Assessing the national mood has become much more difficult, but the media have continued reporting them as though nothing has changed.
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This election showed that Australia is stuck with an increasingly polarised media, a highly concentrated media ownership landscape and no apparent way to do anything about it.
There is a sense that democratic societies have had enough of Murdoch’s propaganda machines masquerading as news services.
At some level, democratic societies have had enough of Murdoch and his propaganda operation masquerading as a news service.
Local communities have taken advantage of campaign trail visits by leaders such as President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Community radio stations have thrown themselves into the political discussion with gusto.
A local Winnipeg Jets tradition – the Whiteout Street Party – has been the source of controversy. Is it political correctness run amok or is the name insensitive to racialized people?
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A celebration for the Winnipeg Jets turned controversial when an anti-racist group challenged a "make Winnipeg white again" headline about the city's NHL playoff "whiteout" parties.
Mourners carry the body of a victim of the New Zealand mosque shootings for a burial in Christchurch on March 20, 2019.
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As the news of the shootings in New Zealand quickly unfolded, a researcher took note of the way the event was covered in news media and how the coverage was being discussed on social media.
Hey Google: How’s your news?
Google News does not differentiate search results according to users' politics – but it does favor mainstream news sites, which are seen as leaning left, and doesn't clearly disclose how its algorithms work.
African-Australians protesting what they perceive as biased media coverage outside the Channel 7 studios in Melbourne last weekend.
The problem is the disproportionate amount of attention on the so-called African gang problem and the way these incidents are being reported.
It’s difficult to measure media bias.
Nearly half of Americans say they see a great deal of bias in the news media. But the research on this subject is unresolved.
Voting in the presidential run-off elections in Mali, recently.
In Africa, biased media coverage is one of the reasons voters have little faith in credible elections.
BBC Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg.
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The Canary has been accused of spreading "fake news" about the BBC's political editor. We asked two media experts to examine the issue.
Is impartiality a red herring in the age of blogs and social media?
The BBC is the most popular source of online news in the UK.
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The latest research shows that polarisation of audiences varies widely even in countries with a similar access to new technology.
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The demise of the UK's tabloids has been exaggerated in the aftermath of the recent election.
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If you are looking for an in-depth analysis of how the pre-election media campaign went for the two main parties, here is the data.
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Phone-in shows are among the only media options that give you the unfiltered views of the public.
The 2017 general election has defied what used to be thought of as conventional wisdom.
Labour's against-the-odds performance has defied conventional wisdom.
As soon as broadcasters began to focus on policy the gap between the two parties began to close.
John McDonnell's claim that the BBC was uncritically repeating 'Tory lies' this week once more raises the question of bias in the media's political reporting. But is he right?
How the UK press covered the election announcement.
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Fleet Street's reaction to Theresa May's election announcement was just as expected: aggressive and partisan.
MPs attacking the public broadcaster's coverage need to get their facts straight.