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Mass redundancies and the future of Australian journalism oral history project

A Dodd

National Library of Australia | Published : 2017

Abstract

Australia's journalistic workforce shrank by 15 percent in 2012. The oral histories undertaken in this project offer an analysis of the role of mass redundancies and forced career change on Australian journalists and journalism. These oral histories form a part of the "New beats" project and will provide the first in-depth account of complex economic, technological, workplace and career pressures transforming the news media. Interviews conducted by Lawrie Zion (La Trobe University), Matthew Ricketson (University of Canberra), Penny O'Donnell (University of Sydney) and Andrew Dodd (Swinburne University of Technology). The oral histories in this project were undertaken as part of the "New beat..

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