Dr Adam Brown is a Lecturer in Media, Communication and Public Relations at Deakin University. He wrote his PhD on Holocaust representation and recently co-authored the study, Communication, New Media and Everyday Life (Oxford University Press, 2011). Adam is currently working on research in the areas of children’s television, new media in museums, and Holocaust film.
ArticlesIn 1988, historian Nadia Wheatley and indigenous artist Donna Rawlins published their award-winning picture book, My Place, a reinterpretation of Australian national identity and sovereignty prompted by the bicentennial of white settlement. Twenty years later, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) commissioned Penny Chapman’s multi-platform project based on this book. The 13...Read more
ArticlesProbably the most (in)famous Australian teenager of recent times, now-17-year-old Kim Duthie—better known as the “St Kilda Schoolgirl”—first came to public attention when she posted naked pictures of two prominent St Kilda Australian Football League (AFL) players on Facebook. She claimed to be seeking revenge on the players’ teammate for getting her pregnant. This turned out to be a lie....Read more