Connecting diversity: paradoxes of multicultural Australia

Multiculturalism Community participation News media Racism Australia

In this report commissioned by the Special Broadcasting Service, Ien Ang, Jeff Brand, Greg Noble and Jason Sternberg analyse the views and experiences of younger Australians from culturally diverse backgrounds. They reveals a series of paradoxes in younger people’s appreciation and understanding of multiculturalism in Australia, and reveal complexities in their attitudes to diversity and media. The report includes calls to action for media organisations in better reflecting contemporary Australian society and in engaging younger people as audiences and as citizens.

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