In times of crisis, real-time indicators of economic activity are a critical input to timely and well-targeted policy responses. The authors of this paper have developed a ‘news sentiment index’ that measures the net balance of words expressing positive and negative sentiment used by journalists...
This survey report forms part of the Public Interest Journalism Initiative's ongoing work to understand how the community values public interest journalism, including surveys conducted at six-month intervals commencing from October 2019.
This publication has been prepared as guidance for the design and introduction of a public interest journalism tax rebate scheme, intended to encourage investment in public interest journalism in Australia. This is in the context of clear problems with the sustainability of news media in...
This report considers the case for tax concessions to encourage additional public interest journalism, and examines the potential application of the R&D model to the news media sector.
The Public Interest Journalism Initiative is documenting the changes in news production and availability around Australia, from media companies to mastheads, newsrooms and stations. The data being collected for this map is open for public use so that researchers, policy-makers and everybody with an interest...
This report forms part of PIJI’s ongoing work to understand how the community values public interest journalism, including surveys conducted at six-month intervals commencing from October 2019.
This is a report of results of a survey commissioned by the Public Interest Journalism Initiative from Essential Media.
This project sought to shed light on the nature of the editorial deficit in different kinds of Australian newsrooms, and to gain insight into how editors and newsroom managers would deploy additional journalistic resources, should they become available.
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.
The data examined in this research suggest that news and journalism-related companies may be losing ground to growing sectors such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and fintech. Relative to a set of comparator countries, the UK appears to have lower investment in news and journalism...