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Media reform package hands ‘unprecedented power to a privileged few’

3 September, 2017 / By Michelle Rowland

There are two kinds of politicians: those who value an evidentiary and principles-based approach to law-making; and those who spurn analysis in favour of short-termism. 756 more words

Media Pluralism

The Press Problem: How to Avoid Hate When Discussing Muslim Affairs - Aidan White

IPSO has received hundreds of complaints concerning a column in the British newspaper ‘The Sun’ in which the phrase “the Muslim Problem” – by many perceived as a reference to the Nazi terminology “the Jewish Problem” – was used. 985 more words

Media Regulation

The dangers of ‘doxing’ and the implications for media regulation - David Brake

The events in the US city of Charlottesville where a far-right protest turned violent raise a multitude of questions – some of which touch upon media ethics and media regulation. 1,717 more words

Media Regulation

Public Interest Journalism Committee hears from journalism educators

By MARK PEARSON Follow @Journlaw

The Australian Senate’s  Select Committee on the Future of Public Interest Journalism – known as the ‘Public Interest Journalism Committee’- has heard from several journalism educators in its inquiry into the future of public interest journalism. 180 more words

Prince Harry and David Beckham: a close look at IPSO's approach to privacy - Oliver Lock

IPSO recently published its decisions on two separate privacy complaints brought against the Mail Online: the first by Prince Harry (which was upheld) and the second by David and Victoria Beckham (which was not). 1,043 more words


Mainstream news media have earned the distrust they complain of - Brian Cathcart

‘Can you trust the mainstream media?’ asks the very mainstream Observer in a 5,000-word analysis by Andrew Harrison, and then it supplies the answer, pretty resoundingly: ‘Yes, you can!’ 1,310 more words

Media Regulation

Country rules: the ‘splinternet’ may be the future of the web - Terry Flew

Both The Economist and WIRED are worried about the “splinternet”. The UK research organisation NESTA thinks it could “break up” the world wide web as we know it. 863 more words