Organisation

Digital Media Research Centre (QUT)

Acronym:
DMRC
Report

News and young Australians in 2020

Between 28 February and 16 March 2020, researchers surveyed a nationally representative sample of 1,069 young Australians aged 8-16 years to understand their news engagement practices and experiences. This report outlines the findings.
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Gold Coast independent screen production

The Gold Coast City Council commissioned this study to investigate independent screen production activity and capacity in the City of Gold Coast. The study focuses on the activities of screen workers who live and work on the Gold Coast, or those who may live outside...
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News and Australian teachers: how news media literacy is taught in the classroom

This research represents an attempt to better understand teachers’ current news media literacy practices, as one aspect of their broader digital media literacy education programs. The goal is to inform teachers, school leaders, educational systems and policy makers about the current state of play, from...
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Location awareness and geodata sharing practices of Australian smartphone users

This report focuses on the Australian context against the global backdrop of growing concerns over geoprivacy and the rapid and continuing growth of location intelligence and location marketing industries fed by locative apps and services.
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The inclusion and representation of young people in the Australian news media

This snapshot study of news media critiques the inclusion and representation of young Australians (aged 4-18 years). The findings from this study suggest that young people are seldom given the opportunity to speak for themselves in the news.