Journalism

Award-winning journalist Julian Trantino a true Blue

Melbourne Press Club’s 2009 student of the year and Monash alumnus Julian Trantino has a diverse journalistic role at Carlton Football Club.  The Blues’ digital and social media coordinator performs various roles in his day-to-day work, including journalism, social media, photography and website management.  Read his profile here … Name: Julian Trantino Course: Bachelor of…

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New bill would make Australia worst in the free world for criminalising journalism

By Associate Professor Johan Lidberg Australia is a world leader in passing the most amendments to existing and new anti-terror and security laws in the liberal democratic world. Since September 11, 2001, it has passed 54 laws. The latest suggested addition is the Turnbull government’s crackdown on foreign interference. The bill has been heavily criticised by Australian Lawyers for…

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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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Smethurst and Story Carter win coveted Walkley Awards 

Monash University alumni have again proven their impact in Australian journalism after News Corp’s Annika Smethurst and ABC digital producer Jeremy Story Carter won prestigious Walkley Awards. Annika, who is News Corp’s national political editor (Sunday newspapers) claimed her second Walkley Scoop of the Year for her revelations on former health minister Sussan Ley’s travel…

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Nick Parkin recognised in VC awards for outstanding teaching

Monash University journalism lecturer Nick Parkin has been recognised by Vice-Chancellor Professor Margaret Gardner for his innovative work in journalism education. Mr Parkin was awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning (Early Career) at a ceremony on November 20. His innovative educational approach has created sought-after journalism units, both on campus and…

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Monash pays tribute to visionary journalist and academic Philip Chubb

Monash University’s deputy head of Media, Film and Journalism Associate Professor Philip Chubb died peacefully overnight after a battle with cancer. Monash’s Dean of Arts Professor Sharon Pickering said Phil, who was also head of journalism, worked at the university after a long and distinguished career as a journalist and won numerous awards, including a…

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