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The ABCs of protecting the Public Interest

Emma Dawson asks what it would take to ensure that our ABC remains in the service of the Australian public, rather than the Government.

Submission to the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts (DCITA)

Submission to the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts (DCITA) In response to MEETING THE DIGITAL CHALLENGE Reforming Australia’s media in the digital age DISCUSSION PAPER ON MEDIA REFORM OPTIONS By Emma...

New Matilda submission to DCITA

The New Matilda Media Convenor Emma Dawson responded to Meeting the digital challenge, Minister Helen Coonan’s discussion paper on media reform, in a submission to the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts...

Media ownership changes: a summary of Coonan’s discussion paper

Communications minister Senator Helen Coonan released her long-awaited proposal for changes to Australian media ownership laws yesterday. The Centre for Policy Development Media Convenor Emma Dawson provides our readers with a summary of the...

DIY investigative journalism – just add source

Miriam Lyons argues that citizen journalism projects like SourceWatch could help halt the decline of investigative journalism.

It’s time to fly

Tony Moore Suggests that the ABC should build on its best traditions to meet the needs of our diverse society in the digital age.

Cartoon journalism

‘The old fashioned notion of setting out to discover what is really going on in the lives of such families and their communities has ceased to be the primary purpose of journalism. The circularity...