Crisis, challenge and choice in regional and local news media: the case for a service-first recovery
Regional and local media - always exposed to the vagaries of direct and indirect economic activity, population drift to larger centres and the cost/supply challenges in transport and infrastructure associated with remoteness and modest market size - is experiencing digital disruption on a greater and...
This research has identified coordinated networks of Pro-Trump and QAnon social media clusters at the centre of coordinated efforts to disseminate disinformation about COVID-19, particularly the conspiracy theory that China engineered the virus as a bioweapon.
This report examines the major differences between digital media markets in Australia and the US. The researchers created a list of the most popular media titles over the last five years and checked their availability and price with Australian and American digital content providers over...
Researchers, policy-makers and the public at large are paying more attention to the threats that disinformation and other forms of online media manipulation pose to democratic institutions and political life. Coming after a number of international elections where disinformation was a serious problem, the authors...
The ACCC has released this concepts paper seeking views on each of the issues to be covered in a mandatory code to address bargaining power imbalances between Australian news media businesses and Google and Facebook.
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.
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.
One of the saddest parts of the closure of AAP is the loss of fantastic training opportunities for young reporters starting out in journalism.