Josie is a lecturer in the RMIT Journalism program.
Josie is selection officer, first-year academic advisor, and lecturer in the first-year areas of newswriting, the sociology of news and journalism ethics and regulation.
Josie also supervises honours, MA and PhD students, and examines dissertations.
Josie is part of RMIT’s School of Media and Communication College Human Ethics Advisory Network and Research Committee.
Josie’s research interests are in Journalism history and culture. She is currently working on a joint project with Dr Carole O’Reilly from Salford University, looking at the urban semiotics of newsrooms before the digital era.
Journalism; Journalism History; Journalism Culture.
- PhD RMIT, 2009
- MA Deakin University, 2001
- BLitt Deakin University, 1999
- BA(Hons) Deakin University, 1998
Josie’s employment history is based in regional newspaper and radio outlets. She maintains professional practice through co-editing The Henry Lawson Society’s magazine, The Lawsonian, and contributes to online news website The Conversation.
Josie is a member of the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance, the Journalism Education Association and the Australian History Association.
Josie has been the recipient of:
- The Hunter Institute’s Mindframe Responsibility Academic Research Scheme award (2010)
- Deakin University’s Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation Research Fellowship Scheme (2005)
- Deakin University’s Pro Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching (2004)
- Public Relations Institute of Australia Golden Target Awards/ State Awards for Excellence in Marketing Communication (2000)
- Vine, J. (2016). The larrikin link between journalism and literature in 1960's Australia In: Witnessing the Sixties: A Decade of Change in Journalism and Literature, Peeters, Leuven, Belgium
- Vine, J.,Batty, C.,Muir, R. (2016). A question of ethics: the challenges for journalism practice as a mode of research In: Journal of Media Practice, , 1 - 18
- Vine, J. (2014). 'Reporting from the 'zoo plane', West Maitland': An initial exploration into journalistic 'eyewitnessing' of Australia's first federal election In: Global Media Journal - Australian Edition, 8, 1 - 11
- Vine, J. (2014). 'Advocacy' Journalism in the NGO context: A portfolio of six feature articles In: K-Lab Indonesia
- Vine, J. (2014). Is Burchett a traitor to Australian journalism? A cultural historiographical approach to why this may not matter In: Journal of the European Association for Studies of Australia (JEASA), 5, 104 - 121
- Vine, J. (2012). News values and country non-daily news reporting: the online revolution's impact In: Rural Society Journal, 21, 158 - 171
- Vine, J. (2010). The larrikin paradox: 'Irresponsibility' as a frame of reference for journalistic 'responsibility' in western liberal democracy In: The International Journal of the Humanities, 8, 271 - 284
- Vine, J. (2010). 'If I die, let me die drinking at an inn': The tradition of alcohol consumption in Australian journalism In: Australian Journalism Monographs, 12, 1 - 40
- Vine, J. (2006). Does the Lovable Larrikin Live? A comparative Analysis of Australian Journalism Culture 1974 and 2003 In: Australian Journalism Review, 28, 67 - 78
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