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.
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.
By implementing paywalls, making exclusive content deals and incorporating ad tech, big media companies have reshaped what was once an entirely free and open ecosystem.
The Fox News host’s forthcoming documentary ‘The End of Men’ is part of a rich heritage of hustlers and politicians claiming that American men are becoming devitalized, lazy and effeminate.
‘Cancel culture’ didn’t exist at all in the British mainstream media in 2017 – but in 2021 there were an astonishing 3,670 articles that used the term.
Since the 2020 election, the slide in ratings for many large networks has been particularly acute. What’s driving this exodus, and where are viewers going?
Concerns about misinformation spreading among Chinese communities are once again prominent, as they were during the 2019 election campaign.
Analysis of Trump’s post-Twitter communications suggest that the former president has not moderated his messaging style. So what does that mean if he were to go back on Twitter?
Media ownership has consolidated around a handful of billionaires – and that might not be great for democracy.
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Years before Colin Kaepernick was born, Robinson wrote, ‘I cannot stand and sing the anthem. I cannot salute the flag; I know that I am a Black man in a white world.’
A series of in-depth interviews with self-described conservatives found concerns that go beyond concerns about selective facts or obvious partisanship.
A combination of volume, technology and financial need has opened the door to sleazy and dangerous advertisements on reputable websites.
Russia’s bravest and most significant independent media have now been forced to close.
The Murdoch outlets said they would pursue ‘positive stories’ on climate change. An analysis of stories during the recent floods, however, shows this wasn’t necessarily the case.
A scholar of race and media discusses the importance of analyzing media through a critical lens.
War is a gender issue in many ways, but the coverage of Ukraine shows how the portrayals of men and women are changing.
Indigenous filmmakers are changing the world by telling their own stories in their own ways.
First Nations media organisations play a crucial role in emergency situations. However
To think about the ways in which images engage audiences, we can consider Europe’s response to two major refugee crises.