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The Media: What does the future hold?

Wed 11 Jan 2012

The media industry is undergoing change. Advancing technology (iPads, interactive TV screens, social media, mobile video phones) are rapidly transforming the way we source, consume and participate in our news and entertainment. What do these changes mean for the way the media industry works, and how will they effect us, the audience? Are we ente ...

Media Ethics: New And Old Dilemmas

Thu 22 Aug 2013

The media: powerful but powerless, over-governed but ungovernable, the infinite flow of info so ubiquitous, yet so claustrophobic. Rapid digital advances have dramatically and irreparably transformed the media industry, blurring lines between producers and consumers. How should we navigate the paradoxes and dilemmas that this information age pre ...

Middle East Mediated

Wed 10 Sep 2014

Each week of the four week series features two guests who will each choose a "mediated" item - a tweet, YouTube video, article or an image - to kick off a lively and informative interview that will hopefully demystify the tangled events occurring in the region, taking you behind the news to the stories of ordinary people and their history and ex ...

Narratives of Girlhood in a Globalised World

Thu 03 Dec 2015

From the romance of fairy-tales to the sexual appeal of popular culture, the characterisation of girlhood in the Western media landscape presents a passive and commodified image of femininity in a hegemonic fashion. The development of new media technologies and the rise of consumer culture have increased anxieties surrounding the social identity ...

Identity and Politics

Thu 21 Sep 2017

Identity politics: either you love it or you hate it (or at least, that’s what the media would have us believe).

In reality, things are more complicated. Identities are at the heart of politics; so much of how we make sense of the world around us, and the social movements we operate within, is shaped by the ways we understand identitie ...

Beyond 'revenge porn': Responding to image-based abuse in a digital era

Thu 07 Sep 2017

Revenge porn is a media-generated term that is used to refer to the non-consensual sharing of intimate images by jilted ex-lovers on social media or via mobile phones.

While this term has been instrumental in raising attention to new forms of technology-facilitated abuse, many reject the term as being overly narrow and misleading. Incr ...

Media Ethics: New And Old Dilemmas

The Fourth Estate: Changing role, changing ethics?

Thu 29 Aug 2013

Media ethics is not just about the do's and don'ts for individual reporters and editors, but encompasses the way in which the fourth estate sees itself as has its role defined in liberal and social democratic states. In this talk, I will canvass the codes of ethics that govern the Australian media, the reaction of the press to regulatory reform in ...

The Media: What does the future hold?

Radio: Why is it thriving in this new media landscape?

Sat 11 Aug 2012

The Media: What does the future hold?

Film Screening – Breaking the News: The high cost of being a truth-seeking journalist in the emerging nation of East Timor.

Thu 29 Nov 2012

Love and Sex in the 21st century: The theory and practice of personal relationships

Panel discussion: The nuclear family – a thing of the past? How are people?

Tue 18 Mar 2014

The Media: What does the future hold?

Social media and the rise of the citizen journalist

Tue 12 Jun 2012

The Media: What does the future hold?

Media, public and politics: Who is in charge and were is the power?

Wed 11 Jan 2012

Media Ethics: New And Old Dilemmas

Media Ethics in the Digital Age

Thu 19 Sep 2013

Identity and Politics

Social media spaces and identity politics

Thu 28 Sep 2017

Melbourne: Music, Memory, Place

Trying to make sense of it all: lI've music and conclusions on music, memory, place'

Tue 04 Mar 2014

Stuart Grant specialises in Performance Philosophy, particularly Phenomenology. Stuart believes that phenomenology gives an immediacy of access to the materiality of performance, to the bodies, voices, props, sets, audiences, places, times and meanings of which performances are made. His primary practice research specialisation is site-specific per ...

Media Ethics: New And Old Dilemmas

Media Ethics in Practice Within The Industry

Thu 26 Sep 2013

The Naked Brunch: Food, Consumption & Culture

Making MasterChef political

Thu 13 Sep 2012

Field notes from a journey behind the apron and into media production networks, debates and practices.

Welcome to the Anthropocene!

Anthropocene denial: The challenge of communicating climate change

Sat 12 Apr 2014

Dr David Holmes: Communications and Media (Monash)

Progressive Politics: What’s Left?

Progressive politics and the media: The view from the New Media crossroads.

Tue 04 Sep 2012

Gender Wars: The Military, Guns & Women

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Why radio and new media are the forefront of the women’s revolution

Wed 09 Oct 2013

Though the mainstream media largely ignores the voices, stories and concerns of women, feminists and their allies have shunned these tired old mediums and looked instead to community radio and online spaces to get their message out. In an age of crumbling traditional media empires, the proliferation of new independent medias has become a site of gr ...

Media Ethics: New And Old Dilemmas

If It Bleeds It Leads: Ethics and disaster reporting

Thu 09 May 2013

The disaster zone is a vortex of information, much of it spun out by first responders to a hungry media. The public has a right to know, but where is actuality amongst these hurried impressions and in whose interest is the news we receive? This discussion outlines factors influencing contemporary disaster news and issues around its consumption. How ...

Media Ethics: New And Old Dilemmas

The Role of Information: Secrets, Wikileaks and Freedom

Mon 09 Dec 2013

The way information is stored, used, and accessed in an open society presents a contradiction. The theory behind a healthy democracy is based in a vibrant media and publishing industry. But what happens when the source that discloses such material is punished? There are those who argue that state security is paramount in preserving a certain 'way o ...