In light of the issues presented by ACMA’s inquiry and the debate around news and the media more broadly, this report outlines the case against further regulation of broadcasting, as well as several recommendations on the way in which policy-makers can create a stronger news...
One of the saddest parts of the closure of AAP is the loss of fantastic training opportunities for young reporters starting out in journalism.
This report recommends that governments, including signatories to the Global Pledge on Media Freedom, adopt targeted sanctions regimes to ensure that journalists, media professionals and others engaged in journalistic activities, can carry out their work without harassment, intimidation, false imprisonment or violent attack.
As British courts this week hear arguments for and against the Wikileaks founder's extradition to the US, the questions about journalism, the law and freedom of speech it raises are vital ones.
Reporting on persons with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics: advisory guideline
This advisory guideline, for reporting on people with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics, is intended to help publishers and journalists.
This policy document brings together findings from secondary research and consultations with 12 female journalists and media workers and one male journalist from Australia to recommend strategies for media organisations to prevent and respond to gender-based abuse on their platforms.
Disinformation, as the latest iteration of propaganda suitable for a digitally interconnected world, shows no signs of abating. This paper provides a holistic overview of the current state of play and outlines how European Union and U.S cooperation can mitigate disinformation in the future.
The AJF has released this white paper that provides seven recommendations for legislative change to strengthen press freedom in Australia. The recommendations include a framework underpinned by a Media Freedom Act that balances press freedom and national security interests, protecting journalists engaged in their work...