Research Priority Report: News Futures: Research & Policy Roundtable

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Abstract

In recent years radical changes in the news media industries, largely driven by the rise of digital platforms, have moved news media from the periphery to the centre of government policy agendas. Research conducted by the News & Media Research Centre (N&MRC) highlights that relentless disruption to the news industry and decline in news consumption are coupled with the challenges of combatting misinformation and low levels of media literacy. Research shows the heightened thirst for news during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic has not been sustained, with substantial levels of complacency and misunderstanding among news consumers about the current state of the news media industries.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCanberra
PublisherUniversity of Canberra
Number of pages14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 29 Nov 2021
EventNews Futures: Research and Policy Roundtable - Online, Canberra, Australia
Duration: 3 Sep 20213 Sep 2021

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