Talking COVID with kids
It's important to have ongoing conversations with children and young people about the coronavirus situation.
Perfect storm: How fake news can be fatal
The spread of misinformation has striking parallels with the biological pandemic – and it, too, has cost lives.
Coronavirus and the cybercrime wave
Fear and curiosity is providing fertile ground for cyber criminals to conduct their “business”.
Episode 7: Far Right, All Wrong
The internet’s a great place to meet like-minded people… even for far-right extremists. Monash experts reflect on the implications for society if right wing extremism is allowed to grow unchecked.
Despite its high cost, many newsrooms have retained their investigative teams while cutting editors, photographers, artists and general reporting staff.
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.
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.
'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.
Facebook: the troubled teen
The social media giant has turned 15, but its growing pains continue.
The fake news on public transport
Don't believe the hype when it comes to reports that driverless cars are the answer to our traffic problems.
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.
Journalism's fight to keep it real
Further cuts to the ABC, suppression orders and anti-terror and surveillance laws are making it increasingly difficult for independent journalism to thrive.
Fake news and god's wrath: extreme hurricane politics in the US
In between all of the suffering in Texas and now in Florida, conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh, who broadcasts out of Palm Beach, Florida, had labelled Hurricane Irma a kind of fake news.
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Senior Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Lecturer, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Associate Professor, Law
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Associate Professor, Journalism
Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Assistant Lecturer, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Professor, Transport Engineering
Associate Professor, Reader, Faculty of Information Technology
Director, Climate Change Communication Research Hub