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Researcher, Media & Communications, RMIT University

Alexa Scarlata is a researcher in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT and is completing a PhD at the University of Melbourne. With a background in both law and media and communications, her academic interest lies in the Television Studies field, particularly with how the Australian television industry is dealing with the challenges and opportunities introduced by the network society in recent years. Her thesis examines the impact of recently launched streaming services on the local broadcast and subscription ecology, focusing specifically on how online video distribution will effect the local television production industry.


  • 2014–present
    PhD Candidate, University of Melbourne


  • 2013 
    University of Melbourne, Master of Global Media Communication
  • 2010 
    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Laws/ Bachelor of Arts (Media & Communications)