Title Are Australians tired of news? Consumption report card shows mixed results On Breakfast with Jacinta Parsons and Sami Shah Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet ABC Melbourne Media type Radio Duration/Length/Size 8 minutes Country Australia Date 13/06/19 Description Download Are Australians tired of news? (3.66 MB)
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What do you classify as news, and how do you know you can trust it? Or does just thinking about the whole thing fill you with a sense of dread?
A report card into how Australians consume news has revealed we’re becoming less interested in news, look at less sources for our information, and are overwhelmed by the negativity of a 24-hour news cycle.
University of Canberra’s Dr Caroline Fisher, who led the research behind the latest annual Digital Media Report created in collaboration with Reuters Institute and the University of Oxford, joins Jacinta Parsons on ABC Radio Melbourne Breakfast talk through the somewhat surprising statistics.
Producer/Author Jacinda Parsons Persons Caroline Fisher