Journalism Discipline Lead, Curtin University
I am the Discipline Lead for Journalism at Curtin University, where I have been employed since 2005.
Previously, I worked as a journalist for a range of media outlets including The Australian, The Sun Herald and The Eye.
Research interests include women in the news and representations of gender in the news media. I also have a particular interest in news coverage of education and have regularly published in this area, including as co-author of Schoolteachers in the News (Cambria Press, 2013).
Aug 22, 2021 01:05 am UTC| Insights & Views
For many teachers, news coverage of education seems to be unrelentingly negative. They say this is particularly noticeable in reporting of results of standardised tests such as NAPLAN and the OECDs Programme for...
May 09, 2021 09:02 am UTC| Insights & Views
Last week, the ABC announced it had achieved a milestone it had been trying to reach for more than two years. For the first time, in the previous month of March, it had equal numbers of women and men appearing in its news...