How can ethnic media outlets be supported to continue to inform Australians, and how might mainstream media need to change to better serve these communities?
An annual indexation freeze in funding introduced by the Liberal government in 2013 has cost the sector almost A$1 million.
Ethnic media outlets provide valuable resources for new migrants settling in Australia, but recent government funding decisions suggest they’re not valued as they should be.
In the seat of Blaxland, held by Labor’s Jason Clare, 73.9% of respondents said ‘no’ to making same-sex marriage legal in Australia.
In the same-sex marriage survey, the ‘yes’ vote came in at 57.8% in NSW – but in some western Sydney electorates, the ‘yes’ vote was as low as 26%.
Does the media’s coverage of events such as the Sydney Lindt cafe siege deserve more scrutiny?
In an age of radicalisation, there needs to be a radical rethinking of which stories the media tells, and how.
While African Australians can express themselves in ethnic events such as Sydney’s Africulture festival, they still have almost no presence in mainstream media debate, even when it’s about them.
Recent debates about freedom of expression in Australia have largely neglected the ethnic minority media sector. These debates came to a head in the lead-up to the federal government’s recent decision…