Monash journalism student Christiane Barro won the Walkley Award for student journalist of the year in Sydney last night.
News Corp national political editor (Sunday editions) and Monash University alumna Annika Smethurst has won the 2017 Press Gallery Journalist of the Year.
Following a dramatic year in American politics, and the claims and counter-claims of ‘fake news’, the media is under scrutiny in the USA like never before. In this unit, students will travel to the heart of the world’s media industry to observe how news organisations are managing to deal with the spate of challenges they are currently facing.
What, exactly, is fake news? The past year has seen a phenomenal explosion of fake news stories on social media platforms such as Facebook. The term has also become muddied by public officials and politicians – most famously US president Donald Trump – using it to refer to news stories they claim are inaccurate or biased.
Earlier this year Dr Colleen Murrell filmed a number of interviews with senior media editors and she asked them what they believed was the point of journalism today.
PhD candidate Matteo Dutto shares his PhD research into three iconic legacies of resistance in Australia.
Three Monash University students decided to see what would happen if they each went up to a stranger and asked if they could share two hours and 36 of the most intimate questions imaginable – and let them record it for publication.
The Project host and Monash lecturer Waleed Aly has won the coveted TV Week 2017 Silver Logie Award for Best Presenter.
What does it take to get a job in journalism in Asia – and why is Hong Kong so vital to the global news industry? In this unit, students will travel to the Asian media capital to explore why this world city is the big draw for news companies from around the globe.
Monash University students, graduates and staff have stamped their authority on Australian journalism to claim three Quill awards and three high commendations in the coveted 2016 Melbourne Press Club awards.
Colleen Murrell, a senior lecturer in the journalism department at Monash University, spent part of January and February this year interviewing media editors in Sydney, London and Paris for a research project. The Times editor, John Witherow (pictured left), offers great advice for student journalists.
Monash University journalism graduate Nathan Lay has landed an impressive role at the Western Bulldogs, working as the social media and digital coordinator for the AFL’s reigning premier. Nathan interned at St Kilda to prepare for his great opportunity.
From creating a documentary in Norway to producing a 10 week radio show, we spoke with Joel Smith about his study experience at Monash and how he landed his dream job at Tennis Australia.
Screening Melbourne, an exciting conference and events program, was held in the the CBD recently, which involved moving attendees through the city to experience its history, materiality and contemporary complexity.
Monash Arts Film & Screen Studies PhD alumni Sian Mitchell, Kirsten Stevens, Whitney Monaghan and Janice Loreck are behind the inaugural Melbourne Women in Film Festival (view the trailer) launching 3-4 March 2017 at Melbourne’s Treasury Theatre, the former State Film Centre.
Award-winning journalist, author and academic Margaret Simons will join the journalism department in Monash University’s School of Media, Film and Journalism in July.
The challenges of telling true stories in an era of disruptive media and “fake news” were the focus of three events hosted by Monash University’s School of Media, Film and Journalism last week, attracting widespread interest from journalists, PhD students and academics.
Bachelor of Journalism graduate Emily Neilsen, who is a personal assistant and client coordinator at Arrow Digital Marketing has big ambitions in the exciting media industry.
Michael Kho Lim shares his research insights as a joint Monash/ Warwick University PhD candidate uncovering the dynamics of film distribution in the Philippines.
Anthony Galloway has been a journalist since 2011. After graduating from Monash University, he moved to regional Queensland where he spent a number of years working at the Townsville Bulletin.
Monash Journalism graduate Kara Bertoncini has aspirations to become a TV music journalist or an entertainment reporter for a top ranking TV show or publication. Check out her profile here.
Monash University students have starred in the Ossie Awards for student journalism, winning five categories and being highly commended in three.
After Death or Liberty premieres in Australia, Manchester and Scotland last year, it has since garnered many awards and is now on its London, Dublin and Wales tour. The documentary is adapted from the book Death or Liberty by author and Monash University Associate Professor Tony Moore.
Monash University journalism graduate Mikaela Day has won the inaugural Better Teaching, Better Learning Photography Competition for her amazing photo of Cambodians preparing a traditional banana cake.
At a time when Australian pop, rock, country and hip hop acts are finding new international markets in unprecedented numbers, a team of researchers begin the first phase of their study of national and global music export markets.
Monash’s School of Media, Film and Journalism lecturer Dr Matthew Piscioneri has received one of the inaugural Monash Office of Learning and Teaching Innovation and Impact Awards.
A new documentary, Mambo: Art Irritates Life, premiering Tuesday 9 November at 9.30pm, ABC, explores the evolution of the Mambo phenomenon and features Monash academic Associate Professor Tony Moore.
Monash University’s School of Media, Film and Journalism (MFJ) reflects on its successful year, with many exciting events and moments for students, academic and professional staff.
Nardine Groch’s radio documentary, The Whale Aria, goes to air on ABC Radio National on October 28. Nardine’s documentary, for ABC Radio National’s PocketDocs program, was produced as part of her Masters of Journalism/Sustainability.
Monash PhD student Alison Stieven-Taylor is one of the five judges in this year’s 2016 Nikon-Walkley Awards for Excellence in Photojournalism. The Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism are Australia’s most prestigious journalism awards.
Monash University’s journalism department celebrated the outstanding work of students at the inaugural Mojo Awards at Bobby McGee’s in Melbourne’s CBD on Friday, September 23.
International programs for MFJ students are available through exchange with a partner university overseas or external field work programs. Monash abroad allows students to study similar journalism units in many universities across the world.
How did one of the world’s most-successful multicultural countries made up of refugees and immigrants end up harming children who came to us seeking protection and help? One of the answers to this question is secrecy. Dr Johan Lidberg writes.
Monash University’s School of Media, Film and Journalism has recently celebrated the launch of two exciting new titles in film and screen studies: Dr Janice Loreck’s Violent Women in Contemporary Cinema and Dr Whitney Monaghan’s Queer Girls, Temporality and Screen Media: Not ‘Just a Phase’.
Since graduating from a Bachelor of Arts with a journalism major at Monash University in 2010, Lillian Altman has gained journalism experience around the world.
ABC reporter Simon Galletta had a tough initiation in journalism. Simon, who recently graduated after finishing his degree at Monash University, faced some challenging experiences when the ABC’s Melbourne bureau offered him casual work during the 2015-20-15 festive season.
Monash University journalism graduates have shown their expertise and leadership in media companies in Australia and worldwide.
Monash University’s journalism students are part of Australia’s largest newsroom, reporting on the 2016 federal election campaign through the UniPollWatch project, a groundbreaking national student project.
Monash Media, Film and Journalism’s Head of School Associate Professor Mia Lindgren and TV presenter and academic, Waleed Aly, talk about what makes the Monash Media Lab so important for students.
Monash University’s journalism researchers have been awarded all research grants and scholarly prizes offered by the Journalism Education and Research Association Australia (JERAA).