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?
The rise of the the 'teacher-influencer'
Social media is increasingly playing a role in teachers' professional lives – but there are downsides.
We shouldn't fear Facebook's move into the cryptocurrency market – it may be a game-changer in the virtual currency world.
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.
A call to disarm
Will legislation and the Christchurch Call tech giants' agreement have a significant impact in combating violent online content, or muddy the internet waters?
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.
Not for the likes of you
Instagram's trial in Canada to shift the focus of posts may have wider implications.
At what cost kindergarten?
Recent controversy over virtual preschool provision raises broader questions over what priorities and values are driving our education systems.
The ugly side of YouTube
Followers abandoned vlogger James Charles in their millions after a public spat, but it's not necessarily all bad for business.
Faking it, for real
The popularity of face-swapping software has resulted in the disturbing trend of 'deep fakes' that can be used for nefarious purposes.
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.
A virtual take on pain reduction
A trial has shown that VR can help women better cope during a common procedure to reposition their breech baby.
AI education – only in China? Don't be fooled
We should move beyond Western media reports about the country's "creepy" AI education technologies and look closer to home.
Fighting back against fake news
We used game theory to show you only need a small amount of fake news to disrupt any group discussion. But we also found a way you can fight back.
Generation Series - Part 3: Youthquake
Is there a new 'youthquake' generation on the rise. They’re politically active, socially aware and determined to achieve a better, fairer society. But is it just a digital media-fed illusion? Are those new tools really working for them to understand and change the altruistic, consumer-driven world around them?
ABC crisis: where to from here?
The national broadcaster has lost its strategic direction amid bogus allegations of bias and shameful mismanagement by government and the board.
When photo-sharing turns criminal
AFL footballer Dane Swan is the latest victim of illegal photo-sharing. It's believed one in five Australians have had images of them distributed without their permission – and that's most likely an underestimate.
Creating safer public spaces for females
It's not just empty laneways and dark corners where girls and women feel threatened.
Taking the fight to cyberbullying
In the wake of Amy "Dolly" Everett's suicide, a more proactive, comprehensive approach is needed to tackle youth mental health challenges.
Keeping kids safe in the online world
Parents should ask their teens to show them how they use social media so they can discuss and reduce the risks.
Foreign Policy White Paper: Keep calm and carry on
Free trade, nuclear governance, China, gender equality. We take a look at the state of global politics and Australia's place in it with a snapshot analyses of the key themes by Monash University’s Politics and International Relations team.
Associate Professor, Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Sociology
Lecturer, data science and artificial intelligence
Associate Professor of Cybersecurity, Faculty of Information Technology
Emily van der Nagel
Lecturer, Communications & Media Studies
Associate Professor, Law Resources
Professor of International Relations and Director, of the Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Associate Professor, Cyber Security and Systems
Kate de Bruin
Lecturer, Inclusive education
Associate and Deputy Director of Monash GPS (Gender, Peace and Security).
Associate Professor, Reader, Faculty of Information Technology
Senior Lecturer, Politics & International Relations
Associate Professor, Journalism
Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Professor, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor, Department of Architecture and Director of the XYX Lab
Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics, Monash University
Research Officer, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology