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Susan Forde

Dean (Academic)
Pro Vice Chancellor (Arts Education and Law)
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M06 3.49, Mount Gravatt Campus

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Susan Forde is Associate Professor of Journalism at Griffith University, Brisbane. She is the Chief Investigator on a current ARC project investigating community representations of the land rights movement in Queensland. She has recently conducted a national review of the Australian community broadcasting sector's National Training Program. She is the author of 'Challenging the News: The Journalism of Alternative and Community Media' (2011, Palgrave Macmillan); and co-author with Meadows and Foxwell of 'Developing Dialogues: Indigenous and Ethnic Community Broadcasting in Australia' (Intellect, 2009). Susan is the current Vice Chair of the Community Communication research section in the International Association for Media and Communications Research (IAMCR). She is the founding editor with Professor Chris Atton of a new journal launched in 2015, the Journal of Alternative and Community Media (


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