THREE Monash University graduates have been named finalists in the prestigious Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism.
Monash University journalism’s Associate Professor Margaret Simons and senior lecturer Heather Jarvis have been named finalists in the Amnesty International 2017 Media Awards.
Take two groups of students at universities situated at the opposite side of the globe, put them at Monash Prato in northern Italy and mix in a few days at EU institutions in Brussels and you get Global Correspondent.
The term “creative industries” was first applied to the cultural sector by UK New Labour in 1998, … Continue reading Not jobs and growth but post-capitalism
Award-winning journalist, author and academic Margaret Simons recently joined the journalism department in Monash University’s … Continue reading Simons shares wisdom with journalism students
Monash journalism student Christiane Barro won the Walkley Award for student journalist of the year in Sydney last night.
For Calla Wahlquist, after giving up on becoming a vet it was working as a … Continue reading Calla unafraid of challenging storytelling
Dr Colleen Murrell from Journalism (MFJ), gave testimony on 11 July before the ‘Senate Select … Continue reading Journalism academics engage with Senate Committee
After completing her Honours in Film and TV studies at Monash, career success for Hayley … Continue reading From screen to sound for Hayley
For Anders Furze, studies in Film and TV has led to varied career outcomes. But … Continue reading Curiosity and critical thinking propels Anders’ career
For John Holdsworth, a clear vision of what he wants to achieve has led to … Continue reading John settles into a career behind the camera
For Alasdair Mulligan having access to Monash tutors and lecturers active within the journalism industry … Continue reading Monash gives Alasdair access to industry
News Corp national political editor (Sunday editions) and Monash University alumna Annika Smethurst has won the 2017 Press Gallery Journalist of the Year.
In Journalism Futures: New York Field School, 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.
In May Professor Justin O’Connor was one of 20 international experts invited to a seminar … Continue reading O’Connor attends UNESCO’s ‘Ahead of the Curve’
By Professor Justin O’Connor The Master of Cultural and Creative Industries has just completed its … Continue reading Field work in the classroom at Monash University
To subject the future of the city to the corporate imaginary is to concede too much to the galloping privatisation of our cultural and informational infrastructure. Can we envision an alternative to centralised corporate control of the city’s data? And how might public priorities be redefined in ways that distinguish them from the private imperatives of the ruling tech giants? These are the guiding questions for our June 15 symposium in Melbourne …
Two major projects, Martyr and Conviction Politics, will shed new light on the activism by thousands of political prisoners and ordinary convicts sent to Australia in the 18th and 19th century. The projects examine how these middle and working class political activists shaped rights for freedom of speech, universal suffrage and the reform of the electoral system workers’ rights in the UK, Australia and the USA.
Amsterdam-based author Sebastian Olma will be launching his latest book, In Defence of Serendipity, with … Continue reading Book launch and public lecture by Sebastian Olma
Monash University journalism student Christiane Barro has been shortlisted for the Walkley Award for Student Journalist of the … Continue reading Christiane Barro shortlisted for Walkley Award
What, exactly, is fake news? The past year has seen a phenomenal explosion of fake news stories on social media platforms such as Facebook.
Seven years into an established career as a radio journalist for SBS, Peggy Giakoumelos went back … Continue reading Back to school for Peggy
Alysia Thomas-Sam has some valuable advice to offer people starting out in their journalism careers: … Continue reading Alysia not scared to make mistakes
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.
Despite planning to be a research scientist, Nicola McCaskill has instead leapt into a career … Continue reading Nicola not immune from pull of journalism
According to Mairéad Bilton-Gough, once you get your first break in the media industry your career … Continue reading Mairéad’s career progression ‘on steroids’
By Andrea Baker Melbourne’s successful bid to host a prestigious international conference on music cities … Continue reading Is Melbourne the music capital of Australia?
Master of Journalism student Sumeyya Ilanbey has been named a finalist in the Community Newspapers of Australia (CNA) awards.
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.
Monash University journalism lecturer Dr Stephanie Brookes has published a groundbreaking book, Politics, Media and Campaign … Continue reading Stephanie Brookes launches groundbreaking book
Sydney’s annual Head On Photo Festival invited Monash PhD candidate Alison Stieven-Taylor to moderate the … Continue reading Alison Stieven-Taylor moderates debate in Sydney
As an international student new to Australia, Zain Nabi only had limited knowledge of the … Continue reading Zain has the Walkleys in his sights
For Brianna Piazza, the learning process hasn’t stopped after graduating from Monash in 2013. Brianna, … Continue reading An ongoing learning process for Brianna
Georgia Gibson has been able to draw from a diverse skill set in her job … Continue reading From Monash to making a difference for Georgia
MFJ Film and Screen Studies staff and students visited the ABC Studios in Elsternwick on April 18 to be part of the studio audience for new Channel 7 comedy pilot Behave Yourself.
Monash University PhD candidate and author Tom Doig has been offered a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study with renowned scholar Naomi Klein at The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity’s writing residency in Canada.
Lauren Raffa says studying in the Monash journalism program changed her as a person and … Continue reading Monash helps Lauren out of her shell
After attempting to interview Bert Newton as an 11-year-old, Emily Pidgeon has fulfilled her dream … Continue reading Emily hungry for journalism success
Before even completing his Monash double-degree Mitchell Newton has jumped straight into his career with Ten … Continue reading Mitchell leaps straight into his career