Since November 30, 1971.

Media Puzzle: is politics more than a two-horse race?

Does the media report politics accurately and fairly? Has political coverage of election campaigns become more about spin and headlines than detail?

Hear an expert panel of journalists and broadcasters draw on their years of experience to answer the tough questions about how well our media serves the Australian public when reporting on important election issues.

Panelists include: 

Michael Gordon,
Political Editor, The Age.  
(@mgordon_theage)

Associate Professor Sally Young,
University of Melbourne.
(@SallyYmelbourne)

Kerry-Anne Walsh,
Political author, The Stalking of Julia Gillard.

John Ferguson,
Victorian Political Editor, The Australian.
(@fergusonjw)

Hosted by Michael Rowland, presenter of ABC TV News Breakfast.

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