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Media starts drumbeat for war on Iran

Media starts drumbeat for war on Iran

Having learnt nothing from the Iraq debacle, the Australian media is now urging our involvement in another military intervention in the Middle East.

Tax cuts coverage ignored substance, focused on trivia

Tax cuts coverage ignored substance, focused on trivia

When it came to covering the most important change in our income tax system for decades, the media focused on political trivia at the expense of hard analysis.

‘Don’t ever again allow politicians to diminish the public broadcaster’

‘Don’t ever again allow politicians to diminish the public broadcaster’

Kerry O'Brien's full Logies speech on the 'failures of politics, failures of journalism, and failures of society'.

Is the media getting the messaging right on climate change?

Is the media getting the messaging right on climate change?

From "climate change" to "climate crisis"; experts say there are pros and cons to every doomsday prediction.

Don’t trust the idea that ‘you can’t trust the media’

Don’t trust the idea that ‘you can’t trust the media’

It's a familiar cry in 2019: "you can't trust the media". But the sentiment behind this idea is dangerous.

‘We stand up and call out the truth’: life inside a self-funded community paper

‘We stand up and call out the truth’: life inside a self-funded community paper

Four years ago, acclaimed novelist Di Morrissey got fed up with her local papers, and started her own. It's not an easy task.

The media needs to look beyond the big picture

The media needs to look beyond the big picture

Political journalism used to be a grand narrative of winners and losers. That's not how the world works anymore.

Australian media’s coverage of the Pacific has almost completely disappeared

Australian media’s coverage of the Pacific has almost completely disappeared

The ABC is the only Australian outlet with a correspondent in the Pacific. Have we stopped caring about our closest neighbours? And if so, why?

The WikiLeaks arrest is about the journalism, not the journalist

The WikiLeaks arrest is about the journalism, not the journalist

The debate over whether Julian Assange is a journalist or not serves no purpose other than to undercut future press freedom.

How populism is robbing India’s election of the robust reporting it needs

How populism is robbing India’s election of the robust reporting it needs

How can journalism remain objective when faced with carefully curated social media instead of press conferences, and an attitude that criticism makes you an enemy of the people?