Sticking to the script
The Republican National Convention was a political reality TV show featuring themes that have come to define the Trump presidency, from scare tactics to “alternate facts”.
Is Trump's time running out?
As the US election nears, the political divide has widened – and so have the cracks in the President's bid for a second term.
The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the vital role political journalists play in holding those in power to account.
Episode 12: Fact or Fiction?
In this third episode on fake news, we've gathered all the very best practical tips and ideas from our experts to help you find your way through the news.
In his briefings, Trump stands exposed
The President should step back from the media spotlight in the COVID-19 crisis if he wants to step forward into a second term.
Episode 11: The Facts of the Matter
In this What Happens Next? podcast episode Susan chats to the experts exploring what we could do differently to improve the quality of information and media.
Episode 10: Ain't That The Truth
Could fake news destroy our democracy? Dr Susan Carland finds out in our first episode in series two of What Happens Next?
Series two: What Happens Next? podcast
Academic and commentator Dr Susan Carland is back, exploring a new range of issues on Monash podcast What Happens Next?
Education's new frontier
The next generation of school leaders will need certain key attributes to succeed in a radically reshaped world.
Will COVID stump Trump?
The US President's response to the pandemic has been dire, and he needs to realise there's more at stake for his country than his re-election in November.
Demystifying the curve
Epidemiological models may be complex, but they must be treated with respect.
Snapshot: The COVID-19 ripple effect
What long-term COVID-19 global ripple effects will we see?
Talking COVID with kids
It's important to have ongoing conversations with children and young people about the coronavirus situation.
Perfect storm: How fake news can be fatal
The spread of misinformation has striking parallels with the biological pandemic – and it, too, has cost lives.
Coronavirus and the cybercrime wave
Fear and curiosity is providing fertile ground for cyber criminals to conduct their “business”.
Episode 7: Far Right, All Wrong
The internet’s a great place to meet like-minded people… even for far-right extremists. Monash experts reflect on the implications for society if right wing extremism is allowed to grow unchecked.
Despite its high cost, many newsrooms have retained their investigative teams while cutting editors, photographers, artists and general reporting staff.
The ACCC Digital Platforms Report recommends several ways to revive journalism in the social media age, including A$50m in direct grants to local news services.
Social media platforms have an incentive to promote whatever gets the most attention, regardless of its authenticity, but we're more reluctant to admit that the same is true of people.
'New low' for journalism?
Lack of scrutiny of the Coalition, a barrage of criticism aimed at Labor; News Corp's coverage of the election campaign has been the definition of partisan.
Facebook: the troubled teen
The social media giant has turned 15, but its growing pains continue.
The fake news on public transport
Don't believe the hype when it comes to reports that driverless cars are the answer to our traffic problems.
Fighting back against fake news
We used game theory to show you only need a small amount of fake news to disrupt any group discussion. But we also found a way you can fight back.
Journalism's fight to keep it real
Further cuts to the ABC, suppression orders and anti-terror and surveillance laws are making it increasingly difficult for independent journalism to thrive.
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