Journal article

“At 150 kg, you can't run” men's weight loss stories in a popular health magazine provide appropriate examples of good health practice

This analysis uses a mixed methods approach that combines thematic analysis and descriptive statistics to examine weight loss strategies against clinical practice guidelines for the management of overweight and obesity.
Report

American views 2020: trust, media and democracy

There is a widening gulf between American aspirations for and assessments of the news media. With each passing benchmark study, the American people render deeper and increasingly polarised judgments about the news media and how well it is fulfilling its role in American democracy.
Report

Who gets to tell Australian stories?

This report provides the first comprehensive picture of who tells, frames and produces stories in Australian television news and current affairs. It spotlights the experiences and representation of culturally diverse television news and current affairs staff. It is also the first forensic examination of how...
Report

Buried treasures and missed opportunities in Victorian sports reporting

This study is the first ever, large-scale analysis of the extent and nature of the portrayal of women and men in Victorian sports print media. It provides important evidence to both inform the debate and to highlight challenges and opportunities.
Report

Australian regional journalists: what they need and how they see the future

There have been government and industry programmes developed to assist regional journalism, but the voices of practitioners are often missing from the debate. The central aim of this study is to find out what regional journalists need to keep serving their communities and how they...
Strategy

ABC Five-year plan 2020-2025

This document outlines the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's plans and strategic direction for the next five years.
Report

Regional news media: state of play

The Centre for Media Transition’s regional news project started in late November 2017 and since then, the state of regional news media has become a more pressing issue.
Discussion paper

Supporting Australian stories on our screens: options paper

In response to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry, the government requested that Screen Australia and the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) co-author this options paper considering how to best support Australian stories on our screens in a modern, multi-platform...
Report

Understanding value in media: perspectives from consumers and industry

This report considers how different stakeholders in media – content creators, advertisers, marketing agencies and individual consumers – each value media content. By analysing this dynamic, the industry and consumers can make informed decisions about the future.
Report

Australian Communications and Media Authority: communications report 2018–19

This report presents an overview of communications and media in Australia in 2018-19. The findings show a more complex landscape, along with new demand for online services.