Strides made in the last decade have inspired a new vision of “ending the AIDS epidemic.”
But among sex workers, gay men and other men who have sex with men, transgender people, and people who inject drugs, barriers still persist limiting their access to HIV prevention and treatment services.
Melbourne will be the host of AIDS 2014 International Conference, between 20th and 25th July 2014.
The school of Media Film and Journalism will present leading international journalists from the Pulitzer Centre in Washington to talk about the ongoing challenges facing key populations.
“The battle is not just about the gays: We need to fight for the rights of others also. And let us fight not because we need to win today, but for future generations.” – John, Ugandan LGBT activist.
Michael Hayden is a writer originally from Queens, New York. The son of an Egyptian mother and an American father, and the husband of an Indian citizen, he has lived and worked in both America and India.
As a journalist, Michael has written on health and politics for The New York Times, and reported extensively on the state of India’s prisons for The Wall Street Journal.
Michael is also a critically acclaimed playwright and screenwriter.He received his MFA from the Iowa Writer’s Workshop in 2007.
Daniella Zalcman is a photo-journalist based in London and New York. She has worked for The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, the New York Daily News and Vanity Fair.
Her photographs have appeared in exhibits throughout New York City and are part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
She graduated from Columbia University in 2009 with a degree in architecture.
The Dual Crisis: HIV & Human Rights, Journalism’s Role in the Fight Against Stigma and Discrimination, will be held at Monash University’s Caulfield Campus on Wednesday, July 23 from 1pm to 2.30pm, Building H, Basement Room 36, (HB.36).
Getting to know … Fay Anderson
Fay Anderson is currently working with Sally Young, Kate Darian-Smith and Michael Gawenda at the University of Melbourne, the National Library of Australia and the Walkley Foundation on a project examining the history of Australian newspaper photography.
Master of Journalism with Warwick University
For those seeking a career in political and international journalism, the Master of Journalism with Warwick University is both an entry-level qualification and a mid-career course for working journalists seeking to extend their expertise.
Debate: Should the ABC be privatised?
In today’s day and age, does the raison d’etre for the ABC still exist? Or has it become an unnecessary drain on the taxpayer dollar, one which the government and the Australian public should consider letting go? Hear opposing views at Monash’s 2015 Vice Chancellor’s Public Debate.
Author Tom Doig awarded for The Coal Face
Monash University PhD candidate Tom Doig has been awarded the joint winner of the inaugural Oral History Victoria Education Innovation Award for his book, The Coal Face.
State-of-the-art media centre takes shape on B5
A new multi-million dollar media centre will be available to Monash University’s School of Media, Film and Journalism students for semester 1, 2016.
Journalism Futures: New York Field School
Change and innovation are sweeping through newsrooms around the globe. In this unit, students will travel to the heart of the world’s media industry to observe how industrial crisis and creative responses are transforming news organisations, journalists and audiences in the American context.
Journalism students prepare for OS assignments
Monash University journalism students will have the opportunity to travel to Cambodia, India and Nepal next year to gain real and practical experience reporting on community development issues.
Tay and Turner launch Television Histories in Asia
Monash University lecturer in Communication and Media Studies, Dr Jinna Tay, launched her co-edited book, Television Histories in Asia, at Monash’s Caulfield campus on September 17.
Getting to know … John Tebbutt
Dr John Tebbutt is passionate about teaching and researching, and been lecturing in Communications and Media Studies at Monash for the 18 months.
Getting to know … Deb Anderson
Dr Deb Anderson does research in rural places, wild places – asking people to share their oral history, often over several years.
Winmar’s stand against racism immortalised
When Nicky Winmar lifted his guernsey and pointed to his skin at Victoria Park in 1993, he declared to the hostile crowd that he was black and proud. Molly Stapleton reports.
Virginia TV shootings: murder as a media event
The macabre live murders of Alison Parker and Adam Ward in Virginia are a chilling watershed. Whatever the shooter’s motivations, the idea that journalists are targets for infamy seekers is now an idea in our culture.