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Sally Young


Sally Young is an Associate Professor in Political Science and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow at the University of Melbourne. She has published widely in the areas of Australian politics, Australian media, political communication and journalism studies, including as the author of How Australia Decides: Election Reporting and the Media (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and The Persuaders (Pluto Press, 2004), and the editor of Government Communication in Australia (Cambridge University Press, 2007).

Sally is currently writing a book on press power in Australia since the 1920s. Sally is a regular media commentator on Australian politics and elections and has written a monthly column for the Age since 2013.

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