The local news crisis is more than a problem of shuttered newsrooms and laid-off journalists. It’s a democracy crisis. And public radio can help fix it. But it needs more money and staff to do that.
The crisis has highlighted unresolved questions about the role of journalism in the age of social media.
Many journalists were wrong about the 2003 invasion of Iraq, but Christopher Hitchens never admitted his mistake.
Journalism has been fodder for politicians’ contempt for generations. A huge percentage of the public doesn’t trust the news media either. That mistrust isn’t a bad thing in a democracy.
The Online News Act could result in the formation of new agreements between news organizations and digital platform giants, which could give rise to a number of worrying developments.
New research shows that while media companies are now much more reflective of the community they represent, there is still work to be done on inclusion in journalism.
A new book illuminates the bold lives of Australian women journalists between 1860 and the end of Word War II – a time when female reporters were ‘almost unheard of’.
Gareth Jones reported on Moscow’s genocide against the Ukrainian people in the 1930s. His story holds lessons and an example for those reporting on the latest conflict.
The newspaper confounded critics with its contextually relevant and informative stories.
Though concerns about online harassment were legitimate, with 38% of participants saying they had experienced trolling in response to giving a media interview.
Journalists, policymakers and academics are among those whose worlds could be turned upside down by AI chatbots.
President Joe Biden may be nicer to reporters than his predecessor, but he’s not actually responsive to the press. He has held fewer press conferences than any president in recent memory.
Kate Legge’s husband was chronically unfaithful. So was his father, who was forced to leave the family home after revealing his mother’s affair. Legge reflects on generational love and infidelity.
Local journalism should be recognised as an essential element for nurturing the UK’s diverse, civic communities.
Molly Meldrum is not a slick player, but a fan.
While most journalists don’t develop PTSD or depression, many will struggle with the stress of their work. Knowing the warning signs can help deal with trauma.
News reports about accidents can deliver important moral lessons and remind us to value life.
Today’s anchors on politically slanted news programs feed anger and polarization with their wild claims. Their ancestor is a character from ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ – with one big difference.
A new book examines the systemic, situational and attitudinal factors that led to the dramatic political realignment of the 2022 federal election.
A new book argues that very rarely it is ethically justifiable to deceive to get a story. But mostly it’s a dangerous and harmful practice that adds to the public’s mistrust of the media.