Charlotte Chalklen is a lecturer in journalism and media law and ethics at the University of South Australia.
She is course coordinator of Media Law and Ethics and tutor of various journalism and communication-related courses (Journalism Research Capstone, Advanced Professional Writing) at UniSA Creative. She has worked in a wide variety of roles in industry and academia, including journalist and editor, media coordinator, communication consultant, tutor, and research assistant.
Areas of expertise include news and feature writing, media law and ethics, social media and privacy, and diversity in the creative industries. Her thesis examined Facebook use by mothers of young children (see her highly-cited journal article, Mothering on Facebook: Exploring the Privacy/Openness Paradox). Other recent publications include The devil is in the level: understanding inequality in Australia’s Film, TV and Radio industries in Media International Australia, A Creative Turn for Tourism and Closing the Gender Divide for UniSA Business Magazine.