CAMRA2021 Program

CAMRA 2021: a snapshot of community and alternative media research in Australia

26 February 2021

9.30 am – 5 pm (AEDT, UTC +11, Sydney / Canberra /Melbourne)

9:30Welcome Juliet Fox (3CR) and CAMRA2021 Convenors
10:00 – 11:30Session 1  Chair: Juliet Fox (3CR)
Precursors and participation: community radio and other alternative music distribution networks, Melbourne 1980-1990 John Tebbutt, RMIT
Music on PBS: findings from an investigation of 40 years of programming at a community radio station Rochelle Lade, Swinburne University
Locating Local Significance in Australian Community Radio Michelle O’Connor, CSU
The Case for Radical Journalism: Beyond the Safe Space of objectivity John Budarick, University of Adelaide
12:00 – 1:30Session 2  Chair: Susan Forde (Griffith)
The emotional labour of diversity work in the media industry Nicola Joseph, UNSW
Community media in settler colonial Australia: towards a race-critical framework for community media research Poppy de Souza, UNSW
Alternative to the alternative: the democratic potential of mediated refugee voice Diana Kreemers, UNSW
Community media in the age of platforms: competing for value and conflicting values Tanja Dreher, UNSW
1:30 – 2:00Panel: Challenging dominant narratives of Pacific communities Creative Research in Development (CRiD) Research Group, QUT Chairs: Verena Thomas and Jackie Kauli Presenters: Christina Spurgeon, Letila Mitchell, Samantha Kies-Ryan, Wilma Molus
2:30 – 4:00Session 3  Chair: Christina Spurgeon (QUT)
Media production as Indigenous storywork: an experiment in evaluation methods Heather Anderson, Griffith University 
Warming Up: Community radio and climate change communication Kerrie Foxwell-Norton, Anne Leitch & Bridget Backhaus, Griffith University
Community Media Destinations Research Project  Charlotte Bedford, University of Adelaide, CMTO  Heather Anderson & Bridget Backhaus, Griffith University
4:30Discussion and wrap Juliet Fox, 3CR

Community and Alternative Media Research Australia (CAMRA) is an informal network of researchers and practitioners working in academia and in media, with a focus on research, advocacy and activism for community and alternative media in Australia. 

CAMRA 2021: a snapshot of community and alternative media research in Australia is an online workshop to showcase, connect and encourage research on community and alternative media in Australia

To register for CAMRA2021, please click here: CAMRA 2021: a snapshot of community and alternative media research in Australia, Hosted online, 26th of February | Humanitix 

CAMRA 2021 is convened by Tanja Dreher (Media Futures Hub, UNSW), Heather Anderson and Bridget Backhaus (Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research, Griffith University).

For further information on CAMRA, or to join the low volume email list, please email:   

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