The poor resourcing of media houses in Ghana has contributed to political corruption
From 16th-century playwrights to 'The Good Place,' wordplay has found clever ways to get around uttering profane and blasphemous language.
H. G. Wells helped pioneer science fiction with his 1898 book The War of the Worlds. Many iterations later, it still scares and fascinates us.
First published in 1986, and selling 180 million books, how does The Baby-Sitters Club look for a new generation?
Television's Unsolved Mysteries – about to be rebooted – deals with true crime on one hand, and supernatural events like alien abductions on the other. They share powerful psychological bonds.
While staying at home during the pandemic, foreign language learners can improve their vocabulary and comprehension by watching films and television shows in the language they are studying.
Dads are taking parenting much more seriously. But according to a new study of sitcoms, the stereotype of the foolish father remains stubbornly in place.
For decades, there's been a concerted effort by law enforcement to ensure their perspectives – and not those of people being policed – dominate prime-time television.
Australian drama, documentary and children’s programs deserve better support – removing content quotas may be the way forward.
Two ABC television premieres – both about the mid-century British nuclear testing at Maralinga in regional South Australia – approach tricky territory in very different ways.
COVID-19 has accelerated the disintegration of New Zealand's media. A state-led reconstruction strategy is the only answer.
"Never Have I Ever" is a fresh, fun and poignant addition to television’s repertoire of coming-of-age stories, especially for stories of Indian teenage girls.
For the government a Sunday announcement has several advantages, many of them to do with the news agenda.
The federal government’s decision to water down commercial TV networks's content quotas until the end of the year is another body-blow to the arts.
When YouTube started in 2005, it brought scenes from home and personal disclosures that helped us connect. Now late night television hosts are fuelling nostalgia for that recent history.
During our current bout of collective trauma, many of our coping strategies have mimicked the ways Americans responded to the Kennedy assassination.
Television series Stateless examines our treatment of asylum seekers through 'people like us'. It also highlights how far conditions for people transferred to offshore detention have deteriorated.
With commercial broadcasters threatening to thumb their noses at local content quotas, it's time government finds new tools appropriate for the 21st century television environment.
A growing interest in plastic surgery reflects growing ideas that 'fixing' your body will fix your life.
As his Star Wars television character enjoys a social media moment, Baby Yoda is creating massive marketing clout that will benefit his Disney masters.