When it comes to climate change, Australians want their news reported a little differently.
U.S. President Richard Nixon at a White House lectern reading a farewell speech to his staff following his resignation on Aug. 9, 1974.
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Washington Post reporters Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward broke stories about the Watergate scandal that helped unravel Richard Nixon’s presidency. But they were not the sole force to bring him down.
Kin Cheung AP Hong Kong July protesters flood the streets as they take part in an annual rally in Hong Kong.
Louisa Lim’s ‘haunting testimonial’ to Hong Kong reveals a politically engaged and dynamic civil society beneath the surface of an unrelenting reign of terror.
An Endicott College student covers Election Day in November 2020 in a Massachusetts community as part of the college’s news-academic partnership with Gannett Media.
Partnerships between universities and local media outlets are key ways to sustain local news where coverage is diminishing.
One of Australia’s leading media scholars says the Canberra press gallery reached ‘peak passivity’ during the Menzies and Fraser governments. And again over the last three years of Coalition rule.
When does a ‘clash’ become an ‘assault’?
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In trying to present violent events in ‘neutral’ language, media reports may be ignoring power imbalances when it comes to Israeli police or military violence against Palestinian civilians.
Through her photographs and activism, Letizia Battaglia sought to wrest Palermo from the grip of the Mafia.
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Letizia Battaglia’s images of Mafia bloodshed made it impossible for people to turn a blind eye to the criminal outfit’s reign of terror.
Some conservatives view media as biased and take it personally.
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A series of in-depth interviews with self-described conservatives found concerns that go beyond concerns about selective facts or obvious partisanship.
Disinformation is particularly rife during elections.
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By linking different issues together, organisations show the importance of approaching information disorder as a complex problem requiring various responses.
A nurse rests against a wall near COVID patients at a hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, China – February 2020.
Chinese novelist Murong Xuecun infiltrated Wuhan in April 2020 to gather its citizens’ stories from the first days of coronavirus: from the doctor who first warned of a new disease, to a taxi driver.
Helen Garner is the pioneer of fearless self-revelation in Australian literature. Writer Sean O'Beirne examines his own literary fear and fearlessness: should he ‘give’ more, as Garner does?
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War is a gender issue in many ways, but the coverage of Ukraine shows how the portrayals of men and women are changing.
Bravery: protesting Russian TV producer Marina Ovsyannikova stages her protest.
The best of the last week’s coverage of the war in Ukraine.
HuffPost Canada was abruptly shut down on March 9, 2021, by Buzzfeed as part of a broad restructuring plan for the company. This closure came two weeks after two dozen workers filed for union certification.
From prioritizing diversity to a bottom-up editorial process to using traditional marketing practices to develop journalistic stories, HuffPost Canada was a digital-first innovator.
In Kenya, social media has become a new battleground in electoral campaigns.
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The vacuum created by a drop in public trust in mainstream platforms has given rise to new media players who don’t always play by the rules.
The front-page of the New York Post following a missile strike in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Feb. 26, 2022.
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Public scorn in response to a news story about how to cope with stressful news ignores a fact: The news can take a mental and psychological toll on a person.
Brittany Higgins and Grace Tame at the National Press Club last month.
Australia’s political economy was built on the primacy of (white) male labor, male power and male control, writes Julianne Schultz. Women have changed this culture - but still risk abuse when speaking out.
Not everyone voicing suspicion of mainstream media is a conspiracy theorist – we need to guard against the far right monopolising the terms of media criticism.
Protecting persons from ‘false information’ is not a legitimate justification for restrictions on the right to freedom of expression.
Criminal libel and seditious libel laws have existed under both military and constitutional rule in Ghana.
Must do better: the treatment of media workers in Hong Kong has drawn criticism from the Media Freedom Coalition.
A group of 50 governments is meeting in Estonia to discuss ways to protect journalists. But are their voices being heard?