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    • Australian journalism students' professional views and news consumption: Results from a representative study 

      Hanusch, Folker; Clifford, Katrina; Davies, Kayt; English, Peter; Fulton, Janet; Lindgren, Mia; O'Donnell, Penny; Price, Jenna; Richards, Ian; Zion, Lawrie (Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia, 2015-07)
      Journalism education's role in shaping students' professional views has been a topic of interest among scholars for the past decade in particular. Increasing numbers of studies are concerned with examining students' ...
    • Australian Journalists at Work: Their Views on Employment, Unionization, and Professional Identity 

      O'Donnell, Penny (Routledge, 2018)
      The aftermath of dramatic news industry restructuring in Australia, as elsewhere, has major implications for journalistic employment, professional identity, and other collective occupational structures, including unions. ...
    • Bearing the Burden of Corporate Restructuring: Job Loss and Precarious Employment in Canadian Journalism 

      Cohen, Nicole S.; Hunter, Andrea; O'Donnell, Penny (Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2019-01-29)
      This article reports on job loss among Canadian journalists between 2012 and 2016. Building on Australian research on the aftermath of job loss in journalism, this article examines the experiences of 197 journalists who ...
    • Beyond newsrooms: Younger journalists talk about job loss and re-employment in Australian journalism 

      O'Donnell, Penny (Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA), 2017-12)
      This article examines the re-employment destinations of 10 younger journalists who lost newsroom jobs in the period 2012 to 2014, to understand the work options available in the current Australian labour market. With field ...
    • 'It has a bleak future': The effects of job loss on regional and rural journalism in Australia 

      Zion, Lawrie; Sherwood, Merryn; O'Donnell, Penny; Dodd, Andrew; Ricketson, Matthew; Marjoribanks, Timothy (Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia, 2016-12)
      Severe contractions in the Australian media landscape have led to a loss of jobs in major metropolitan newsrooms. In 2015, those cuts spread significantly to regional and rural newsrooms in Australia. This paper explores ...
    • JERAA@40: Towards a history of the professional association of Australian journalism academics 

      O'Donnell, Penny; Margaret, Van Heekeren (Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia, 2015-12)
      The professional association representing Australian journalism educators was established in 1975. This article, on the occasion of the association's 40th anniversary, traces the history and evaluates the role of the ...
    • Journalism and intellectual life: the exemplary case of Donald Horne 

      McKnight, David; O'Donnell, Penny (Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA), 2017-07)
      Anti-intellectualism is widely seen as a feature of the modern mass media, but it is also widely accepted that much debate about ideas occurs through the mass media and that, for example, the mass media has been the prime ...
    • New Beats Project Updated Redundancy Timeline 

      Zion, Lawrie; Dodd, Andrew; Marjoribanks, Timothy; O'Donnell, Penny; Ricketson, Matthew; Sherwood, Merryn; Winarnita, Monika; Harper, Robin (Parliament of Australia, 2017-08-21)
      Document tabled by New Beats Project at public hearing of the Senate Select Committee on the Future of Public Interest Journalism on 21 August 2017 - Updated Redundancy Timeline
    • Pushback journalism: Twitter, user engagement and journalism students' responses to 'The Australian' 

      O'Donnell, Penny; Hutchinson, Jonathon (Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA), 2015-07)
      This article examines journalism students' responses to claims in 'The Australian', made in October 2014, alleging some of Australia's top universities were indoctrinating rather than educating future journalists. It reports ...
    • Remembering Anne Dunn (1950 - 2012) 

      O'Donnell, Penny; Martin, Fiona; Dunn, Peter (Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA), 2012-07)
      When Ian Richards asked for a tribute to our extraordinary colleague, Anne Dunn, who passed away on July 1, 2012, after a long illness, it was hard to know where to begin. This is a very difficult farewell. Anne always ...
    • Submission #140 to the Select Committee on the Future of Work and Workers by the New Beats Project 

      O'Donnell, Penny; Zion, Lawrie; Ricketson, Matthew; Dodd, Andrew; Marjoribanks, Tim; Sherwood, Merryn; Winarnita, Monika; Harper, Robin (Parliament of Australia, 2018-03)
      Australian journalists have a long history of organising in the pursuit of decent pay and working conditions in the belief that a strong workforce is the best guarantee of quality news that serves the public interest. This ...
    • Submission to the Parliament of Australia's Independent Inquiry into Media and Media Regulation 

      McKnight, David; O'Donnell, Penny (Parliament of Australia, 2011-11)
      This submission argues the newspaper business model is in crisis, putting downward pressure on revenues, and threatening the livelihood of Australia's workforce of professional journalists. Alongside the ABC, Australian ...
    • Submission to the Select Committee on the Future of Public Interest Journalism 

      Zion, Lawrie; Dodd, Andrew; Marjoribanks, Timothy; O'Donnell, Penny; Ricketson, Matthew; Sherwood, Merryn; Winarnita, Monika; Harper, Robin (Parliament of Australia, 2017-06-22)
      New Beats is a project studying Australian journalists whose positions became redundant during or since 2012. The four-year project is funded by the Australian Research Council and is being conducted by a team of researchers ...
    • That's Gold! Thinking about excellence in Australian Journalism 

      O'Donnell, Penny (Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA), 2009-12)
      This paper reports on the first national study of the annual Walkley Awards for excellence in Australian journalism, the premier media prizes in this country. The research is designed to investigate the meaning of quality ...