if Australian society is to become fairer, with greater well being and prosperity for all Australians, it’s vital that Journalists are clearly independent from the media organisations who publish their work. Obviously, the contract of engagement needs to recognise the rights of both parties, but journalists must engage in “public service”.
This needs to flow through media regulations, media ethics, media agendas, media education, and media narrative.
How can we develop the debate?
The Australian Media Engagement Project (AMEP)