Research

Research Interests

  • Media history
  • Australian history
  • Conflict reporting
  • Military-media relations
  • Censorship, propaganda and war
  • Press and war photography
  • Photography
  • Oral history
  • Violence
  • Journalism ethics
  • Biography
  • The reporting of genocide
  • Crime

Research Projects and Grants

Chief Investigator with Mr Michael Gawenda, Associate Professor Sally Young and Professor Kate Darian-Smith, ARC Linkage Grant, 2012 – 2015, A History of Press Photography. Funding including: 2012 – $22,345; 2013 – $69,937; 2014 – $79,468.50; 2015 – $31,876. Conducted in partnership with the National Library of Australia and the Walkley Foundation.

Chief Investigator ARC Linkage Project Grant, 2005: Witnesses to War: Australian War Correspondents from the Boer to the Gulf War, 2005. Funding including APDI: 2005 – 2008: $75,000; 2006: $72,494; 2007: $72,494. Conducted in partnership with the CEW Bean Foundation and the National Library of Australia, with support from Dame Elisabeth Murdoch.

Research Website

Press Photography in Australia.