Mia Lindgren

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

20052020
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Personal profile

Biography

Mia Lindgren is an Associate Professor of Journalism in the School of Media, Film and Journalism in the Faculty of Arts, Monash University. Her research in journalism studies focuses on health journalism and the role of emotions in audio journalism. She combines practice-based research into podcast and radio documentary practice with traditional scholarship in radio studies. 

Mia joined Monash University in 2010, where she teaches and researches across a range of areas in journalism and radio studies. She was the Foundation Head of School of Media, Film and Journalism 2014 - 2018.

Mia has been Chief Investigator on three multidisciplinary ARC and NHMRC grants incorporating journalism practice and storytelling in public health and cultural histories. She is currently CI on an ARC Discovery project investigating public engagement and media representation of antimicrobial resistant ‘superbugs’.

She won the 2015 Anne Dunn Research Excellence Award (awarded by The Australian and New Zealand Communication Association, ANZCA, and the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia, JERAA). The judges stated that the award reflects “the depth of her academic research and most importantly for this award it demonstrated the intelligence and energy she has devoted to developing useful frameworks for exploring the relationships between practice and theory.”

She is Co-Editor of the Q1-ranked The Radio Journal: international studies in audio & broadcast media (Intellect, UK) and Associate Editor and member of the editorial board of RadioDoc Review, which aims to build scholarship focused on international radio feature documentary work. 

Mia Lindgren has co-authored the book Australian Broadcast Journalism (OUP, 2002, 2006, 2013), which has been a set reading at 16 Australian universities, and the Swedish radio book Den Sjalvkorda Radioboken (Liber, 2005)

Mia Lindgren's research into how American narrative audio styles are influencing Australian radio was made into a one-hour Radio Yak on ABC Radio National’s program Radiotonic (broadcast 25 January, 2015). Mia has been awarded two Professional Industry secondments as visiting producer with ABC Radio National: (Melbourne 2012; Perth, 2008). She is national judge for the UN Media Awards since 2014.

She is a long-standing member of the advisory board for Mindframe, an initiative to enable best practice reporting, portrayal and communication about suicide and mental illness, supported by the Hunter Institute of Mental Health, NSW. 

Keywords

  • podcast practice
  • journalism studies
  • health journalism
  • radio studies
  • storytelling
  • practice-based research
  • autoethnography

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Projects 2010 2020

Research Output 2005 2018

Understanding media publics and the antimicrobial resistance crisis

Davis, M., Whittaker, A., Lindgren, M., Djerf-Pierre, M., Manderson, L. & Flowers, P., 2018, In : Global Public Health. 13, 9, p. 1158-1168 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Autoethnographic journalism: Subjectivity and emotionality in audio storytelling

Lindgren, M. K. M., 31 Jul 2017, Reconstructing Identity: A Transdisciplinary Approach. Monk, N., Lindgren, M., S. M. & Pasfield-Neofitou, S. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 183-206 24 p.

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

Conclusion

Monk, N., Lindgren, M. K. M., McDonald, S. J. & Pasfield-Neofitou, S. E., 31 Jul 2017, Reconstructing Identity: A Transdisciplinary Approach. Monk, N., Lindgren, M., McDonald, S. & Pasfield-Neofitou, S. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 265-272 8 p.

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

Introduction

Lindgren, M. K. M., McDonald, S. J., Pasfield-Neofitou, S. E. & Monk, N., 31 Jul 2017, Reconstructing Identity: A Transdisciplinary Approach. Monk, N., Lindgren, M., McDonald, S. & Pasfield-Neofitou, S. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword / PostscriptOtherpeer-review

Reconstructing Identity: A Transdisciplinary Approach

Monk, N., Lindgren, M. K. M. (ed.), McDonald, S. J. & Pasfield-Neofitou, S. E., 31 Jul 2017, Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. 332 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review

Prizes

Anne Dunn Research Excellence Scholar Award 2015

Mia Kersti Maria Lindgren (Recipient), 2015

Prize: National/international honour

Activities 2012 2018

  • 7 Peer review responsibility
  • 4 Editorial responsibility

The International Communication Gazette (Journal)

Mia Lindgren (Peer reviewer)
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Journalism (Journal)

Mia Lindgren (Peer reviewer)
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Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Palgrave Macmillan (Publisher)

Mia Lindgren (Peer reviewer)
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Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Routledge (Publisher)

Mia Lindgren (Peer reviewer)
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Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Journal of Radio & Audio Media (Journal)

Mia Lindgren (Editorial board member)
2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

Press / Media