Is journalism best located in the creative arts or as a communication discipline?
Flew, Terry (2011) Is journalism best located in the creative arts or as a communication discipline? Australian Journalism Review, 31(1), pp. 31-35.
This paper considers the implications of journalism research being located within the Field of Research associated with the creative arts and writing in the recent Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluations. While noting that this classification does capture a significant trajectory in Australian journalism research, it also points to some anomalous implications of understanding journalism as an arts discipline, given its historical co-location in universities with communications disciplines, and the mutually reinforcing relationships between the two fields.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||journalism, research , communication, ERA, Australia|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > JOURNALISM AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING (190300) > Journalism Studies (190301)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Media Studies (200104)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > Schools > Journalism, Media & Communication
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 Journalism Education Association of Australia|
|Deposited On:||16 Jun 2011 00:06|
|Last Modified:||18 Jun 2011 10:47|
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