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.
The report is based on insights from digital tracking of the news consumption of young consumers in the United States and United Kingdom. The findings are underpinned by quantitative data from the Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2019, which shows that under 35s are less...
Local journalism is in crisis, off and online. Years of downsizing in the face of digital disruption have weakened regional and local news organizations. The problem is growing worse, as advertising continues to shift in substantial measure to Facebook and Google.
The Digital News Report 2019 lead author, Professor Caroline Fisher, told The World Today that concern about fake news was highly dependent on demographics, which was cause for concern.
This report shows that Australian news consumers think the news media are doing a good job helping them to understand events and keeping them up to date. On the negative side, the number of Australians with high interest in news has fallen, news avoidance has...
In Australia, we see a rapid rate of change towards digital and mobile news. For the first time, Australians’ use of online news has surpassed traditional offline news sources. Interestingly, the majority of Australians still see television news services as the most trusted source of...
56 per cent of adult Australians try to avoid the news occasionally or often, according to the Digital News Report 2017.
Digital news continues to evolve, pushed by a variety of innovations in recent years, from groundbreaking new technologies like virtual reality and automated reporting to experiments on social platforms that have altered campaign coverage. As journalists and media practitioners gather for the annual Online News...