mediaSubscribe to media

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 (, a groundbreaking national student journalism project.

University of Melbourne Associate Professor of Media and Communications Ingrid Volkmer has been appointed to the prestigious International Panel on Social Progress.

Why are Australian citizens charged with committing crimes in Asia often portrayed as the victims of an unjust process?

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.

Professor John Hajek discusses former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's one year jail term over leaked transcripts. 

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.

Experts available for comment on the Federal budget.

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.