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Dr Christina Spurgeon

Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Communication


Dr Christina Spurgeon
Senior Lecturer
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Communication
Discipline *
Communication and Media Studies, Cultural Studies
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Doctor of Philosophy (University of Tech., Sydney), BA (N.S.W. Institute of Technology)


Advertising Studies, Co-creative media, Communication Studies, Media Studies, community media

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


Christina lectures in Journalism, Media and Communication in the Creative Industries Faculty and is an active media studies researcher and postgraduate supervisor. Christina teaches in the undergraduate Media and Communication program and the Master of Creative Industries program. Christina is a nationally recognised and internationally published researcher in the field of Media Studies. She has led three Australian Research Council Linkage with Industry Projects. Most recent was a national study of the Australian ‘co-creative’ media system, and its contribution to building population-wide capacities for storytelling and creative expression. Christina’s professional background in Australian media and communications policy and radio journalism is also reflected in her external service activities including chairing the Community Media Training Organisation, a Registered Training Organisation that supports the social and formal learning in the community media sector. Christina also has an enduring interest in ‘media-on-media’ and edits 3CMedia: Journal of Community, Citizen’s, and Third Sector Media. Her book, Advertising and New Media, was published by Routledge in 2008.

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