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Australian media: more than half of opinion pieces found to have negative depictions of race – The Guardian

All Together Now report says coronavirus pandemic led to racism against Asian and Asian-Australian people

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The Australian media industry is doomed to continue churning out controversial and often racist opinion pieces, for diminishing returns, unless newsrooms and their owners become more diverse, experts say.
A recent report from the anti-racism body All Together Now (ATN) found that 53% of opinion pieces published in Australia over 12 months involved negative depictions of race.
It reflects poorly, said Antoinette Lattouf, a director at Media Diversity Australia and a senior journalist at Channel Ten….

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