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Denis Muller

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University of Melbourne
Centre for Advancing Journalism

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19 Jun 2017

We are living through a period of fragmentation and polarisation in public discourse on a scale mankind has not before experienced. By far the greatest fragmenting and polarising force is social media.

An increasing proportion of the population, especially those under 40, get their news...

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16 Feb 2017

The Monday media section in The Australian newspaper, which is mainly just a platform for News Corp to promote its interests and attack its enemies, excelled itself on February 6 with this suggestive but essentially meaningless statement:

After a strong showing in the US presidential...

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19 Oct 2016

Donald Trump’s conduct throughout his campaign for President of the United States has brought into renewed focus a question made famous by Pontius Pilate: what is truth?

Trump has exploited the 24/7 symbiotic news cyclone in which social media and the professional journalism of...

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29 Jun 2016

When Kevin Rudd and his people burst forth with their “Kevin ’07” election slogan nine years ago, social media was seen primarily as a dramatic symbol of generational change: Rudd was the future; John Howard was the past.

In this election, social media has been integral to all political...

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15 Feb 2016

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This research was commissioned by the Melbourne Social Equity Institute and undertaken by the Centre for Advancing Journalism, both at the University of Melbourne, to discover the drivers of attitudes among Australian voters towards asylumseekers and government...

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30 May 2008

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation commissioned Denis Muller & Associates in 2007 to assist it to devise and implement a new system of editorial quality assurance. The system consists of a number of separate projects, of which this is the second. This report:

• presents the...

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30 May 2008

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation commissioned Denis Muller & Associates in 2007 to assist it to devise and implement a new system of editorial quality assurance. The system consists of a number of separate projects, of which this is the second. This report:

? presents the...

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09 Oct 2006

Generation Y have their feet firmly on the ground. They are not, for the most part, idealists. Their ambitions are material (the car, the house) and conventional (marriage, children). In these ways they are not perhaps very different from earlier generations, but in one important way they are...

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