Master of Journalism

Alexis broadens her horizons with social startup

If Alexis Sherman’s career path is anything to go by, the sky’s the limit for our journalism graduates. While Alexis says cracking into the media industry isn’t easy, her hard work and initiative has taken her from Nova to co-founding a new online startup. Here is her profile…   Name: Alexis Sherman Course: Master of Journalism Faculty/Division: Arts…

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Journalism Futures: New York Field School

Following a dramatic year in American politics, and the claims and counter-claims of ‘fake news’, the media is under scrutiny in the USA like never before. In this unit, students will travel to the heart of the world’s media industry to observe how news organisations are managing to deal with the spate of challenges they…

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What leading editors look for in student journalists

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.

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Journalism’s Dr Johan Lidberg nominated for MPA Supervisor of the Year

School of Media, Film and Journalism academic Dr. Johan Lidberg has been nominated for the Monash Postgraduate Association 2016 Supervisor of the Year Award. Dr. Lidberg is one of 27 nominees from across Monash University. “I feel quite honoured as this is a direct nomination from my PhD candidates,” Dr. Lidberg said. “Every PhD project is like a three…

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Nardine’s documentary to air on ABC Radio National

Masters of Journalism/Sustainability graduate Nardine Groch is an environmental journalist, radio producer and wildlife photographer from Australia. She has travelled to many wild places, from Svalbard to the Amazon, to work alongside scientists and photograph animals in their natural environment. Nardine has worked as an animal presenter at Zoos Victoria for nine years and in…

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