Category Archives: Drivers of social outcomes

Various sections of Australian society affected by media in way they deliver fairness, well being and collective prosperity; and relational unity.

Why do journalists not challenge primacy of economic growth?

This article in LinkedIn by Mal Fletcher, UK social futurist and commentator, raises important issues concerning personal and social flourishing, which is the big goal of the Secular Project, Buddhism and Christianity. I’m wondering why serious journalists don’t enquire into … Continue reading

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How Corruption and Conflicts of Interest Stalk the Newsroom!

This publication, “Untold Stories“, edited by Aidan White of the Ethical Journalism Network (EJN), highlights  stories of corruption and conflicts of interest in media activities that influence various countries in the world. AMEP has neither the capability nor the resources … Continue reading

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Education in its current form NOT the answer to Struggle Street!

In a TED Talk by Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley, there could lie a partial answer to the problems of our fellow Australians depicted in SBS’ Struggle Street. How could economic thought, cultural studies, social policies and … Continue reading

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Struggle Street on SBS

In the Age today (7/5) Michael Lallo wrote a very challenging article on the SBS documentary Struggle Street on SBS, which caused me to watch it on SBS view on demand. I hadn’t intended to watch it after reading early … Continue reading

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What “values” really drive Australian society? Media values?

If you read about AMEP on our website you’ll see we wish to change Australian media ethics, values and agendas, therefore media narratives, to encourage unity, harmony, fairness, well being and shared prosperity in Australian society, particularly for those without … Continue reading

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Is there an Australian media myth of the undeserving poor? If so, what independent journalist is checking it out?

This is a piece we came across in regard to fairness, well being and shared prosperity in UK. Made me wonder if a similar media bias and agenda exists in Australia. Let us know! I bet this wouldn’t happen in … Continue reading

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Is this a story about talented musicians being abused by the market?

This is an interesting read from the Conversation. Our interest in media is about what makes for greater fairness, well being and shared prosperity in Australian society? If this research is true why would journalists from mainstream media not investigate … Continue reading

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