Dr Megan Le Masurier

BA (Hons) Sydney, PhD (Media and Communications) Sydney, ASCM (Associate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music)
Senior Lecturer
Degree Director, Master of Publishing

A20 - John Woolley Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 3628

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Biographical details

Megan Le Masurier began working for the Department of Media and Communications in 2005 and teaches in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs. She studied music at the Sydney Conservatorium, graduated with Honours in History from the University of Sydney and received her PhD there in 2008. Her professional life began briefly in the academy, after which she worked in the magazine industry for many years (as journalist and editor). She is currently researching and writing a book on Independent Magazines in print in a digital age.

Research interests

  • Magazine studies: history, theory, practice
  • Popular feminism
  • Slow journalism
  • Independent magazines

Teaching and supervision

Consultation Times

Tuesdays 2.30 - 5.00 pm.

Current research students

Project title Research student
Crafting At Home and Online: Rethinking the value of domestic life through blogs and social media. Julia LIMB
Not 'just like us': A study of how queers read celebrity media Lucy WATSON

In the media

What if the greatest threat to a free media was from within? (19 June 2019) 'The Minefield' podcast, ABC RN

Slow journalism in an age of forgetting (18 Jun 2019) 'ABC Religion & Ethics', ABC

Magazines: dead or alive? (17 October 2018) 'Raising the Bar Sydney' podcast, The University of Sydney

Reading and writing slowly in a digital age (15 October 2018) 'Sydney Ideas' podcast, The University of Sydney

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected publications

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Edited Books

Book Chapters

  • Le Masurier, M. (2019). Cleo Magazine and the Sexual Revolution [in press]. In Michelle Arrow and Angela Woollacott (Eds.), Everyday Revolutions: Gender, Sexuality and Culture in 1970s Australia. Canberra: ANU Press.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2019). Introduction: Slow Journalism: An introduction to a new research paradigm. In Megan Le Masurier (Eds.), Slow Journalism, (pp. 1-9). London: Routledge.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2019). Slow Magazines: The New Indies in Print (forthcoming). In Timothy Holmes and Miglena Sternadori (Eds.), The Handbook of Magazine Studies. London: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2018). Resurrecting Germaine's theory of cuntpower. In Maryanne Dever, Anthea Taylor, Lisa Adkins (Eds.), Germaine Greer: Essays on a Feminist Figure, (pp. Chapter 3). London: Routledge.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Popular Feminism and the Second Wave: Women's Liberation, Sexual Liberation and Cleo Magazine. In Rachel Ritchie, Sue Hawkins, Nicola Phillips, S. Jay Kleinberg (Eds.), Women in Magazines: Research, Representations, Production and Consumption, (pp. 201-213). New York: Routledge (Taylor and Francis). [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2013). Photograph: Germaine Greer. In Alison Bartlett, Margaret Henderson (Eds.), Things That Liberate: An Australian Feminist Wunderkammer, (pp. 121-126). Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Journals

  • Le Masurier, M. (2019). A Manifesto for Slow Media. Book Review. 'Slow Media: Why "Slow" is Satisfying, Sustainable and Smart', Jennifer Rauch. Oxford University Press, New York, New York, 2018. Journal of Communication. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2019). Like Water & Oil? Fashion Photography as Journalistic Comment. Journalism. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2018). Queer Vibrations. Cultural Studies Review, 24(1), 158-161. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Resurrecting Germaine's Theory of Cuntpower. Australian Feminist Studies, 31(87), 28-42. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Slow Journalism: An introduction to a new research paradigm. Journalism Practice, 10(4), 439-447. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Slow Journalism: An Introduction to a New Research Paradigm. Digital Journalism, 4(4), 405-413. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2015). What is Slow Journalism? Journalism Practice, 9(2), 138-152. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M., Johinke, R. (2014). Magazine Studies: Pedagogy and Practice in a Nascent Field. Text, Special Issue 25, 1-16.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2014). What is a Magazine? Text, Special Issue 25, 1-16.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2012). Genre with parallels today. Australian Journalism Review, 34(2), 132-134.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2012). Independent magazines and the rejuvenation of print. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 15(4), 383-398. [More Information]
  • Evers, C., Le Masurier, M. (2011). Get Out In Front! An evaluation of a media workshop for young elite sportswomen. Altitude: An e-journal of emerging humanities work, 9, 1-34.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2011). Reading the Flesh : Popular feminism, the second wave and Cleo's male centrefold. Feminist Media Studies, 11(2), 215-229. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2010). Nine ways to reduce plagiarism: Findings from The Plagiarism Project. Synergy, (30), 4-9.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2009). Desiring the (popular feminist) reader: letters to Cleo during the second wave. Media International Australia, 131(May 2009), 106-116.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2009). Telling tales in the negligent office. Angelaki, 14(1), 51-64. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2007). My Other, My Self. Australian Feminist Studies, 22(53), 191-211. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2006). Teaching our way through plagiarism in the academy. Synergy, 24(November 2006), 13-18.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2002). Review of Susan Sheridan et al 'Who Was That Woman? 'The Australian Women's Weekly' in the Postwar years'. Australian Feminist Studies, 17(38), 236-237.

Edited Journals

  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Slow Journalism special issue. Journalism Practice, 10(4).
  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Slow Journalism special issue. Digital Journalism, 4(4).

Report

  • Le Masurier, M., Evers, C. (2006). Sportswomen: Get Out in front!.
  • Lumby, C., Le Masurier, M. (2005). Gender and Health.
  • Lumby, C., McCarthy, W., Albury, K., Le Masurier, M., Moller, M. (2004). Playing By The Rules : On and Off the Field.

Reference Works

  • Le Masurier, M. (2019). Slow Journalism. In Tim P. Vos, Folker Hanusch (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc.

Other

  • Le Masurier, M., Le Masurier, M. (2019), Opinion: Slow journalism in an age of forgetting. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2019), What if the greatest threat to a free media was from within?. Discussion. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2018), Magazines: Dead or Alive?. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2018), Reading and writing slowly in a digital age. [More Information]

2019

  • Le Masurier, M. (2019). A Manifesto for Slow Media. Book Review. 'Slow Media: Why "Slow" is Satisfying, Sustainable and Smart', Jennifer Rauch. Oxford University Press, New York, New York, 2018. Journal of Communication. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2019). Cleo Magazine and the Sexual Revolution [in press]. In Michelle Arrow and Angela Woollacott (Eds.), Everyday Revolutions: Gender, Sexuality and Culture in 1970s Australia. Canberra: ANU Press.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2019). Introduction: Slow Journalism: An introduction to a new research paradigm. In Megan Le Masurier (Eds.), Slow Journalism, (pp. 1-9). London: Routledge.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2019). Like Water & Oil? Fashion Photography as Journalistic Comment. Journalism. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M., Le Masurier, M. (2019), Opinion: Slow journalism in an age of forgetting. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2019). Slow Journalism. London: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2019). Slow Journalism. In Tim P. Vos, Folker Hanusch (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2019). Slow Magazines: The New Indies in Print (forthcoming). In Timothy Holmes and Miglena Sternadori (Eds.), The Handbook of Magazine Studies. London: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2019), What if the greatest threat to a free media was from within?. Discussion. [More Information]

2018

  • Le Masurier, M. (2018), Magazines: Dead or Alive?. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2018). Queer Vibrations. Cultural Studies Review, 24(1), 158-161. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2018), Reading and writing slowly in a digital age. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2018). Resurrecting Germaine's theory of cuntpower. In Maryanne Dever, Anthea Taylor, Lisa Adkins (Eds.), Germaine Greer: Essays on a Feminist Figure, (pp. Chapter 3). London: Routledge.

2016

  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Popular Feminism and the Second Wave: Women's Liberation, Sexual Liberation and Cleo Magazine. In Rachel Ritchie, Sue Hawkins, Nicola Phillips, S. Jay Kleinberg (Eds.), Women in Magazines: Research, Representations, Production and Consumption, (pp. 201-213). New York: Routledge (Taylor and Francis). [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Resurrecting Germaine's Theory of Cuntpower. Australian Feminist Studies, 31(87), 28-42. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Slow Journalism special issue. Journalism Practice, 10(4).
  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Slow Journalism special issue. Digital Journalism, 4(4).
  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Slow Journalism: An introduction to a new research paradigm. Journalism Practice, 10(4), 439-447. [More Information]
  • Le Masurier, M. (2016). Slow Journalism: An Introduction to a New Research Paradigm. Digital Journalism, 4(4), 405-413. [More Information]

2015

  • Le Masurier, M. (2015). What is Slow Journalism? Journalism Practice, 9(2), 138-152. [More Information]

2014

  • Le Masurier, M., Johinke, R. (2014). Magazine Studies: Pedagogy and Practice in a Nascent Field. Text, Special Issue 25, 1-16.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2014). What is a Magazine? Text, Special Issue 25, 1-16.

2013

  • Le Masurier, M. (2013). Photograph: Germaine Greer. In Alison Bartlett, Margaret Henderson (Eds.), Things That Liberate: An Australian Feminist Wunderkammer, (pp. 121-126). Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

2012

  • Le Masurier, M. (2012). Genre with parallels today. Australian Journalism Review, 34(2), 132-134.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2012). Independent magazines and the rejuvenation of print. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 15(4), 383-398. [More Information]

2011

  • Evers, C., Le Masurier, M. (2011). Get Out In Front! An evaluation of a media workshop for young elite sportswomen. Altitude: An e-journal of emerging humanities work, 9, 1-34.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2011). Reading the Flesh : Popular feminism, the second wave and Cleo's male centrefold. Feminist Media Studies, 11(2), 215-229. [More Information]

2010

  • Le Masurier, M. (2010). Nine ways to reduce plagiarism: Findings from The Plagiarism Project. Synergy, (30), 4-9.

2009

  • Le Masurier, M. (2009). Desiring the (popular feminist) reader: letters to Cleo during the second wave. Media International Australia, 131(May 2009), 106-116.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2009). Telling tales in the negligent office. Angelaki, 14(1), 51-64. [More Information]

2007

  • Le Masurier, M. (2007). My Other, My Self. Australian Feminist Studies, 22(53), 191-211. [More Information]

2006

  • Le Masurier, M., Evers, C. (2006). Sportswomen: Get Out in front!.
  • Le Masurier, M. (2006). Teaching our way through plagiarism in the academy. Synergy, 24(November 2006), 13-18.

2005

  • Lumby, C., Le Masurier, M. (2005). Gender and Health.

2004

  • Lumby, C., McCarthy, W., Albury, K., Le Masurier, M., Moller, M. (2004). Playing By The Rules : On and Off the Field.

2002

  • Le Masurier, M. (2002). Review of Susan Sheridan et al 'Who Was That Woman? 'The Australian Women's Weekly' in the Postwar years'. Australian Feminist Studies, 17(38), 236-237.

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