The School of Journalism, Australian and Indigenous Studies employs staff with extensive knowledge and expertise in the fields of media, Australian history and Indigenous affairs, who are actively involved in research and contribute to community activities. Our staff include Walkley Award winners, many prolific writers and publishers who are active in all fields of the Media. Their expert opinions are highly valued and our staff are frequently invited to participate in public forums and committees, join prestigious Boards and to comment in the media.
These pages are dedicated to keeping you informed about our staff activities in the public arena. For more in depth information about individual staff members please follow links to their profile pages.
- Monash University journalism graduate Sam Landsberger and his News Ltd sports colleagues have won the 2012 Quill Award for Best use of the Digital or Online Medium. Sam’s contribution to the live coverage and reporting of AFL has earned him this prestigious accolade with his colleagues Finn Bradshaw, former Monash student Alistair Paton and Gilbert Gardiner. Sam ... Read more
- Assoc Prof Nathalie Nguyen on GOMA Talks “Events that shape the world” and ABC Radio National Big IdeasAssociate Professor and ARC Future Fellow Nathalie Nguyen took part in a GOMA Talks APT7 panel on “Events that shape the world” at the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane on 7 March 2013. Other panelists included Paula Abood, Beck Cole and Parastou Forouhar. The panel provided perspectives on cultural memory, history and place in ... Read more
- THE ‘Dangerous Ground’ website and program of student involvement has been recognised with two awards. And, journalism student Melanie Barrie was highly commended in the annual Ossie awards for student journalism. Well done everyone! The ‘Dangerous Ground‘ site won a Monash Arts Faculty award, announced by Arts Dean, Rae Frances, and students who contributed to the ... Read more
- Instead of lamenting politics we should celebrate Parliament’s brutal hostilities. THESE past weeks have given me cause for optimism about the state of Australian politics. Doubtless, thousands of readers will conclude that I am stark raving mad. How is it possible to perceive a political environment hallmarked by ”relentless negativity” and ”sleaze and smear” in an ... Read more
- Patriotism in a Multicultural Society – What does it mean to be a citizen in a multicultural society? And what role must patriotism play in defining our relationship with our country and fellow citizens? In his latest book The Virtuous Citizen Tim Soutphommasane answers these questions with a critical defence of liberal nationalism… Invitation to ... Read more
- Prof. Hocking’s latest book Following the recent celebrated launch of her book Gough Whitlam: His Time in Sydney, Professor Jenny Hocking, Head of School of Journalism, Australian and Indigenous Studies will be holding free book signing events in Melbourne at Readings in Carlton and at Dymmocks in Camberwell READINGS in CARLTON – Tuesday, 11 September 2012 at 6:30pm ... Read more
- New Matilda recently published a comment piece by Dr Johan Lidberg, Senior Lecturer in journalism. Dr Lidberg wrote, Julian Assange’s alleged sexual assault has overshadowed the vital work of Wikileaks. The allegations must be put to rest for the sake of both Wikileaks and the women involved. When WikiLeaks published Collateral Murder, the graphic video of ... Read more
- Journalism students from Monash University will provide breaking news coverage of this year’s New News conference on a website linked to the Melbourne Press Club. In a unique collaboration, three Monash University journalism Honours students, Bridget Fitzgerald, Patrick Hutchens and Gina Xing will join three journalism students from Melbourne University’s Centre for Advanced Journalism to ... Read more