Stephen Stockwell is an Associate Professor in journalism and communication at Griffith University’s School of Arts.
His most recent book is Political campaign strategy: doing democracy in the 21st century (Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2005), and he has recently published papers on spin doctors, alternative media in Brisbane and rethinking communication theory.
MemoirIN THE '70s and early '80s, Terry Forrester was an inveterate street marcher who took every opportunity to put the boot into Premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen's corrupt cops, shady lands deals and conservative government. In the further reaches of Queensland's...
Spinning the fabric of reality
EssayPITY THE POOR spin doctors. Few occupations are more despised than theirs but then few occupations offer such power with so little responsibility. We all know who the spin doctors are. They are the nasty, nefarious types, stashed in...