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Dr Kayt Davies

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6908, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML3.227
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6908  
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML3.227  


Staff Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2009 .
  • Master of Philosophy, Murdoch University, 2004 .
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours, Edith Cowan University, 1996 .

Recent Publications (within the last five years)


  • Davies, K., (2010), Pomegranate Flesh: A mythic novel about mothers, daughters and the search for meaning and a commentary about the writing process., 269, Germany.
  • Davies, K., (2009), Women's magazine editors: What are they doing? Are they gossips or guardians, pawns of the patriarchy or subversive wise women?., 1(1), 310, Saarbruken, Germany.

Book Chapters

  • Davies, K., (2014), Citizen Journalism in Indonesia's Disputed Territories: Life on the new media frontline. Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives. Volume 2, 2(1), 243-258, New York, USA.
  • Davies, K., (2013), Industrial Relations. Journalism Research and Investigation in a Digital World , 297-304, Melbourne.

Journal Articles

  • Davies, K., (2014), Evaluating an online numeracy tutorial program for use with journalism students. Australian Journalism Review, 36(1), 69-84, Adelaide.
  • Davies, K., (2014), HRECs and journalism research: The uneven playing field.  Pacific Journalism Review, 20(1), 99-116, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Crawford, E., Davies, K., (2014), The International Protection of Journalists in Times of Armed Conflict: the Campaign for a Press. Wisconsin International Law Journal.
  • Davies, K., (2014), Tracking Onslow: taking journalism out of the classroom and the newsroom. Journalism Education, 3(1), 88-101, UK.
  • Davies, K., Crawford, E., (2013), Legal Avenues for Ending Impunity for the Death of Journalists in Conflict Zones: Current and Proposed International Agreements. International Journal of Communication, 7(1), 2157?2177, United States.
  • Davies, K., (2012), Safety vs credibility: West Papua Media and the challenge of protecting sources in dangerous places. Pacific Journalism Review, 18(1), 69-82, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Davies, K., (2012), Digital Games in Journalism Education, Evaluating a Police and Journalism Joint Training Initiative. Asia Pacific Media Educator, 22(1), 43-54, New Delhi, DOI: 101177/1326365X1202200105.
  • Davies, K., (2011), Journalism and HRECs: From square pegs to squeaky wheels. Pacific Journalism Review, 17(1), 157-174, Pacific Medai Centre Teamokura.
  • Davies, K., (2011), Journalism as research within the framework of academic ethics. Australian Journal of Professional and Applied Ethics, 12(1), 70-79, Charles Sturt University.
  • Davies, K., (2010), A Journalistic Study of Narrogin's Feuding Families. Research Journalism, 1(1), 1-29, Australia.
  • Davies, K., (2010), A Global Evolution in Risk Reporting - International News Reporting: Frontlines and Deadlines - reviewed by Kayt Davies. Pacific Journalism Review, 16(1), 216-218, Auckland.
  • Davies, K., (2010), Down to the Crossroads?On the Trail of the 2008 US Election by Guy Rundle...reviewed by Kayt Davies. Literary Journalism Studies , 2(1), 123-126, United States.

Conference Publications

  • Davies, K., (2009), Follow the Money: How to introduce students to business journalism. Proceedings of the Journalism Educators Association 2009 Conference , 12p., Online.
  • Davies, K., (2009), Public Curiosity or Public Interest ? Questions arising from the Senate Inquiry into Sports Reporting. Proceedings of the Journalism Educators Association 2009 Conference , 11p., Online.

Creative Works

  • Davies, K., (2013), Instructors' Resource Manual: News as it Happens: An introduction to Journalism, Second Edition. Oxford University Press, Melbourne .
  • Davies, K., (2013), Journalism teaches the public about science, but who?s teaching the journalists?. The Conversation, Melbourne/Online 24 June.
  • Davies, K., (2013), Why is the media so quiet on protecting journalists and other civilians in warzones?. The Conversation, Melbourne/Online.
  • Davies, K., Medley, S., Haddad, H., (2012), HD Magazine - Health Edition Design and Journalism. HD Magazine Health Edition (HD4), Perth, WA, and online.
  • Davies, K., (2012), Australian Media only tells half the story about West Papua. The Conversation, Australia, and online.
  • Davies, K., (2012), Closing the gap, or making it wider? Putting a value on Indigenous jobs. The Conversation, Melbourne.
  • Davies, K., (2012), Wests a World Apart In Bloody Bid For Freedom. The West Australian, Perth, also online.
  • Davies, K., (2012), Tracking Onslow Magazine 1. Tracking Onslow , Onslow, Perth and Online.
  • Davies, K., (2011), Enough Porkies: when will the stalling in WA be over?., Melbourne.
  • Haddad, H., Medley, S., Davies, K., Mason, A., (2011), HD Magazine: Science Edition - art direction. HD Magazine: Science Edition, Perth , WA.
  • Davies, K., (2011), Undermining and underpaying "local reporters". The DRUM Opinion, Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
  • Haddad, H., Medley, S., Davies, K., (2011), HD Magazine: Pacific Politics Edition - art direction. HD Magazine: Pacific Politics Edition, Perth WA.
  • Davies, K., (2009), The Sharon Gould Affair. Quadrant March 2009 p. 90-95, Sydney, Australia.
  • Davies, K., (2009), Young stockmen in the saddle. The Kimberley Echo, April 30, 2009, Kununnurra, WA.
  • Davies, K., (2009), Postcard from the Kimberley. Quadrant July 2009, Australia.
  • Davies, K., (2009), Ringer training for station work. Halls Creek Herald, May 5, 2009 , Halls Creek, WA.
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