Dr Fay Anderson from the School of Journalism, Australian and Indigenous Studies – Journalism program has been awarded a major ARC Linkage Grant. Fay is part of a research team undertaking a 3-year history of Australian press photography awarded $203,627 in the recent ARC Linkage round.
‘Press photography has long influenced how Australians have understood themselves and their world. In collaboration with the National Library of Australia and the Walkley Foundation, the project explores the evolving role of photographs in breaking news, and historical shifts in photographic technologies, media practices and ethics’.
Partner Organisations: National Library of Australia and the Walkley Foundation.
Chief Investigators: Michael Gawenda (Centre for Advanced
Journalism, Melbourne), Dr Fay Anderson (JAIS, Monash), Professor Kate
Darian-Smith (Australian Centre, Melbourne) and Dr Sally Young (School
of Social and Political Sciences, Melbourne). Administering organisation, Melbourne.