Journalism in Australia: the good, the bad, the ugly

Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm

This week, Emily Watkins, Crickeys' reporter covering media, talks about her investigative series on the Australian newspaper. And it's a sobering snapshot. The picture that emerges is what Watkins describes as a type of journalistic holy war waged against public profile targets. Then, Andrea Carson, former Age and ABC journalist, now in Media and Politics at Melbourne University, explains the background and importance of the current Australian Senate inquiry into public interest journalism.

Thursday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
This show casts a critical eye on the myriad ways in which we communicate with each other in our increasingly interconnected, multi-media platform world. Each week we mix down the who, the what, the where, and the how of particular communication events, messages, trends and technologies, and then consider: what impacts and what consequences?


John Langer & Stefan Schutt