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Mr Andrew Mason

Mr Andrew Mason
Name Andrew Mason
Position Lecturer (Communication and Media Studies)
Section School of Arts & Communication
Office Q219
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1060
Extension 1060
Email
Qualifications BA USQ , BA(Hons) USQ

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified ( 200199 )
  • Art Theory and Criticism ( 190100 )
  • Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies ( 200102 )

Research interests
Advertising; Public Relations; media history [Radio as a foundation technology, Amateur Radio; Australian Media History; Cinema History, Australian Cinema]. Also: commodity culture and market ideology, arts marketing and public relations particularly in relation to politics.

Professional memberships
Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA)
The Australian Historical Association (AHA)
The Screen Studies Association of Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand (SSAAANZ)
Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA)

Currently teaching courses/programs
ADV1001 Introduction to Advertising
ADV1002 Advertising as Engagemant
ADV2000 Advertising Regulation and Ethics
ADV2001 Advertising as Communication
ADV2002 Advertising: Copywriting and Concept Design
CMS2017: Television: History, Texts and Industry.
CMS2018: Cultural Industries Cultural Economies.
CMS2020: Broadcast Media: History and Theory.
HMT3001: Independent Study Project A.
HMT3002: Independent Study Project B.

Research most recent
Andrew Mason, Rebecca Scollen, (2018) "Grassroots festival keeps city alive during severe drought",
Journal of Place Management and Development, https://doi.org/10.1108/JPMD-06-2017-0059


Research most notable
Mason, Andrew (2015) ‘Art in Response to Crisis: Drought, Flood and the Regional Community’ McDonald, Janet and Mason, Robert (eds), Creative Communities: Regional Inclusion and the Arts (Bristol: Intellect Press).

Mason, Andrew (2014) Radio Magazines in Griffen-Foley, Bridget (ed) A Companion to the Australian Media, Australian Scholarly Publishing.

Mason, Andrew (2014) Digital social media is nothing new. In: Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Annual Conference (ANZCA 2014): The Digital and the Social: Communication for Inclusion and Exchange , 9-11 Jul 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

Mason, Andrew (2014) Trottier, D. Social Media as Surveillance, reviewed in Social Research Online, Volume 19, Issue 1, published 28 Feb

Mason, Andrew and Gehrmann, Richard (2012) Filtered nostalgia of the 1920s: representations of the British university ideal. In: The British World: Religion, Memory, Society, Culture, 2-5 July 2012, Toowoomba, Australia. Copy and paste this link into your browser: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/22037/

Mason, A and Gehrmann, R 2011 'No Brideshead Revisited, no summer of love in the empty quadrangle: challenges to scholarship in the on-line age', In: Offord B & Garbutt, R (eds) 2011, A scholarly affair: proceedings of the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia 2010 National Conference, pp 97-106, Copy and paste this link into your browser: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/19688/


Publications in ePrints

Mason, Andrew and Scollen, Rebecca (2018) Grassroots festival keeps city alive during severe drought. Journal of Place Management and Development. ISSN 1753-8335

Mason, Andrew (2016) Review: Tecsun PL365 radio receiver. Silicon Chip, 29. pp. 70-71. ISSN 1030-2662

Mason, Andrew (2015) Art in response to crisis: drought, flood and the regional community. In: Creative communities: regional inclusion & the arts. Intellect Books, Bristol, United Kingdom, pp. 121-134. ISBN 978-1-78320-512-7

Mason, Andrew (2015) The slaughterhouse project: or where the eagles dare to fly and other dirty little secrets (with apologies to Alistair Maclean) an exhibit by Brad Buckley, Raygun, Toowoomba, 9 May - 5 June 2014. Reviewed by Andrew Mason, University of Southern Queensland. The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture , 4 (1). pp. 93-94. ISSN 2045-5852

Mason, Andrew (2014) Digital social media is nothing new. In: 2014 Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Annual Conference (ANZCA 2014): The Digital and the Social: Communication for Inclusion and Exchange , 9-11 Jul 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified ( 200199 )