Personal details

Name
Dr Jason Sternberg
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Communication
Discipline *
Communication and Media Studies
Phone
+61 7 3138 8180
Fax
+61 7 3138 8195
Email
Location
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Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (University of Queensland), Master of Education (Queensland University of Technology)Master of Education (Queensland University of Technology)

Keywords

Media audiences, Television news & current affairs, Youth culture, Youth media, politics, popular culture

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

Biography

Jason is a Lecturer in Media and Communication in QUT’s Creative Industries Faculty at QUT. He was Subject Area Coordinator for Media and Communication between 2006-2007.
Research interests
Jason researches in the areas of:

  • media audiences
  • youth media
  • popular culture

In 2007, the Melbourne Age named Jason as belonging to a new generation of public intellectuals ‘who have emerged over the past decade with a determination to help set Australian political and cultural agendas’.
Publications
Jason has written and published extensively, including

  • co-editor of Mobilising the Audience (UQP 2002)
  • co-author of Connecting Diversity: Paradoxes of Multicultural Australia (2006)
  • written for the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS), Australia’s multicultural broadcaster
  • contributor to The Media and Communications in Australia, this country’s leading university media studies textbook.

Jason is currently collaborating on the book Measuring Audiences, which deals with:

  • the media audience research industry
  • researching illegal music downloading
  • The Biggest Loser.

Media appearances
Jason is regularly called upon to provide comment on media issues. He has appeared on:

  • the Today Show
  • Today Tonight
  • A Current Affair

His work has been quoted on:

  • Good News Week
  • Sunrise.

Jason is currently completing a Masters degree in Education.

This information has been contributed by Dr Jason Sternberg.

Publications

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