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A VERY long read: how do we rebuild trust between media and audience?

This is the full text of a public lecture I gave at the University of Gloucestershire last night.

Good evening everyone.

I’ve never given a public lecture before. 5,429 more words

Journalism General

Quote checks: a growing curse

Over my near four decades as a journalist one of the biggest changes has been the huge growth in demands from PR people – both in-house and external – for quote checks. 1,123 more words


Racial vilification in Australia

Cases of racial vilification are unfortunately not rare occurrences in Australia. It is important for journalists to understand how to report on racial discrimination and vilification without causing offense or humiliation to individuals or groups and to know where to draw the line between racial vilification and fair and accurate comment made in public interest. 730 more words


The Anniversary Story: How should journalists commemorate occasions of trauma?

Traumatic events such as terrorist attacks, natural disasters, and mass shootings are unfortunate aspects of our society, and often trigger large-scale grief and suffering. Despite the passing of time, anniversary stories encourage the memory of these events to live on. 680 more words


Cunnamulla: A Grey Spell in Media Ethics

*Please note: even though legalities were aimed towards the arts and documentary makers,  the repercussions on individuals participating in films should be reflected on upon broadcast. 766 more words

The Ethics of Media Criticism

The Media Ethics Initiative Presents:

Media Criticism in Turbulent Times: A Panel Discussion

April 25, 2018 ¦ Moody College of Communication ¦ University of Texas at Austin… 29 more words