Mass media

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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.
Commentary

Off the wire

Conceived as a locally oriented source of world news, Australian Associated Press has fallen victim to a changing media landscape.
Commentary

The closure of AAP is yet another blow to public interest journalism in Australia

One of the saddest parts of the closure of AAP is the loss of fantastic training opportunities for young reporters starting out in journalism.
Report

AI-driven personalization in digital media: political and societal implications

The fallout from disinformation and online manipulation strategies have alerted Western democracies to the novel, nuanced vulnerabilities of our information society. This paper outlines the implications of the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) by the the legacy media, as well as by the new media...
Audio podcast

74672 | Decode the news

Trimming the Fat from 24 Hour News Decode the News is a podcast thats focused on breaking down the week's major news stories on a critical level, and giving you cutting edge sociological tools to better help you critically consume the media. This is not...
Website

76037 | Media Diversity Australia

Media Diversity Australia is a nationwide, not-for-profit organisation, that seeks to promote balanced representation in Australian media that reflects the community it serves.
Report

Local journalism in crisis: why America must revive its local newsrooms

Much like the situation in Australia, the economic challenges confronting local newspapers—which are uniquely positioned to devote the time and resources needed to undertake in-depth, investigative, and public interest journalism—has contributed to significant coverage gaps in local news markets in the United States.
Report

Social commentary and racism in 2019

Over the 12 months to April 2019, All Together Now monitored mainstream Australian media for racialised reporting. Out of 281 media pieces sampled during that period, 57% were negative when discussing race. Muslim women are most often targeted by negatively racialised social commentary, and that...