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How the media can improve its coverage of elections

How the media can improve its coverage of elections

Putting statistics in context and stop focusing on just the leaders are among some of the suggestions for things the media could improve on.

From feel-good to crisis: how the media changed its tune on Sydney hospital coverage

From feel-good to crisis: how the media changed its tune on Sydney hospital coverage

The outlets that pushed the feel-good opening of Sydney's troubled Northern Beaches Hospital are the same ones pushing its current disarray.

Media Files: How the Thai cave rescue is being covered

Media Files: How the Thai cave rescue is being covered

World media has latched itself to the Thai cave rescue operation, but some journalists aren't helping things.

How the media oversimplified the Margaret River murders

How the media oversimplified the Margaret River murders

There was the "good bloke" narrative simplification, of course. But reactions against this "good bloke" narrative produced an equal and opposite simplification.

How Australian news outlets are covering the Manus crisis

How Australian news outlets are covering the Manus crisis

With visiting costs high and visas intentionally scarce, Manus Island provides some particular challenges for journalists. So how are we following the crisis so closely?

‘Terrorist attack’? A timeline of the Merrylands media melee

‘Terrorist attack’? A timeline of the Merrylands media melee

The terrorist attack that maybe wasn't: Myriam Robin and Josh Taylor on how Sydney media went crazy for four hours over an incident in Merrylands.

Media wrap: who said what on the Commission of Audit

Media wrap: who said what on the Commission of Audit

The budget emergency we had to have? The Australian and Daily Telegraph certainly think so. But the Herald Sun says any new taxes would be a broken promise. Who said what on the Commission of Audit.

Razer’s Class Warfare: March in March is only about your feelings — but that’s fine

Razer’s Class Warfare: March in March is only about your feelings — but that’s fine

Protests don't have to get media coverage to be successful -- if they help protesters feel like glorious revolutionaries, that's just fine.

A March in March media blackout? How to get your protest covered

A March in March media blackout? How to get your protest covered

A few short stories, a few snarky ones. March in March didn't rate, according to the nation's media. How come, and how can activists make sure their voice is heard?

‘Victory Ride Down Under’: how the world’s media covered the election

‘Victory Ride Down Under’: how the world’s media covered the election

Tony Abbott's victory has been widely reported from London to Beijing, with each country's national media taking a slightly different tack. And then there are those cycling photos ...