important to their communities and beyond. But many now focus on divisive national political issues.
Public relations and journalism have always existed in an uneasy balance. Social media and low revenues are shifting that balance in favour of PR, creating a lack of trust in the news.
Obituaries tend to play down any negative aspects of character. Over time, they reveal what we value in life.
The New York Times gave in to White House pressure and did not publish crucial information about an impending US-backed invasion of Cuba. It’s an old story, much repeated – but it’s wrong.
At the end of the 1925 movie ‘Red Kimono,’ the protagonist, Gabrielle Darley, throws away her garment and moves on to a better life. Real life is more complicated.