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Sally Young + Walter Marsh + Michael Ondaatje

Auditorium 1, slq

Regular Program

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Sally Young

Sally Young

Sally Young is Professor of Australian Politics and Media at the University of Melbourne. She is the author of the award-winning book Paper Emperors on the rise of Australia’s newspaper empires, and its sequel, Media Monsters, which reveals how those empires transformed into a handful of powerful companies. 

Walter Marsh

Walter Marsh

Walter Marsh is an award-winning journalist and critic based in Tarntanya/Adelaide and the author of Young Rupert: the making of the Murdoch empire. A former editor and staff writer at The Adelaide Review and Rip It Up, his work has appeared in The Guardian, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Monthly, The Saturday Paper, Crikey, and InDaily. 

Michael Ondaatje

Michael Ondaatje

Michael Ondaatje is Head of the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science, and Professor of History, at Griffith University. Michael is a prize-winning researcher and teacher and a regular commentator on American history and politics in the media. He is the author of Black Conservative Intellectuals in Modern America (University of Pennsylvania Press) and is currently writing a biography of Neville Bonner, the first Indigenous Australian elected to federal parliament (Melbourne University Press). Michael has been a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Oxford and was selected by the US Department of State for the International Visitor Leadership Program, the premier professional exchange program of the US government. He is also a recipient of the Max Crawford Medal — ‘Australia’s most prestigious award for achievement and promise in the humanities’ — and a Fellow of the Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences. 



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