Master of Communications and Media Studies

Monash journalism alumni, students win seven Quill Awards

Monash students and graduates showcased their journalism excellence at the 2017 Quill Awards at Crown on Friday night, winning seven categories. “So many Quills Awards demonstrate the incredible calibre of our students and the opportunities they have to learn practical journalism skills during their studies,” said Monash Media, Film and Journalism’s Head of School Associate Professor Mia Lindgren.

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‘I feel confident applying for jobs’, Master of Communications and Media Studies student gains invaluable experience from Channel 7 internship

Tash Lewis is a final year Master of Media Communications student who recently completed an internship at Channel 7 and was later hired as a TV news monitor for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Here she shares her experiences at Channel 7 and how her Monash education is helping achieve her professional aspirations. 

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New York journalism tour inspires Masters students

By Emma Doherty, Master of Journalism student Monash University’s 2017 New York Field School has been an eye-opening opportunity for journalism, media and communications Masters students to discover what an exciting time it is to be a journalist. More importantly, the touring students have been incredibly fortunate to learn about an industry that is constantly rising…

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The power in making “0.1 to 100”: interview with Dr Xin Gu

Dr Xin Gu of our School of Media, Film & Journalism, is leading an ARC Discovery international research project: Urban Cultural Policy and the Changing Dynamics of Cultural Production. The research explores the dynamics of the “cultural economy” and how changing industry relationships, urban development and policy dynamics affect cultural production. The research is focused on uncovering these dynamics across the inner Northern suburbs in Melbourne and Marrickville, Sydney, with international case studies in Berlin, Los Angeles, New York and Shenzhen. It aims to discover new insights into crucial urban manufacturing relationships to inform policy and innovation potential in Australia.

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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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