Masters Students at the Centre for Advancing Journalism are part of Australia’s largest newsroom, reporting on the 2016 federal election campaign through the UniPollWatch project (www.unipollwatch.org.au), a groundbreaking national student journalism project.
Dr Margaret Simons, Director of the Centre for Advancing Journalism, speaks to Sky News about the paywall model's being trialled and implemented around the world as a way to try and generate revenue for online news services.
Cyber Law expert and Professor of Intellectual Property at the Melbourne Law School, Professor Andrew Christie, discusses the legal implications of posting private information on social media sites such as Facebook.
Leading media commentator, journalist and author Dr Margaret Simons has been appointed as the Director of the Centre for Advanced Journalism and coordinator of the new Master of Journalism at The University of Melbourne. She will commence her post in December.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.