Communications and Media Studies

Funeral rites and communication in contemporary Korea

Monash’s School of Media, Film and Journalism’s Associate Professor Gil-Soo Han, together with a team from the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics, has been awarded significant funding from the Academy of Korean Studies. Assoc Prof Gil-Soo Han, and Andrew Jackson, Lucien Brown, and Josie Sohn from the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and…

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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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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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Call out for papers at Eisenstein for the 21st Century Symposium, Prato Centre June 2018

To mark the 120th anniversary of Sergei Eisenstein’s birth, Monash School of Media, Film and Journalism research fellow, Dr Julia Vassilieva, is convening an international symposium at the Monash University Prato Centre, Italy in June 2018. Examining the legacy of the revolutionary Russian director and film theorist, and his continuing relevance to contemporary screen studies,…

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Monash academics feature in the Digital Writers Festival 2017

Monash academics will feature in the Digital Writers Festival 2017, an online-first festival featuring 11 days of live-streamed events, professional development and interactive projects from 24 October – 3 November. This year, the festival brings together over 120 storytellers from Australia and the world to explore the future of storytelling. New forms, content trends and digital literacy will be a focus,providing development for audience and artists alike.

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Collective responsibility for antibiotic resistance: interview with Associate Professor Mark Davis

Bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites are rapidly developing resistance to antibiotics. The WHO recently stated that this increasing antimicrobial resistance (AMR) will lead to the death of millions in years to come unless all countries are supported to be better prepared. A global multi-sector response to this threat includes efforts to communicate with individuals and communities so that they understand the AMR crisis and enact the expert advice provided to them. Towards this end, Associate Professor Mark Davis is leading an international team on a new ARC Discovery Project researching publics, media and communications on antibiotic resistance.

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