Online information services

Commentary

5 Mar 2019
21

If we’re serious about improving access to mental health care, we need to look to online therapies.

Report

18 Feb 2019
125

This report repeats earlier recommendations for clear legal liabilities to be established for tech companies to act against harmful or illegal content on their sites, and calls for a compulsory Code of Ethics defining what constitutes harmful content.

Report

Digital tourism and Israel's illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories
30 Jan 2019
43

In this report, Amnesty International documents how online booking companies are driving tourism to illegal Israeli settlements and contributing to their existence and expansion.

Report

27 Jan 2019
255

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the findings from the Australian Women and Digital Health Project, a qualitative study involving a total of 66 women around Australia, ranging in age from 21 to 74.

Report

17 Dec 2018
493

With the benefit of the full data set, this report delivers in-depth analysis of the US 2016 Election interference effort of the expansive Internet Research Agency (IRA) operation.

Report

17 Dec 2018
54

Russia’s Internet Research Agency (IRA) launched an extended attack on the United States by using computational propaganda to misinform and polarize US voters. This report provides the first major analysis of this attack based on data provided by social media firms to the Senate Select...

Report

17 Dec 2018
19

This report explores how social media subcultures — Black Twitter, Feminist Twitter, and Asian American Twitter — interact with the news.

Report

14 Dec 2018
16

This report demonstrates the relationships that sharing and conducting research have with trust in media by analyzing the results of the Gallup/Knight Foundation experiment, which used a custom-built news aggregation website.

Report

The political perils of online ad tech
17 Oct 2018
147

This report argues that today’s digital advertising infrastructure creates disturbing new opportunities for political manipulation and other forms of antidemocratic strategic communication.

Report

Five takeaways for educators, journalists, and librarians
16 Oct 2018
191

This research report presents findings about how a sample of U.S. college students gather information and engage with news in the digital age.

Report

18 Sep 2018
326

This resource offers insights into the connection between influence, amplification, monetization and radicalization, at a time when platform companies struggle to handle policies and standards for extremist influencers.

Discussion paper

7 Sep 2018
95

Digital technology could deliver enormous socio-economic benefits across Britain. At the moment, the development and adoption of these and future technologies have been almost entirely market-led, with little to no strategic policy response from governments around the world.

Report

A report prepared for The Policy Observatory, Auckland University of Technology
6 Sep 2018
12

This provides important data on the relationship between web platforms and New Zealand news organisations. It gives an overview of Google and Facebook’s position in the New Zealand media market, media companies’ website traffic patterns, and an assessment of media companies’ dependency on traffic from...

Journal article

31 Aug 2018
50

This case study describes data collection from Twitter, conducted with the intent of capturing conversations following from President Trump’s and others’ use of the #MAGA (“Make America Great Again”) hashtag in Twitter posts during the first 100 days of his presidential administration.

Commentary

30 Jul 2018
7

Australian media ownership is already among the most concentrated in the world, but if the competition regulator approves the Nine-Fairfax deal, expect the race for survival to produce more mergers.

Audio

26 Jul 2018
6

Fairfax and Nine have announced a $4 billion merger.

Commentary

26 Jul 2018
21

If ever there was a time of grief for journalism in Australia, it is today, with the announcement that Nine Entertainment is taking over Fairfax Media.

Briefing paper

11 Jul 2018
93

This Bill would amend the Act to insert the words ‘fair’ and ‘balanced’ into paragraph 8(1)(c). The amended Act would require the Board ‘to ensure that the gathering and presentation by the Corporation of news and information is fair, balanced, accurate and impartial according to...

Technical report

10 Jul 2018
40

This technical report outlines the collection and analyses of internet job-postings data, how they compare with other sources of data and their limitations.

Report

18 Jun 2018
62

This year's report reveals new insights about digital news consumption based on a YouGov survey of over 74,000 online news consumers in 37 countries including the US and UK. The report focuses on the issues of trust and misinformation, new online business models, the impact...

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