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New articles: Journalism students’ views

Recently, two further articles from our international study of journalism students were published. The first, published in Journalism Studies, explores dimensions of pre-professional views, and compares these across seven countries. The second is an extension of the dimensions developed and … Continue reading

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Changing workplaces

On 1 February 2014, I commenced a new position as Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow at Queensland University of Technology. It’s a very exciting opportunity for me to continue and expand my research into changes in journalism culture. The title of the … Continue reading

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New article: Dimensions of Indigenous journalism culture: Exploring Māori news-making in Aotearoa New Zealand

My first article from my study of Māori journalists has been published online first by the journal Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism. It looks at the presence of a number of dimensions of Indigenous journalism culture which are present in … Continue reading

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New article: Sensationalizing death? Graphic disaster images in the tabloid and broadsheet press

My new article on the visual coverage of the 2010 Haiti earthquake in tabloid and broadsheet newspapers in eight Western European and North American countries has been published online by the European Journal of Communication. Here is the abstract: Debates … Continue reading

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New Project: Journalistic Role Performance

Recently, I joined a network led by my colleague Claudia Mellado at the University of Santiago in Chile, which will examine whether journalists’ professional views and role perception actually matter much in the content they produce. The project, called Journalistic … Continue reading

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More results from the study of Australian journalists

It seems the first article about my recent study of Australian journalists on The Conversation caused quite a stir, in particular in terms of the results about journalists’ voting intentions. The study ended up on the front page of The … Continue reading

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New book out now: Lifestyle Journalism

A special issue which I edited for Journalism Practice on Lifestyle Journalism some time ago is now available in book format. The edited collection is published by Routledge, and can be purchased from the publisher direct, or through bookstores, such … Continue reading

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First results from study of Australian journalists

Here’s a link to an article I have written about some of the results from the first representative study of Australian journalists in 20 years. The piece was published on The Conversation: http://theconversation.com/whose-views-skew-the-news-media-chiefs-ready-to-vote-out-labor-while-reporters-lean-left-13995 An academic article on the results will … Continue reading

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New article: Australian journalism students’ motivations

The Australian Journalism Review recently published an article of mine on journalism students’ motivations. The article is called “Australian journalism students’ motivations and job expectations: Evidence from a survey across six universities”. Here’s the abstract: The value of tertiary journalism … Continue reading

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New article: Journalism students’ professional views

Media International Australia has published an article from my study on Australian journalism students. Unfortunately it’s not directly accessible online, but here is the  abstract: Long-running debates over the value of university-based journalism education have suffered from a lack of … Continue reading

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