Guest poster David Melzer of the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia explains why now is a good time for the major political parties to support community broadcasting
Tony Moore provides a credible option for ending the terms of partisan appointments to the ABC board, and shows how we can rescue the public broadcasting debate from the culture wars.
The only media owners capable of putting the public interest above their own are those who can afford to', argues Leonard McDonnell, so supporters of quality journalism should give up on diversity of media ownership.
The 2004 Tsunami exposed a deep rift between our scientists and our communicators, writes Leonard McDonnell. We need to find new ways of getting information out of the journals and into the broadsheets if we are to reap the benefits… more
In this draft discussion paper Emma Dawson and Miriam Lyons outline the basic principles that should underpin our public broadcasting policy, and suggest some ways to better equip the ABC and SBS to meet the needs of Australian citizens.
The Centre for Policy Development is developing a series of discussion papers on media policy reform. In this introduction former Centre for Policy Development fellow Emma Dawson and current CPD Director Miriam Lyons argue that the failure to reinvent Australia’s… more
Emma Dawson asks what it would take to ensure that our ABC remains in the service of the Australian public, rather than the Government.
Emma Dawson introduces a special edition on media policy
Georgina Born talks to the Australian Centre for Independent Journalism about the BBC's role in balancing Britain’s media ecology