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New articles on Indigenous Journalism

Over the past few months, I have published three more articles on Indigenous journalism. These have appeared in Journalism Studies, Asian Journal of Communication and Media International Australia. Below are the details: Cultural forces in journalism: The impact of cultural … Continue reading

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New article: The geography of travel journalism

Some years ago, I conducted a content analysis of travel sections in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the UK. Now, an article based on the results has finally been published, in the International Communication Gazette. Here is the abstract: While … Continue reading

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New article: Mediating Orientation and Self-expression in the World of Consumption: Exploring lifestyle journalists’ professional views

An article based on a comparative study of lifestyle journalists in Australia and Germany was recently published in the highly-regarded journal Media, Culture & Society. The article, co-authored with Thomas Hanitzsch, explores lifestyle journalists’ professional views. Despite having experienced rapid … Continue reading

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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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