How COVID-19 is changing our language
Times of crisis have always changed our slang, with the help of a little black humour. Coronavirus is no exception.
Episode 11: The Facts of the Matter
In this What Happens Next? podcast episode Susan chats to the experts exploring what we could do differently to improve the quality of information and media.
Episode 10: Ain't That The Truth
Could fake news destroy our democracy? Dr Susan Carland finds out in our first episode in series two of What Happens Next?
What will a post-COVID-19 world look like?
Our post-coronavirus pandemic future will be very different to the one we anticipated, as it reshapes relationships, governments, business, and broader society.
Episode 8: What's Rightfully Ours
Fear is often a key driver of right wing extremists. In this episode we explore why reaching out to those on the fringes of extremism could help them change direction.
(Not) Another face in the crowd
New facial recognition technology is justifiably raising fears for the end of privacy as we know it.
Your turn Facebook, Google
Until the two giants change, Twitter's political ad ban will have little effect on elections around the globe.
The political pain in Spain
Spaniards are returning to the polls for the fourth time in four years, with yet another stalemate the likely result.
Music production platform a game-changer
From Duran Duran music videos to corporate films, two Monash marketing graduates have revolutionised the global video production business.
Despite its high cost, many newsrooms have retained their investigative teams while cutting editors, photographers, artists and general reporting staff.
A society shaped by discontents
The contributions of convicts to Australia's progressive political traditions have been largely and unfairly forgotten.
Who's in charge of Britain?
Is there still such a thing as “the British people” in the singular? The deep divisions on Brexit highlight a case of the revolution eating itself.
Reinventing how the public service works
Public servants are eager to become innovative public problem-solvers, but their leaders are standing in their way.
The ACCC Digital Platforms Report recommends several ways to revive journalism in the social media age, including A$50m in direct grants to local news services.
Smart machines, numb humans
Will the rise of algorithmic decision-making and AI threaten the essential elements of being human?
Social media platforms have an incentive to promote whatever gets the most attention, regardless of its authenticity, but we're more reluctant to admit that the same is true of people.
Australia's civil liberty threat
The recent police raids on the ABC and News Corp go beyond free speech and media freedom – they're further proof of Australia's democratic decline.
The crimes of obedience
What conditions give rise to so many people effectively consenting to large-scale harm within a democracy?
Defying the polls
Political science explains three reasons why the Coalition won the 2019 federal election.
'New low' for journalism?
Lack of scrutiny of the Coalition, a barrage of criticism aimed at Labor; News Corp's coverage of the election campaign has been the definition of partisan.
Amid the Brexit mess, Britain needs the Commonwealth and Australia like no time since World War II.
Juries: trial and error?
A hung jury doesn't necessarily undermine a verdict in a subsequent trial – it more likely means some of the jurors from the first trial agreed with the final verdict.
Sketches of Spain
More than mere stories, Spanish crime fiction has offered insights into the country's shadowy recent history.
Soccer's human rights test
FIFA can act quickly and decisively for its sponsors. Now it must act for the human rights of one of its footballers.
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Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations, Faculty of Arts
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Dean, Faculty of Law
Senior Lecturer, Spanish & Latin American Studies
Senior Research Fellow, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Dean, Faculty of Engineering
Associate Professor, Law Resources
Associate Professor, Education
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Senior Lecturer, History
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Senior Lecturer in Education
Associate Professor, Law
Research Associate, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations and Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC)
Deputy Dean, Leadership and Executive Education, Monash Business School
Senior Lecturer, Spanish and Latin American Studies
Senior Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Professor of Linguistics
Director, Climate Change Communication Research Hub
Freelance journalist and author
Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Professor of Music, and Head, Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music
Associate Professor of Human Geography and Editor-in-Chief of Migration Studies
Barbara Barbosa Neves
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Professor, History, Faculty of Arts
Professor of International Relations and Director, of the Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Associate Professor, Monash Bioethics Centre
Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Associate professor, politics and international relations
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Lecturer, Communications & Media Studies
Professor, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Interim Director of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI)
Associate Professor of Criminology
Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences
Professor, Law Resources
Professor of Criminology, Dean of Arts
Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations
Senior Lecturer, School of Languages, Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
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