Media, Film and Journalism

MFJ lecturer wins ATOM award

Media, Film and Journalism production lecturer William (Billy) Head was awarded at the 35th Australian Teachers of Media Award (ATOM Awards) at a ceremony held in Melbourne last Thursday. This national award recognised Billy’s video direction of a series of observational, day-in-the-life documentaries about workers from the Pacific Islands and Timor-Leste who have come to…

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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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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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Women in Media: raising voices and the challenges of manterruption

The Monash Arts School of Media, Film & Journalism in partnership with Australia intercultural society (AIS) organised a panel to discuss women in media on 8 November 2017 at Monash Law Chamber. Co-hosted by the two institutions, the collaboration invited panellists Laurel Irving from Channel 7 and Wendy Tuohy from the Herald Sun, along with moderator…

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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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Monique thrives in competitive world of journalism

Herald Sun state political reporter and Monash journalism alumna Monique Hore has been part of a successful team at Australia’s best-selling newspaper for several years. Monique’s success has led to her being chosen as a sought-after position as a political reporter.   Name: Monique Hore Course: Bachleor of Journalism Faculty/Division: School of Media, Film and Journalism Dept: Arts Campus: Caulfield…

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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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Tigerland’s Stapleton sisters reap the rewards of elusive AFL premiership

Monash University’s Arts and Science new graduate Matilda Stapleton has benefitted the role modelling from her elder sister Molly, who studied Arts and Journalism in the same faculty. During their journalism internships at Monash, Matilda and Molly both worked in sporting organisations and were lucky to end up at Tigerland during one of Richmond’s most…

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