Valuing diversity in news and newsrooms
This report is an overview of research findings from the 'Valuing Diversity in News and Newsrooms' project. The project seeks to ask questions about how audiences and journalists perceive diversity in the Australian news landscape. It also seeks to understand how journalists think about and...
Digital news report: Australia 2022
This report is part of a long-running international survey coordinated by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, an international research centre in the comparative study of journalism based at Oxford University. This year’s report contains positive signs for the Australian news industry.
COVID-19: Australian news and misinformation longitudinal study
This study examines how and where Australians are getting information about COVID-19, which sources they find trustworthy and their experiences with misinformation. The report extends the understanding around the access, consumption and critical engagement with news and misinformation during the ongoing global pandemic.
Media literacy in Australia: a qualitative study
This study examines the media literacy needs of those who are already experiencing disadvantage in society due to various reasons. Among the diverse range of groups that experience disadvantage, researchers focused on the needs of four groups: multicultural communities, people with disability, older people in...
Digital news report: Australia 2021
This report finds that the rapid increase in news consumption by Australians at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic has not been maintained. The proportion of people paying for news has not increased, and interest in news has declined since 2020.