Writing Apu out of The Simpsons is a simplistic solution to the issue of diversity in media. Instead, we need to support programming created by people of colour.
Is the Australian media industry willing to come together to fight against global streaming media companies, or will Australian media continue to battle each other?
Keating said that for more than half a century, Nine had never done other than display "the opportunism and ethics of an alley cat."
It's not just how characters look. How they talk and the role they play have a profound impact on kids, who are quick to categorize characters as 'good' or 'bad' based on superficial qualities.
New research shows that Australians from diverse backgrounds are turning away from traditional media and heading online, a trend that has great significance for media companies.
The last-minute bargaining on media reforms are a minimalistic band-aid response that will do nothing to prevent further concentration of Australia’s media landscape.
Under the government's new rules, a company will be able to have TV, radio and print outlets in the same market.
There are plenty of models around the globe where governments are supporting public interest journalism at arm's length.
The Australian media policy omelette cannot simply be unscrambled. But forward-thinking diversity rules could help prevent further concentration of media ownership.
As the federal government looks to reform media ownership laws, the Australian media environment – in diversity and stability – is looking decidedly shaky.
When the Corporation for Public Broadcasting was founded 50 years ago, it was supposed to reflect the nation's disparate voices.
Highly polarised media, be it on the left or the right, are a threat to democracy.
The Turnbull government is engaged in a media reform process that is all about the sideshow – not forward-thinking policy with the public interest in mind.
A generation on from revelations about the lack of diversity in the Australian media at the dawn of the digital era, what is pushing this concern now? And what’s changed since then?
The UK establishment has never understood the northern working class – and no wonder.
If a New Zealand-focused deal between Fairfax and APN gets approval readers can expect less access to local news content.
The government wants to push the biggest overhaul of Australia's media laws in a generation through parliament before the election.
The most-tweeted live television event was a hit with black audiences, who also noticed a shift in the ads that aired.
The Sydney Film Festival's first ever children's program is aimed at a new generation of consumers. And that's to be applauded.
At an event that bills itself as 'the place to preview the technology of tomorrow today,' one of the fastest-growing, youngest and most tech-savvy segments of the population was largely ignored.