The search found 8 results in 0.058 seconds.
This discussion paper analyses the governance of the ABC, how some aspects have become political battlefields, and ways to depoliticise them.
If a public media sector was designed in 2016 with an eye to the future, it would be different to Australia’s current one, with the ABC, SBS and National Indigenous Television (NITV). A system designed for the 21st century would not likely...
Regional media is viewed as an essential democratic institution by regional Australians, with 95 per cent accessing some type of local content each week. Regional media is an important source of news, weather, and emergency information. It also contributes to a sense...
Writing in the Canberra Times , Christian Downie argues that the effective removal of cross media laws will jeopardise the health of Australia?s democracy by ensuring greater concentration of media ownership and a loss of media diversity. The permeation of the traditional media players into...
In previous eras, both sides of politics made inappropriate partisan appointments to the ABC board. Despite the ‘arm’s length, merit based’ reforms made in 2013, the appointment process has once again become deeply politicised. Basic governance standards are being breached.
This research from the Australia Institute estimates the cost of online harassment and cyberhate to have cost Australians an estimated total of $3.7 billion dollars in health costs and lost income.
Andrew Macintosh challenges one of the central arguments in the federal government’s case for reforming cross-media ownership laws – that new media sources, particularly the internet, will guarantee pluralism in Australian media. He shows that as little as one per cent of Australians rely on...
Andrew Macintosh challenges one of the central arguments in the federal government?s case for reforming cross-media ownership laws ? that new media sources, particularly the internet, will guarantee pluralism in Australian media. He shows that as little as one per cent of Australians rely on...