Covid-19, disasters like the bushfires and floods and a distrust in institutions including government have put the media into high relief as both old and new channels of information saturate us with news and views. In four blogs, PETER CHRISTOPHER, a journalist and media executive for 40 years, offers some insight into how to navigate what can be treacherous waters.
MEDIA – HOW TO AVOID THE PITFALLS
THIS first blog lists some of dangers of the new media and offers advice on how to recognise them.
MEDIA – UNDERSTANDING YOUR RESPONSIBILITY
THE second in the series looks at the responsibility you have when engaging with the new media.
MEDIA – WHY IT’S A NEW CHALLENGE
THE third piece offers background to help you understand the changes and disruption that’s challenging all media … and how and why they impact you.
MEDIA – IT’S PERSONAL
In the fourth in a series, I look at why it’s hard to avoid 24/7 crisis coverage and the negative impact it has on you.