Investigating a sustainable future for public interest journalism

Sora Park

Dr Sora Park is Professor of Communication and Professorial Research Fellow at the News & Media Research Centre, Faculty of Arts & Design, University of Canberra.

Sora is a major contributor to the field of Communication and Media Studies in Australia and internationally, notably as the former Associate Dean of Research at the Faculty of Arts & Design, Director of the News & Media Research Centre, the Chair of Media Industry Studies Interest Group, International Communication Association (ICA) and the President of Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (2019-2021).

She has extensive global experience in government and private sector consulting and has a broad range of research expertise ranging from large-scale surveys to in-depth qualitative methods. As the Project Leader of the Digital News Report: Australia, she has an ongoing collaboration with the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford tracking digital news consumers through annual surveys of 40+ countries.