Representation on TV

NITV Our Stories

Activity: Review programs on NITV (National Indigenous Television).


Watch two programmes aired on NITV and write a personal reflection and analysis of the issues raised through NITV programs.

  • Watch a news program and one other program scheduled on NITV, Channel 34, (free to air).
  • Read the web page for NITV focusing on the background and team members.
  • Reflect on your own personal feelings about the issues raised, the way the issues are raised and how the issues are presented in both programs watched.
  • Write a personal reflection and analysis which stories your journey (more than a description of what you have watched).
  • Share your thoughts with your peers and discuss any differences you observed between the ways Indigenous peoples are represented on mainstream television and NITV.