Tag Archives: beliefs and values

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 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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Religion has its flaws! Has it a right to be heard in the public space?

Barney Zwartz was profoundly instrumental in the formation of the Australian Media Engagement Project. Over a bottle of red wine, he coined the question, “Do you want me to be an excellent journalist, or a propagandist for your stories?” That … Continue reading

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Counter-terrorism: Are we suffering from shallow, simplistic journalism?

Journalists Cecily Huang and Caitlin Gibson go behind the headlines, and speak to one of Australia’s young Muslims, Mohammed Junaid Thorne, experienced journalist, Professor Peter Manning, who specialised in Muslim culture, scholar of Islamic studies, and Shakira Hussein, to check … Continue reading

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New Bill is Bad News for Vulnerable Children – James Cambell, Herald Sun, Melbourne

Why won’t journalists write solutions-centred ‘stories”, rather than bombarding audiences with problems? Continue reading

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Might be time for journalists to relearn principles of Rule of Law!

Last year, Australian Media Engagement Project (AMEP) engaged in a number of events around, “Beyond the Game – Is there a crisis in Australian democracy?” We believe there is a crisis, and that crisis affects, and will continue to affect, … Continue reading

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What is the message for journalists? Last scenes of “The Tunnel”!

The Tunnel was a “must watch” for me over the last 10 weeks. Sometimes I wondered where it was heading. I probably didn’t understand the deep significance of the Truths the Truth Terrorist tried to expose. But, it was good … Continue reading

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Relational AND Economic Development

AMEP campaigns for increasing fairness, well being and shared prosperity in Australian society. We believe for this to happen “relational development” needs to rank ahead of, and be served by “economic development” in Australian social policy settings. For AMEP “relational … Continue reading

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