Master of Communications and Media Studies

Women in Media: raising voices and the challenges of manterruption

The Monash Arts School of Media, Film & Journalism in partnership with Australia intercultural society (AIS) organised a panel to discuss women in media on 8 November 2017 at Monash Law Chamber. Co-hosted by the two institutions, the collaboration invited panellists Laurel Irving from Channel 7 and Wendy Tuohy from the Herald Sun, along with moderator…

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Closer media ties a boon for Chinese students

By Xinhui Wang Monash’s large number of Chinese media students had a taste of home with a visit from a major Chinese media company last week. The Anhui Broadcasting Corporation, a provincial public broadcasting controlled by the Anhui government in eastern China, visited MFJ and the Monash Media Lab last week, bringing Traffic Broadcasting Frequency Director Zhou…

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Anhui Broadcasting Corporation and Monash’s School of Media, Film & Journalism confirm new internship opportunities for students

The School of Media, Film & Journalism welcomed a delegation from Anhui Broadcasting Corporation on Tuesday 24 October. The two sides exchanged views on China and Australia’s media and culture industries development, media policies changes and new business models in the convergence age. Anhui Broadcasting Corporation welcomed Monash graduates to take up internship opportunities at…

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Tony Moore presents at Leap into the Modern symposium

On Saturday 12 August, Associate Professor Tony Moore (School of Media, Film and Journalism), was part of a symposium ‘Leap into the Modern: Dance Culture in Australia from the 1930s’ at the National Gallery of Victoria discussing the creative and historical context of modern dance in Australia from the 1930s to the present day.  Associate Professor…

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Ayush embraces diversity in UN role

Through various roles working for the United Nations, Master of Communication and Media Studies alumni Ayush Karki is helping make a difference to developing countries. After starting as an intern and volunteer, Ayush’s perseverance paid off with a paid gig at the United Nations Children’s Fund in Nepal. Here is his profile… Name: Ayush Karki…

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In defence of serendipity: the Silicon Emperor is wearing no clothes

Serendipity is the process of finding something useful, valuable or just generally “good” without actually looking for it. Throughout the history of invention and discovery serendipity has functioned as a sort of Freudian unconscious, leading – or, perhaps better, tricking – the curious human mind onto unexpected novelty. And yet, only recently have we started…

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O’Connor attends UNESCO’s ‘Ahead of the Curve’

In May 2017 Monash’s Professor Justin O’Connor was one of 20 international experts invited to a seminar “Ahead of the Curve” in Berlin organised by UNESCO and the Robert Bosch Foundation. Professor O’Connor and the experts discussed the future of the 2005 Convention on Diversity of Cultural Expressions, in the wake of the faltering of…

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