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  •  The Dean’s Research Awards recognize and reward excellent research performance by Arts and Social Sciences academics.

    The special event was held on Thursday 23 May at Walsh Bay, a date and location chosen to coincide with the Sydney…

    Posted: 30th May 2013
  • OPINION: While the age of consent to sexual activity is 16 in NSW, naked or semi-naked pictures of those under the age of 18 can be defined legally as child pornography, even when those who produce the images are also under the age of 18. Legal cases…

    Posted: 9th May 2013
  • The legal penalties associated with sexting are too harsh, and adult reactions can increase young people’s sense of shame and stigma, according to a UNSW-led report on the practice of sending nude or semi-nude photos via text.

    Young People and…

    Posted: 12th April 2013
  • Emily Booker, a Lecturer in the Journalism and Media Research Centre has won a 2012 Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Dean’s Learning and Teaching Award for Excellence in Sessional Teaching.

    Emily teaches into the Master of Journalism and…

    Posted: 24th October 2012
  • By Penny O'Donnell, University of Sydney and David McKnight, University of New South Wales

    As major newspapers in Australia prepare to move to digital-first models, the old idea of a journalistic “priesthood” imparting wisdom to many is…

    Posted: 20th August 2012
  • An Australian-first survey of media professionals shows that despite newspapers moving online, the majority of journalists are still committed to quality, ethical journalism.

    Journalism at the Speed of Bytes, a report co-authored by Dr David…

    Posted: 1st August 2012
  • OPINION: Australian sport has a women problem: its men won't stop assaulting them. After dozens of incidents of brawling, public urination and worse, footballers in particular have become notorious for their bad behaviour off the field.

    But it is the…

    Posted: 3rd July 2012
  • It is elementary that most business investors seek to make money. But Gina Rinehart’s investment in Fairfax is not aimed at a financial return. There are a hundred other, healthier companies where this is possible, if that was genuinely her aim.…

    Posted: 26th June 2012
  • The largest study ever undertaken in Australia to investigate and address public perceptions of drinking recycled water will be led by UNSW’s Journalism and Media Research Centre.

    The research will form the basis of a national education and…

    Posted: 26th June 2012
  • ABC TV's 'Media Watch' presenter Jonathan Holmes interviews Associate Professor David McKnight on new his book, 'Rupert Murdoch: An Investigation Of Political Power'.

    Posted: 21st March 2012

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