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Dr Richie Barker



Senior Lecturer, Communication


Faculty of Arts and Education


School of Comm & Creative Arts


Melbourne Burwood Campus

+61 3 924 45130


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Transmedia Brand Storytelling : Immersive Experiences from Theory to Practice

Karen Sutherland, Richie Barker

(2023), London, Eng., A1


AI and the social construction of creativity

Dr Atkinson, Dr Barker

(2023), Vol. 29, pp. 1-16, Convergence: the international journal of research into new media technologies, London, Eng., C1

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Making sense of 'ambiguous ageism': a multi-level perspective on age inequality in the advertising industry

S Brodmerkel, R Barker

(2022), Vol. 15, pp. 121-145, Creative Industries Journal, C1

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Practically there? Exploring public relations educators' perceptions of creativity in the curriculum and classroom

Richie Barker, Sharyn Mcdonald

(2022), Vol. 26, pp. 115-129, Journal of Communication Management, Bingley, Eng., C1

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'Hey Alexa, what did I forget?': Networked devices, Internet search and the delegation of human memory

P Atkinson, R Barker

(2021), Vol. 27, pp. 52-65, Convergence, C1

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Faster than the speed of thought: virtual assistants, search and the logic of pre-emption

Paul Atkinson, Richie Barker

(2020), pp. 1-17, Transformations: journal of media, culture & technology, Lismore, N.S.W., C1

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Creatives talk technology: exploring the role and influence of digital media in the creative process of advertising art directors and copywriters

Richie Barker

(2019), Vol. 20, pp. 244-259, Media practice and education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Hitting the 'glass wall': Investigating everyday ageism in the advertising industry

S Brodmerkel, R Barker

(2019), Vol. 67, pp. 1383-1399, Sociological Review, C1

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A new master of the cultural domain? Google's role in the transactive memory systems of advertising copywriters and art directors

R Barker, Paul Atkinson

(2019), pp. 1-21, ANZCA 2018 : Multiple realities : Proceedings of the ANZCA Annual Conference 2018, Auckland, N.Z., E1


Trapped in the filter bubble? Exploring the influence of Google search on the creative process

Richie Barker

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 85-95, Journal of interactive advertising, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Handle with care: personalisation technologies in the creative process

R Barker

(2017), pp. 53-64, AAA 2017 : Advertising at the intersection of technology and culture : Proceedings of the 2017 Global Conference of the American Academy of Advertising, Tokyo, Japan, E1


The influence of transmedia storytelling portfolio examples on employer perceptions of public relations graduate employability - a pilot study

R Barker, K Sutherland

(2014), Vol. 15, pp. 55-69, Asia Pacific public relations journal, Geelong, Vic., C1-1

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Employer expectations of public relations graduates' transmedia storytelling proficiency

K Sutherland, R Barker

(2013), Vol. 10, pp. 1-9, Prism, Gold Coast, Qld, C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Cancer culture: understanding anti-cancer campaigns in Australia

Prof Andrew May, A/Prof Carolyn Holbrook, Dr Richie Barker, Alan Moodie, Ms Hayley Jones

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2023: $39,251
  • 2022: $42,259


No completed student supervisions to report