Faculty in the Media

August 2014

Faculty in the Media – 22 August 2014

  • Professor Gerard Goggin from the Department of Media and Communications was quoted in The Age, Sydney Morning Herald and The Press (New Zealand) about Vine, the social media video-sharing platform.
  • The New Zealand Herald (NZ) published an opinion piece by Dr Juanita Feros Ruys from the University’s Medieval and Early Modern Centre about parental advice through the ages.
  • The Conversation published an opinion piece about animal welfare laws co-authored by Dr Dinesh Wadiwel from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy.

Faculty in the Media – 21 August 2014

  • SBS Sydney’s World News Australia interviewed Professor James Der Derian from the Department of Government and International Relations about Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
  • ABC News 24 interviewed Associate Professor Jake Lynch from the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies about making sense of distressing news stories.
  • The Conversation published an opinion piece by Dr Juanita Feros Ruys of the Medieval and Early Modern Centre about parenting through the ages.
  • The Conversation published an opinion piece by Professor Sahar Amer from the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies about Australia’s first Queer Arab Film Festival.

Faculty in the Media – 20 August 2014

  • Professor Michael Humphrey of the Department of Sociology and Social Policy was interviewed for an Irish Times news feature about anti-terror measures.
  • 702 ABC Sydney’s Mornings interviewed Professor Geoff Gallop from the Graduate School of Government about the actions of the Liberal party following recent ICAC hearings.
  • Al Jazeera (Qatar) published an opinion piece by Emertius Professor Stuart Rees from the Centre of Peace and Conflict Studies about moderate and extreme supporters of Israel.

Faculty in the Media – 19 August 2014

  • 702 ABC Mornings with Linda Mottram interviewed Professor Geoff Gallop of the Graduate School of Government about ICAC and publicly funded state elections.
  • The Conversation published an opinion piece by Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations about the impact of ICAC on the Liberal party.
  • BBC Chinese language (UK), 留园网 (Germany) quoted Professor Kerry Brown of the China Studies Centre in a story about former leader of China, Deng Xiaoping.

Faculty in the Media – 18 August 2014

  • ABC News 24 interviewed Professor Edward Blakely from the United States Studies Centre about the current unrest in Missouri following the police shooting of an African-American resident.
  • Professor Geoff Gallop from the Graduate School of Government was interviewed on 720 ABC Perth about the current mood in Australian politics.
  • 留园网 (Germany) published an article about Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre.

Faculty in the Media - 14 August 2014

  • 774 ABC Melbourne’s Conversation Hour and Mornings interviewed Dr Stephen Mills from the Graduate School of Government about political campaigns.
  • ABC NewsRadio Evenings interviewed Dr Adam Lockyer from the United States Studies Centre about U.S Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to Australia.
  • Radio Adelaide’s The Wire interviewed Associate Professor Brendan O’Connor from the United States Studies Centre about US-Australian military ties.

Faculty in the Media – 11 August 2014

  • Professor Michael Humphrey from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy was interviewed on 2UE’s the George and Paul Show about increased airport screening and security in Australia.
  • Dr Mark Melatos from the School of Economics was interviewed on ABC’s SA Country Hour, NT Country Hour, NSW Country Hour, Victorian Country Hour, Tasmanian Country Hour, WA Country Hour and ABC NewsRadio Afternoons about the impact on Australian agriculture of Russia’s ban on Australian agricultural products.
  • Washington Post (United States), Bloomberg Businessweek (United States) and Here is the city (United Kingdom) quoted Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre in a story about the trial of GlaxoSmithKline in Shanghai.

Faculty in the Media – 8 August 2014

  • The Australian Financial Review published an opinion piece by Tom Switzer from the United States Studies Centre about international relations since World War II. He was also interviewed by 2GB Sydney about diplomacy and the MH17 tragedy.
  • Salon (United States) reported on a book by Professor Iain McCalman from the Department of History about the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef.
  • The Washington Post (United States) mentioned research by Professor Linda Weiss from the Department of Government and International Relations in a story about how American military procurement has led to technological advances.

Faculty in the Media – 7 August 2014

  • 2SM, WS FM and iTWire reported on Department of Media and Communications research which found that 95 percent of Sydney and Melbourne's homeless own a mobile phone but struggle to stay connected.
  • ABC Radio National’s Weekend Arts interviewed Dr Ann Stephen from the Department of Art History and Film Studies about the work of J.W. Power.

Faculty in the Media – 6 August 2014

  • Sky News interviewed Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre about the USA’s relationship with Africa and China.
  • Egypt News (Egypt) mentioned the Queer Arab Film Festival being hosted by the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies in a story about the film, The Yacoubian Building.

Faculty in the Media – 5 August 2014

  • The Financial Times (paywalled) interviewed Emeritus Professor Rod Tiffen from the Department of Government and International Relations about a proposed shake-up of media ownership laws.
  • SBS Ethnic Radio Melbourne interviewed Dr Adrian Hearn from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about Argentina’s financial crisis.
  • 702 ABC Sydney’s Drive program interviewed Dr Prudence Black from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies about the impact of World War I and World War II on fashion in Australia.

Faculty in the Media – 4 August 2014

  • Associate Professor Bronwyn Winter was interviewed on ABC Weekend Breakfast about a social media protest by Turkish women.
  • Dr Stephen Mills from the Graduate School of Government was interviewed on 702 ABC Nightlife program about his new book, The Professionals.
  • The Australian Financial Review published an op-ed by Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre about corruption in China.

Faculty in the Media – 1 August 2014

  • The Nation (Thailand), Free Malaysia Today (Malaysia), Channel News Asia (Singapore) quoted Michele Ford from the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre in a story about the new president of Indonesia.
  • ABC Radio National Breakfast interviewed visiting University of Washington Professor Stephen Gardiner, who gave a Sydney Ideas and Sydney Enviornment Institute talk on the ethics of 'geoengineering'.
  • 加国无忧 (Canada), Público quoted Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre about the corruption probe in Zhou Yongkang.