Media, Film and Journalism

Co-editor Associate Professor Johan Lidberg celebrates book launch of In the Name of Security

Monash University’s acting head of journalism Associate Professor Johan Lidberg and his co-editor Dr Dennis Muller celebrated the launch of their book, In the Name of Security – Secrecy, Surveillance and Journalism, at the Monash Arts event, Creative Directions, on October 4. Monash School of Media, Film and Journalism’s Professor Mark Andrejevic launched the book at the…

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Arts Honours 2019 – Information Sessions

Are you thinking about doing your Honours with Monash Arts in 2019? Information sessions for will be held this September and October at our Caulfield and Clayton campuses. Please see the listing below for session details.   English as an International Language, Languages, Linguistics, and Literary Studies Clayton: Wednesday 12 Sept, 12.00-12.45pm Room S11, 16…

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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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