JOURNAL ARTICLES

O’Donnell, P., Zion, L., & Sherwood, M. (2016). Where do journalists go after newsroom job cuts? Journalism Practice, 10, (1), 35-51. doi: 10.1080/17512786.2015.1017400

Sherwood, M., & O’Donnell, P. (2016). Once a Journalist, Always a Journalist? Journalism Studies, 1-18. doi: 10.1080/1461670X.2016.1249007

Zion, L., Dodd, A., Sherwood, M., O’Donnell, P., Marjoribanks, T., & Ricketson, M. (2016). ‘Working for Less: the aftermath for journalists made redundant in Australia between 2012 and 2014.’ Communication Research and Practice, 2, (2), 117-136. doi: 10.1080/22041451.2016.1185924 . (Article based on findings from our 2014 survey of 225 journalists in Australia.)

Zion, L., Sherwood, M., O’Donnell, P., Dodd, A., Ricketson, M., and Marjoribanks, T. (2016) ‘“It has a bleak future”: The effects of job loss on regional and rural journalism in Australia.’ Australian Journalism Review, 38, (2), 115-128. http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=638121810905172;res=IELLCC

CONFERNCES/FORUMS

‘Regional Journalism: the aftershock’, April 2016
A forum on the impact of journalism job redundancies on regional journalism held at La Trobe University’s Wodonga campus.   The panel that was moderated by A/Prof Andrew Dodd from the New Beats team. You can hear the discussion, on Radio National’s Big Ideas at this program link.
Discussing the issues were:
-Di Thomas – former Border Mail editor, now editor of The Shepparton News
-Brad Worrall – former Border Mail journalist, now a journalist with North East Media
Cathy McGowan, MP, Federal Member for Indi
-Professor Lawrie Zion – Lead Chief Investigator of the New Beats team.

New Beats Panel Presentation – JERAA – Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia Conference 2015
Panel – Lawrie Zion, Penny O’Donnell, Matthew Ricketson, Andrew Dodd, Tim Marjoribanks, Merryn Sherwood
1. ‘Project Update and 2015 Survey Results’
2. ‘Regional & Rural Experiences’
3. ‘What Does it Mean for Journalism’

New Beats Presentation – JERAA – Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia Conference 2014
1. ‘New Beats Overview’ – Lawrie Zion, Penny O’Donnell, Matthew Ricketson, Andrew Dodd, Tim Marjoribanks
2. ‘The Redundancy Experience’ – Matthew Ricketson, Andrew Dodd
3. ‘What Happens Next’ – Penny O’Donnell, Merryn Sherwood

New Beats Presentation – JEAA – Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia Conference 2013
‘New Beats – A study of Australian journalists who became redundant in 2012’ – Lawrie Zion, Merryn Sherwood