Australia Votes

In writing a new piece about how we can demand better coverage from our media this election I asked my Twitter followers if they could demand one thing from our media this election – what would it be? Here are some of the responses.

Debs made a suggestion regarding the use of language about asylum seekers:

https://twitter.com/socialquery101/status/361365892552081409

Ed called for more “important stories”

https://twitter.com/tasblueboy/status/361376009091694593

Lots of discussion about assessing claims and getting the facts:

https://twitter.com/AugustusBrown/status/361367462865940481

On policy:

https://twitter.com/AlanVaarwerk/status/361402749625171968

Less “horse race” politics (From Tumblr)

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On wasted opportunities:

https://twitter.com/SenorPhil/status/361392926057705473

What are your thoughts? Comment below or get in touch @JB_AU