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Gone are times when a televised appearance gave a guide to the thoughts of the speaker, and the appearance's outcome the direct result of that person's true character.
by Ian Nance - 26/08/2014 - 2 comments
So if people, like, from other nations, can, like, use English correctly as a second language, or others in our society can, like, speak clearly and coherently, like, what's wrong with trying to say it gooder?
by Ian Nance - 19/08/2014 - 21 comments
Today's grand illusion is of an information age when, in truth, we live in a media age in which incessant corporate propaganda is insidious, contagious, effective and liberal.
by John Pilger - 14/07/2014 - 14 comments
The Facebook experiment saga raises important questions about who owns our data online: the users, the social media companies, or someone else?
by Mal Fletcher - 4/07/2014 - 6 comments
If you want to know how the left in Australia thinks, then check out Twitter. It will also explain the slow degradation of Australian political reporting into gotcha exposes and personal slurs.
by Graham Young - 20/06/2014 - 151 comments
Where does the devil lie? He (or she) lies in the detail and when it comes to policy there is no more vexing devil than implementation.
by Malcolm King - 19/06/2014 - 10 comments
In the end, professionals need to be paid and we will foot the bill, whether it's through subscriptions (including TV licenses), intrusive advertising or the purchase prices for news apps.
by Mal Fletcher - 17/06/2014 - 2 comments
To protect democracy, governments have an obligation to detect and remove political bias within the media. It is essential that the media act as a safe-haven for political neutrality.
by David Vadori - 11/06/2014 - 12 comments
The national dialogue surrounding men's violence against women shifts attention from male perpetrators and onto female victims.
by Caitlin Roper - 4/06/2014 - 40 comments
Where we've come from and what we think are now not so closely aligned. Globalisation has brought a world of ideas to our doorsteps.
by Mal Fletcher - 22/04/2014 - 3 comments
Statements by PM Tony Abbott and some of his associates that the ABC is not barracking for the 'home team' and is 'un-Australian' presumably prepare the ground for funding and program cuts.
by Klaas Woldring - 16/04/2014 - 100 comments
If the ABC's business model is as flawed as it appears, how will it withstand an efficiency dividend?
by Barry Spinks - 15/04/2014 - 11 comments

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