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Monash Scholars win 2019 Walkley Awards for Journalism

Monash Journalism scholars Matilda Boseley and Caroline Tung have won coveted titles in the 2019 Walkley Awards.

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democracy decline

AFP media raids: the secret country, security laws and Australia’s democratic decline

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.

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retaliation

The whistleblower: a hero pursued rather than protected?

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange is the biggest whistleblower the world has ever seen, but he is not alone in being pursued relentlessly after exposing embarrassing information or misconduct.

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Bateman trumps class field to win the MPC Student Journalist of the Year

Monash University journalism student Peter Bateman has trumped a class field of entrants to win the Melbourne Press Club’s 2018 Student Journalist of the Year award.

University news

Monash journalism students set benchmark, winning six Ossie Awards

Monash University students have set the benchmark in national journalism awards after winning six categories and four high commendations in the 2018 Ossie Awards.

Arts & culture

Monash alumna and Guardian Australia journalist Calla Wahlquist wins Walkley Award

Monash alumna Calla Wahlquist and her colleagues at The Guardian have won the 2018 Walkley Award for innovation.

Alumni news

The fight to keep it real: ABC cuts another blow to independent journalism

Further cuts to the ABC, suppression orders and anti-terror and surveillance laws are making it increasingly difficult for independent journalism to thrive.

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Beyond bogan: what happened to Australia’s working class?

Once seen as shapers of national identity, these days they're thought of as little more than disadvantaged. What changed?

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Music city: charting the history of Melbourne pop and rock

The rich history of Melbourne pop music is being documented – along with the cultural conditions that gave rise to it.

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