Journalism's ethics code says the press must 'seek truth and report it,' and also minimize harm. During a public health crisis, how should the press deal with President Trump's inaccuracies and lies?
Trust in the news media is low. One way to regain that trust is better transparency, media experts say. But what does transparency mean? The field of organizational management may provide an answer.
The newspaper industry has been asking the federal government for financial assistance for years. Now that Ottawa has revealed its plan, what purpose will it serve to sustain news organizations?
The federal budget has offered several initiatives to help Canada's ailing news industry. Does that mean journalists will be compromised by government handouts? New research suggests they won't.
The Canadian government has announced a new policy of providing financial assistance to the country's news industry. With any financial support will come a need to define who exactly is a journalist.
South African editors and journalists failed in their ethical contract with society.
Guardian Australia’s Katharine Murphy and former MP David Feeney on the digital disruption of media and politics.
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Today on the podcast we're talking filter bubbles, fake news, opinion vs fact. Media Files asks two experts how the media and politics influence each other - and why that's causing concern.
Spotlight’s Walter V. Robinson and the Newcastle Herald’s Chad Watson on covering clergy abuse - and the threats that followed.
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In this episode, we hear from Walter V. Robinson on how the Boston Globe Spotlight investigation into clergy abuse began, and from the Newcastle Herald's Chad Watson on how his paper covered abuse.
In Africa, biased media coverage is one of the reasons voters have little faith in credible elections.
The public broadcaster tries to cater to all views, but sometimes that's a dangerous strategy.
Journalism needs to rebuild public trust, but it won't be easy.
In a complex media environment, it's become incredibly difficult for the neutral press to point out Donald Trump's lies without having that information discounted as partisan bias.
The reporting of terrorist atrocities is polarising opinion in a way that is dangerous for the craft of journalism.
Hoping to avoid the pitfalls and tropes of drug genre photography, documentary photographer Aaron Goodman spent a year following three addicts enrolled in a heroin-assisted treatment program.
It's been reported as an issue of "false balance" but a secret recording of senior ABC editorial staff discussing NBN coverage raises broader questions about ethics and news judgement.
As is distant wars, journalists in France are now kept away from areas where security forces intervene against terrorists. Should this be welcomed?
Murky ethics surround the pervasive practice of news sites engaging in online tracking.
Objectivity and balance aren't enough when it comes to teaching journalists about ethics.
The shooting of two TV journalists prompts a broadcast communication professor to draw insights on ethics and personal safety and pass them on to aspiring journalists.
The final episode of Serial, the most successful podcast in history, went live at 10.30am GMT on December 18. Twitter reported that offices, train platforms and sidewalks around the world fell silent…