Dr Fiona Martin researches digital journalism and dialogic technologies, as well as the uses, politics and regulation of online media (internet, web, mobile and social media) and the implications of these technologies for media industry change. She is the co-author of Sharing News Online (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) and has contributed to Internet Research Ethics for the Social Media Age (Peter Lang, 2017) and Ethics for Digital Journalists: Emerging Best Practices (Routledge, 2014). She also has a particular interest in public service media online and is co-author and editor of The Value of Public Service Media (Nordicom, 2013) with Gregory F. Lowe. Her current ARC funded projects are Sharing News Online (LP140100148), a Linkage Project with Assoc. Professor Tim Dwyer, Share Wars and Mi9 to explore the nature of news sharing across social media platforms and Mediating the Conversation (DE130101267), analysing the politics and cultures of public commenting on news and opinion websites internationally. She is a member of the Digital Rights and Governance in Australia and Asia research group and a co-convenor of the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Everyday Social Media research group. Fiona is a former community and ABC radio broadcaster and a cross-media journalist, with fifteen years experience as a journalism educator.
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