Michael Gawenda

In a career spanning three decades Michael Gawenda has won numerous journalism awards, including three Walkley Awards.

He is the author of American Notebook: A Personal and Political Journey (2007) and Rocky and Gawenda: The Story of a Man and His Mutt (2009), both published by MUP.

He was the inaugural director of the Centre for Advanced Journalism at the University of Melbourne, where he is now a senior research fellow.


Informed consent

Essay'Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is indefensible. He is a kind of confidence man, preying on people's vanity, ignorance, or loneliness,...

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