Media coverage is making young people feel they are all seen as ‘bad’ by a fearful community. Marginalising young people, while ignoring the complexities of their lives, won’t solve these issues.
Locking individuals into the narrative of age as a vulnerability means inevitably creating ageist stereotypes.
BirthStrike offers a salutary lesson about how core messages can be misconstrued and misunderstood when put through a high-profile media lens.
There is a renewed discussion about the role of News Corp in Australia. But so far, this is ignoring how the Murdoch press is particularly hostile towards female politicians.
“Never Have I Ever” is a fresh, fun and poignant addition to television’s repertoire of coming-of-age stories, especially for stories of Indian teenage girls.
Of all the news stories examined in a snapshot study, only 11% included the views or experiences of young people. And that inclusion was usually via adults.
Female athletes barely receive more attention than horses and dogs. And if you’re a woman who wants to become a sports journalist, you should steel yourself for some social media venom.
Muslims have long been unfairly stereotyped in films and on TV.
The Harry Potter universe has become a popular setting for stories featuring autistic characters, written by young writers eager to tackle a complex topic.
The shocking lack of gender balance is not just bad for women. It’s doing the public a major disservice.
Montreal resident Lucy Francineth Granados was deported to Guatemala last week. Media representations play an important role in these situations and exert much power over how we imagine our nation.
Reliving trauma on a national scale.