Linda Hunt is an Associate Lecturer and a PhD Candidate at The Media School at the University of Tasmania. Linda is researching news media representations of Antarctica, using the Australian news media as a case study. She is a former broadcast journalist and has reported, produced and presented news on radio and television. Linda specialised in science and environment stories, with a particular focus on Antarctic issues.
Research projects / interests:
- Representations of Antarctica in the news media
- Communicating science
- The role of social sciences in Antarctic Studies