New research examines 25 years of newspaper reporting of teachers and finds consistent evidence of “teacher bashing”.
Scientists’ involvement in media reporting on fire leads to more nuanced and balanced messages.
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Fire must be allowed to play its natural role.
Journalists are better at covering the climate crisis but there’s still room for improvement.
Media reporting often unfairly stigmatises people with mental illness and promotes the stereotype that mental illness causes violent behaviour. New guidelines offer tips for more responsible reporting.
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The freedom of the press is important, and of course it must be protected. But the freedom of everybody else and of ordinary citizens is also important.
Destruction of the Kelly Gang. Drawn by Thomas Carrington during the siege.
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Four reporters joined the showdown with the Kelly gang 140 years ago. They became part of the story and set the tone for a legend.
An 1899 photograph of the pressroom of the Planet, a newspaper in Richmond, Va.
To survive in 19th-century newsrooms, reporters would have to hustle to get by, even if it meant producing fakes, staging events and sharing work with reporters from competing newspapers.
A new study explores the state of an industry that’s tapping creative revenue streams and incorporating new tools to engage with readers.
German journalist and novelist Theodor Fontane.
Theodor Fontane was a German newspaper’s England correspondent – who reported ‘from’ London without leaving his Berlin desk.
The right questions and planning can help universities to mitigate risk.
Risk has to do with uncertainty; people struggle to conceptualise and manage that which they’re unsure about. This is true in the higher education sector, too.
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With an explosion of media outlets that don’t adhere to mainstream journalistic standards, it’s became difficult for readers to know whether to trust reports based on unnamed sources and leaks.
People who read false news items come to believe them – even if they know better. It doesn’t help to know the source is unreliable or the report has been debunked.
Journalists need to understand the complexities of Aboriginal family violence.
Violence against women is a national priority, and Aboriginal women are disproportionately affected. This must be reported on appropriately in the media.