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Sally Young

Professor
Social And Political Sciences
Australian media
Elections
social sciences
political science
communication
government & law
press photography
history
australia
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Prof

Sally Young

 
Division
Arts
 
Primary Interest
Australian newspaper history
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Prof

Sally Young

 

Sally Young is Professor of Political Science at the University of Melbourne. She is the current Coral Thomas Fellow at the State Library of NSW.

Sally was an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow (2014-17) (studying Australian newspapers) and was the lead chief investigator of an ARC Linkage project (on press photography) and an ARC Discovery project (on election reporting). She has published widely in the areas of Australian politics, media, political communication and journalism studies. Her latest book is Paper Emperors: The Rise of Australia's Newspaper Empires (UNSW Press, 2019). It is a political and corporate history of Australian newspapers from 1803 to 1941. Sally is currently working on the second volume of this history. Sally is also the co-author (with Fay Anderson) of Shooting the Picture: Press Photography in Australia (MUP, 2016). She is the author of How Australia Decides: Election Reporting and the Media (Cambridge University Press, 2011); The Persuaders: Inside the Hidden Machine of Political Advertising (Pluto Press, 2004), From Banners to Broadcasts (National Library of Australia, 2005), and the editor of Government Communication in Australia (Cambridge University Press, 2007). Sally has also published over forty journal articles and conference papers. She is a regular media commentator on Australian politics, media and elections and wrote a monthly column for the Age between 2013-15.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 67 most recent scholarly works by Sally Young.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2020

State Library of NSW, Coral Thomas Fellow

2008

Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Henry Mayer Prize

2006

Menzies Centre, King's College London, Joan Rydon Fellow in Australian Politics and Political History

2001

National Library of Australia (NLA) Norman McCann Summer Scholarship

1999

University of Melbourne RG Wilson Scholarship

1998

University of Melbourne William McMahon Ball Prize

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Professor

Social And Political Sciences

Member

Australian and New Zealand Communication Association

Member

Australasian Political Science Association

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Arts (honours)

University of Melbourne