Research from the UK on the effectiveness of disruptive animal rights protests and media reporting on UK public attitudes towards animals. Introduction Animal Rising disrupted the 2023 Grand National, the biggest horse racing event in the UK, kickstarting a national conversation about society’s relationship with animals. We conducted nationally representative public opinion polling to […]
The Authoritarian Playbook: How Reporters can Contextualize and Cover Authoritarian Threats as Distinct from Politics-as-Usual
Guide for journalists and the media on the seven fundamental tactics used by aspiring authoritarians and a framework journalists can use to discern, contextualize, and cover the tactics.
This article by Oxfam Australia provides tips to help get your letter to the editor published.
This memo provides a brief overview of key considerations and pointers for responsible and conflict-sensitive election-related reporting.
Learn about disinformation, misinformation and mal-information and the 7 forms of information disorder from HiveMind.
This collection provides how-to guides and resources regarding the skills and tactics you’ll need to reach your goals in election time.
Article about organisations fighting misinformation and disinformation from the FWD + Organise Conference 2021 in Australia.
Tips on how to run a rapid response media campaign and sustain momentum beyond the immediate media moment.
A report and analysis about Australian mainstream media coverage of climate protests and activists in 2019.
Interview with Craig Reucassel: How a career as a comedian and political satirist prepared him to talk about climate change with a diverse audience.
Community broadcasters are an important part of social movements. The Commons Social Change Radio Directory includes details of almost 100 radio shows from 5 Australian states.
A media package puts everything a journalist may need together in one place – a media release, photos, a spokesperson bio and background information. This ‘How to create a media package’ has been put together by the Australian Conservation Foundation.
Some tips from The Australian Conservation Foundation about how to do a great media interview e.g. thinking about before, during and after the interview.
Here is a list of radio stations in Australia that you can call to get your views heard on talkback radio and some tips to help get your issues heard from the Australian Conservation Foundation.
A description of the role of alternative media in the S11 anti-globalisation protests, September 2000.
A thorough checklist to help you prepare for traditional and social media in the lead up to an action, including some considerations for non-violent direct actions. Download as a handy printable pdf from the box at the bottom of this page.
Lenore Taylor, editor of Guardian Australia, presented at Progress 2017 on the world of fake news and click-bait. She ends with a powerful call to protect quality, fearless and independent journalism.
Can’t find a photographer for your event? Want a new designer for a project? Looking to rebrand? Need some rapid-response campaign design work done? The Australian Progress crowd-sourced register of creative industry providers is a great place to start.
Examples from the UK, Europe and Australia of how maps have been used to effectively communicate complex data in campaigns.
Advice from Stefanie Faucher (MoveOn’s Communications Manager) and Rebecca Wilson (GetUp’s previous Chief of Staff) on how to make the most out of a radio interview.