ICS in the Media

Latest media appearances

For a collection of expert commentary related to COVID-19, see ICS Response to COVID-19.

  • Liverpool City Champion (opens in a new window)reports on the relaunch of Western Sydney University’s Centre for Western Sydney with mention that it featured Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson. 27 November.
  • Radio Polar (opens in a new window)(Chile) reports on an event as part of the Antarctic Cities ARC project, featuring Professor Juan Francisco Salazar presenting on the findings. The event will be held on Antarctica Day on 1 December. 26 November.
  • Medianama (opens in a new window)reports on the United Nations Internet Governance Forum 2020 which featured Professor Amanda Third, Young and Resilient Research Centre and Institute for Culture and Society, as a speaker. 26 November.
  • The ABC reports on new research launched by the Young and Resilient Research Centre and UNICEF, on children's, mothers' and adolescents' experiences of diet and nutrition across the world. Radio National Breakfast and 702 ABC Sydney interview Professor Virginia Schmied on the research with mothers, including the challenges they face in breastfeeding and providing nutritional food for their infants. ABC NewsRadio interviews Dr Catharine Fleming on the research with adolescents, including Australian adolescents' consumption of processed foods and family influences on healthy eating. Further coverage of the research by Mirage News (opens in a new window), Fast Mail News (opens in a new window)(India), ReliefWeb (opens in a new window)(USA). 24-25 November.
  • The Conversation publishes an article co-authored by Dr Harriette Richards, Institute for Culture and Society graduate, on the challenges consumers face when trying to buy ethical fashion and what is needed to improve the ethics of the global fashion system (republished by Foreign Affairs NZ, Australian Daily Bulletin, Pro Bono Australia).
  • Further coverage of the Channel 9 documentary ‘The Sporting Bubble’ which interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on sport's place in Australian culture and COVID-19's effect on the global sporting machine, with it being rebroadcast nationally across the network including Perth, Townsville, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Sydney, Canberra, Darwin, Adelaide. 22 November.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an opinion piece by Professor James Arvanitakis on building brave spaces for student discussion in universities. 21 November.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle (syndicated to ABC Upper Hunter) interviews Professor Paul James on political issues including the relevance of the terms left and right. 20 November.
  • Youth.cn (opens in a new window)(China) reports on the Right to Play? Online Gaming and Child Rights workshop held during Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum. Hosted by the China Federation of Internet Societies and UNICEF, the workshop focused on children’s rights in online gaming. Professor Amanda Third, Young and Resilient Research Centre and Institute for Culture and Society, was a speaker. 20 November.
  • 666 ABC Canberra (opens in a new window) interviews Dr Nicholas Ng who explores Chinese music from his perspective as a composer, performer and researcher of the genre. 19 November.
  • El Pinguino (opens in a new window)and La Prensa Austral (opens in a new window)report the Antarctic Youth Association (formed out of the Antarctic Cities Youth Coalition led by the Institute for Culture and Society) will have their first webinar. 19 November.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes a regular opinion piece by Professor James Arvanitakis on American politics, with the latest piece discussing four issues that will shape the next phase. 14 November.
  • ABC Coffs Coast (syndicated to ABC Mid North Coast NSW, ABC South East NSW, ABC Riverina FM, ABC New England North West, ABC North Coast NSW, ABC Central West NSW, ABC Western Plains) interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on children being exposed to increased levels of online negativity and hate as they spend more time online during COVID, and the impacts it can have. 13 November.
  • Channel 9 documentary The Sporting Bubble interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on sport's place in Australian culture and COVID-19's effect on the global sporting machine. 11 November.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an opinion piece by Dr Joanne Orlando on children being exposed to increased levels of online hate as they spend more time online during COVID, and the impact it can have on their health (republished by Viw Magazine Australia, Hashtag Australia, Australian Daily Bulletin, Modern Australian, Kidspot, HealthTimes). 10 November.
  • Viw Magazine Australia (opens in a new window)republishes a 2018 The Conversation (opens in a new window)piece by Professor James Arvanitakis titled: 'What are tech companies doing about ethical use of data? Not much'. 10 November.
  • ABC 24 The Drum (opens in a new window)features Professor James Arvanitakis on the panel discussing the US election. 9 November.
  • Overland (opens in a new window)publishes an Open Letter to Anthony Albanese strongly urging the Australian government to secure the release of academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert from an Iranian prison and bring her back to Australia. Associate Professor Alana Lentin is a signatory. 9 November.
  • Tennis Majors (opens in a new window)interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on organisers of the Roland-Garros tournament forbidding fans from making and sharing gifs of tournament footage on social media, commenting on copyright and the benefits of user-generated content. 7 November.
  • ABC 24 Weekend Breakfast (syndicated nationally) interviews Professor James Arvanitakis discussing the US election. 7 November.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)(and in print) (syndicated to The Age (opens in a new window), Brisbane Times (opens in a new window), WAToday (opens in a new window)) in an article on Critical Race Theory, interviews Associate Professor Alana Lentin commenting on critical race work. 7 November.
  • Geelong Advertiser (print) publishes an article co-authored by Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson discussing preliminary findings from the Youth Mobilities, Aspirations and Pathways research project, which looks at young people's experiences of travel and how their overseas experiences affect their life paths. This article discusses the impact of COVID on whether or not young people plan to return to Australia. 6 November.
  • Open Democracy (opens in a new window)publishes an Open Letter, 'The threat of academic authoritarianism – international solidarity with antiracist academics in France', which is a critical response to the Manifesto signed by over 100 French academics and published in the newspaper Le Monde on 2 November 2020, after the assassination of the school teacher, Samuel Paty. Associate Professor Alana Lentin is a signatory. 5 November. Republished by Mediapart: Blog d'information Participatif (opens in a new window).
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an open letter of more than 1,200 academics from universities and institutes across Australia, written to the Victorian government to protest against the destruction of Djab Wurrung country as part of a highway duplication in the west of the state. Institute for Culture and Society signatories are Associate Professor Alana Lentin, Emeritus Professor Bob Hodge, Emeritus Professor David Rowe and Dr Fiona Cameron. The letter is republished by Women's Agenda, Herald Globe, Indianapolis News.Net, Tajikistan News.Net, Nigeria Sun, Beijing News, India Gazette, Hong Kong Herald, Manila Metro News, Japan Herald, Sierra Leone Times, Venezuela Star, Mexico Star, Big News Network, The Middle East North Africa Financial Network, Croakey, Sydney Sun, Australian Daily Bulletin. 4 November.
  • ABC 702 Sydney interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on US politics and the election (syndicated across NSW and ACT including 666 ABC Canberra, 1233 ABC Newcastle, ABC Illawarra, ABC Central Coast NSW, ABC Western Plains). 3 November.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes a regular opinion piece by Professor James Arvanitakis on American politics, with the latest piece discussing the last few days before the election and what the effects of the outcome could be. 31 October.
  • The Norfolk Islander (in print) reports on a new ARC-funded project led by Professor Sarah Baker (Griffith University) with Dr Zelmarie Cantillon which is researching World Heritage Listed Kingston and Arthur’s Vale Historic Area, Norfolk Island. The aim is to generate new understandings about Pitcairn Settler descendants’ struggles for recognition and self-determination, bringing greater recognition and visibility to their story and greater cultural justice in the site's interpretation. 31 October.
  • ScreenHub (opens in a new window)discusses the issue of mainstream media not engaging with migrant communities, using the COVID-19 pandemic as an example, with ideas for progress including that teams of media savvy young people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) backgrounds be enlisted and resourced to communicate with CaLD audiences better, especially on online platforms. The article mentions that Dr Sukhmani Khorana is a champion of this approach. 29 October.
  • EcoGeneration (opens in a new window)reports that consumers’ feelings about virtual power plants (VPPs) are being measured as part of research by UNSW, which is looking into the social licence to automate as battery ownership starts to increase and trials expand around the country. Dr Declan Kuch, Institute for Culture and Society, discusses the findings and issues for consideration. 28 October.
  • 666 ABC Canberra and 3CR Melbourne community radio interview Dr Tanya Notley on techniques for managing social media use, the importance of dialogue and discussion between adults and children, and her research into young people’s experiences of the media. 26 October.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle (syndicated to ABC Upper Hunter) interviews Professor Paul James on current news including complexities around government business enterprises such as Australia Post. 26 October.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis publishes in his regular series on American politics in Open Forum (opens in a new window), with a piece discussing the third and final debate, and uncertainty around voting and the result. 24 October.
  • Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation quotes Dr Joanne Orlando on adverse effects of using technology to manage children’s behaviour. 22 October.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)(and in print) (syndicated to The Age (opens in a new window)(and in print), Brisbane Times (opens in a new window) WAToday (opens in a new window) interviews PhD candidate Lisa Portolan on how COVID-19 has affected the dating scene and singles' feelings about meeting new people. 20 October.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle Drive (syndicated to ABC Upper Hunter) interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on Newcastle's future in the Supercars championships with no events scheduled there at this time, and pros and cons on hosting these events. 19 October.
  • ABC (opens in a new window)announces that ABC Education has partnered with the newly formed Australian Media Literacy Alliance (AMLA) to combat the spread of spin, misinformation and “fake news” around the world. Western Sydney University is mentioned as a founding member of the Alliance. Dr Tanya Notley is Deputy Chair (republished by TV Blackbox, RadioInfo). 16 October.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor Emma Waterton discussing Australians' attitudes to and engagement with heritage, based on the Australian Cultural Fields project of cultural tastes. It shows that private family histories have a broader appeal than public heritage sites. Republished by Australian Arts Review (opens in a new window), The Canberra Times (opens in a new window)(and in print), Australian Daily Bulletin, Herald Globe, International Travel News, Tajikistan News.Net, Venezuela Star, Manila Metro News, India Gazette, Beijing News, Nigeria Sun, Sierra Leone Times, Big News Network, Mexico Star, Hong Kong Herald, Barbados News.Net. 15 October.
  • ABC News (opens in a new window), The Guardian (opens in a new window), Pacific Island News Association (opens in a new window), Island Times (opens in a new window), The National Tribune, Mirage News, Phys.org, USA NewsHub, Submarine Cable World, Policy Forum (opens in a new window) report on new research released by the Young and Resilient Research Centre, Plan International Australia and ChildFund Australia into the challenges and opportunities the onset of new cable internet technology presents for children in the Solomon Islands, Kiribati and Papua New Guinea. The Online Safety in the Pacific report is authored by Professor Amanda Third, Co-Director, Young and Resilient Research Centre and Institute for Culture and Society member; and the Centre's Dr Girish Lala, Lilly Moody and Dr Nukte Ogun. 15 October.
  • Further coverage, in Vanuatu Daily Post (opens in a new window), of research by Professor Heather Horst and colleagues into the use of mobile phones and music production in Melanesia. 15 October.
  • The National Tribune (opens in a new window)and Mirage News (opens in a new window)report Western Sydney University researchers have been awarded an Australian Research Council (ARC) Special Research Initiatives grant to explore the participation of diverse groups in the creation of Australia’s digital cultural heritage. Associate Professor Rachel Hendery will lead the project with Dr Kylie Budge on the research team. 14 October.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle (syndicated to ABC Upper Hunter) interviews Professor Paul James on current political topics including the distinction between the public and the private, and Gladys Berejiklian and Daryl Maguire. 13 October.
  • Further coverage, by ABC NewsRadio and ABC Radio National, of Li Jianjun, a PhD candidate at Western Sydney University who is one of two Chinese scholars who have had their visas cancelled by the Australian Government. The program interviews Adjunct Fellow Dr Michael Williams who is described as being a close friend of Li and who worked under Li while teaching at a University in Beijing. 11 October.
  • The Conversation's monthly 'How The Conversation’s journalism made a difference' article (opens in a new window)mentions Emeritus Professor David Rowe who was interviewed by the ABC following his article in recognition of the 20th anniversary of the Sydney Olympics (republished by Australian Daily Bulletin, Herald Globe, International Travel News, Modern Australian, Japan Herald, Beijing News, Tajikistan News.Net, Manila Metro News, Albuquerque Express, Venezuela Star, Sierra Leone Times, Nigeria Sun, Hong Kong Herald, Mexico Star, India Gazette, Big News Network, St. Louis News). 9 October.
  • ABC The Drum interviews Professor James Arvanitakis as part of a panel discussing the latest news including Australian border restrictions, US politics and the budget. 8 October.
  • 3AW 693 interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on children's use of social media and mobile phones. 5 October.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window) publishes an opinion article by Professor James Arvanitakis in his regular series on American politics, discussing the first American Presidential debate. ABC 24 Weekend Breakfast interviews Professor Arvanitakis on the current state of American politics. 3 October.
  • Body and Soul (opens in a new window)interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on the popularity of Slow TV, its relationship to mindfulness and its benefits during COVID-19 when people are unable to travel. 1 October.
  • Croakey (opens in a new window)publishes an opinion article titled 'Improving racial literacy: what will it take?', co-authored by Associate Professor Alana Lentin. 1 October.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an opinion article by Professor James Arvanitakis in his regular series on American politics: 'The judge, the President and the American public'. 30 September.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated to Brisbane Times, The Age (and in print), WAToday) mentions research by Dr Tanya Notley on young people's experiences of the news. 30 September.
  • Gourmet Traveller (opens in a new window)publishes comment by Dr Sukhmani Khorana in an article on why 'authentic' is a problematic word to describe food. Dr Khorana talks about consumption of 'diverse' food and second-generation migrant restaurateurs bringing together their family's cultural heritage and their own Australian upbringing. 28 September.
  • Al Jazeera English (opens in a new window)(at 13:41) interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the impact of COVID-19 on sports broadcasting and the creation of virtual audiences to enhance TV viewing experiences. 26 September.
  • Loop (Papua New Guinea) publishes an article co-authored by Professor Heather Horst on research into the use of mobile phones and music production in Melanesia. 25 September.
  • The Wire (India) (opens in a new window)republished by Daily Hunt (opens in a new window) report on a joint statement of over 200 thinkers across the world expressing solidarity with former JNU student leader Umar Khalid. Dr Malini Sur is a signatory. 24 September.
  • The Institute for Culture and Society-led Australian Cultural Fields ARC project and its latest book on the link between cultural practices and inequality in Australia are featured in an opinion article in The Conversation (opens in a new window)by one of the project's researchers, Emeritus Professor David Carter (University of Queensland). The article shares the project's findings in relation to "middle-brow" culture in Australia and the tastes of those within this popular space (republished by Foreign Affairs NZ, Modern Australian, Tajikistan News.Net, Mexico Star, Non Perele (USA), Big News Network (United Arab Emirates). 21 September.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an opinion article by Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the history of sport on television and the impact of COVID-19 on sport viewing. 19 September.
  • The Daily Telegraph (syndicated to The Advertiser, The Mercury, Ntnews.com.au, Herald Sun, The Courier-Mail, Geelong Advertiser, Cairns Post), National Tribune (opens in a new window)and Mirage News (opens in a new window)report on survey results from the Antarctic Cities ARC project which show that more than 72% of Greater Hobart residents feel Antarctica is important to Hobart’s identity and 36% believe Hobart should prioritise becoming a leading international scientific centre for the continent. The Antarctic Cities project is led by Professor Juan Francisco Salazar. 17 September.
  • Education Review (print) (opens in a new window)discusses digital technology and school students during COVID-19, with Dr Joanne Orlando quoted on the mobile phone ban and how students’ technology skills were relied upon in the move to remote learning. 16 September.
  • 702 ABC Sydney Focus (opens in a new window), ABC Radio Statewide Drive (across NSW) (begins at 10:10) and Radio Adelaide (opens in a new window)interview Emeritus Professor David Rowe reflecting on the legacy of the Sydney Olympic Games in light of its 20-year anniversary. The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor Rowe reflecting on the event’s impact on the economy, tourism, sport, and relations with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples (republished by Modern Australian, Big News Network.com, Herald Globe, Tajikistan News.Net, Beijing News, International Travel News, Venezuela Star, Hong Kong Herald, Manila Metro News, Nigeria Sun, India Gazette, Mexico Star, Barbados News.Net, The Middle East North Africa Financial Network, Sierra Leone Times, Albuquerque Express (USA)). 14-15 September.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an opinion article by Professor James Arvanitakis in his regular series on American politics, with this article focusing on the uncertainty surrounding, and possible aftermath, of the upcoming US election. 12 September.
  • ABC 24 Weekend Breakfast (syndicated nationally) interviews Professor James Arvanitakis about the latest news including an Australian Medical Association survey of junior doctors and Microsoft’s warnings of hackers’ involvement in the US elections. 12 September.
  • Further coverage, in Senior AU (opens in a new window), of research by Dr Emma Power on older single women in the private rental market and the financial, physical and emotional struggles they face. 12 September.
  • ArtsHub (opens in a new window)interviews Professor Tony Bennett for an in-depth review of the Australian Cultural Fields research into Australians' cultural tastes, and the newly published book examining the relationship between culture and social inequalities. 11 September.
  • The Monthly (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Institute Associate Dr Erin Taylor in tribute to anthropologist David Graeber who passed away this month.11 September.
  • Further coverage, in The Fifth Estate (opens in a new window) and Communityconnective (opens in a new window), of research for Landcom by the Institute for Culture and Society and UTS on ‘Cooling Common Spaces in Densifying Urban Environments’, offering new ways to cultivate cool outdoor common spaces and enhance liveability in warming cities. 10 September.
  • The New Daily (opens in a new window)interviews Distinguished Professor Ien Ang on new guidelines for filmmakers that will specify who is eligible for the Oscar best picture category, and the challenges of making space for diverse communities in the film industry. 10 September.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Dr Jack Parkin on the move to cashless payment during the COVID-19 pandemic, the surveillance of digital transactions and privacy issues (republished by Australasian Science, Hashtag Australia, Property Observer, Which-50, Foreign Affairs New Zealand (opens in a new window), News Karnataka (India), Daily Bulletin, Bitcoins Channel (India), Cryptocurrency News and Tech Xplore (USA), Stuff (South Africa), The Middle East North Africa Financial Network (Jordan)). International Business Times Singapore (opens in a new window)quotes sections of this article. ABC Radio Sydney Afternoons (opens in a new window) (at 2:04:12) (syndicated across NSW) interviews Dr Parkin on this issue. 10 September.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle (syndicated to ABC Upper Hunter) interviews Professor Paul James on the current state of Australian federal and state politics. 7 September.
  • Australian Banking and Finance (opens in a new window)interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on research findings from Your Financial Wellness, including the financial stress Australians are facing and the gap between women and men. 7 September.
  • Bloomberg USA (opens in a new window) interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the changing value of sports in broadcast media and impacts of COVID-19 (republished by Bloomberg Asia, Bloomberg Canada, NewsNow24, Moneyweb (South Africa), The Business Standard (Bangladesh)). 4 September.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article on the plight of art schools in Australia, with quotes by Professor Deborah Stevenson on the broader crisis the arts sector in Australia is facing due to factors such funding cuts, marginilisation of women and challenges facing Indigenous arts practice (republished by Open ForumAustralian Arts Review (opens in a new window), Daily Bulletin, Hashtag Australia, Modern Australian, tagg, Foreign Affairs NZ). 4-12 September.
  • Policy Forum (opens in a new window)interviews Dr Jessica Weir on issues around water, the importance of Indigenous knowledge, the deep connection of Indigenous people to Country, and how to decolonise Australian institutions (republished by Crawford School of Public Policy - ANU, PlayerFM (USA). 4 September.
  • News.com.au (opens in a new window)interviews PhD candidate Skye Tasker on her research into the mental health effects of COVID-19 on young people and their digital health practices (syndicated nationally including The Daily Telegraph, Cairns Post, The Queensland Times, Herald Sun, NT News, and internationally to Nachrichten Welt (Germany)). 31 August.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window) publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitakis on the US National Conventions and three trends to watch as the election approaches. 29 August.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by Associate Professor Philippa Collin on the importance of understanding young people's experiences during the pandemic, exacerbated social and economic inequalities, and the need to partner with young people to develop youth-centred public health responses (republished by ABC News (opens in a new window), Modern Australian, Viw Magazine Australia, Foreign Affairs NZ, Daily Bulletin, The National Interest (USA), So-l.ru (Russia)). 27 August.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle (syndicated to ABC Upper Hunter) interviews Professor Paul James on Australian politics including the departure of Greens leader Richard Di Natale from parliament. 26 August.
  • Climate Control News (opens in a new window), Architecture & Design (opens in a new window), Phys.org (opens in a new window) and Targeted News Service (print)(USA) report on new research for Landcom by the Institute for Culture and Society and UTS on ‘Cooling Common Spaces in Densifying Urban Environments’. The research offers new ways to cultivate cool outdoor common spaces and enhance liveability in warming cities including a soon-to-be-launched pattern deck to help planners, developers, council and the community design cooler urban settings. 26 August.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor Tony Bennett detailing findings from the Australian Cultural Fields ARC project on Australians' cultural tastes. The research shows that Aboriginal art is the second most popular form of visual art among Australians and the most likely to bridge social divides, while also more likely than other forms to dissolve people's personal prejudices between different kinds of art (republished by Aboriginal Art Directory (opens in a new window), Daily Bulletin, Middle East North Africa Financial Network (opens in a new window)(Jordan)). 2SM Radio (syndicated across the network) interviews Professor Bennett on the link between cultural engagement and inequality in Australia, with further coverage of the research on Australian Arts Review (opens in a new window), Phys.org (opens in a new window)(USA), QNewsHub. 24 August.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitakis on 'why who gets to tell Australian stories matters', reflecting on his own university journey and new research on lack of cultural diversity in the news and current affairs media. 22 August.
  • Independent Australia (opens in a new window)interviews Dr Tanya Notley on ‘COVID fatigue’ and the following of social distancing guidelines, government and media messaging, and misinformation around the pandemic (republished by Big News Network). 22 August.
  • ABC News (opens in a new window)(republished by MSN Australia, Press From AU) interviews Associate Professor Kate Huppatz, School of Social Sciences and Institute for Culture and Society, on sexual harassment of women in the hospitality industry and how attitudes towards women in the workplace and common assault has shifted in Australia. This follows Sydney bar manager Annabel Bassil receiving a supportive response to her workplace assault case. 21 August.
  • The appointment of Professor James Arvanitakis to the position of Pro Vice-Chancellor (Engagement) is mentioned in Campus Morning Mail (opens in a new window). 21 August.
  • Alive 90.5FM interviews Associate Professor Louise Crabtree on a submission led by her in response to the NSW Government’s A Housing Strategy for NSW. 19 August.
  • DE.com (Germany) (opens in a new window)interviews Distinguished Professor Ien Ang on the lack of cultural diversity in Australia's media organisations and in many sectors and industries, in response to the report released this week on representation and inclusion in news and current affairs. 18 August.
  • The outcomes of new research (opens in a new window)into the extent of inclusion and representation of culturally diverse news and current affairs reporters and journalists in Australia is widely reported on by The Guardian Australia (opens in a new window), Pedestrian TV (opens in a new window), B&T (opens in a new window), The Huffington Post Australia (opens in a new window), The Daily Telegraph (opens in a new window)(syndicated nationally), News.com.au (opens in a new window), MSN Australia (opens in a new window), Yahoo!7 News (opens in a new window), The Conversation (opens in a new window), Open Forum (opens in a new window), The Australian, 5 WHY, Mi3, TV Tonight, Yahoo! News UK, Yahoo! Canada Sports (opens in a new window), DNYUZ (USA), Marketing Magazine, Mumbrella (News), Mumbrella (Opinion). Professor James Arvanitakis contributed to the research. The Who Gets To Tell Australian Stories? report identifies a distinctive gap in representation between those reporting Australia’s news and current affairs and the broader Australian population and is the first examination of how media treats cultural diversity at the workplace level. 17 August.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Dr Joanne Orlando on the popularity of TikTok, pros and cons of the app and tips for keeping children safe (republished by Herald Globe, The New Zealand Herald, ForeignAffairs.co.nz, Daily Bulletin, International Travel News, Tajikistan News.Net, Manila Metro News, Venezuela Star,  Beijing News, India Gazette, Mexico Star, Hong Kong Herald, Big News Network, Nigeria Sun).
  • ABC Radio Nightlife (opens in a new window) (at 3:05:08) interviews Adjunct Professor Paul Tabar on the aftermath of the explosions in Beirut, Lebanon including political corruption, reasons for an independent investigation, support for victims and community responses (syndicated nationally over 130 times including to 702 ABC Sydney, 612 ABC Brisbane, 720 ABC Perth, 936 ABC Hobart, 666 ABC Canberra, 774 ABC Melbourne, 1233 ABC Newcastle, 105.7 ABC Darwin, ABC Alice Springs). 16 August.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitakis on US politics and the nomination of Kamala Harris as the Democratic Vice Presidential candidate. 15 August.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Dr Cecelia Cmielewski on NSW Government cuts to the funding of arts service organisations and the crucial role these organisations play in supporting creative and cultural activities, particularly during COVID-19 (republished by ArtsHub (opens in a new window), Australian Arts Review (opens in a new window), Daily Bulletin, Modern Australian, Manila Metro News, Big News Network). 14 August.
  • Triple J Radio interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe about an incident of AFL Richmond Tigers players groping Mabior Chol during a team song in the changerooms. 10 August.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle (syndicated to ABC Upper Hunter) interviews Professor Paul James about the 24-7 news cycle, Australian state and federal government approaches to COVID-19, and international reporting on statistics. 10 August.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an opinion piece by Professor James Arvanitakis on the state of US politics 90 days away from the presidential election. 8 August.
  • Gourmet Traveller (opens in a new window), in an article on Tan Viet Cabramatta's response to COVID cases dining at the restaurant, interviews Dr Sukhmani Khorana on prejudices that restaurants run by people of colour may face when encouraging diners to return (republished by MSN Australia (opens in a new window), Press from AU). 7 August. Republished in Gourmet Traveller in print on 24 August.
  • South China Morning Post (opens in a new window)interviews Professor Megan Watkins on reasons for the success of children from Asian backgrounds in school, attitudes towards education and simplistic stereotypes engaged in by the media (syndicated to Asia One (opens in a new window) and Vietnamese media Tin247.com, CafeF, Baohomnay.net, Tổ Quốc, VN Tin tức, XãLuận.com, Người nổi tiếng, VN Express). Megan's research is part of an ARC Discovery project: Schooling, Parenting and Ethnicity: Asian Migration and Australian Education. 7 August.
  • Further coverage, in Teacher Magazine (opens in a new window) online and print version (subscriber only), for Dr Tanya Notley, discussing her recent research into young Australians' media literacy and experiences of news media. 5 and 7 August.
  • ABC Radio National PM (opens in a new window) (published online and syndicated nationally to over 50 stations), ABC News (opens in a new window), 702 ABC Sydney, 2GB Radio and 2GB Radio Drive (opens in a new window), 101.7 WSFM, 2SM, 2SER Radio (syndicated across their networks) interview Dr Emma Power about her new research on older single women in the private rental market and the financial, physical and emotional struggles they face trying to survive in unaffordable and insecure housing. The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Dr Power on the research (republished by Senior AUHashtag Australia, Daily Bulletin, The Middle East North Africa Financial Network (Jordan)). Syndications include, among others, ABC NewsRadio, 74 ABC Melbourne, 666 ABC Canberra, 936 ABC Hobart, 612 ABC Brisbane, ABC Sunshine Coast, 720 ABC Perth, 1233 ABC Newcastle, ABC Upper Hunter AM, ABC Central Coast NSW, ABC Coffs Coast, ABC North Coast NSW, ABC North and West SA, ABC Goulburn Murray, ABC Illawarra, 891 ABC Adelaide, ABC Broken Hill, ABC Alice Springs, 105.7 ABC Darwin, MSN Australia, Press From AU, Press From Germany with further mention on smoothfm 91.5 Melbourne (syndicated to i98FM Illawarra, Gold Central Victoria), Mirage News and National Tribune. 4-6 August.
  • InDaily (opens in a new window)quotes a The Conversation article by Dr Emma Power and Dr Dallas Rogers (University of Sydney) on the financialisation of housing. 3 August.
  • The Daily People's Time (opens in a new window)(Bangladesh) publishes an opinion piece by PhD candidate Sajal Roy on the charismatic leadership of the Vice-Chancellor of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Professor Dr. Major Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, BNCCO. 30 July.
  • 702 ABC Sydney interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on Western Sydney University's virtual Open Day and pathways to university study (syndicated across NSW and ACT including 1233 ABC Newcastle, ABC Illawarra, ABC Coffs Coast, 666 ABC Canberra). 29 July.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an opinion piece by Professor James Arvanitakis on correction versus cancel culture in American politics, including history of political movements and current attitudes towards Harvard Professor Steven Pinker. 25 July.
  • ABC News (opens in a new window) ABC North Coast NSW interview Dr Sukhmani Khorana, discussing the name of new Indian restaurant ‘Brown Boyz’ in Lismore, language related race and the cultural context of restaurants choosing their names. Syndicated radio coverage includes ABC Mid North Coast, ABC Central West NSW AM, ABC Coffs Coast FM, ABC Western Plains, ABC South East NSW, ABC Mid North Coast NSW Radio, ABC New England North West AM, ABC Riverina FM.
  • SBS TV series Who Gets to Stay in Australia? (opens in a new window)features Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson discussing the experiences of migrants seeking permanent residency in Australia. 22 July.
  • Gourmet Traveller (opens in a new window)reports on how COVID-19 has affected restaurants in Sydney’s Chinatown, with mention of a 2012 study by Western Sydney University that counted more than 200 food and beverage businesses in the area (republished by MSN Australia (opens in a new window), FromPressAU). 21 July. The Sydney's Chinatown in the Asian Century: From Ethnic Enclave to Global Hub ARC project was led by the Institute for Culture and Society.
  • SBS series Who Gets to Stay in Australia? (opens in a new window)features Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson discussing the experiences of migrants who face uncertainty in Australia's immigration system. 15 July.
  • Alive 90.5 interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the impact COVID-19 has had on sport and Professor Deborah Stevenson on the impact of the pandemic on the arts sector. 15 July.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitakis on how changing demographics are reshaping American politics. 11 July.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)(and in print) (syndicated to The Age (and in print), Brisbane Times (opens in a new window), WAToday (opens in a new window)) interviews Dr Tanya Notley about new research released today on the results of a 2020 survey into young Australians' experiences of news. The research shows that their experiences have changed (in part due to recent, distressing events including the bushfires and COVID-19) and highlights a lack of education in school on how to distinguish fake from truthful news despite growing awareness of the importance of media literacy education. The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by Dr Notley on the topic (republished by Hashtag Australia, Foreign Affairs NZ, Daily Bulletin, Modern Australian, Oursteps.com.au). Further coverage with separate interviews on 702 ABC Sydney, ABC Radio PM (opens in a new window), ABC Central Victoria, ABC 936 ABC Hobart (syndicated to ABC Northern Tasmania), 666 ABC Canberra, 2SER Radio (opens in a new window) and Radio Adelaide 101.5 (opens in a new window). ABC Radio PM interview syndicated nationally to over 50 stations including ABC Radio National, ABC NewsRadio, 720 ABC Perth, 891 ABC Adelaide, 105.7 ABC Darwin, ABC Alice Springs, ABC Northern Tasmania, 936 ABC Hobart, 666 ABC Canberra, ABC Sunshine Coast FM, 774 ABC Melbourne, ABC Tropical North FM, 1233 ABC Newcastle, 702 ABC Sydney. The research is also discussed on ABC Ballarat and ABC South West Victoria (interview with Dr Vincent O'Donnell, RMIT), 2CC Talking Canberra (interview with Associate Professor Sora Park, University of Canberra), and Dr Notley's research colleague Associate Professor Michael Dezuanni, QUT, is interviewed by 91.7 ABC Gold Coast, ABC North Queensland (syndicated to ABC Capricornia FM, ABC Tropical North FM, ABC Far North Queensland, ABC Western Queensland), The Wire (opens in a new window) (syndicated to 2AD 1134 AM) and Education HQ (opens in a new window). 6-12 July.
  • 702 ABC Radio Sydney interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the history of and current debates around protests at the Olympics Games and other major sporting events. 7 July.
  • SBS (opens in a new window)interviews Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson on the Australian immigration system and how its current structure affects people's experiences of applying for permanent residency (republished by Inter News Cast (USA) and further coverage by 4rfv.com). 2 July. Associate Professor Robertson features as an expert on SBS' four-part documentary Who Gets to Stay in Australia? - first episode aired on 1 July and available On Demand (opens in a new window).
  • Wyoming Public Media (opens in a new window)interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on 'undermining class based ideology' and his journey from economist to free market advocate and Professor. 30 June.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Emeritus Professor David Rowe analysing the pros and cons of Australasia winning the right to host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. 27 June.
  • ABC 24 Weekend Breakfast (syndicated nationally on broadcast and published on MSN Australia (opens in a new window) interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on American and Australian politics. Open Forum (opens in a new window) publishes an article by Professor Arvanitakis on the latest developments in American politics and what they may mean for the election. 27 June.
  • Further coverage of research by Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson with Settlement Services International, on the experiences of refugees as they settle into Australia, with Associate Professor Robertson being interviewed by 702 ABC Sydney (syndicated across NSW). 27 June.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)(and in print) (syndicated to The Age, Brisbane Times, WAToday) publishes comment by Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the value of outdoor activity such as tennis in an article on the impact of COVID-19 on the sport. 26 June.
  • 2SM Radio interviews Professor Deborah Stevenson on arts policy and current challenges faced by the arts sector (broadcast across the network). 25 June.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an article co-authored by Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson on new research released today with Settlement Services International highlighting the importance of simple, everyday encounters and experiences for newly arrived refugees to feel welcome in Australia, and showing that refugees’ strong social bonds with family and community do not prevent them from developing connections with the broader Australian community (republished by Hashtag Australia, Daily Bulletin). 18 June. The research is reported on by Mirage News (opens in a new window), National Tribune (opens in a new window), AccomNews (opens in a new window), Medianet (opens in a new window). ABC News interviews Associate Professor Robertson on the research. 20 June.
  • 3AW 693 Drive (opens in a new window)interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the history of protests at the Olympic Games and the current rules around making political statements. 15 June.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitakis on the history of slavery in the USA, the death of George Floyd and current protests. 13 June.
  • Body+Soul (opens in a new window)interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on why adults enjoy watching teen genre television shows. 11 June.
  • 2SM Radio (syndicated across the network) broadcasts comment by Dr Tanya Notley on the importance of media literacy in everyday life. Dr Notley is the Australian lead of a new international research partnership with the National Association for Media Literacy Education (USA) to assess the current state of media literacy education in Australia and the United States. 11 June. Also coverage in Campus Review (opens in a new window), Get Stem (opens in a new window)and Targeted News Service (USA).
  • SBS News (opens in a new window)publishes comment by Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson on how attitudes towards migrants can be affected by an environment of economic uncertainty. 11 June.
  • Further coverage, by 936 ABC Hobart and ABC Northern Tasmania, of a new ARC Linkage Grant to investigate the benefits of housing cooperatives, led by Associate Professor Louise Crabtree. A representative of the Co-housing Co-op in South Hobart, is interviewed. 10 June.
  • SBS broadcasts comment by Distinguished Professor Ien Ang on the early history of SBS. 10 June.
  • ABC Life (opens in a new window) features comment by Dr Sukhmani Khorana on why many people use cultural practices to reconnect to cultural heritage during a crisis like COVID-19. 9 June.
  • SBS (opens in a new window), TVTonight (opens in a new window), TV Blackbox (opens in a new window), OutInPerth (opens in a new window), report that new SBS documentary Who Gets To Stay in Australia? will run through July and that the series features Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson as one of the experts providing insight into the immigration process. 9 June.
  • ABC 24 Weekend Breakfast (syndicated nationally) interviews Professor James Arvanitakis discussing the latest news including the US unemployment rate falling and The Hills Shire Council refusing to give Acknowledgement of Country. 6 June.
  • ABC 24 The Drum (opens in a new window)(syndicated nationally) hosted Professor James Arvanitakis on a panel discussing current events including university funding challenges as a result of COVID-19. 4 June.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle (syndicated to ABC Upper Hunter) interviews Professor Paul James on current protests in the USA including the media coverage we see in Australia and US President Donald Trump's approach to dealing with the situation. 3 June.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Karen Weiss, PhD candidate, and Associate Professor Abby Mellick Lopes (UTS) on how the design of our tableware (cups, bowls, plates, cutlery and containers) affects the way we experience food. The article refers to research by Professor Gay Hawkins on how lightweight, plastic water bottles are designed to reinforce the habit of 'constant sipping' on the go. Republished by Daily Bulletin, Big News Network (United Arab Emirates), ChildMags (opens in a new window). 3 June.
  • The Educator Australia (opens in a new window), Education HQ (opens in a new window), Open Forum (opens in a new window), Phys.org (opens in a new window)(USA) cover a new report from the Advancing the Media Literacy of Young Australians project which found the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of teaching students the difference between real and fake or misleading news. The project is a collaboration between QUT’s Digital Media Research Centre and Western Sydney University’s Institute for Culture and Society. Co-author Dr Tanya Notley comments. 29 May.
  • Croakey (opens in a new window)and ZFM (Germany) publish an article by Dr Zoë Sofoulis, Adjunct Fellow, Institute for Culture and Society, on the effects on single people of social isolation during COVID-19 lockdowns and the need for an approach that recognises the importance of, and allows, connections between social units rather than 'households'. 29 and 7 May.
  • 702 ABC Sydney (opens in a new window)(at 2:31:40) interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on his experiences living in Wyoming and travelling within the USA, American politics and approaches to COVID-19. 25 May.
  • ABC 24 Weekend Breakfast (syndicated nationally) interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on American politics including US President Donald Trump encouraging places of worship to open, controversial comments by Joe Biden and implications of postal votes. 24 May.
  • 2SM radio (syndicated nationally) interviews Associate Professor Louise Crabtree on a new ARC Linkage grant which will investigate the value of housing cooperatives as an affordable, accessible and socially beneficial solution to Australia’s growing housing crisis. 23 May. Further coverage of the project in National Tribune (opens in a new window)and Mirage News (opens in a new window). 29 May.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle interviews Professor Paul James on male politicians and different countries' approaches to handling COVID-19. 22 May.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by PhD candidate Dan Musil, Professor Katherine Gibson and Dr Stephen Healy on the history and benefits of worker-owned cooperatives and what Nintendo’s video game Tonight we Riot misses about worker liberation (republished by The National Interest (opens in a new window)(USA), Foreign Affairs New Zealand, Daily Bulletin). 21 May.
  • Mirage News (opens in a new window)and National Tribune (opens in a new window)mention a new ARC Linkage grant, Advancing Digital Inclusion in Low Income Australian Families, led by QUT with Dr Tanya Notley as a Chief Investigator. 21 May.
  • CodeList (opens in a new window)republishes quotes by Dr Joanne Orlando, School of Education and Institute for Culture and Society, from a 2019 The Guardian article on parents sharing content about their children online. 19 May.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitakis, Institute for Culture and Society, on the impact of COVID-19 on voting in the US election. 16 May.
  • The Guardian (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Associate Professor Alana Lentin on COVID-19's effect on people from ethnic minorities and the role of racial inequality in the pandemic (republished by Yahoo! News UK, MSN News UK, New Zimbabwe). 12 May.
  • Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation quotes Dr Joanne Orlando on parents using technology as a bargaining tool to manage children's behaviour. 12 May.
  • 2SER radio (opens in a new window) and The Wire interview Associate Professor Karen Soldatic on the Senate inquiry into Newstart, the COVID-19 Supplement and the future of the JobSeeker Payment, and why it is important for people with disabilities to receive support through the Disability Support Pension. 6-7 May.
  • 702 ABC Sydney Afternoons interviews Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson on migration policy including economic consequences and impacts post-COVID-19 (syndicated to ABC Central Coast NSW). 702 ABC Sydney Focus interviews Associate Professor Robertson on the impacts of COVID-19 on international students and how government and universities are responding (syndicated to ABC Central Coast NSW, ABC Capricornia). 5-6 May.
  • 702 ABC Sydney Drive interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on how workplace practices might change as COVID-19 restrictions ease, and in the future (syndicated to ABC Central Coast NSW). 6 May.
  • Comment from a 2019 The Conversation (opens in a new window)article by Professor James Arvanitakis on the lack of diversity in the arts sector is referenced in Overland (opens in a new window). 6 May.
  • 702 ABC Sydney Evenings interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on the teenage movie genre and why it is popular even among adults (syndicated to 1233 ABC Newcastle, ABC Central West NSW, ABC Coffs Coast, ABC New England North West, ABC Western Plains, ABC North Coast NSW, ABC Mid North Coast NSW, ABC Upper Hunter, ABC Central Coast, ABC South East NSW, 666 ABC Canberra, ABC Illawarra, ABC Riverina). 5 May. Further coverage with ABC Life (opens in a new window).
  • The New York Times (opens in a new window) interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on Sydney during a time of stay at home orders and the value of moments outdoors (republished by by MSN Canada; MSN USA, NEWSRUST, Inter News Cast and DNYUZ (USA); Teles Relay (Central African Republic); Money Control (India); Bon Bon Lifestyle (Hong Kong); BDNews24 (Bangladesh). 4 May.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window) publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitakis on the impact of social media and 'fake news' on American election results. 2 May.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Dr Zelmarie Cantillon on creative responses to the COVID-19 crisis as expressions of cultural justice, and the importance of arts and culture to the economy, society and people's wellbeing. 1 May.
  • ABC News (opens in a new window)publishes comments by Dr Joanne Orlando on what comprises quality screen time for children (republished by MSN Australia). 1 May.
  • Channel 7 Sunrise interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on children's screen time during COVID-19. ABC Radio Newcastle (opens in a new window)interviews Dr Orlando on tips for avoiding digital hoax requests. The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Dr Orlando on children's voices being missing from the debate around schools reopening (republished by The Age, Brisbane Times, WA Today). 29-30 April.
  • ABC Radio National Life Matters (opens in a new window)interviews PhD candidate Lisa Portolan on the impact of COVID-19 on online dating. 29 April.
  • ABC Gippsland interviews PhD candidate Dan Musil, and secretary of Earthworker Cooperative in Victoria, on the future of manufacturing in Australia and the impacts of COVID-19, including the recent research by Professor Katherine Gibson and Dr Stephen Healy on a just and sustainable manufacturing culture in Australia. 27 April.
  • ABC 24 Weekend Breakfast interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on the state of American politics during COVID-19 and the upcoming election (syndicated to ABC 1 Sydney, ABC Canberra, ABC Hobart, ABC 1 Brisbane, ABC 1 Melbourne, ABC 1 Perth, ABC 1 Darwin, ABC 1 Adelaide). 25 April.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by PhD candidate Vanicka Arora on how five years on from the earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal, heritage-led recovery is uniting community (republished by Daily Bulletin, Viw Magazine Australia, NewsPronto, Modern Australian, Dehai News (USA), The Wire (India)). 24 April.
  • 612 ABC Brisbane interviews PhD candidate Lisa Portolan on tips for using dating apps and their role during COVID-19 (syndicated to ABC North Queensland, ABC Sunshine Coast, ABC Capricornia, ABC Western Queensland, ABC Tropical North, ABC Far North Queensland, ABC Wide Bay, 91.7 ABC Coast FM, ABC North West Queensland, ABC Southern Queensland, ABC Western Queensland ABC North Queensland). 23 April.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitkais on understanding populism in American politics during COVID-19. 18 April
  • ABC 24 and 612 ABC Brisbane (syndicated nationally) interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on ways to make the best of kids’ increased screen time during Coronavirus. The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Dr Orlando on this topic (republished by The Canberra Times, The Examiner (print), Daily Bulletin, Hashtag Australia, Viw Magazine Australia, Modern Australian, SchoolNews New Zealand, The New Zealand Herald, The Sector, The Jakarta Post, AsiaOne, Delano (Luxembourg)). 10 April.
  • Channel 7 Sydney interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on increases in children's screen time during COVID-19 and how to ensure the screen use is healthy (syndicated to Prime 7 Orange, Prime 7 Canberra, Prime 7 Wagga Wagga, Prime 7 Albury, Southern Cross Alice Springs, Southern Cross Mt Isa, GWN7 Television). 8 April.
  • The Sydney Korean Herald quotes Dr Joanne Orlando in an article discussing how Coronavirus has changed the way Australian’s are working. 8 April.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an Open Letter to the Prime Minister to extend Coronavirus support to temporary workers. Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson is a signatory. The letter is republished by Hashtag Australia, Australian Business, Business Daily Media, Pitch Engine Australia, Viw Magazine Australia, Non Perele (USA), Middle East North Africa Financial Network (Jordan), NewsPronto, Daily Bulletin, Modern Australian, Oursteps.com.au, The Bulletin, Autongcheng (China), Sohu (China). 7 April.
  • ABC Newcastle Mornings (opens in a new window)interviews Professor Katherine Gibson on the future of manufacturing in Australia and how local manufacturers have been assisting with production during the COVID-19 pandemic. 6 April.
  • ABC Life (opens in a new window)quotes Professor James Arvanitakis about the reasons for the popularity of Netflix's ‘Tiger King’. 4 April.
  • ABC News (syndicated nationally) interviews Professor James Arvanitakis on the state of American politics during COVID-19. Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor Arvanitakis on this topic. 4 April.
  • 774 ABC Melbourne interviews PhD candidate Lisa Portolan on how COVID-19 is changing the dating world. 4 April.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by Associate Professor Philippa Collin and Dr Teresa Swist, Institute for Culture and Society and Young and Resilient Research Centre with others, on young people's anxieties about Coronavirus and the need for politicians and the community to engage with them meaningfully and respectfully (republished by Australian Business). 3 April.
  • ABC 24 The Drum features Professor James Arvanitakis as part of a panel discussing current news including government initiatives and policy around COVID-19. 2 April.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by Dr Jessica Weir on the unique experiences Aboriginal peoples face during the bushfires and the need for them to be part of a broad conversation, not only around cultural burning practices, but also preparation, planning, response and recovery (republished by Ecowatch (USA), Australian Business).
  • Times Higher Education (opens in a new window) reports on how Australian universities responded to the bushfire crisis with comment from Dr Jessica Weir on what we can learn from Indigenous peoples. 2 April.
  • ABC Radio National Drive (syndicated to ABC Tropical North FM, ABC Far North Queensland, ABC North West Queensland, ABC North Queensland) interviews PhD candidate Lisa Portolan on how COVID-19 is changing the dating world. 1 April.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle interviews Professor Paul James on how the current crisis is affecting the economy and his three main priorities for the future in the Australian economy, politics and culture. 31 March.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an article by PhD candidate Lisa Portolan on how dating apps and their users are navigating the complexities of connection during the COVID-19 pandemic (republished by The Canberra Times, 10 Daily, Modern Australian, Daily Bulletin, Viw Magazine Australia, Newcastle Herald (print), The Star (Kenya)). 31 March.
  • 10Daily (opens in a new window)publishes an article by PhD candidate Lisa Portolan, on an increase in dating app usage and changes in app usage behaviour during the Coronavirus pandemic. 29 March.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the global nature of sport and as a result, the effect of COVID-19 on sport (republished by Idrottsforum (opens in a new window)(Sweden), Play the Game (opens in a new window)(Denmark). 28 March.
  • ABC News (opens in a new window)interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on how working remotely due to Coronavirus might change how people work in the future (republished by MSN Australia). 28 March.
  • The Canberra Times (opens in a new window), 7 News (opens in a new window), Daily Mail Online (UK) (opens in a new window)and over 120 other outlets publish commentary by Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the negative effect on Australian sports fans of not being able to watch live sports during the COVID-19 crisis (syndication includes Illawarra Mercury, Hawkesbury Gazette, Liverpool City Champion, Campbelltown Macarthur Advertiser). 27 March.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by PhD candidate Vanessa Whittington on lessons from the Great Depression: how to prevent evictions in the economic crisis caused by COVID-19 (republished by The Mandarin, Daily Bulletin, Viw Magazine Australia, The Middle East North Africa Financial Network, Property Observer, The Mandarin, Architecture and Design). 26 March.
  • Fox Sports (opens in a new window)features comment by Emeritus Professor David Rowe, on the private ownership of sports clubs being unsustainable. 25 March.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by Dr Emma Power on why housing evictions must be suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic (republished by Herald Globe, Australian Business, Tajikstan News, ChinaNews, Manila Metro News, Japan Herald, Big News Network, Architecture and Design). 23 March.
  • 936 ABC Hobart interviews young Hobart representative, Chloe Power, about the recent Antarctic Cities Youth Expedition, led by Professor Juan Francisco Salazar. 20 March.
  • Which-50 (opens in a new window)interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on data privacy and the collection of personal information. 16 March.
  • 3AW Radio (opens in a new window)interviews Associate Professor George Morgan on the financial vulnerability of casual workers who don’t have sick leave entitlements if they are unable to work due to Coronavirus (syndicated nationally including to 2UE, 981 2NM, 2GB, 2CC Talking Canberra, 6PR 882 News Talk, Radio 2ST Coast, Radio 2ST Highlands, 7XS West Coast Radio Tasmania, 4BC 1116 News Talk, 4BU classic hits, Radio 2ST Coast). 12 March.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window) publishes an article by Associate Professor George Morgan on the impact of COVID-19  on casual and gig economy workers who face loss of income and precariousness (syndicated to The Age, WAtoday, Brisbane Times). 11 March.
  • ABC 24 News Afternoons interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the implications Coronavirus could have on the Tokyo Olympics and other large sporting events (syndicated to ABC 1 Perth). 10 March.
  • Western Sydney Business Access reports on recent research by the Reconfiguring the Enterprise: Shifting Manufacturing Culture in Australia ARC project on a just and sustainable manufacturing culture in Australia with quotes from Professor Katherine Gibson. 9 March.
  • Domain (opens in a new window)(syndicated to AllHomes) reports on a US study showing that women have less property price growth than men. Dr Emma Power comments on women’s reasons to buy and sell, and housing inequality issues. 5 March.
  • 2SER radio (opens in a new window)interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on 'One global village: the impact and influence of sports'. 3 March.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis appeared on ABC 24 The Drum as part of a panel discussion on current events (syndicated nationally including to ABC Canberra, ABC 1 Darwin, ABC 1 Brisbane, ABC 1 Adelaide, ABC Hobart and ABC 1 Perth, and on ABC NewsRadio). 3 March.
  • Channel 7 Sunrise (syndicated nationally) interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on the consequences of Instagram ‘sharenting’ – the overuse of social media by parents to share content based on their children’s lives. 3 March.
  • ABC News (opens in a new window)reports on tree loss and increasing heat in the suburbs. Associate Professor Abby Mellick Lopes comments (republished by MSN Australia). 2 March. Segments of this interview are quoted in a Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated to Maitland Mercury) Letter to the Editor by Jan Davis, Maitland Greens. 6 March.
  • ABC Radio National (syndicated nationally) interviews Will Trewellyn, Cultural Research Associate, about his work on a research project with the University of Western Australia and Associate Professor Karen Soldatic looking into the social and emotional well-being and mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQ young people. 28 February.
  • The New York Times (opens in a new window)interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on state involvement in Australians’ everyday lives and the influence of Britain (syndicated to VIP Portal News (USA), The News Buzz (USA) and Satoshi Nakamoto Blog (China). 27 February.
  • ABC Radio National Life Matters (opens in a new window) and 2SER radio (opens in a new window)interview Chloe Power, the young leader from Hobart, about the Antarctic Cities Youth Expedition and the plans for the project to develop an Antarctic Youth Coalition. 26 and 29 February.
  • 720 ABC Perth interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the implications of Coronavirus for the upcoming Olympic Games (syndicated to ABC Mid West and Wheatbelt, ABC South West WA, ABC Goldfields, ABC Great Southern WA, ABC Esperance, ABC Kimberley, ABC North West WA). 26 February.
  • 702 ABC Sydney, ABC Goldfields and 936 ABC Hobart interview Dr Tanya Notley on her research into where children source their news from, how it affects them and how to help them determine which news is truthful (syndicated to ABC Northern Tasmania, ABC Esperance). 26 February.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by Dr Tanya Notley on how to help children think critically about the news, including fake information on COVID-19 (republished by Hashtag Australia, Modern Australian, Viw Magazine Australia, Japan Herald, Beijing News, Big News Network, Daily Bulletin, Australian Business, Child Mags, Shesociety, Essential Kids, The New Zealand Herald). 25 February - 2 March.
  • Sunday Mail Adelaide interviews Associate Professor Philippa Collin on her research into the changing nature of activism and the role of digital media. 23 February.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitakis on American politics: ‘Can the Democrats win?’ 22 February.
  • Chilean coverage of the Antarctic Cities Youth Expedition led by Professor Juan Francisco Salazar includes The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (opens in a new window), Ovejero Noticias (opens in a new window), Grafelbergnoticias (opens in a new window), Aqua (opens in a new window), La Prensa Austral (opens in a new window), Radio Magallanes (opens in a new window), El Pinguino (opens in a new window), Radio Festival (opens in a new window), Ciencia en Chile (opens in a new window), Diario TV (opens in a new window), Radio Polar (opens in a new window), Patagonia D (opens in a new window), EPA News (opens in a new window), Diario Sustentable (opens in a new window), and broadcast coverage by TVN Red Austral (opens in a new window)(at 2:52), ITV Patagonia (opens in a new window), El Pingüino TV (opens in a new window)(at 9:04), Redes Sociales Intendencia Región de Magallanes y Antártica Chilena (opens in a new window). 21-25 February. 1233 ABC Newcastle interviews Chloe Power, the young leader from Hobart, about the expedition and the plans for the project to develop an Antarctic Youth Coalition. 25 February.
  • 105.7 ABC Darwin interviews Dr Emma Power responding to a legislative change passed earlier in the week to make it easier for renters to keep pets. She discusses her research into renters with pets, and the importance of allowing renters to own pets and make a home. 21 February.
  • Japanese media Gunosy (opens in a new window)(also Au one, Gigazine, Livedoor News) reports on research by Dr Tanya Notley on the representation and inclusion of young people in the news media. 15 February.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window) publishes an article by PhD candidate Lisa Portolan on the effect of imagination in dating app users (republished by Australian Business, Viw Magazine Australia, Modern Australian, Hashtag Australia, Non Perele (USA), Australian Business, Viw Magazine Australia, Modern Australian, Hashtag Australia, Non Perele (USA), The New Zealand Herald, Lifehacker Australia, Daily Bulletin, NewsPronto.com, Tajikistan News.Net, Neos Kosmos, Open Forum, The Age, WAtoday, Brisbane Times, The Sydney Morning Herald, OverSixty, THEJJREPORT (USA), Big News Network (United Arab Emirates), tagg). Lisa is interviewed by 2SER Radio (opens in a new window)about the role of imagination in love and on dating apps. 12-14 February.
  • 2SER Radio (opens in a new window)and SBS Spanish Radio (opens in a new window)interview Professor Juan Francisco Salazar on the Antarctic Cities Youth Expedition and current challenges faced by Antarctica, including warming of the continent. 8-9 February.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window) publishes an article co-authored by Professor James Arvanitakis on the challenge of free speech within universities. 8 February.
  • Nine interviews PhD candidate Lisa Portolan as she discusses a surge in the use of dating apps in the lead-up to Valentines Day and gives dating advice (broadcast on Nine Sydney, Canberra, Riverina, Central West, Illawarra, Western Victoria, Gippsland, Central Victoria, Albury/Wodonga, Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour, Newcastle, Tamworth, Lismore, Gosford, Melbourne, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Brisbane, Wide Bay, Central Queensland, Townsville, Mackay, Toowoomba, Darwin, Perth, Imparja Bull). 8 February.
  • Channel 7 Sunrise (syndicated nationally) and Sky News Australia interview Dr Joanne Orlando on children’s screen time and associated risks. A snippet of Dr Orlando speaking on the implications of parents banning screen time is broadcast on 96FM (also 97.3FM, 4KQ 693) and published on Ntnews and Geelong Advertiser online. Dr Orlando is interviewed by The Daily Telegraph on the use of hashtags by online predators and the consideration parents should make before posting photos of their children to online (also republished nationally and internationally by News.com.au, Herald Sun, Cairns Post, The Gold Coast Bulletin, The Courier-Mail, The Mercury, Weekly Times Now, Ntnews, Geelong Advertiser, The Advertiser, The New Zealand Herald and others) in lights of parents making money through Instagram accounts for their children. 7 February.
  • 666 ABC Canberra (syndicated nationally) interviews Adjunct Professor Eric Sidoti on people’s diminishing trust in government as he participated in a public hearing in Canberra as part of the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs’ investigation into this issue. 7 February.
  • The Christian Science Monitor (opens in a new window)(republished by California Epeak) quotes Dr Jessica Weir on Aboriginal cultural burning practices. 7 February.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle (syndicated to ABC Upper Hunter) interviews Professor Paul James, discussing the obligations politicians have to the country. 6 February.
  • The Guardian (opens in a new window)(republished by MSN Australia, Yahoo! News UK and Yahoo! News India) reports on conflicts of interest involving donations to the Liberal Party and quotes a segment of The Conversation article by PhD candidate Marina Khan and Associate Professor Shanthi Robertson on risks of visa privatisation. 6 February.
  • 2CC Talking Canberra (also 900 2LM, 2BS 95.1 FM, 2GB Radio, 4BC 1116 News Talk, 990 AM 4RO, 981 2NM, 4MK 1026 AM, 3AW 693 News Talk) quote a statistic by Dr Joanne Orlando on frequency of phone use in a story about people using checking their phones in cinemas. 6 February.
  • Further coverage of Emeritus Professor David Rowe commenting on new guidelines restricting political protests at the Olympic Games with an interview on RTR FM (opens in a new window). 5 February.
  • The Fifth Estate (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by Professor Katherine Gibson, Dr Stephen Healy and Dr Joanne McNeill on their research into a just and sustainable manufacturing culture in Australia. 4 February.
  • The Examiner (opens in a new window)(and in print) reports on the Antarctic Cities Youth Expedition, with quotes from Professor Juan Francisco Salazar. As part of the Institute’s ARC project with national and international partners, the expedition will see 5 young representatives from the Antarctic gateway cities of Hobart, Christchurch, Cape Town, Punta Arenas and Ushuaia travel to Antarctica for 7 nights where they will work towards developing an Antarctic Youth Coalition to care for the region’s future. Further coverage in La Prensa Austral (opens in a new window)(Chile). 3-4 February.
  • ABC Radio Sydney Focus and RTR FM (opens in a new window)interview Associate Professor Abby Mellick Lopes on the social effects of extreme heat and strategies for coping. 3-4 February.
  • ArtsHub interviews Professor James Arvanitakis about perceptions and realities of having a career in the arts. 3 February.
  • ABC News Radio interviews Dr Emma Power on keeping cool in extreme heat without air conditioning, based on the Cooling the Commons Research. 31 January.
  • 702 ABC Sydney interviews Associate Professor Abby Mellick Lopes on the effects of extreme heat on Sydney residents and tips for keeping cool without air conditioning, based on the Institute for Culture and Society’s Cooling the Commons research (syndicated to ABC Central Coast NSW). 29 January.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Dr Emma Power, Associate Professor Abby Mellick Lopes and Associate Professor Louise Crabtree on how to prepare for, and cope with, extreme heat without air conditioning (republished by Herald Globe, Hashtag Australia, Daily Bulletin, Viw Magazine Australia, Australian Business, Japan Herald, Manila Metro News, Big News Network, OverSixty). The article is based on the Cooling the Commons research. 29 January.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (syndicated to Brisbane Times, WAtoday, The Age, The Sun-Herald) mentions research by Western Sydney University (Institute for Culture and Society) and the Young and Well Co-operative Research Centre on conflicts between faith and sexual identity. 26 January.
  • National Tribune (opens in a new window), Mirage News (opens in a new window) and IT Wire (opens in a new window)report that the University has received an ARC Linkage grant investigating how future Artificial Intelligence developments and policy can ensure economic, social and cultural inclusion for Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds who are living with disabilities. The story quotes researcher Associate Professor Karen Soldatic. 24 January.
  • ABC News interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on St George's Day in England and St Patrick’s Day in Ireland, for the article ‘It's not just Australia Day — national holidays are “almost always political”’ (opens in a new window). 24 January.
  • The Daily Observer (opens in a new window)(Bangladesh) reports that PhD candidate Sajal Roy has had a new book published titled Climate Change Impacts on Gender Relations in Bangladesh. 24 January.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article co-authored by Dr Malini Sur on smoke pollution and the failure of local, national and international laws and policy to deal with bushfire smoke and climate change (republished by The New Zealand Herald, PreventionWeb (UN knowledge platform for disaster risk reduction), LifeHacker). 24 January.
  • 702 ABC Sydney Afternoons (syndicated to 702 ABC Sydney and ABC Central Coast NSW) and CapeTalk (opens in a new window)(South Africa) interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the history of protests by athletes and the new guidelines restricting protests at the Olympic Games . 23 January.
  • 720 ABC Radio Perth (syndicated nationally) interviews Emeritus Professor David Rowe on new guidelines restricting athlete protests at the Olympic Games. 23 January.
  • John Menadue (opens in a new window)notes Associate Professor Louise Crabtree in a ‘Monthly digest on housing affordability and homelessness’. 23 January.
  • Manufacturers’ Monthly (opens in a new window), Australian Manufacturing (opens in a new window), AuManufacturing (opens in a new window), The National Tribune (opens in a new window), Mirage News (opens in a new window)and Food Processing (opens in a new window)publish research from the Institute for Culture and Society’s ARC project on the future of manufacturing in Australia with case studies of NSW manufacturers who are championing a just and sustainable approach, quoting Professor Katherine Gibson. The 2SM radio network interviews Professor Gibson on the findings (broadcast across the network to 36 stations). 22-23 January.
  • 1233 ABC Newcastle interviews Professor Paul James on current political issues. 22 January.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window)(syndicated to Brisbane Times, WAtoday.com.au, The Age, MSN – Australia) reports on the Lunar New Year. Dr Xiang (Tony) Ren comments. 22 January.
  • 2SER Radio (opens in a new window)interviews Dr Jessica Weir, Institute for Culture and Society, and The Conversation co-author Vanessa Cavanagh, on the grief experienced by Aboriginal people in the bushfire crisis and how a ‘one size fits all’ recovery approach is ill-suited for Indigenous populations. 21 January.
  • Open Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Professor James Arvanitakis on this week’s controversies and chaos in American politics, and why Trump keeps his supporter base. 18 January.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Emeritus Professor David Rowe on the history of protests at the Olympic Games and new guidelines developed by the International Olympic Committee regarding athlete protests. 17 January. Republished by The Canberra Times (and in print), ForeignAffairs.co.nz, Hashtag Australia, Daily Bulletin, Viw Magazine Australia, Modern Australian, Australian Business, The Middle East North Africa Financial Network, Sight Magazine, PSNews.
  • New Matilda (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Associate Professor George Morgan on Australian voters’ attitudes to Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s bushfire response and how politics should respond to the current environmental crisis. 16 January.
  • Albany Advertiser (online and in print) discusses research by Dr Jessica Weir on cultural burning practices in southern WA (republished by The West Australia). 16 January.
  • PhD candidate Helen Barcham, in her role for the Office of Vice-Chancellor, is quoted in Liverpool Leader on the benefits of the proposed Australian Centre of Excellence in food innovation, which will be part of the Western Sydney Aerotropolis. 15 January.
  • Policy Forum (opens in a new window)publishes an article by Leslie Schultz, Dr Jessica Weir and Helen Langley on 'Living with fire demands: a long-term perspective' and the importance of learning from Indigenous people, who have always had long-term interests at heard when looking after the landscape. 14 January.
  • The Conversation (opens in a new window)(and in French (opens in a new window))publishes an article co-authored by Dr Jessica Weir with Bhiamie Williamson and Vanessa Cavanagh on the experiences of Aboriginal peoples in the bushfire crisis, the importance of understanding the unique grief Aboriginal peoples experience and how this understanding is essential for putting in place effective strategies to support communities’ recovery (republished by OverSixty, The New Daily, Australian Business, Viw Magazine Australia, Wairarapa Times-Age (print), Indianz.com (USA)). 10 January.
  • 2SM Radio interviews Dr Malini Sur on the implications of India’s new Citizenship Amendment Act and the resulting protests (broadcast across the network to 2BS 95.1 FM, 2PM Radio 531, 2GF Radio, 4GY, 2HC, 2HD 1143AM, 900 2LM, 2BH 567AM, Radio 97, Radio 2EL 1089AM, 2LF, 2PK 1404 AM, 4WK 963AM, 2NZ 1188, 900 2LM, PM Radio 531, 2PK 1404 AM, 2TM Tamworth 1287AM, 4GY, 2HD 1143AM, 2RE Radio, 2BH 567AM, 4WK 963AM, 2VM "Feeling Good" 1530AM, 2HC, 2LF, 2NZ 1188). 9 January.
  • ABC Radio interviews Dr Joanne Orlando on the amount of time Australians spend on their phones and how it affects quality of life, and data sharing (ABC North Queensland, 1233 ABC Newcastle, ABC Goulburn Murray, 774 ABC Melbourne, ABC Illawarra, ABC Central Coast, ABC Mid West and Wheatbelt, ABC South West Victoria, ABC Central Victoria, ABC Western Queensland, ABC Great Southern WA, 666 ABC Canberra, ABC West Victoria, ABC North Coast NSW, 612 ABC Brisbane, ABC Sunshine Coast, ABC Far North Queensland, ABC South East NSW, ABC New England North West, ABC North West WA, 702 ABC Sydney, ABC Shepparton FM, ABC Central West NSW, ABC Gippsland, ABC South West WA, ABC North West Queensland, ABC Coffs Coast, ABC Wide Bay, ABC Riverina, ABC North and West SA). 9 January.
  • Comment by Dr Malini Sur on the implications of India’s new Citizenship Amendment Act is published in The National Tribune (opens in a new window), Mirage News (opens in a new window). Dr Sur is interviewed by 2SM Radio on the topic. 8 January.
  • The Globe Post publishes an article by Dr Malini Sur and Rakesh Kumar: 'India’s Citizenship Act: Has PM Modi Bitten Off More than He Can Chew?' (opens in a new window). 2 January.