The news media crisis is constant but there are a few practical solutions available to help the news business get out of the hole.
From wrestlers to movie stars, celebrities have risen to some of the highest political offices around the world. What makes them so appealing?
It is a tenet of American journalism that reporters working for the news sections of newspapers remain entirely independent of the opinion sections. But that wall may be invisible to readers.
Facebook's answer to proposed regulations hinges on understanding the value of news.
According to the Australian Newsroom Mapping Project, there have been 200 contractions of news operations since March. But 'news deserts' were a growing problem long before coronavirus.
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.
During our current bout of collective trauma, many of our coping strategies have mimicked the ways Americans responded to the Kennedy assassination.
The media is regurgitating an international narrative that may not be fit for localised purpose.
The coronavirus pandemic alters who we are, writes a psychologist. It affects how we think, how we relate to others and what we value.
In the midst of international health and financial crises, how do we stay informed while maintaining mental wellness and productivity?
A psychologist explains how to get a grip on anxiety triggered by COVID-19.
As the 2020 elections near and disinformation campaigns ramp up, an expert on media literacy offers advice you can use to develop habits to exert more conscious control over your news intake.
Polls have become an essential component of the news coverage of presidential campaigns. That may affect who voters decide to back on an election day.
The circulation of misinformation makes understanding the world difficult. Here are three ways you can help children to think critically about the news they see, hear and read.
Only 2% of children have the skills needed to identify a credible news story.
If you want to understand the American public, don't look at national poll numbers.
When news stories include a catchy hashtag, readers perceived the news topic to be less socially important and more partisan.
Whether due to Trump or unhappiness with the mainstream media, Americans say that they are avoiding the news more than before.