Research Associate, Australian Centre for Independent Journalism, University of Technology Sydney

Elaine McKewon is a third-year journalism PhD student at the University of Technology, Sydney examining coverage of climate science in Australian newspapers during 1996-2010. The primary aim of her study is to explain how the scientific consensus on climate change was reconstructed as a 'scientific debate' in the Australian news media.

Experience

  • –present
    PhD Student, University of Technology Sydney
  • 2010–present
    Tutor, Communication Theory, University of Technology, Sydney
  • –present
    Research Associate, Australian Centre for Independent Journalism, University of Technology, Sydney

Education

  • 2009 
    University of Technology, Sydney, Grad Dip Journalism
  • 1993 
    University of Western Australia, BA (Hons) Geography