Ellie Rennie

Ellie Rennie

Ellie Rennie is based at Swinburne University’s Institute for Social Research, working in the areas of media policy and community communication.

In mid-2008 she commenced work on a three year project, The Reinvention of Indigenous Media: Innovation, Expansion and Social Development, funded by the Australian Research Council (Discovery, APD). Ellie is also an associate researcher on Youthworx, which forms part of CCI’s core program.

Her second book, Life of SYN: A Story of the Digital Generation, is due for release in 2009. Community Media: A Global Introduction, was published by Rowman & Littlefield (US) in 2006.


A story of the digital generation

Reportage'YOU ARE LISTENING to sin,' said the radio announcer. That was a few years ago now and I remember thinking I must have misheard. The music was also a bit odd, plunging into bad taste and then getting good...

Diamonds, pearls and Kimberley girls

GR OnlineA DISTINCT AUSTRALIAN identity is developing in the west. It comes from the Pilbara as a product of the mining industry, along with iron ore and our 'comparative advantage'. By propping up Australia's economy in hard times, the mining...

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