A 24-hour newscycle, evaporating ad revenue, staff cuts and failing business models . . . whither Australia’s media?
With news paywalls being erected, debated and circumnavigated at every turn, media experts ponder whether a digital audience will ever truly embrace paying for online content.
Words by Hugh McMaster
Mental health and climate change emerged as key issues in a series of “town hall” meetings held in the lead-up to 2013’s Federal Election.
“People tend to understand the links between racism and race-related violence, between homophobia and homophobic-related violence. People don’t necessarily understand the links between sexism and violence against women.”
Following the “woeful” election coverage of 2010, a panel of media experts describe 2013’s attempt as markedly “improved”. But do you agree?
Words by Sandi Keane, Storify by Gary Dickson
The early signs of investigative journalism in China are promising, especially in the business sector, but with new avenues of expression come new tools for oppression.
Words by Luke Voogt, Storify by Gary Dickson
Indigenous leaders say new media is a vital political tool for amplifying the voices of Aboriginal people, so often neglected by mainstream news sources.
Storify by Wes Mountain
Storify by Clemmie Wetherall
Storify by Gary Dickson
Storify by Henry Belot
Words by Margaret Simons