Communications and Media Studies

Focus on Fortnite’s violence is masking a deeper problem

There nothing especially surprising about the Fortnite controversy. The massively popular online survival game has prompted concern in Australian schools, who associate it with bullying, abuse and aggression. On the other hand, commentators have also observed it’s these fears that really threaten to hurt the young. Andy Ruddock says the problems run much more profound.

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Christiane and Selby finalists in the student Walkleys

Two of Monash University’s outstanding journalism scholars have been named finalists in the prestigious Walkley Student of the Year award. Christiane Barro, who won last year’s Walkley for Student of the Year, was nominated again for the coveted award and Monash undergraduate journalism student Selby Stewart achived one of three finalist nominations. The other finalist…

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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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