Indigenous Representation in the Australian Media
July 11th was the last week of NAIDOC celebrations, so you may have noticed increased media attention on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their cultures and their histories. But, how were they depicted? What sort of perspectives and voices did you see or hear? Were they from Indigenous people?
To delve deeper, 2SER’s Breakfast spoke to Dr Amy Thomas, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Indigenous Land and Justice Research Hub, UTS, and one of the authors of a recent report from the non-profit organisation, All Together Now, examining Indigenous representation in the Australian mainstream media.