One of the most critical aspects of Radio Australia is its ability to serve as a counter-emergency alerting and information system for natural disasters or civil disturbance.
Marks, in slanting the emphasis towards generating revenue, ignores the actual practice of meaningful, investigative journalism.
Advocacy is core business for think tanks, but when does advocacy become propaganda? When the think tank is the grandly named Australia Institute, is one answer.
Stop me if you've heard this one...a BBC executive with the marvellously Orwellian title of Controller of Comedy Commissioning walked into this newspaper interview.
Facebook shifted its business operations to Ireland in 2010 and, surprise surprise, laws protecting data in Ireland are 'widely considered' to be less stringent than anywhere else.
Across the spectrum, from the banal views of everyday citizenry, to information hungry political groups keen to mobilise through the forum, Facebook has been, in various ways, tolerated, even celebrated.
Employable Me, the ABC's current three-part documentary following people with disability as they look for work is well worth watching.
Jon Faine's recent ABC radio interview with disability activist Carly Findlay in itself revealed how people with disability are treated differently in daily life and everyday conversations. Here's how to do it better.
There have been recent accusations that a political data firm, Cambridge Analytica, used the Facebook profile information of millions of Americans to finesse Donald Trump’s 2016 Presidential victory.
Its birth was an attempt by the industry to head off the move by the Whitlam Labor Government the previous year to create a government authority to police it.
Meantime, important issues have been neglected. Such as our water crisis and the future of the Murray-Darling.
I don't know why, but the recent take-down of Aziz Ansari in the press and on social media feels like a turning point. It seems like this is the moment that #MeToo slipped its moorings.