Dan Birman, director of the new Netflix feature documentary 'Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story,' discusses his filmmaking process and the importance of the case.
Reporters are trained to advance a story and report what is new. But that approach can end up shortchanging news consumers, who need greater context and persistent focus on an ongoing story.
News-making practices in private radio broadcasting in Ghana need a re-think.
Non-traditional storytellers are challenging customary journalistic practices by giving ordinary people a chance to control the news narrative.
Journalism has been freed to rethink what serving the public interest actually means. At The Conversation we have given this a lot of thought.
Journalism is not keeping pace with the evolution of new technologies. Newsrooms need to take advantage of what AI can offer and come up with a new business model.
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The link between air pollution and elevated death rates for COVID-19 may be overestimated.
We don't know a whole lot about COVID-19, and journalists are struggling with how to convey the facts we have.
Small newspapers across Australia are closing or going digital-only in the economic fall-out from the coronavirus pandemic. This is what we need to do to save them.
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?
There's a lot of scholarship, but a likely reason is pretty basic: People simply don't trust what they're reading and hearing.
How mounting diplomatic tensions between China and the US is affecting the media at the worst possible time.
From coronavirus to climate change, it's easy to be misled by some reporting.
Jokes and satire can build resilience but also spread misinformation as people don't always know what is trustworthy and what is just funny.
In the midst of international health and financial crises, how do we stay informed while maintaining mental wellness and productivity?
Images without context or presented with text that misrepresents what they show can be a powerful tool of misinformation, especially since photos make statements seem more believable.
Keane is stepping back from his role as the BBC's Africa editor due to a long struggle with PTSD after years reporting from conflict zones.
The mainstream news media has been biased in its reporting and portrayal of Indigenous Peoples on stories about renewable energy projects. What and how can they do better?
A passionate crusader for the rights of women and children, Catherine Hay Thomson went undercover to investigate their treatment in public institutions and testified before a Royal Commission.