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Lecturer in Journalism and Communication, University of Canberra

Jason Wilson is Lecturer in Journalism and Communication at the University of Canberra.

His research interests include digital game cultures, citizen journalism and the online public sphere, mobile media and new media history.

He has previously held academic appointments at the University of Bedfordshire (UK), the University of Wollongong and in the Creative Industries Faculty at Queensland University of Technology.

Along with his record as a researcher, Jason has experience as a new media practitioner.

He was the project manager and chief editor of YouDecide2007, a citizen journalism service run during the 2007 Federal Election.

He was also E-Democracy Director at online campaigning organisation GetUp!, where he project-managed the Project Democracy service.


  • 2010–present
    Assistant Professor in Journalism and Communications, University of Canberra
  • 2009–2010
    Lecturer in Digital Communications, University of Wollongong
  • 2007–2008
    Research Associate, QUT


  • 2007 
    Griffith University, PhD Media and Communications

Research Areas

  • Journalism And Professional Writing (1903)
  • Communication Technology And Digital Media Studies (200102)
  • Communication And Media Studies (2001)