ICS in the Media

Latest media appearances

  • Institute Associate Dr Keith Parry co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Note to governments: sports stadiums should benefit everyone, not just fans' (opens in a new window), 6 November. The piece was republished by The Daily Bulletin and Australian Business.
  • Dr Malini Sur was featured as a successful alumni of her school in The Telegraph, Koltata, India, 2 November.
  • Gold Coast Bulletin (opens in a new window), Hills Shire Times, The Mercury, Parramatta Advertiser and Northern District Times reported that Western Sydney residents have called for an internationally renowned arts hub to rival Sydney Opera House. The story quoted Professor James Arvanitakis. Professor Arvanitakis was also interviewed as a Political Forum panelist on 702 ABC Sydney (syndicated to ABC Central Coast NSW).
  • Professor James Arvanitakis was quoted in 10 Daily's article: 'Apu to be cut from 'The Simpsons' following controversy about racial stereotypes' (opens in a new window), 27 October.
  • Research by Dr Karen Soldatic and Dr Michelle Fitts published in Global Media Journal on the barriers that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders with disability face in accessing the Disability Support Pension is covered in SeniorAU (opens in a new window), 24 October.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by ABC Radio National (opens in a new window)on the recent open letter calling for more funding to Olympic sports (syndicated across the regional ABC radio network), 24 October.
  • Dr Xiang Ren was interviewed by ChinaDaily (opens in a new window)on the importance of strong copyright enforcement for the development of the online literature industry in China, 23 October.
  • IF (Inside Film) reported that Screen Australia has invested $2.7 million across 14 documentary films (opens in a new window)including The Bamboo Bridge by Associate Professor Juan Francisco Salazar, Professor Katherine Gibson and colleagues, 22 October.
  • Professor Tony Bennett was interviewed by Cairns 89.1FM on the Australian Cultural Fields project, October.
  • Associate Professor George Morgan discusses the under-utilisation of student degrees and the need for highly skilled employment opportunities in Western Sydney.  The story appears in the Hills Shire Times, The Macarthur Chronicle, Townsville Bulletin (opens in a new window), The Advertiser, Gold Coast Bulletin, The Mercury, Northern District Times, Canterbury-Bankstown Express, Penrith Press, Hornsby Advocate, Rouse Hill Times, Parramatta Advertiser, Hornsby Advocate, Fairfield Advance, Liverpool Leader, Blacktown Advocate and the St George and Southerland Shire Leader, 16 October.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis is quoted in The Sydney Morning Herald in an article about students under pressure during HSC time and ATAR scores (syndicated to The Age, The Canberra Times and Brisbane Times), 15 October.
  • Dr Sheree Gregory co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Honey, I hid the kids: Australia’s screen industry is letting down carers' (opens in a new window), 12 October. The piece was republished by Modern Australia, Australian Business, Viw MagazineLiveNews (New Zealand) and Daily Bulletin.
  • Institute Associate Dr Keith Parry co-authored an article for The Conversation: 'The AFLW found instant success, but challenges remain for its long-term sustainability' (opens in a new window), 10 October.
  • Dr Xiang Ren was quoted in an article discussing copyright enforcement and protection for the online literature industry in China (opens in a new window) and in an article on China’s online literature market (opens in a new window)expansion abroad in China Daily, 8 October.
  • Dr Andrea Connor and Associate Professor Paul Allatson's (UTS) research on the ibis was featured on 702 ABC Sydney, 6 October.
  • ABC Central West interviewed Dr Emma Power about her research on life as an older renter, 3 October.
  • ABC News 24 interviewed Professor James Arvanitakis about the news of the week including the banking royal commission, 2 October.
  • Associate Professor Alana Lentin was interviewed by Busan English Broadcasting (BeFM) (opens in a new window)on race-related issues, September.
  • Associate Professor George Morgan authored an opinion piece, 'Work at a university and think your super is invested ethically? Think again' (opens in a new window), in New Matilda, 28 September.
  • Dr Emma Power authored an article for The Conversation: 'Life as an older renter, and what it tells us about the urgent need for tenancy reform', (opens in a new window), 27 September.
  • Professor Greg Noble is listed as one of Australia's Research Field Leaders in the Humanities, Arts and Literature (opens in a new window)by The Australian, 27 September.
  • An open letter about the need for reform to current housing eviction proceedings is published in the Econo Times (opens in a new window). Dr Louise Crabtree and Dr Emma Power were two of 45 academics who signed the letter, 25 September. The letter also appeared in Domain, Modern Australian, News Pronto, University of New South Wales, Viw Magazine, The Daily Bulletin, The Middle East North Africa Financial Network, Australian Business, The Conversation and Property Observer.
  • BBC Radio 4 interviewed Professor Tony Bennett on Australia’s middle class’ appreciation of cultural capital, 20 September.
  • Campus Review (opens in a new window)reported on the potential for gender quotas in Universities. Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research and Graduate Studies) Professor James Arvanitakis is interviewed in the article and says setting targets would be an appropriate alternative, 19 September.
  • Dr Gabriela Coronado was interviewed by FBi Radio (opens in a new window)for their podcast on the tradition of quince in Mexico and Latin America, 12 September.
  • Agito SP (opens in a new window)reports that Associate Professor Jorge Knijnik will speak at the International Sports Week for Social Change Conference in Sao Paulo, 12 September.
  • Dr Emma Power was interviewed by ABC Illawarra on her research on women's housing security, 12 September.
  • The Guardian (opens in a new window)published an opinion piece by Associate Professor Alana Lentin which discusses the cartoon of Serena Williams that was published in the Herald Sun after her loss in the US Open, 11 September. Also syndicated to Tennis Temple. 2GB also references the opinion piece by Associate Professor Lentin. The broadcast was syndicated to 2ST Highlands, 2ST Coast, 2CC Talking Canberra, 4BC News Talk and 990 AM 4RO. Associate Professor Alana Lentin was also interviewed on 2Ser (opens in a new window)and ABC Adelaide off the back of her opinion piece in The Guardian.
  • Dr Tanya Notley was interviewed by ABC RN's Life Matters's program on the topic of 'How are young people separating fact from fake news?' (opens in a new window), 10 September.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe discusses the slow movement on equal pay for women in elite sport on Ten Daily (opens in a new window), 8 September.
  • Dr Keith Parry was interviewed on ABC Grandstand and ABC Illawarra (syndicated across NSW) in relation to masculinity in sport in the wake of ‘mad Monday’ celebrations by Canterbury-Bankstown NRL players.
  • The Colombo Telegraph (opens in a new window)reported on an event held by the Institute for Culture and Society on Globalisation and Populist Explosion with Professor Manfred Steger, 9 September.
  • Dr Andrea Connor co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Friday essay: the rise of the "bin chicken", a totem for modern Australia' (opens in a new window), 7 September. The research was discussed on ABC North West WA and ABC Radio with Myf Warhurst. The article was republished by ABC News, F3 News, Business Insider Australia and SBS The Feed.
  • Institute Associate and ICS graduate Dr Keith Parry co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Pay to play: is participating in sport becoming too expensive for everyday Australians?' (opens in a new window), 7 September. The piece was republished by Live News (New Zealand), Daily Bulletin, Modern Australian, Foreign Affairs (New Zealand), SBS and Essential Kids. The research received nationwide coverage.
  • Dr Abby Mellick Lopes was interviewed by (opens in a new window)radio station 2ser discussing the differences between and perceptions of bottled water and tap water, 6 September.
  • ABC online reported on the popularity of bottled water and quoted Professor Gay Hawkins, 27 August: 'Bottled water and why Aussies still drink it' (opens in a new window) (republished by MSN). Further coverage by 666 ABC and ABC’s Triple J on the popularity of bottled water also quotes Professor Hawkins.

Earlier 2018 media

  • A 2017 article in The Conversation by Dr Anna Cristina Pertierra, 'In the Philippines, celebrity, melodrama and national politics are deeply entangled' (opens in a new window) was republished by LadyClick, 25 August.
  • Macarthur Chronicle reported that Amazon web services will be moving to the area. The story quotes Dr Tanya Notely, 24 August.
  • Distinguished Professor Ien Ang, and her memoir 'On Not Speaking Chinese: Living Between Asia and the West', is mentioned in an article published in South China Morning Post (opens in a new window), 23 August.
  • Further media coverage on Dr Karen Soldatic's co-authored report, 'Out of the Shadows: War Affected Women With Disabilities in Sri Lanka' and the official report launch event in Daily FT, Sri Lanka, 22 August.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis joined Richard Glover’s Monday Political Forum discussion on 702 ABC Sydney, 21 August.
  • The Royal Australian Historical Society (opens in a new window) reports that the Institute for Culture and Society researchers Dr Denis Byrne, Distinguished Profesor Ien Ang, Dr Michael Williams, and Dr Alexandra Wong at Western Sydney University have begun a new Australian Research Council funded project to research the cultural heritage of Chinese migration to Australia in the 19th and 20th centuries, 17 August.
  • Dr Keith Parry is interviewed about event ticket scalping websites and anti-scalping measures in an article for The New Daily (opens in a new window), 15 August.
  • Dr Rae Dufty-Jones co-authored an article for The Conversation: 'Why young women say no to rural Australia' (opens in a new window), 9 August. The piece was republished by The Middle East North Africa Financial Network (opens in a new window), Viw Magazine (opens in a new window), NewsPronto (opens in a new window), and Australian Business Daily (opens in a new window). Further coverage appeared on Network Ten's online Ten Daily (opens in a new window), and Rae also participated in an interview for ABC Radio Western Plain's Statewide Drive program (syndicated to 16 other regional New South Wales ABC stations), and appeared in a podcast episode for The Wire (opens in a new window), 10 August.
  • Dr Youqing Fan's research on Sydney's 'latte line' and access to jobs received further media coverage in a new article for Architecture and Design (opens in a new window), 7 August.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis authored an opinion piece about data rights of Australians in Open Forum (opens in a new window), 3 August.
  • Dr Sarah Barns spoke to ABC Sydney Focus about the many waves of migration that have shaped one of Australia’s oldest European settlements, Parramatta, 2 August.
  • Dr Malini Sur authored an opinion piece published by The Wire (opens in a new window) about the impact of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in India, 2 August. The piece was republished by Daily Hunt, India (opens in a new window).
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe authored an article for The Conversation: 'Angela Williamson’s sacking shows gulf between Cricket Australia’s words and deeds' (opens in a new window), 2 August. The piece was republished by ABC Online (opens in a new window), Modern Australia (opens in a new window), Viw Magazine (opens in a new window), Daily Bulletin (opens in a new window), Australian Business (opens in a new window), and F3 News (opens in a new window). David was also interviewed by ABC News Radio (opens in a new window) discussing freedom of speech, private expression, company social media policies, and the relationship between sport and politics.
  • Dr Youqing Fan was quoted in an article for The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window), The Age (opens in a new window), and The Canberra Times (opens in a new window) in further media coverage about his research highlighting Sydney's 'latte line' and access to white-collar jobs, 1 August.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis is interviewed by ABC Radio Canberra about the 2018 children's word of the year, 1 August.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed live in the studio for ABC News Sydney's Afternoons program about reports that Qatar sabotaged Australia's bid for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, 31 July.
  • Dr Sarah Barns co-authored an article for The Conversation: 'Reimagining Parramatta: a place to discover Australia’s many stories' (opens in a new window), 30 July. The piece was republished in Viw Magazine (opens in a new window), Modern Australia (opens in a new window), and Australian Business.
  • Dr Stephen Healy's previously published article 'Why the ecocity needs to be a just city' for The Conversation (opens in a new window) was republished by Property Observer (opens in a new window), 27 July.
  • Dr Karen Soldatic is quoted in an article for MedicalXpress (opens in a new window) discussing access to emergency and general health care services from her research findings and recommendations from the official launch of the report she co-authored, 'Out of the Shadows: War Affected Women With Disabilities in Sri Lanka', 26 July. Further media coverage appeared in The Catamaran, Asian News, Colombo PageThe Daily News, Sri Lanka, The Daily FT (opens in a new window), and Daily News (opens in a new window).
  • Professor Deborah Stevenson was interviewed in an article for The Sydney Morning Herald: 'Artists squeezed from inner Sydney turn to the city's fringe' (opens in a new window), 25 July. The article discusses research from the 'Planning Cultural Creation and Production in Sydney: A Venue and Infrastructure Needs Analysis' (opens in a new window) report authored by ICS researchers Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Distinguished Professor Ien Ang, Professor Deborah Stevenson, Dr Liam Magee, Dr Alex Wong, Dr Teresa Swist, and HDR Student, Andrea Pollio. The article was reprinted in The Age (opens in a new window), The Canberra Times (opens in a new window), WAtoday (opens in a new window), and Brisbane Times (opens in a new window).
  • Dr Keith Parry contributed to a report for a segment on Radio 2ser's The Wire (opens in a new window) program, discussing racism in football, 24 July.
  • Professor Gay Hawkins is mentioned in an article in Fresh Air Daily (opens in a new window) as being a panelist at the Penrith Regional Gallery for the 'Black Mist Burnt Country' exhibition, 21 July.
  • Associate Professor Jorge Knijnik launched his new book, 'The World Cup Chronicles - 31 Days That Rocked Brazil', 12 July. Jorge was interviewed by Macquarie Sports Radio - Afternoons (opens in a new window), Macquarie Sports Radio's 'Weekend Nights with Tim Webster' program,  and SBS Radio - Portuguese (opens in a new window) to discuss his new book, and the real cost of hosting the World Cup, 12 July. Jorge co-authored an article for SBS Online - Portuguese (opens in a new window), and Play The Game (opens in a new window) discussing political and sporting legacies in South America, and authored an article in Portuguese for Brazilian football website, Ludopedio (opens in a new window). Further launch coverage appeared in Football Today (opens in a new window), and the book was reviewed by Medianet (opens in a new window).
  • Dr Louise Crabtree is quoted in an article for Pro bono Australia (opens in a new window) discussing a study that suggests that co-operatives could hold the key to fixing the housing crisis, 11 July.
  • Associate Professor George Morgan authored an opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald: 'The perils of working in the 'coffice'', discussing the 'coffee economy' and the adoption of cafes as work spaces, 9 July. The piece was republished in The Newcastle Herald (opens in a new window), and the story was syndicated 65 times across the local news network.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis appeared on ABC TV's News Breakfast, where he discussed the banking royal commission and the cost of house prices, 7 July.
  • Dr Keith Parry was quoted in an article about event ticket scalping websites and bots in The New Daily (opens in a new window). Keith's quotes were used in a second article published by The New Daily (opens in a new window) on the same topic, 6 July.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis was interviewed by ABC Radio Canberra's Afternoons program discussing the Oxford University Press Word List, 2 July.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis featured on ABC TV's The Drum (opens in a new window) as a panelist discussing the increase in aggressive attitudes toward teachers, 2 July.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe, Dr Alexandra Wong, and Dr Teresa Swist have authored an article for The Conversation: 'Sydney artists are being priced out of the city - here's how to bring them back' (opens in a new window), 28 June. The piece was republished by Viw Magazine (opens in a new window), Visual Arts Hub (opens in a new window), and Modern Australia (opens in a new window).
  • Distinguished Professor Ien Ang's influential book titled 'Watching Dallas' was mentioned in an opinion piece on popular culture published by The Hamilton Spectator (opens in a new window), 27 June.
  • Emeritus Professor Tim Rowse took part in a three part panel discussion series on the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians on ABC Radio National's 'Rear Vision' program (opens in a new window), 24 June. This was part two of the series.
  • Dr Youqing Fan co-authored an article in The Conversation: "Another tale of two cities: access to jobs divides Sydney along the 'latte line' " (opens in a new window), 22 June. The piece was republished by Viw Magazine, Architecture and Design (opens in a new window), Work Puppy (opens in a new window), and Modern Australia (opens in a new window). The piece was mentioned as part of further stories in news.com.au (opens in a new window), The Daily Mail (opens in a new window), and also Chinese Australian online papers YeeYi News (opens in a new window), and xkb.com.au (opens in a new window). The piece was also referenced again on 9 July in a new article on news.com.au (opens in a new window) and the Gold Coast Bulletin (opens in a new window).
  • Professor James Arvanitakis co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Data ethics is more than just what we do with data, it's also about who's doing it' (opens in a new window), 22 June. The piece was republished by Smart CompanyAustralasian Science (opens in a new window), Daily Bulletin (opens in a new window), and Australian Business (opens in a new window).
  • Dr Keith Parry authored an article on news.com.au: 'Football fans are fuming over Optus' World Cup coverage, but it's not entirely to blame' (opens in a new window), 18 June. The article discusses broadcasting rights for the FIFA World Cup. Keith was also quoted in Sports Illustrated (opens in a new window) discussing the importance of the Australian Government providing free TV coverage for major sporting events.
  • Emeritus Professor Tim Rowse took part in a three part panel discussion series on the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians on ABC Radio National's 'Rear Vision' program (opens in a new window), 17 June. This was part one of the series.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis is interviewed on Channel 10 News in relation to the cultural changes in Australia, 17 June.
  • Professor Paul James appears on Radio 2SM's Morning News about the launch of a new research report titled 'Circles of Sustainability, Liverpool' (opens in a new window), which coincided with the official launch of Western Sydney University's new Liverpool Campus, 15 June. Paul is quoted speaking about the new research report in an article for the Liverpool City Champion (opens in a new window), the Liverpool Leader, and the Fairfield City Champion (opens in a new window), (article syndicated 95 times across the local news network). Paul's report was also mentioned in the South West Voice (opens in a new window).
  • Associate Professor Jorge Knijnik's research is mentioned on Footy Almanac (opens in a new window) as part of a review of a new book on Australian Soccer, 15 June.
  • Dr Keith Parry is interviewed by Birdlike Wire (opens in a new window) in relation to the declining interest in Rugby Union in Western Sydney, 15 June.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis is mentioned in Performing Arts Hub, 15 June. James will be launching 'Diverse Screens Parramatta' later in June.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe authored an article in The Conversation: 'Is Russia worthy of hosting the World Cup?' (opens in a new window), 12 June. The piece was republished by Football Today (opens in a new window), NEWS Pronto (opens in a new window), Modern Australia (opens in a new window), Viw Magazine (opens in a new window), Daily Bulletin (opens in a new window), The Ballarat Courier, and Business Daily (opens in a new window). David is also interviewed by Radio Adelaide (opens in a new window), ABC News Sydney 'Mornings' program, and ABC Radio Sydney 'Focus' program. David's article was further mentioned in an additional article by Football Today (opens in a new window).
  • Dr Tanya Notley was interviewed on Radio 2ser (opens in a new window) discussing the environmental impact of online data, 6 June.
  • Dr Andrea Connor and Professor Donald McNeill authored an article in The Conversation: 'Growing cities face challenges of keeping the masses moving up, down, and across' (opens in a new window), 4 June. The piece was republished by Daily Bulletin (opens in a new window), Viw Magazine (opens in a new window), Australian Business (opens in a new window), Property Observer, Property Update, Architecture and Design (opens in a new window), Rail Express (opens in a new window), Open Forum (opens in a new window) and on international media Government News (opens in a new window), Khaleej Times (opens in a new window), Brink Wire, F3 News (opens in a new window), and ChannelNewsAsia.com (opens in a new window). Andrea was also interviewed by ABC Radio Sydney's 'Breakfast' program.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis appeared as a regular panel guest on ABC Radio's 'Weekend Breakfast' program discussing chequebook journalism and the responsibilities of the public office, 2 June.
  • Dr Keith Parry co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'The IOC thinks eSports are too violent for the Olympics, but traditional sports are violent too' (opens in a new window), 28 May. Keith was also interviewed by Radio Adelaide's 'Breakfast' (opens in a new window) programwhilst co-author Dr Joanne Orlando was interviewed by ABC Radio Melbourne.
  • Dr Jessica Whyte was interviewed on ABC Radio National's 'The Philosopher's Zone' (opens in a new window) program about neoliberalism, human rights, and her forthcoming book, 'The Morals of the Market: Human Rights and the Rise of Neoliberalism', 27 May.
  • Dr Shanthi Robertson featured in a panel discussion on multiculturalism issues in Western Sydney on ABC TV's The Drum (opens in a new window), 24 May.
  • PhD Researcher and ICS Partnerships & Business Development Officer, Helen Barcham, authored an article in New Matilda: ‘The Beauty Myth 3.0’ (opens in a new window), 19 May. Helen examines the modern beauty paradox.
  • Distinguished Professor Ien Ang and Dr Andrea Del Bono authored an article in The Conversation: ‘Sydney’s Chinatown is much more of a modern bridge to Asia than a historic enclave’ (opens in a new window), 11 May. The piece was republished by Modern Australia, and Viw Magazine.
  • Dr Abby Melick Lopez was interviewed by Domain.com.au (opens in a new window) about heat inequality across Sydney. She said while the hottest ground temperatures corresponded to the most socioeconomically disadvantaged parts of Penrith, there was a tendency for coverage of climate issues to reinforce a perception of disadvantage and vulnerability, 9 May.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney, ‘The World Today’ program, about Justin Langer’s appointment as Australian men’s cricket team coach. He says he believes Langer has been given the post due to his personality which is different from the former coach. It was also broadcast from 58 stations and syndicated nationally, 4 May.
  • Dr Keith Parry co-authored an article in The Conversation: ‘Pushing casual sport to the margins threatens cities’ social cohesion’ (opens in a new window), 30 April. The piece was republished by ABC News, ABC Radio Australia News, Property Observer (opens in a new window), F3 News (opens in a new window) (USA), and Brinkwire.
  • Dr Kate Huppatz was quoted in an article in The Courier Mail (opens in a new window), The Daily Telegraph, The Advertiser, and The Herald Sun about the biases that are still entrenched towards single people. Dr Huppatz says that using the traditional nuclear family as a benchmark for what Australians need was doing a huge proportion of the population a disservice, 28 April.
  • Associate Professor Amanda Third authored an article in The Conversation: 'Why you should talk to your children about Cambridge Analytica' (opens in a new window), 19 April. The piece was republished by Modern Australia, Viw Magazine Australia, Daily BulletinAustralian Business, and International Business Times (opens in a new window).
  • ABC News published an interactive article, including a quiz, on the topic of what our habits reveal about social class (opens in a new window). The article is based on findings from the ARC funded Australian Cultural Fields project led by Professor Tony Bennett. The article was republished in ABC Radio Australia News (opens in a new window)(online) and F3 News (opens in a new window)(USA). ProfessorTony Bennett was interviewed by Campus Review (opens in a new window) where he discusses the purpose of the research and the complexities of high and low culture.
  • Associate Professor Juan Francisco was interviewed on ABC Radio Hobart’s ‘Breakfast’ program about the Antarctic Cities and the Global Commons project – which is reimagining gateways to the Antarctic, 13 April.
  • Dr Abby Mellick Lopes co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Materials that make heat worse for our kids demand a rethink by designers' (opens in a new window), 11 April. The piece was republished by Modern Australian.
  • Dr Keith Parry co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Should the Commonwealth Games come with a health warning?' (opens in a new window), 11 April. The piece was republished by Daily Bulletin.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by 2ser (opens in a new window) about UFC fighter Conor McGregor and his violent outbursts and behaviour outside of the ring, 10 April.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis featured on ABC’s Q & A Extra broadcast live on Facebook following ABC’s Q & A, and on ABC TV's The Drum, 9 April.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by ABC Radio's Myf Warhurst (opens in a new window)on celebrities, fandom and the impact of social media, 6 April.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by ABC RN Breakfast (opens in a new window)on suggestions that the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust be abolished, 6 April (also broadcast from 8 stations (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart, Adelaide, Darwin and Newcastle)).
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe authored an article in The Conversation: 'Can the Commonwealth Games change perceptions of the Gold Coast?' (opens in a new window), 4 April. The piece was also republished by ViW.com, Daily Bulletin and Australian Business. David was interviewed on Triple J (opens in a new window)and ABC Radio Canberra on the topic. Quotes from the story were published by news.com.au (opens in a new window) in their article 'The Gold Coast is on a mission to ditch its tacky reputation' (republished by Townsville Bulletin, Herald Sun, Cairns Post, Adelaide Now, NT News, The Mercury, Geelong Advertiser and The Courier Mail).
  • ICS graduate Dr Kev Dertadian published an article in The Conversation: 'Public housing ban on people with drug records likely to do more harm than good, research tell us' (opens in a new window), 3 April. The article was republished by ViW.com, Modern Australian, Australian Business and the Daily Bulletin.
  • Professor Tony Bennett was interviewed on ABC Radio National’s Big Ideas program as part of the Class Act Series, 2 April. The series is available as a podcast on the Radio National website (Tony begins at 22.20 in part one). A promotional feature was broadcast on ABC Radio Sydney's Focus program on 29 March (also broadcast from ABC Central Coast (Erina)).
  • Dr Keith Parry co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Can the cricketers banned for ball tampering ever regain their hero status? It’s happened before', 29 March. The piece was republished by ViW.com, Indian Newslink (New Zealand), Business Standard (India) and Mouths of Mum’s. Keith was interviewed by ABC Radio Canberra (syndicated nationwide on 51 stations), ABC Radio National (syndicated to 8 cities) and ABC Radio Sydney The World Today (opens in a new window)(also broadcast from 58 stations) on the cricket scandal, 29 March.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by 2ser (opens in a new window) and Dr Keith Parry was interviewed by eNCA (South African TV) on the Australia cricket team's ball tampering scandal, 27 March.
  • Dr Keith Parry was interviewed by ABC Radio Canberra Drive and Radio Adelaide Breakfast (opens in a new window)while Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by ABC Radio Adelaide Afternoons and ABC Radio Sydney The World Today (also broadcast from 58 stations), 26 March.
  • Dr Keith Parry co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Just not cricket: why ball tampering is cheating' (opens in a new window), 26 March. The piece was republished by Independent (UK), Khaleej Times (Dubai), cetusnews.com (USA), Mail and Guardian (Africa), iNews (UK) and The New Age.
  • On World Water Day, a range of Western Sydney University academics shared their views on the importance of water with the media. Public Now (opens in a new window), Get Sydney (opens in a new window), Practical Hydroponics and Greenhouses and Campus Review (opens in a new window)published comments by Professor Gay Hawkins and Dr Jessica Weir, 22 March.
  • Dr Sherene Idriss published an article in The Conversation: 'What does a ‘Leb’ look like?' (opens in a new window), 19 March. The piece was republished by Modern Australian, Daily Bulletin, ViW.comBusiness Daily and SBS (opens in a new window). Sherene was also interviewed by ABC Radio’s ‘Afternoons’ program, 21 March (ABC Newcastle (Newcastle)).
  • Dr Malini Sur published an article in The Conversation: 'Slow cycling isn't just for fun – it's essential for many city workers' (opens in a new window), 16 March. The piece was republished by SBS (opens in a new window) and Modern Australian (opens in a new window).
  • Professor James Arvanitakis features in a discussion panel on ABC News Breakfast discussing the gender pay gap and congestion in cities, 16 March (also broadcast from 22 stations).
  • Associate Professor Amanda Third provided expert commentary in the Saturday Telegraph and Cairns Post (opens in a new window), which report that residents living in Western Sydney are paying their bills at the cost of their health, 10 March.
  • The Blue Mountains Gazette featured a story on ICS PhD student Francesca Sidoti appealing for participants for her study on why young people either stay or leave the NSW town of Katoomba (opens in a new window), 7 March. The story was syndicated around 100 times across the local news network.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis featured on the panel of ABC News Sydney’s The Drum discussing gender quotas in Australian politics and the Government’s revived push for tougher language tests for migrants, 7 March (also broadcast from ABC News Melbourne, Regional NSW, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Regional Queensland, Hobart, Canberra, Regional Victoria).
  • Associate Professor Amanda Third was interviewed by the Sydney Morning Herald on the competing factors that impact the health and wellbeing of people living in different suburbs across Sydney, 5 March.
  • The Educator Asia published an article on how 'Singapore schools prepare to target fake news' (opens in a new window)following the ‘News and Australian Children: How Young People Access, Perceive and are Affected by the News’ report co-authored by Dr Tanya Notley, 1 March.
  • Talking Lifestyle Radio interviewed Dr Kylie Budge about the impact that social media platforms like Instagram are having on how we perceive and get involved with art at galleries, 27 February.
  • ABC’s Religion and Ethics published a piece by Associate Professor Alana Lentin about Racism, Anti-Racism and the Persistence of White Supremacy in America, 27 February.
  • Quartsy (opens in a new window) published an article saying Instagram is killing the way we experience art. The story quotes Dr Kylie Budge, 24 February.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis was interviewed by ABC News Sydney Breakfast discussing a range of current topics including multiculturalism, 23 February (also broadcast on 22 stations).
  • Dr Keith Parry co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Why sport hasn’t made much progress on LGBTI+ rights since the Sochi Olympics' (opens in a new window), 19 February. The piece was republished by the Daily Bulletin (opens in a new window), ViW Magazine (opens in a new window),  Business Daily (opens in a new window), SBS Online (opens in a new window) and Raw Story (opens in a new window).
  • Dr Keith Parry co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'In Harley Windsor, Australia has its first Indigenous Winter Olympian – why has it taken so long?' (opens in a new window), 14 February.
  • Dr Keith Parry was interviewed by news.com.au for their article on the shrinking fan base of the A-League in Australia (opens in a new window), 9 February. The story also appears online with The Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun, The Courier Mail, The Advertiser, Cairns Post, Gold Coast Bulletin, The Mercury and NT News.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney in relation to the political implications of North and South Korea participating in the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics. Professor Rowe also mentions that a number of Russian athletes will be participating under a neutral Olympic flag (also broadcast from ABC Central Coast (Erina)).
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe co-authored an article in The Conversation: '2018 Winter Olympics set to begin against the backdrop of warm words and cold politics' (opens in a new window), 8 February. The piece was republished by Viw Magazine (opens in a new window).
  • Dr Kylie Budge co-authored an article in The Conversation: 'Instagram is changing the way we experience art, and that’s a good thing' (opens in a new window), 1 February. The piece was republished by F3 News (opens in a new window), ABC News Online (opens in a new window), ABC Radio Australia (opens in a new window), New Zealand Herald (Technology (opens in a new window) and Lifestyle (opens in a new window)), Newcastle Herald. Co-author Adam Suess was interviewed by 2ser on the topic (opens in a new window) and Dr Budge was interviewed by ABC Radio Perth.
  • Associate Professor Jorge Knijnik was interviewed in a Bella Mumma (opens in a new window)blog post about the challenges of keeping kids active once they have returned to school, 31 January.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe comments on the battle for cricket broadcasting rights in Australia, 29 January. The comments appear in print articles within the Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window), The Age (opens in a new window), Newcastle Herald, Border Mail, Ballarat Courier and Launceston Examiner, as well as online as Brisbane Times (opens in a new window), Canberra Times (opens in a new window), SBS News Online (opens in a new window), WA Today (opens in a new window), Racing and Sports (opens in a new window), Wide World of Sports (opens in a new window), Daily Mail Online (opens in a new window)and Yahoo! New Zealand (opens in a new window).
  • Professor James Arvanitakis was interviewed by The Daily Telegraph (opens in a new window) on the cultural differences that naturally occur when people live in hot climates, 27 January. The piece was republished by Weekend Post (Cairns).
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed for an article discussing the government’s plan to buy the naming rights for Melbourne’s second biggest tennis stadium, Hisense Arena. The article was published in The Age (opens in a new window), WA Today (opens in a new window) and The Sydney Morning Herald (opens in a new window), 23 January. The article was also published by Fairfax Metropolitan papers and rural publications including Bendigo Advertiser, The Courier, The Standard, The Border Mail, and Wimmera Mail-Times.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed by BBC Radio 5 Live (opens in a new window)in relation to his The Conversation piece on the two Koreas, 18 January. Professor Rowe’s interview begins at 03:06:56.
  • Professor James Arvanitakis co-authored an opinion piece for Kill Your Darlings: 'Spoon-feeding and the Massified University' (opens in a new window), 18 January.
  • Dr Keith Parry was interviewed by ABC North West WA in relation to his research into food and drink prices at sports stadiums, 16 January. Also broadcast from ABC Esperance (Esperance), ABC Goldfields WA (Kalgoorlie), ABC Great Southern (Albany), ABC Great Southern WA (Wagin), ABC Kimberley (Broome), ABC Midwest and Wheatbelt (Geraldton), ABC South West WA (Bunbury).
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed on ABC Radio Brisbane Mornings on sport diplomacy, particularly the talks between North and South Korea regarding the Winter Olympics, 12 January.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed on ABC Radio Sydney Afternoons about the differences in the training techniques for today’s sports icons and how they are reluctant to be compared to past greats. He speaks about way nations invest in sporting heroes. It was also broadcast from 42 stations, 12 January.
  • Associate Professor George Morgan was quoted in an article in Independent Australia (opens in a new window)and Sydney Sun (opens in a new window): 'Australian universities must eschew narrow fixation on jobs', 11 January.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe co-authored an article for The Conversation: 'The Winter Olympics and the two Koreas: how sport diplomacy could save the world' (opens in a new window), 11 January. The piece was republished by West Australian and Business Daily.
  • Emeritus Professor David Rowe was interviewed on ABC Radio National Canberra’s Breakfast program about sports diplomacy and the involvement of North Korea in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games: 'South Korea proposes talks with North Korea on Winter Olympics co-operation' (opens in a new window), 3 January. Also broadcast from Radio National Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart, Adelaide, Darwin and Newcastle.

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