Dr Peter English

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Dr Peter English


Teaching areas

  • Journalism
  • Investigative Journalism
  • Online Journalism

Research areas

  • sports journalism
  • online journalism
  • social media
  • sport


Peter’s chief research area is sports journalism, with an emphasis on its journalists, content, and social media. He is also interested in change in broader areas of journalism, media, and new media.

He is a member of the Arts Research in Creative Humanities research cluster at the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Stay in touch with Peter on Twitter.

Professional memberships

  • Journalism Education Association of Australia


  • Australian Postgraduate Award, 2012–2014, University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Journalism Education Association of Australia Postgraduate Scholarship, 2011, Journalism Education Association of Australia

Research grants

Project name Investigators Funding body Year Focus
Reporting roles and views of Australian and Indian sports journalists Dr Peter English

USC Faculty of Arts and Business* Seed Grant (A$4,833.79)

*now Faculty of Arts, Business and Law

2014 Examining how sports journalists consider their roles in terms of being cheerleaders or watchdogs

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