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Personal profile

Community service

Memeber Advisory Board the Global Right to Information Rating - https://www.rti-rating.org

Member National Steering Committee Open Government Partnership Australia Network

Consulting

Submission to the senate hearing into the future of public interest journalism in Australia, 2017

Providing advice on the National Action Plan Open Government Partnership, Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Attorney General's Department 2015 - ongoing

Professional development FOI coordinators Victorian state government, 2015

Submission to the Independet Media Inquiry, 2012

Consulted on the reforms of the federal Freedom of Information Act 2010

Gave evidence at the Senate hearing on the Federal FOI Act, 2009

 

Research interests

 

Current Research Projects

Book in press with Anthem Press: 'In the name of security - secrecy, surveillance and journalism'. http://www.anthempress.com/in-the-name-of-security-secrecy-surveillance-and-journalism

Assessment of the reformed and amended federal FOI system in Australia. The amended federal FOI Act and the new Information Commissioner Act will be active from November 2010. Will they deliver what they promise? Pro-active disclosure of government-held information and greater public access to information held by government agencies?

Global media coverage of climate change. Australian member of 22 nation research round table MediaClimate - https://mediaclimate.net.

Investigative Journalism Across Borders - a country comparative study of the conditions for investigative journalism.

Supervision interests

 

  • Freedom of Information/Right to Information
  • Journalistic/media accountability/regulation/media ethics
  • Public broadcasting
  • Citizen journalism
  • The role of journalism in society
  • Journalism and democracy
  • Business reporting
  • Environmental/climate change reporting
  • Political reporting
  • Reporting war and conflict

Monash teaching commitment

Director of MA Journalism and Double MA with Monash and Warwick university Journalism and International Studies

ATS3786 Journalism, law and ethics

APG5640 Journalism in society

Honours, MA and PhD supervisions

Keywords

  • Freedom of Information
  • Journalism
  • Ethics
  • Climate Change

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 2001 2018

Australian media coverage of two pivotal climate change summits A comparative study between COP15 and COP21

Lidberg, J. K. E., 2018, In : Pacific Journalism Review. 24, 1, p. 70-86 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Conclusion

Lidberg, J. K. E. & Muller, D., 15 May 2018, In the name of security - secrecy, surveillance and journalism. Lidberg, J. & Muller, D. (eds.). London UK: Anthem Press (United Kingdom), p. 234-249 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Criminalising Journalism: The MEAA report into the state of press freedom in Australia 2018

Lidberg, J. K. E., 15 Apr 2018, Sydney : Media, Entertainment and Arts Allience.

Research output: Other contributionOtherpeer-review

File

Introduction

Lidberg, J. K. E. & Muller, D., 15 May 2018, In the name of security - secrecy, surveillance and journalism. Lidberg, J. & Muller, D. (eds.). London UK: Anthem Press (United Kingdom), p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Journalism and national security and the European union

Lidberg, J. & Muller, D., 2018, In the Name of Security - Secrecy, Surveillance and Journalism. Lidberg, J. & Muller, D. (eds.). 1st ed. London UK: Anthem Press, p. 195-208 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Press / Media

Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet - National Action Plan Open Government

Johan Karl Einar Lidberg

11/04/16

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Media coverage of weather and climate change in Australia

Johan Karl Einar Lidberg

2/03/16

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Assange, the UN and arbitrary detention

Johan Karl Einar Lidberg

7/02/16

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment