Peer Reviewed articles


Cullen, T. (2017). Journalism capstone units based on agreed principles and standards. Pacific Journalism Review 22 (2) p 172 –184.


Cullen, T. (2016). Designing capstone units that demonstrate student skills. Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 71(3) 360-370.


Cullen, T., Callaghan R. (2016). Improving HIV and STI responses through media and community engagement. Pacific Journalism Review, Vol 22 (1), 231-240.


Cullen, T., Callaghan R. ( 2016). Local community engagement: A pilot project that promotes better understanding of diseases. Peer-reviewed research paper for the 2016 Teaching and Learning Forum, Curtin University, Western Australia.


Cullen, T. (2015). A capstone unit for tertiary journalism programs that aims to facilitate the demonstration of graduate capabilities. Asia Pacific Media Educator, 25 (2) 297-304.


Uridge, L., Green, L., Rodan, D., Cullen, T., (2014). A vulnerable community of heart patients re/constructs media stories about cardiovascular disease. Refereed Proceedings of the 2014 ANZCA Conference: The digital and the social: communication for inclusion and exchange, 1, or PDF Download

Cullen, T. (2014). News editors evaluate Journalism Courses and Graduate employability. Asia Pacific Media Educator, 24 ( 2) 1-16. Download

Cullen, T. (2014). Mind the Gap: Health reporting in the Pacific. Pacific Journalism Review, 20 (1), 200-212. Download

Cullen, T. (2014). Industry needs and tertiary journalism education: views from news editors in Western Australia. Peer- reviewed paper presented at the Teaching and Learning Forum 2014, University of Western Australia, Perth, 30th January. Download

Cullen, T. (2013). Exploring ways to improve online health stories. Peer-reviewed journal article in eJournalist, Volume 13 (No 2). PDF Download

Cullen, T. (2013). Online health information: Shortcomings and challenges. Peer-reviewed paper presented at the Australia and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) Conference, Fremantle, Western Australia, 5th July. PDF Download

Cullen, T., Stewart, H., Williams, M., Johnston, M., Phillips, G., Mulligan, P., Bowman, L., Meadows (2012). Indigenous Voice Closing the Gap and Putting Communication for Social Change into Practice. Asia Pacific Media Educator 22(1), 55-67. PDF Download

Cullen, T. & Callaghan, R. (2011). Promises, promises: are Australian universities misleading journalism students? Australian Journalism Review 32 (2) 117-130. PDF Download

Cullen, T. (2011). Health Reporting: The missing links. Ejournalist. Vol 11 (2) 137-147. PDF Download

Cullen, T. (2010). Student journalists learn about Aboriginal communities and culture in Western Australia. Asia Pacific Media Educator, 20 (1) 153-162. PDF Download

Cullen, T. & Callaghan, R. (2010). The use of narrative fiction to spread HIV information in Papua New Guinea. eJournalist. Vol 10 (2) 32- 44.

Cullen, T. & Callaghan, R. (2010). Reporting HIV in Papua New Guinea: trends and omissions from 2000 to 2010. Pacific Journalism Review. Vol 16 (2) PP 163 –176 PDF Download

Cullen, T. (2009). The Catalyst Clemente project: Making journalism education accessible to disadvantage Australians. Refereed Proceedings presented at the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia annual conference, Perth, 2nd December. PDF Download

Cullen, T. (2009). Health communication theories: Implications for HIV reporting in Asia and the Pacific. Asia Pacific Media Educator. 1(19) 112-125 PDF Download

Cullen, T. (2008). HIV Surveys and Communication Theories: What journalists and Journalism educators need to know. Peer-reviewed paper presented at the 17th AMIC International conference, Manila, Philippines, 15th July. Conference Paper PDF Download

Cullen, T. (2007). 25 years of Reporting HIV: What can Pacific journalists learn? A peer-reviewed paper presented at the JEANZ conference in Wellington, New Zealand, December 11th. Conference Paper PDF download

Cullen, T. (2007). Review of the International Federation of Journalists new handbook on HIV/AIDS for journalists. Pacific Journalism Review. Vol 13 (1) 219-220. Download PDF

Cullen, T. (2006). HIV/AIDS: 25 years of press coverage. Australian Journalism Review. Vol 28 (2) 187-198. Download PDF

Cullen, T. (2006). HIV/AIDS in PNG: A reality check: Pacific Journalism Review. Vol 12 (1) pp 155-168. Download PDF

Cullen, T. (2005). Press coverage of HIV/AIDS in PNG: Is it sufficient to report only the news? Australian Studies in Journalism (15) pp 133-150.

Cullen, T. (2005). Press Coverage of HIV/AIDS In the South Pacific. Peer reviewed paper presented at the first Pan Pacific Regional HIV Conference. Auckland, New Zealand, 27th October.

Cullen, T. (2003.) HIV/AIDS: 20 years of Press Coverage. Australian Studies in Journalism, Vol 12: 64 – 82. See Abstract Download PDF

Cullen, T. (2003). Press Coverage of HIV/AIDS in the South Pacific: Short-term view of a long-time problem. Pacific Journalism Review, Vol 9: 138 –147.

Cullen, T. (2001). Sexual Health, 8 (1) 245 –247. Download PDF here

Cullen, T. (2000). Press Coverage of HIV/AIDS in Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific. PhD Thesis. St Lucia: University of Queensland. Download PDF here