Associate Professor Brett Hutchins

  • Associate Professor Brett Hutchins is an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow based in the School of Media, Film & Journalism. He is completing a four-year (2014-17) international research program titled, The Mobile Media Sport Moment: Markets, Technologies, Power.

    Research and Publications

    Brett undertakes research, postgraduate supervision, and media commentary in the following areas:

    • Mobile media and communications
    • Online and digital media
    • Sports media and culture
    • Environmental media
    • News media and journalism
    • Media Studies

    His major publications include the following books and articles (further details about his publications are available through his CV, which is also posted under the ‘Biography‘ tab at the top of the page):

    He also sits on the editorial board of the journals, Communication & Sport (Sage), Journal of Sport and Social Issues (Sage), and Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature & Culture (Taylor & Francis).

    PhD and Masters-by-Research Supervision

    Brett supervises a range of PhD and Masters research projects. He has worked successfully with students from the Philippines, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, South Africa, Germany, New Zealand and Australia. These projects examine a range of topics, including mobile communications and media, sports media, social networking, blogging, e-government, online journalism, the radio industry, branding, video gaming, and diapsoric media communities. (Click here for details of these projects.)

    Podcast Series and Media Commentary

    Available on both iTunes and Soundcloud, Brett has hosted the Media Sport Podcast Series since 2014. Focusing on the intersections between sport and media globally, this series features interviews about urgent social, cultural, economic and political issues with leading international researchers working across the humanities and social sciences.

    Brett is also an active media commentator. As well as writing opinion pieces for The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Inside Story and The Conversation, he receives regular invitations from national and international news outlets to be interviewed about sport, digital technologies, and the media. These outlets have included the BBC World Service, Mashable and The Huffington Post in the US, The Daily Telegraph in London, The New Straits Times in Malaysia, News Hour on the “Australian Network” of ABC International, ABC Television News, ABC Radio’s “PM with Mark Colvin”, Radio National’s “Australia Talks” and “Life Matters”, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, and Crikey.

  • Associate Professor Brett Hutchins is an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow based in the School of Media, Film & Journalism. He is completing a four-year (2014-17) international research program titled, The Mobile Media Sport Moment: Markets, Technologies, Power. Research and Publications Brett undertakes research, postgraduate supervision, and media commentary in the following areas: Mobile media and communications Online and ... Read more

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