This year women cleaned up at the Walkleys - but surveys show discrimination in the media is still rife. Wendy Bacon on the surprising results of our Women in the Media study into TV current affairs.
Why Hockey Really Blocked The GrainCorp Sale
Joe Hockey's refusal to sell GrainCorp to a foreign agribusiness giant wasn't just a cave-in to the Nationals. A history of corruption and sensitive politics were also involved, writes Wendy Bacon.
Wendy Bacon Responds To News Corp
When you criticise Rupert Murdoch's News Corp you should expect a backlash, as Wendy Bacon found when she published her report on the coverage of climate change at Australian newspapers.
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Big Australian media reject climate science
Australia has the most concentrated press ownership in the world. What does that mean for significant issues such as climate change?
A Country Too Far: Writings on Asylum Seekers, edited by Rosie Scott and Tom Keneally – review
The government has demonised refugees but these 27 writers and poets offer a powerful argument for welcoming them
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Women On Air But Still Not Calling The Shots On TV
Men still outnumber women in the most powerful positions in TV news and current affairs, write Wendy Bacon, Elise Dalley and Alex Holder as they continue our Women in the Media series.
Voting Green because I'm a journalist - and all the other reasons
Why I support the Greens and voted for them in the September 2013 election
This Is Why We Need Truly Democratic Media
From Roger Corbett's appearance on Lateline to News Ltd's bias, a politicised media has been a prominent feature of this election - but media policy has barely rated a mention, writes Wendy Bacon.
Picture wars: don't be fooled by the government's asylum propaganda
Images are now weapons in a communication war and the government is skilled at restricting real journalism, favouring manufactured soundbites instead.
Reform? What NSW Reform?
Kevin Rudd's intervention in the NSW ALP is welcome. But the secret approval process for Packer's casino proves it's business as usual for the mates who run the state, writes Wendy Bacon.