The freedom of the press is important, and of course it must be protected. But the freedom of everybody else and of ordinary citizens is also important.
Does taking government money mean journalists owe the government something? A media ethics scholar examines the ethical questions about news organizations getting government help during the pandemic.
The NSW Court of Appeal's Dylan Voller decision means the media may be liable for the hurtful things users write on social pages. This will have many media companies in a panic.
Now more than ever, the media should inform, not inflame.
Given the summer we have had, media acquiescence in climate change denial, and failure to follow the weight of scientific evidence, looks like culpability.
Here's what you need to know before you share your mental health story, or ask others to share.
Was The Sun's story about England's Ashes hero an invasion of privacy?
As a crisis unfolded in the Sydney CBD, a journalist tweeted what she saw and heard, and was criticised for doing so. Here's why she was right to report what she did.
The Australian Communication and Media Authority's report into the conduct of Australian media in the aftermath of the Christchurch shootings is nuanced but very tame.
Although Kenyan media houses have various accountability systems in place, their implementation is weak and inconsistent.
A new study highlights the significant differences in attitudes between UK and German journalists.
On the day of the Christchurch mosque shootings, several media outlets repeatedly failed the test of necessity in showing graphic footage.
ITV was justified in reporting Olly Robbins' private conversation about Brexit as the public has a right to know the government's plans.
Foreign press took away the dignity from victims killed in the Nairobi terror attacks by publishing their pictures.
As recent events show, we might get better media reporting if journalists questioned authorities more closely on the relevance of ethnicity and religion in crime reporting.
South Africans have a right to know why the lapses at Sunday Times occurred and why those that spoke up against them were silenced.
The Sun's treatment of Raheem Sterling exposes the ethical failings of its reporting.
In democratic political systems, public officials are accountable through the media to the people. That responsibility to be accountable comes with public office. It is not a marketable commodity.
According to a photojournalism expert, there can be a relationship between exposure to grisly images and activism. But there are also ethical considerations to be made.
When mass shootings take place, the media rush to publish details on the suspect's background. But is that approach one that does more harm than good?