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David Nolan is Associate Professor in the School of Arts and Communication and an active member of the News & Media Research Centre. His work centres on theoretical and empirical approaches to understanding change in journalism, and the role played by journalism in contemporary political and social relations, with a particular focus on the politics of race, citizenship and belonging.  David has a strong record of grants management, publication and developing action research with external partners to achieve socially progressive outcomes.  From 2019-2022 he has been Lead Investigator on the ARC-funded project Amplifying Indigenous News: A Digitial intervention. He also has a strong interest and track record of research in the field of humanitarian communication and journalism.  David is actively involved in the field of Communication, Media and Journalism Studies in Australia and internationally, and from 2021-2022 he has been President of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA).

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Journalism Studies; Media Studies; Media and Social Politics; Indigenous Media Studies; Media Theory: Humanitarian Communication; Media and Human Rights.


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