Gillian Bouras ‘I learned too late about the signs of her intention: she seemed light-hearted, friends said, for the first time in ages, and she was giving people presents. Of course it turned out that they were her own possessions… more
Richard Harris Looks at an instance identified by Media Watch where a filmmaker was denied access to footage. Many documentaries seem likely to come within the ‘advocacy or cause’ definition, which suggests a real prospect of similar refusals in the… more
Most citizens remain outside the political system. Lyn Carson looks at our unrepresentative democratic system.
Tony Moore Suggests that the ABC should build on its best traditions to meet the needs of our diverse society in the digital age.
Sally Young takes a critical look at the election debate.
Larry Larcordaire ABC insider questions the ABC’s ‘independence’.
Dr Sally Young, from Melbourne University, wrote this guide to help you find all kinds of information about politics on the internet.
Larry Larcordaire suggests the ABC is again at grave risk of editorial compromise-for-cash.
Dr Janette Hartz-Karp looks at how deliberation can revitalise our democracy.