It is against the public interest to drop study loans to journalism students, according to one of Australia’s top investigative journalists. Hedley Thomas has strongly condemned government removal of journalism from the list of courses eligible for loan support. In a hard-hitting submission
Jschool’s journalism course has been praised by a top industry figure as unique in Australia. Former president of the newspaper publishers’ association PANPA, John Tidey, said Jschool made a unique contribution to journalism education. Mr Tidey, a former executive with Melbourne’s Age
Top crime reporter and author Bob Bottom has taken aim at Education Department failure to give loans to students studying journalism. In his submission to the student loans inquiry Mr Bottom urged the government to reconsider the exclusion of journalism from the
Congratulations to Jschool graduate Patrick Begley (class of 2013) on joining the Sydney Morning Herald’s investigative unit, alongside Walkley-winning journalist Kate McClymont. Patrick has already been involved in major investigative pieces with Fairfax, including stories on organised crime and on retirement villages.
Distinguished Queensland journalist Greg Chamberlin was honoured at this year’s Queensland Clarion Awards – receiving the award of Outstanding Contribution to Journalism. The former editor of the Courier-Mail was recognised in particular for setting up and sustaining the investigative journalism in the
Survey results from 2015 Jschool students have confirmed the journalism college’s reputation in vocational education. Head of Jschool Professor John Henningham said the results showed that the newly-developed online course had struck a chord with students. “All our staff are very happy
Congratulations Jschool graduate Hayden Johnson (class of 2012) for winning the APN award for the best photography by a reporter. From the Chronicle story: “It was a wet morning at the Maryborough cricket grounds,” Hayden said. With the rain drizzling, he moved
Jschool’s director was quoted in a piece in the media section of The Australian about relations between universities and the news media: University lecturers are journalist wannabes, partial to “media-bashing” where they portray private media companies as the enemy, leading media figures