• Australia’s media should reflect its cultural diversity

    Helen Vatsikopoulos     |      June 23, 2019

    As we face a growing tide of unregulated hate speech, the role of the media is crucial in normalising diversity and demolishing the “othering” of difference that divides us. So how is the Australian media faring in the diversity stakes?

  • Australians turn their back on the news

    Caroline Fisher     |      June 14, 2019

    A new survey suggests that Australians are less interested in news and consume less of it than people in similar countries. Two thirds of Australians have no interest in politics at all. What are the consequences of this growing apathy for Australian public debate?

  • 5 ways to improve election coverage

    Rodney Tiffen     |      June 4, 2019

    Political parties examine their election results and look to improve, but media organisations seldom question their role or performance. Here are five ways they could help provide better electoral coverage.

  • We should speak for ourselves in the Asia-Pacific

    Graeme Dobell     |      July 10, 2018

    The Australian government’s rethink on Asia–Pacific journalism must be matched by a revived and renewed ABC focus on international broadcasting in its widest sense.