Faculty in the Media

September 2015

Faculty in the Media – 1 September 2015

  • PhD candidate from the Sydney Democracy Network, Amro Ali, was quoted in Crikey.com.au about the current political situation in Egypt following the sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists including Peter Greste.
  • Dr Stewart Jackson from the Department of Government and International Relations was interviewed on 2SER FM about the Royal Commissioner Dyson Heydon and whether he will continue as the commissioner.
  • BBC (UK) quoted Dr Christopher Neff from the Department of Government and International Relations about the dominant perception of shark ‘attacks' in relation to the history of shark incidents in the media.
  • The Guardian published an article by Ashley Townshend, research fellow in the United States Studies Centre, about the damage to China’s reputation over the South China Sea dispute. Al Jazeera interviewed Mr Townshend about Japan’s surrender during World War II and the country’s relationships with its neighbours today. He was also quoted in 人民网-军事 (China), 环球网-军事 , 搜狐网, 台海网, MSN 中国 (MSN China) and 第三媒体 about the US response to the dispute in the South China Sea.