Associate Professor Chris Smyth
Chris Smyth is Associate Professor in journalism at Murdoch University, Perth, Australia.
Chris started his career in journalism as a cadet reporter for Perth’s afternoon Daily News in 1982 after completing a psychology degree at the University of Western Australia. He has worked in newspapers in Australia and the UK. For 10 years Chris was the state secretary of the Australian Journalists Association (now MEAA). His research interests include media law, journalists’ rights and labour history.
He has co-authored a text book on journalism ethics and a pictorial history book on the Midland Railway Workshops.