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Dr. Usha Manchanda Rodrigues
|Position||Lecturer in Multimedia Journalism|
|Area||School of Communication & Creative Arts|
|Phone||+61 3 924 43045|
|Location||Burwood (Melbourne) campus|
|Teaching responsibilities||Contemporary Journalism (ALJ111); Comparative Journalism (ALJ112); Multimedia Journalism (ALJ301); And, Multimedia Reporting (ALJ701).|
|Research interests||Transforming contemporary news media including citizen journalism and community media; Transnational journalism practices; impact of the globalisation of media; and Asian media including news media in India (print, television and online journalism).|
|Current research projects||In progress: Dr Rodrigues is working on a co-authored book (with Dr M. Ranganathan) "Indian News Media: From Observer to Participant", Sage Publications (publication year 2013).|
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discipline or community
SIGNIFICANT RECENT JOURNALISM PUBLICATIONS
Rodrigues, Usha M. (2012) 'Creators of their own news', The Hoot, March 24. Http://thehoot.org/web/home/story.php?storyid=5827&mod=1&pg=1§ionId=&valid=true.
Rodrigues, Usha M. (2012) 'The Vigilante Network?', The Hoot, March 19. Http://thehoot.org/web/home/story.php?storyid=5805&mod=1&pg=1§ionId=&valid=true.
Rodrigues, Usha M. (2011) ‘MSM Follows Social Media in Wall Street Protests’, The Hoot, Oct.20. Http://www.thehoot.org/web/home/story.php?storyid=5554&pg=1 &mod=1§ionId=1&valid=true.
Rodrigues, Usha M. (2011) ‘Merging Old and New Media: A New Research Agenda’, The Hoot, June 3. Http://www.thehoot.org/web/home/story.php?storyid=5329&mod =1&pg=1§ionId=9&valid=true.
Rodrigues, Usha M. (2009) ‘What does racism actually mean?’ National Times, The Age, Jan.8. Http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/politics/what-does-racism-actually-mean-20100108-lxke.html?comments=19.
Rodrigues, Usha M. (2009) ‘Media Hysteria Over Attacks in Australia’, The Hoot, January 12. Http://www.thehoot.org/web/home/story.php?storyid=4302&mod=1 &pg=1§ionId=19&valid=true.
Rodrigues, Usha M. (2009) ‘To Go or Not?’, NxG, The Hindu, June 11. Http://www.go-nxg.com/?p=4871.
Rodrigues, Usha M. (2009) ‘Voter Writes’, Unleashed, the ABC, May 22. Http://www.abc.net.au/unleashed/stories/s2576945.htm.
Rodrigues, Usha M (2009) ‘More than Slumdogs’, Unleashed, the ABC, March 2. Http://www.abc.net.au/unleashed/stories/s2503297.htm.
Rodrigues, Usha M. (2008) ‘Journalism Besieged?’, The Hoot, Nov.4. Http://www.thehoot.org/web/home/story.php?storyid=3421&mod=1&pg=1§ionId=9&valid=true.
Rodrigues, Usha M. (2008) ‘Blogging Comes Alive’, The Hindu Magazine, Jan.13. Http://www.hindu.com/mag/2008/01/13/stories/2008011350110400.htm.
Rodrigues, Usha M. (2008) ‘Apology and the Public Sphere’, The Hoot, Feb.23. Http://www.thehoot.org/web/home/story.php?storyid=2964&pg=1&mod=1 §ionId=1&valid=true.
Rodrigues, Usha M. (2008) ‘Caught Between Nationalism and Fair Reporting’, The Hoot, Jan.8. Http://www.thehoot.org/web/home/story.php?storyid=2885&pg=1&mod=1 §ionId=1&valid=true.
CONFERENCE TRAVEL GRANT, AMT 6th Biennial Conference, Internationalising Media History: From Australia to the World, Centre for Media History, Macquarie University, 2009.
RESEARCH PROJECT GRANT, Public Memory Research Centre, University of Southern Queensland, 2009.
RESEARCH PROJECT GRANT, Australian Centre for Independent Journalism, University of Technology Sydney, 2007.
ACCREDITATION TO SUPERVISE HDR CANDIDATES, Monash University, 2004-06. Completed a 16-module training program in HDR Supervision.
RECOGNITION OF CURRICULUM INNOVATION, Vice-Chancellor’s Showcase of Teaching Excellence, Monash University, 2005. GRANT TO CONVENE A CONFERENCE, Youth, Media and Culture in the Asia Pacific Region Conference, Asia Pacific Future Research Network, 2005-06 (with Dr B.Smaill).
AWARDED FELLOWSHIP TO PARTICIPATE, ‘Convergence Journalism for College Educators’ seminar, Poynter Institute, Florida, USA, 2004.
UNIT INNOVATION GRANT TO REJUVENATE CORE JOURNALISM UNIT, Monash University, 2003.
Ph.D. in Journalism (UQ, Australia);
Master of Arts, Journalism (Michigan State University, USA);
Master of Commerce, Applied Economics (University of Bombay, India);
Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting and Economics (University of Bombay, India).
Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University;
Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance, Australia;
Journalism Education Association of Australia; and
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, USA.
In progress: Invitation to present paper at India Media Symposium, UQ, Australia, Nov. 2012.
In progress: Paper to be presented at JEAA annual conference, Deakin University, December 2012.
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