Media and Politics

“Journalism is what we need to make democracy work.”

Walter Cronkite

Media Ethics and Politics

Media Ethics and Politics

It’s not just politicians that need to be held accountable to a set of ethical standards. Media ethics may be better defined by journalist’s code of conduct, but too often it is being sacrificed on the altar of a catchy headline or not letting the truth get in the way of a good story.

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Opinion Rhapsody

Opinion Rhapsody

Opinion Rhapsody – courtesy of Dustin & Genevieve – this brilliant parody set to the magnificent music of Queen is just too god not share. As “covers” get this about as good as it gets – opinion rhapsody is true to the original. Enjoy!

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The ABC needs relevance, not lifestyle!

The ABC needs relevance, not lifestyle!

The ABC Lifestyle initiative is an own goal. Instead of pandering to the lowest common denominator of content, it should focus on quality content and continue to excel its online delivery.

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You cannot kill what’s already dead!

You cannot kill what’s already dead!

Apparently, the sale of Fairfax to Nine is the end of journalism in Australia, the triumph of the cheque book as the only arbiter of a good story and the death knell of democracy. Paul Keating – that most eloquent and cerebral of political alley cats – was particularly scathing in his assessment, but he isn’t alone.

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