Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen

BA Monash PhD Monash
Emeritus Professor

H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 2650
Website Personal Website

Biographical details

Rodney Tiffen is Emeritus Professor in Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney. His most recent book is Disposable Leaders. Media and Leadership Coups from Menzies to Abbott (2017). His earlier books include Rupert Murdoch. A Reassessment (2014); How Australia Compares (two editions, co-authored with Ross Gittins); Diplomatic Deceits. Government, Media and East Timor; Scandals.Media, Politics and Corruption in Contemporary Australia; and News and Power. He has authored numerous articles on mass media and Australian politics, and is editor of Mayer on the Media: Selected Essays on Australian Media, and co-editor of Australia’s Gulf War. He was Visiting Professor in Australian Studies at the University of Tokyo (1984-86); acted as an observer of South Africa’s media during that country’s first democratic election (1994); conducted three reviews of the ABC's international broadcaster Radio Australia (1989, 1995, 1997), and worked with the independent Finkelstein inquiry into the media (2011-12).

Research interests

  • Australian Government & Politics
  • Comparative Government & Politics
  • Journalism, Communication and Media Studies
  • Australian politics
  • Comparative democratic politics
  • Comparative studies
  • Democratisation
  • Democratisation and Australian relations with Asia
  • Mass media

Selected grants

2009

  • The Australian Policy Online Full-Text Research Repository and Thematic Gateways; Thomas J, Tiffen R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

2008

  • Australian Policy Online Development Project; Tiffen R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

2006

  • Australia Policy Online Development Project; et al V, Thomas J, Tiffen R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).
  • Media Change Political Change; Tiffen R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2001

  • The Politics of New Media Policy in East Asia; Tiffen R, Kwak K; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).

Selected publications

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Books

  • Tiffen, R. (2017). Disposable Leaders: Media and Leadership Coups from Menzies to Abbott. Sydney: NewSouth Publishing.
  • Tiffen, R. (2014). Rupert Murdoch: A Reassessment. Sydney: NewSouth Publishing.
  • Tiffen, R., Gittins, R. (2009). How Australia Compares. Melbourne, Australia: Cambridge University Press.
  • Tiffen, R., Gittins, R. (2004). How Australia Compares. Australia: Cambridge University Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (2001). Diplomatic Deceits. Government, Media and East Timor. Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (1999). Scandals. Media, Politics and Corruption in Contemporary Australia. Sydney: UNSW Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (1990). News and Power. North Sydney, Australia: Allen and Unwin.
  • Tiffen, R. (1980). Communications and Politics. The Press, the Public and the Third World. Canberra: Australian Council for Overseas Aid.
  • Tiffen, R. (1980). The News from Southeast Asia. The Sociology of Newsmaking. Singapore: ISEAS Publishing (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies).

Edited Books

  • Tiffen, R. (2000). Media Power Professionals and Policies. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Tiffen, R. (1994). Mayer on the Media. Issues and Arguments. Sydney: Allen and Unwin.
  • Tiffen, R., Goot,, M. (1992). Australia's Gulf War. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.
  • Tiffen, R., Feith, H. (1984). Rex Mortimer. Stubborn Survivors. Dissenting Essays on Peasants and Third World Development. Melbourne: Monash University Centre for Southeast Asia.

Book Chapters

  • Tiffen, R., Coen, S., Rowe, D., Curran, J. (2017). News Consumption, Political Knowledge and Political Efficacy. In Bridget Griffen-Foley, Sean Scalmer (Eds.), Public Opinion, Campaign Politics and Media Audiences: New Australian Perspectives, (pp. 208-242). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.
  • Papandrea, F., Tiffen, R. (2016). Media Ownership and Concentration in�Australia. In Eli M. Noam (Eds.), Who Owns the World's Media? Media Concentration and Ownership around the World, (pp. 703-739). New York: Oxford University Press. [More Information]
  • Tiffen, R. (2015). Whose Hand on the Gate? Rupert Murdoch's Australian and News Coverage of Climate Change. In Tim P. Vos, Francois Heinderyckx (Eds.), Gatekeeping in Transition, (pp. 180-200). New York: Routledge.
  • Tiffen, R. (2014). Finkelstein Inquiry into the media. In Scott Prasser, Helen Tracey (Eds.), Royal Commissions & Public Inquiries: Practice & Potential, (pp. 157-174). Ballarat: Connor Court Publishing.
  • Tiffen, R., Ricketson, M. (2014). Regulating Journalism in Australia. In Daniel Giroux, Pierre Trudel (Eds.), La regulation du travail journalistique dans dix pays, dont le Canada, (pp. 15-40). Quebec: Centre detudes sur les medias.
  • Tiffen, R. (2014). The Press [revised version of chapter in the 2010 edition]. In Stuart Cunningham and Sue Turnbull (Eds.), The Media and Communications in Australia: 4th Edition. Sydney: Allen and Unwin.
  • Tiffen, R. (2013). Scandals. In Troy Bramston (Eds.), The Whitlam Legacy, (pp. 157-164). Sydney, Australia: Federation Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (2013). Spin Doctors, News Values and Public Interest - the Bermuda Triangle of Policy Debate. In Matthew Ricketson (Eds.), Australian Journalism Today, (pp. 16-27). South Yarra, Australia: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Tiffen, R. (2012). How Russia compares. In Graeme Gill, James Young (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Russian Politics & Society, (pp. 45-68). Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis. [More Information]
  • Mills, S., Tiffen, R. (2012). Opinion Polls and the Media in Australia. In Christina Holtz-Bacha, Jesper Strombacker (Eds.), Opinion Polls and the Media: Reflecting and Shaping Public Opinion, (pp. 155-174). Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan. [More Information]
  • Tiffen, R. (2012). Spin Doctors, News Values and Public Interest - the Bermuda Triangle of Policy Debate. In Matthew Ricketson (Eds.), Australian Journalism Today, (pp. 16-27). South Yarra, Australia: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Tiffen, R. (2010). The Press. In Stuart Cunningham, Graeme Turner (Eds.), The Media and Communications in Australia: 3rd Edition, (pp. 81-96). Australia: Allen and Unwin.
  • Tiffen, R. (2009). Reversed negatives: how the news media respond to "our" atrocities. In Stritzke, W; Lewandowsky, S; Denemark, D; Clare, J; Morgan (Eds.), Terrorism and Torture: An Interdisciplinary Perspective, (pp. 246-264). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (2008). Australia: Gladiatorial Parties and Volatile Media in a Stable Polity. In Jesper Strömbäck and Lynda Lee Kaid (Eds.), The Handbook of Election News Coverage Around the World, (pp. 109-123). New York and Abingdon: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis. [More Information]
  • Tiffen, R. (2008). Australian use of intelligence and the case for war in Iraq. In James P. Pfiffner and Mark Phythian (Eds.), Intelligence and National Security Policymaking on Iraq: British and American Perspectives, (pp. 106-125). Manchester: Manchester University Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (2007). From Technological Abundance to Commercial Monopoly in Australian Pay TV: Key Relationships in Institutionalising Subscription Television. In Andrew T Kenyon (Eds.), TV Futures: Digital Television Policy in Australia, (pp. 54-81). Australia: Melbourne University Press.
  • Savage, M., Tiffen, R. (2007). Politicians, journalists and spin: tangled relationships and shifting alliances. In Sally Young (Eds.), Government Communication in Australia, (pp. 79-92). New York, United States: Cambridge University Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (2007). Rupert Murdoch's Global Ambition. In Kenji Suzuki (Eds.), Nation States and Media- The Question of National Identity, (pp. 139-165). Japan: Akakshi Shoten Inc.
  • Tiffen, R. (2006). The Press. In Stuart Cunningham, Graeme Turner (Eds.), The Media and Communications in Australia: 2nd Edition, (pp. 97-112). Australia: Allen and Unwin.
  • Tiffen, R. (2006). Wran and the Media. In Troy Bramston (Eds.), The Wran Era, (pp. 107-116). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Tiffen, R., Kwak, K. (2005). Cable Television and Democracy in Taiwan and South Korea. In Angela Rose Romano, Michael Bromley (Eds.), Journalism and Democracy in Asia, (pp. 135-147). United Kingdom: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Tiffen, R. (2005). Media Australia 2004: Sebuah Audit Demokrasi (Australia's Media 2004 - A Democratic Audit). In Mariyah, C. (Eds.), Indonesia-Australia: Tantangan dan Kesempatan dalam Hubungan Politik Bilateral (Indonesia-Australia: Challenges and Opportunities in the Bilateral Political Relationship), (pp. 87-111). Jakarta, Indonesia: University of Indonesia and Granit.
  • Tiffen, R. (2005). The Aftermath. Must Labor Lose? In Browne, P. and Thomas, J. (Eds.), A win and a Prayer. Scenes from the 2004 Australian Election, (pp. 123-129). Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (2005). The Generational Warrior. In Browne, P. and Thomas, J. (Eds.), A win and a Prayer. Scenes from the 2004 Australian Election, (pp. 84-87). Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (2002). Media escalation and political anti-climax in Australia's 'Cash for Comment' scandal. In Raymond Kuhn; Erik Neveu (Eds.), Political Journalism: New challenges, new practices, (pp. 131-148). London and New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Tiffen, R. (2002). Political economy and news. In Stuart Cunningham, Graeme Turner (Eds.), The Media and Communications in Australia: 2nd Edition, (pp. 35-47). Australia: Allen and Unwin.
  • Tiffen, R. (2001). Australian Media Occupations. In Jeremy Tunstall (Eds.), Media Occupations and Professions: A Reader, (pp. 253-262). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Journals

  • Simons, M., Tiffen, R., Hendrie, D., Carson, A., Sullivan, H., Muller, D., McNair, B. (2017). Understanding the civic impact of journalism. Journalism Studies, 18(11), 1400-1414. [More Information]
  • Yang, J., Rojas, H., Wojcieszak, M., Aalberg, T., Coen, S., Curran, J., Hayashi, K., Iyengar, S., Jones, P., Mazzoleni, G., Tiffen, R., et al (2016). Why Are "Others" So Polarized? Perceived Political Polarization and Media Use in 10 Countries. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 21(5), 349-367. [More Information]
  • Tiffen, R. (2015). From punctuated equilibrium to threatened species: the evolution of Australian newspaper circulation and ownership. Australian Journalism Review, 37(1), 63-80.
  • Finkelstein, R., Tiffen, R. (2015). When Does Press Self-Regulation Work? Melbourne University Law Review, 38(3), 944-967.
  • Goot, M., Tiffen, R. (2014). Looking back at MIA. Media International Australia, 150, 7-8.
  • Curran, J., Coen, S., Soroka, S., Aalberg, T., Hayashi, K., Hichy, Z., Iyengar, S., Jones, P., Mazzoleni, G., Papathanassopoulos, S., Tiffen, R., et al (2014). Reconsidering 'virtuous circle' and 'media malaise' theories of the media: An 11-nation study. Journalism, 15(7), 815-833. [More Information]
  • Tiffen, R., Jones, P., Rowe, D., Aalberg, T., Coen, S., Curran, J., Hayashi, K., Iyengar, S., Mazzoleni, G., Papathanassopoulos, S., et al (2014). Sources in the News: A comparative study. Journalism Studies, 15(4), 374-391. [More Information]
  • Soroka, S., Andrew, B., Aalberg, T., Iyengar, S., Curran, J., Coen, S., Hayashi, K., Jones, P., Mazzoleni, G., Rhee, J., Tiffen, R., et al (2013). Auntie Knows Best? Public Broadcasters and Current Affairs Knowledge. British Journal of Political Science, 43(4), 719-739. [More Information]
  • Aalberg, T., Papathanassopoulos, S., Soroka, S., Curran, J., Hayashi, K., Iyengar, S., Jones, P., Mazzoleni, G., Rojas, H., Rowe, D., Tiffen, R. (2013). International TV News, Foreign Affairs Interest and Public Knowledge: A comparative study of foreign news coverage and public opinion in 11 countries. Journalism Studies, 14(3), 387-406. [More Information]
  • Curran, J., Coen, S., Aalberg, T., Hayashi, K., Jones, P., Splendore, S., Papathanassopoulos, S., Rowe, D., Tiffen, R. (2013). Internet revolution revisited: A comparative study of online news. Media, Culture and Society, 35(7), 880-897. [More Information]
  • Papathanassopoulos, S., Coen, S., Curran, J., Aalberg, T., Rowe, D., Jones, P., Rojas, H., Tiffen, R. (2013). Online Threat, But Television is Still Dominant: A comparative study of 11 nations' news consumption. Journalism Practice, 7(6), 690-704. [More Information]
  • Tiffen, R. (2012). Small Scandal in London - Not Many Killed. Television and New Media, 13(1), 21-25. [More Information]
  • Tiffen, R. (2011). Has the gap between qualities and tabloids increased? Changes in Australian newspapers 1956-2006. Australian Journal of Communication, 38(2), 33-52.
  • Tiffen, R. (2011). WikiLeaks and mega-plumbing issues - unresolved dilemmas revisited. Global Media Journal: Australian Edition, 5(1), 1-10.
  • Tiffen, R. (2010). Changes in Australian Newspapers 1956-2006. Journalism Practice, 4(3), 345-359. [More Information]
  • Tiffen, R. (2010). Deaths in the news 1956-2006. Australian Journalism Review, 32(1), 41-50.
  • Tiffen, R. (2008). Campaign Tactics, Media Bias and the Politics of Explanations: Accounting for the Coalition's Loss in 2007. Southern Review: communication, politics and culture, 41(2), 8-29.
  • Doig, A., Pfiffner, J., Phythian, M., Tiffen, R. (2007). Marching in Time: Alliance Politics, Synchrony and the Case for War in Iraq, 2002-2003. Australian Journal of International Affairs, 61(1), 23-40. [More Information]
  • Tiffen, R. (2006). Contested Narratives, Ambiguous Impacts and Democratic Dilemmas: The Western News Media and the "War on Terror". Policy and Society, 25(4), 99-119.
  • Tiffen, R. (2004). Tip Of The Iceberg Or Moral Panic? Police Corruption Issues In Contemporary New South Wales. American Behavioral Scientist, 47(9), 1171-1193. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Tiffen, R. (2011). Australian attitudes to China's global role: the politics of changing expectations. Beijing Forum 2010: The Harmony of Civilizations and Prosperity for All, Beijing, China: Peking University Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (2004). The Development Of Pay Television In Australia. 6th World Media Economics Conference.

2017

  • Tiffen, R. (2017). Disposable Leaders: Media and Leadership Coups from Menzies to Abbott. Sydney: NewSouth Publishing.
  • Tiffen, R., Coen, S., Rowe, D., Curran, J. (2017). News Consumption, Political Knowledge and Political Efficacy. In Bridget Griffen-Foley, Sean Scalmer (Eds.), Public Opinion, Campaign Politics and Media Audiences: New Australian Perspectives, (pp. 208-242). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.
  • Simons, M., Tiffen, R., Hendrie, D., Carson, A., Sullivan, H., Muller, D., McNair, B. (2017). Understanding the civic impact of journalism. Journalism Studies, 18(11), 1400-1414. [More Information]

2016

  • Papandrea, F., Tiffen, R. (2016). Media Ownership and Concentration in�Australia. In Eli M. Noam (Eds.), Who Owns the World's Media? Media Concentration and Ownership around the World, (pp. 703-739). New York: Oxford University Press. [More Information]
  • Yang, J., Rojas, H., Wojcieszak, M., Aalberg, T., Coen, S., Curran, J., Hayashi, K., Iyengar, S., Jones, P., Mazzoleni, G., Tiffen, R., et al (2016). Why Are "Others" So Polarized? Perceived Political Polarization and Media Use in 10 Countries. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 21(5), 349-367. [More Information]

2015

  • Tiffen, R. (2015). From punctuated equilibrium to threatened species: the evolution of Australian newspaper circulation and ownership. Australian Journalism Review, 37(1), 63-80.
  • Finkelstein, R., Tiffen, R. (2015). When Does Press Self-Regulation Work? Melbourne University Law Review, 38(3), 944-967.
  • Tiffen, R. (2015). Whose Hand on the Gate? Rupert Murdoch's Australian and News Coverage of Climate Change. In Tim P. Vos, Francois Heinderyckx (Eds.), Gatekeeping in Transition, (pp. 180-200). New York: Routledge.

2014

  • Tiffen, R. (2014). Finkelstein Inquiry into the media. In Scott Prasser, Helen Tracey (Eds.), Royal Commissions & Public Inquiries: Practice & Potential, (pp. 157-174). Ballarat: Connor Court Publishing.
  • Goot, M., Tiffen, R. (2014). Looking back at MIA. Media International Australia, 150, 7-8.
  • Curran, J., Coen, S., Soroka, S., Aalberg, T., Hayashi, K., Hichy, Z., Iyengar, S., Jones, P., Mazzoleni, G., Papathanassopoulos, S., Tiffen, R., et al (2014). Reconsidering 'virtuous circle' and 'media malaise' theories of the media: An 11-nation study. Journalism, 15(7), 815-833. [More Information]
  • Tiffen, R., Ricketson, M. (2014). Regulating Journalism in Australia. In Daniel Giroux, Pierre Trudel (Eds.), La regulation du travail journalistique dans dix pays, dont le Canada, (pp. 15-40). Quebec: Centre detudes sur les medias.
  • Tiffen, R. (2014). Rupert Murdoch: A Reassessment. Sydney: NewSouth Publishing.
  • Tiffen, R., Jones, P., Rowe, D., Aalberg, T., Coen, S., Curran, J., Hayashi, K., Iyengar, S., Mazzoleni, G., Papathanassopoulos, S., et al (2014). Sources in the News: A comparative study. Journalism Studies, 15(4), 374-391. [More Information]
  • Tiffen, R. (2014). The Press [revised version of chapter in the 2010 edition]. In Stuart Cunningham and Sue Turnbull (Eds.), The Media and Communications in Australia: 4th Edition. Sydney: Allen and Unwin.

2013

  • Soroka, S., Andrew, B., Aalberg, T., Iyengar, S., Curran, J., Coen, S., Hayashi, K., Jones, P., Mazzoleni, G., Rhee, J., Tiffen, R., et al (2013). Auntie Knows Best? Public Broadcasters and Current Affairs Knowledge. British Journal of Political Science, 43(4), 719-739. [More Information]
  • Aalberg, T., Papathanassopoulos, S., Soroka, S., Curran, J., Hayashi, K., Iyengar, S., Jones, P., Mazzoleni, G., Rojas, H., Rowe, D., Tiffen, R. (2013). International TV News, Foreign Affairs Interest and Public Knowledge: A comparative study of foreign news coverage and public opinion in 11 countries. Journalism Studies, 14(3), 387-406. [More Information]
  • Curran, J., Coen, S., Aalberg, T., Hayashi, K., Jones, P., Splendore, S., Papathanassopoulos, S., Rowe, D., Tiffen, R. (2013). Internet revolution revisited: A comparative study of online news. Media, Culture and Society, 35(7), 880-897. [More Information]
  • Papathanassopoulos, S., Coen, S., Curran, J., Aalberg, T., Rowe, D., Jones, P., Rojas, H., Tiffen, R. (2013). Online Threat, But Television is Still Dominant: A comparative study of 11 nations' news consumption. Journalism Practice, 7(6), 690-704. [More Information]
  • Tiffen, R. (2013). Scandals. In Troy Bramston (Eds.), The Whitlam Legacy, (pp. 157-164). Sydney, Australia: Federation Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (2013). Spin Doctors, News Values and Public Interest - the Bermuda Triangle of Policy Debate. In Matthew Ricketson (Eds.), Australian Journalism Today, (pp. 16-27). South Yarra, Australia: Palgrave Macmillan.

2012

  • Tiffen, R. (2012). How Russia compares. In Graeme Gill, James Young (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Russian Politics & Society, (pp. 45-68). Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis. [More Information]
  • Mills, S., Tiffen, R. (2012). Opinion Polls and the Media in Australia. In Christina Holtz-Bacha, Jesper Strombacker (Eds.), Opinion Polls and the Media: Reflecting and Shaping Public Opinion, (pp. 155-174). Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan. [More Information]
  • Tiffen, R. (2012). Small Scandal in London - Not Many Killed. Television and New Media, 13(1), 21-25. [More Information]
  • Tiffen, R. (2012). Spin Doctors, News Values and Public Interest - the Bermuda Triangle of Policy Debate. In Matthew Ricketson (Eds.), Australian Journalism Today, (pp. 16-27). South Yarra, Australia: Palgrave Macmillan.

2011

  • Tiffen, R. (2011). Australian attitudes to China's global role: the politics of changing expectations. Beijing Forum 2010: The Harmony of Civilizations and Prosperity for All, Beijing, China: Peking University Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (2011). Has the gap between qualities and tabloids increased? Changes in Australian newspapers 1956-2006. Australian Journal of Communication, 38(2), 33-52.
  • Tiffen, R. (2011). WikiLeaks and mega-plumbing issues - unresolved dilemmas revisited. Global Media Journal: Australian Edition, 5(1), 1-10.

2010

  • Tiffen, R. (2010). Changes in Australian Newspapers 1956-2006. Journalism Practice, 4(3), 345-359. [More Information]
  • Tiffen, R. (2010). Deaths in the news 1956-2006. Australian Journalism Review, 32(1), 41-50.
  • Tiffen, R. (2010). The Press. In Stuart Cunningham, Graeme Turner (Eds.), The Media and Communications in Australia: 3rd Edition, (pp. 81-96). Australia: Allen and Unwin.

2009

  • Tiffen, R., Gittins, R. (2009). How Australia Compares. Melbourne, Australia: Cambridge University Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (2009). Reversed negatives: how the news media respond to "our" atrocities. In Stritzke, W; Lewandowsky, S; Denemark, D; Clare, J; Morgan (Eds.), Terrorism and Torture: An Interdisciplinary Perspective, (pp. 246-264). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2008

  • Tiffen, R. (2008). Australia: Gladiatorial Parties and Volatile Media in a Stable Polity. In Jesper Strömbäck and Lynda Lee Kaid (Eds.), The Handbook of Election News Coverage Around the World, (pp. 109-123). New York and Abingdon: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis. [More Information]
  • Tiffen, R. (2008). Australian use of intelligence and the case for war in Iraq. In James P. Pfiffner and Mark Phythian (Eds.), Intelligence and National Security Policymaking on Iraq: British and American Perspectives, (pp. 106-125). Manchester: Manchester University Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (2008). Campaign Tactics, Media Bias and the Politics of Explanations: Accounting for the Coalition's Loss in 2007. Southern Review: communication, politics and culture, 41(2), 8-29.

2007

  • Tiffen, R. (2007). From Technological Abundance to Commercial Monopoly in Australian Pay TV: Key Relationships in Institutionalising Subscription Television. In Andrew T Kenyon (Eds.), TV Futures: Digital Television Policy in Australia, (pp. 54-81). Australia: Melbourne University Press.
  • Doig, A., Pfiffner, J., Phythian, M., Tiffen, R. (2007). Marching in Time: Alliance Politics, Synchrony and the Case for War in Iraq, 2002-2003. Australian Journal of International Affairs, 61(1), 23-40. [More Information]
  • Savage, M., Tiffen, R. (2007). Politicians, journalists and spin: tangled relationships and shifting alliances. In Sally Young (Eds.), Government Communication in Australia, (pp. 79-92). New York, United States: Cambridge University Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (2007). Rupert Murdoch's Global Ambition. In Kenji Suzuki (Eds.), Nation States and Media- The Question of National Identity, (pp. 139-165). Japan: Akakshi Shoten Inc.

2006

  • Tiffen, R. (2006). Contested Narratives, Ambiguous Impacts and Democratic Dilemmas: The Western News Media and the "War on Terror". Policy and Society, 25(4), 99-119.
  • Tiffen, R. (2006). The Press. In Stuart Cunningham, Graeme Turner (Eds.), The Media and Communications in Australia: 2nd Edition, (pp. 97-112). Australia: Allen and Unwin.
  • Tiffen, R. (2006). Wran and the Media. In Troy Bramston (Eds.), The Wran Era, (pp. 107-116). Sydney: Federation Press.

2005

  • Tiffen, R., Kwak, K. (2005). Cable Television and Democracy in Taiwan and South Korea. In Angela Rose Romano, Michael Bromley (Eds.), Journalism and Democracy in Asia, (pp. 135-147). United Kingdom: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Tiffen, R. (2005). Media Australia 2004: Sebuah Audit Demokrasi (Australia's Media 2004 - A Democratic Audit). In Mariyah, C. (Eds.), Indonesia-Australia: Tantangan dan Kesempatan dalam Hubungan Politik Bilateral (Indonesia-Australia: Challenges and Opportunities in the Bilateral Political Relationship), (pp. 87-111). Jakarta, Indonesia: University of Indonesia and Granit.
  • Tiffen, R. (2005). The Aftermath. Must Labor Lose? In Browne, P. and Thomas, J. (Eds.), A win and a Prayer. Scenes from the 2004 Australian Election, (pp. 123-129). Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (2005). The Generational Warrior. In Browne, P. and Thomas, J. (Eds.), A win and a Prayer. Scenes from the 2004 Australian Election, (pp. 84-87). Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.

2004

  • Tiffen, R., Gittins, R. (2004). How Australia Compares. Australia: Cambridge University Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (2004). The Development Of Pay Television In Australia. 6th World Media Economics Conference.
  • Tiffen, R. (2004). Tip Of The Iceberg Or Moral Panic? Police Corruption Issues In Contemporary New South Wales. American Behavioral Scientist, 47(9), 1171-1193. [More Information]

2002

  • Tiffen, R. (2002). Media escalation and political anti-climax in Australia's 'Cash for Comment' scandal. In Raymond Kuhn; Erik Neveu (Eds.), Political Journalism: New challenges, new practices, (pp. 131-148). London and New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Tiffen, R. (2002). Political economy and news. In Stuart Cunningham, Graeme Turner (Eds.), The Media and Communications in Australia: 2nd Edition, (pp. 35-47). Australia: Allen and Unwin.

2001

  • Tiffen, R. (2001). Australian Media Occupations. In Jeremy Tunstall (Eds.), Media Occupations and Professions: A Reader, (pp. 253-262). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Tiffen, R. (2001). Diplomatic Deceits. Government, Media and East Timor. Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.

2000

  • Tiffen, R. (2000). Media Power Professionals and Policies. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.

1999

  • Tiffen, R. (1999). Scandals. Media, Politics and Corruption in Contemporary Australia. Sydney: UNSW Press.

1994

  • Tiffen, R. (1994). Mayer on the Media. Issues and Arguments. Sydney: Allen and Unwin.

1992

  • Tiffen, R., Goot,, M. (1992). Australia's Gulf War. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

1990

  • Tiffen, R. (1990). News and Power. North Sydney, Australia: Allen and Unwin.

1984

  • Tiffen, R., Feith, H. (1984). Rex Mortimer. Stubborn Survivors. Dissenting Essays on Peasants and Third World Development. Melbourne: Monash University Centre for Southeast Asia.

1980

  • Tiffen, R. (1980). Communications and Politics. The Press, the Public and the Third World. Canberra: Australian Council for Overseas Aid.
  • Tiffen, R. (1980). The News from Southeast Asia. The Sociology of Newsmaking. Singapore: ISEAS Publishing (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies).

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