Monash’s Head of Journalism Phil Chubb’s book A World of Pain: Climate Change Politics 2007 – 2013, will arrive in bookshops in June next year.
The publisher is Black Inc.
Phil’s work explores the reasons for the successes and failures in climate policy development and analyses the related leadership issues and political strategies of Prime Ministers Rudd and Gillard.
Phil interviewed more than 70 politicians, ministerial staff and public servants and has also been able to get hold of numerous confidential government and ALP documents.
B is for Bad Cinema
Monash University’s Film and Screen Studies experts, Dr Claire Perkins and Associate Professor Con Verevis, have co-edited a new book, B is for Bad Cinema: Aesthetics, Politics and Cultural Value.
Wigs, tans, boobs: American hustling for Oscars
“Some of this actually happened.” So reads the non-committal title card that precedes the opening scene of David O’Russell’s sixth feature, American Hustle (2013) – a film nominated for 10 Oscars at the 2014 Academy Awards.
Australia’s radical media sphere link
MFJ’s Dr Tony Moore has revealed to secondary school teachers the history of media activists and rebels transported to colonial Australia as “seditionists”.
Sinophone Cinemas rich in fascinating case studies
Monash University senior lecturer in Film and Screen Studies, Dr Olivia Khoo, has edited a…
SXSW talkfest on global music cities
The global music cities of Melbourne, Austin and Berlin will feature in a talkfest chaired…
Inspiring donors through social media
Monash University communications expert Karen Sutherland has been providing advice on how charities can use…
War on the environment impacts on policy
By David Holmes After almost six months in office, it seems that the Abbott government’s…
Student-centred learning seminar
A seminar on student-centred learning – contemporary Malaysian and Australian perspective will be held on Monday, March 10 at Monash University’s Clayton campus.
Media & Communications Internship
Inviting Journalism and Communications students to apply for this exciting internship role with the Office…
Kim reveals reindeer danger in Sweden
Former Masters journalism student Kim Paul Nguyen has written an outstanding piece in The Guardian,…
‘Fringe to Famous’ project introduced in journal
Dr Tony Moore and Associate Professor Mark Gibson, from Monash’s Communications and Media Studies program, have published a refereed article to introduce their ARC project, Fringe to Famous: Contemporary Australian Culture as an Innovation System.
Why journalism is one of the world’s best jobs
Masters journalism student Alfred Chan seized his chance to enjoy a successful internship at The…