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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.


‘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
Prof Lawrie Zion – Lead Chief Investigator of the New Beats team.