July 5, 2022 •
Business Models, Media Economics, Recent •
by Report Authors
Recent UNESCO report offers 22 actionable recommendations to improve the viability of news media and address threats against journalism...
June 7, 2018 •
Comment, Media and Politics, Specialist Journalism •
by Julie Posetti
Journalists are on the frontline of the ‘f*ke news’ wars. As truth becomes a casualty of disinformation campaigns, journalists must defend freedom of expression and the public’s right to know. A new UNESCO publication wants to show...
November 15, 2017 •
Ethics and Quality, Recent, Research •
by Karen Ross and Claudia Padovani
Most studies examining the awkward relationship between women and news media over the past 50 years have found that women are routinely under-represented in terms of both content and decision-making. The endurance of these inequalities...
May 4, 2017 •
Digital News, Media and Politics, Short stories •
Legal frameworks to protect journalism sources are increasingly at risk according to a new international study of 121 countries. The study concludes that without adequate legal protection, potential sources and whistleblowers may never...
July 8, 2015 •
Ethics and Quality, Recent •
by Philip Di Salvo
“Legal frameworks that protect confidential sources are under significant strain in the digital era,” according to Julie Posetti, a research fellow with the World Editors Forum and the World Association of Newspapers and News...
May 5, 2015 •
Media and Politics, Press Freedom •
Peter Greste is an experienced journalist who has worked in conflict zones for more than 20 years. In 2013 he was arrested, with two other Al Jazeera journalists, in Egypt. They were charged with ‘damaging national...