Following a dramatic year in American politics, and the claims and counter-claims of ‘fake news’, … Continue reading Journalism Futures: New York Field School
Assistant Chief of Staff at Nine News, Alysia Thomas-Sam has valuable advice to offer people starting out in their journalism careers: don’t be scared to make mistakes, and be yourself.
Earlier this year I filmed a number of interviews with senior media editors and I asked them what they believed was the point of journalism today. Are journalists still the watchdogs of society? And if so, how should they engage better with their audiences in order to improve the tasks of investigation, interpretation and dissemination?
Sometimes dubbed the ‘black Ned Kelly’, Jandamarra of the Bunuba nation is an iconic figure in the history of Australian … Continue reading “Legacies of resistance we need to act upon”: PhD candidate Matteo Dutto
Monash University journalism lecturer Dr Stephanie Brookes has published a groundbreaking book, Politics, Media and Campaign Language.
The exciting new unit, Global Journalism: Hong Kong field school, enables students to travel to the Asian media capital to explore why this world city is the big draw for news companies from around the globe.
In 18 months, about 60 people from 30 different nationalities who speak 40 languages in … Continue reading Speaking the language of us
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 about the coverage of terrorism. At the end of her hour-long audio interviews, she filmed some short answers to questions such as – ‘what skills or characteristics do you look for in student journalists?’ Check out these responses from editors at publications such as The Times, the ABC, Le Monde, and The Huffington Post.
From creating a documentary in Norway to producing a 10 week radio show, we spoke … Continue reading Game, set, match with alumnus Joel Smith
Monash University students, graduates and staff have been named finalists – eight times – in the coveted Melbourne Press Club awards, the Quills.
Melbourne journalist Alana Mitchelson scored an international fellowship soon after graduating from Monash. Since then, Alana has built her career in print and digital journalism, and now reports for news website, The New Daily, in Melbourne’s CBD.
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.
Motoring writer Justin Hilliard scored his dream job at GoAutoMedia after graduating with a Master of Journalism.
Justin has embraced the advice of his mentors, and says that persistence is the key to success.
Here is Justin’s profile …
Death or Liberty, the screen adaptation of the history of political rebels and radicals transported … Continue reading Death or Liberty tour stirs up Australia’s transglobal place in political history
Monash Arts Film & Screen Studies PhD alumni Sian Mitchell, Kirsten Stevens, Whitney Monaghan and … Continue reading Monash alumni launch new Australian women in film festival March 2017
Australian Film Festivals: Audience, Place and Exhibition Culture is the first book to offer an in-depth examination of the history, operation, and growth of film festivals as a cultural phenomenon within Australia.
Rocking the boat: Scott Morrison and his infamous lump of carbon. AAP Image/Mick Tsikas by David … Continue reading Playing politics with renewables: how the right is losing its way
Monash University alumna Amy Foyster has a challenging workplace role, drawing on various skills she first developed during the university’s journalism program.
Monash journalism graduate Phillipa Rust manages placements of intern candidates in more than 20 career fields at The Intern Group in Melbourne.
Monash journalism graduate Morsal Bashir is a communications officer at Monash City Council. Morsal offers some insight into her journey in the field of journalism. Read her profile here …
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.