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Associate Professor Stephen Harrington

Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Communication

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Name
Associate Professor Stephen Harrington
Position(s)
Discipline Leader
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Communication
Associate Professor
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Communication
Discipline *
Communication and Media Studies, Journalism and Professional Writing
Phone
+61 7 3138 8177
Fax
+61 7 3138 8195
Email
Location
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Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, CIF (Queensland University of Technology), B. of Creative Industries (Honours) (Queensland University of Technology)

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Stephen Harrington is an Associate Professor and head of Journalism and Professional Communication in the Creative Industries Faculty at QUT. A member of QUT’s Digital Media Research Centre, his research has focused on popular media (and satire in particular) as evolving forms of journalism practice, and understanding how these contemporary innovations shape and affect the relationships between ordinary citizens and politics.

He is author of Australian TV News: New Forms, Functions, and Futures (Intellect, 2013), editor of Entertainment Values: How Do We Assess Entertainment, and Why Does it Matter? (Palgrave, 2017), and co-Author of Politics, Media and Democracy in Australia: Public and Producer Perceptions of the Political Public Sphere (Routledge, 2017). He has also written regularly about the media, politics and popular culture for the News Ltd. opinion site The Punch, The Conversation, the ABC’s The Drum and Crikey!.

Stephen is currently the Chair (2016-2018) of the International Communication Association (ICA) Popular Communication division, and is a member of the editorial board of Journalism Studies.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Stephen Harrington.

Teaching

Stephen has taught extensively into the Journalism, Media and Communication undergraduate program for more than a decade, and has pioneered new approaches to teaching and learning in that time.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Stephen Harrington.

Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Politics, media and democracy in Australia: public and producer perceptions of the political public sphere
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP130100705
Start year
2013
Keywords
public sphere; citizenship; journalism