Posts for Caroline Keating

DMRC Researcher speaks to ABCs Four Corners on Tik Tok: Data mining, discrimination and dangerous content on the world's most popular app

Dr Bondy Kaye recently appeared on ABC’s Four Corners to talk about TikTok: Data mining, discrimination and dangerous content on the world’s most popular app which aired on Monday 26th July at 8.30pm. Watch the full episode here.      &nbsp…

DMRC Research Skills Workshop: Strategies for Writing ‘Literature Reviews’ – 24 August

In this session, Amanda and Elija will discuss strategies for identifying, organising, and writing about scholarly literature and contextual information within communication/media studies research outputs. We will discuss techniques that work across outputs as well as particular features of incorporating literature in writing…

DMRC welcomes Dr Jessa Rogers

DMRC is very pleased to welcome Dr Jessa Rogers as a First Nations Senior Research Fellow. Dr Rogers CF is a Wiradjuri educator, consultant, researcher, and board director. She has a long-standing connection with QUT graduating with a Bachelor of Education (with Honours I) and Bachelor of Creative Industries (with Distinction) and was…

Dr Rosalie Gillett selected for ABC Top Five Media Residency Program

Dr Rosalie Gillett from the Digital Media Research Centre has been named one of five Australian researchers selected for the humanities media residency program for 2021. “I’m delighted to have been selected for the residency,” says Dr Gillett, whose research sits at the intersection between criminology and digital media. She adds, “the…

INTERVIEW: Australian Search Experience with Professor Axel Bruns

BRISBANE __ Real-World News reporter Ella Holding-McGrath speaks with QUT Professor Axel Bruns about his work on the Australian Search Experience, a project designed to reveal how search engines and their algorithms discover information. Professor Bruns and his team are also seeking volunteers to help with their research. &nbsp…

REPORT: ‘Who Makes the News’

Congrats to A/Prof Angela Romano, Australian Coordinator of the 2020 Global Media Monitoring Project, on the launch today of the ‘Who Makes the News’ Australia National Report (https://bit.ly/WhoMakesTheNews) she authored. According to the report, ‘Findings reveal a mixed picture of progress, stagnation, and regression. While some glass…

DMRC academic wins Australian Academy of the Humanities Fellowship

The Australian Academy of the Humanities announced today (12 July, 2021) that the QUT DMRC’s Dr TJ Thomson is the recipient of one of its $4,000 travelling fellowships. Thomson, also a senior lecturer in visual communication and media in the School of Communication, is a former visual journalist and current academic whose research agenda…

DMRC’s Prof Axel Bruns awarded an Australian Laureate Fellowship

DMRC’s Professor Axel Bruns has been awarded a prestigious five-year Australian Laureate Fellowship ($3,518,080) from the Australian Research Council for his project Determining the Drivers and Dynamics of Partisanship and Polarisation in Online Public Debate. “We aim to enable an urgently needed defence of our society and democracy…

Computational Communication & Culture Event: DMRC Research Bazaar 

This event is a way for us to come together to share the various tools, tips, and workflows that we are using in our day-to-day research, across the breadth of the Centre. RSVP Date & time:    Wednesday 04 August, 9.00 – 11.00am Location:           Level 5, E Block, KG The morning is designed as an informal gathering where we will host…

Conceptualising, identifying, and assessing harm on digital platforms.

In this seminar, Dr Ariadna Matamoros-Fernández , Dr Rosalie Gillett , and Dr Zahra Stardust discuss online harm and the discrepancies between how users and platforms conceptualise the problem.   Date & time: 12.30pm – 2.00pm. Friday 24 September, 2021 Location: The Gibson Room, QUT, Z Block, Level 10, Gardens Point Campus OR Via Zoom…

DMRC PhD Student Awarded ICA Top Student Paper Award

Congratulations to DMRC PhD student, Godwin Simon on been awarded the Top Student Paper Award from the International Communication Association. Paper Title: Digital distribution and shifting power relations in the Nigerian Film Industry Abstract  This paper examines how the advent of digital distribution is catalyzing disruptions in…

Digital Inclusion and Participation Information Event

  In this session, we will share information about the DMRC’s Digital Inclusion and Participation program, including some of the interdisciplinary projects we are undertaking, and how you can get involved in the Program’s activities. DATE:              Tuesday 20 July 2021 TIME:               10.00 – 11.00am LOCATION:    Springfield…

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