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Stephanie Brookes

Senior Lecturer, School of Media, Film and Journalism, Monash University

Dr Stephanie Brookes is senior lecturer in journalism in the School of Media, Film and Journalism at Monash University. She researches media, journalism and politics, focusing on election campaigns, political journalism and journalistic identity, and fact-checking. She has a particular interest in questions of identity and belonging in news media and political discourse.

She has published widely in journal articles and book chapters, including co-editing the May 2018 special edition of Media International Australia on press gallery and political journalism in Australia, and is the author of Politics, Media and Campaign Language: Australia's Identity Anxiety (Anthem Press, 2017).


  • 2013–present
    Lecturer, Journalism Studies, Monash University
  • 2011–2013
    Lecturer, Media and Communications, The University of Melbourne


    University of Melbourne, PhD (Media and Communications)