The media have great power in shaping our ideas of people, places and ideas that are beyond our experience. And some need to get much better at how they treat women.
Australian journalists often use Twitter to comment on the issues of the day.
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A new study looking at the social media interactions of Australian political journalists finds that they are often talking among themselves.
The advent of the internet has changed how politics and the media influence each other - and not always in a good way.
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Guardian Australia’s Katharine Murphy and former MP David Feeney on the digital disruption of media and politics.
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Today on the podcast we're talking filter bubbles, fake news, opinion vs fact. Media Files asks two experts how the media and politics influence each other - and why that's causing concern.
News Corp is not unhappy to see the ABC, its perennial target, disadvantaged and intends to extract benefit for itself from the situation.
The federal parliamentary press gallery committee - which mostly looks after routine matters affecting its members - has taken a defiant stand to the ban, which has been endorsed by Fairfax.
ABC Insiders host Barrie Cassidy was once press secretary to former prime minister Bob Hawke.
Australian news editors and politicians give their views on the ethical issues arising when reporters return to journalism after time as a political spin doctor.
Labor frontbencher Anthony Albanese worries that a depleted press gallery is affecting the quality of political reporting.
Labor frontbencher Anthony Albanese recently bemoaned the decline in the quality of political reporting in Australia. Albanese is not the first current or ex-politician to question the standard of reporting…