Background to the Article
After 30 years of covering the virus, journalists still view HIV as mainly a health story without any links to social or cultural issues. In response to this, a workshop entitled “The Media and HIV” is scheduled to be held.
About the Author
Dr Trevor Cullen (PhD) is Professor of Journalism at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia. Trevor is recognised as a national and international leader in the field of HIV/health Journalism and Journalism education. He has received several University and national teaching and research awards. These include two Australian Government awards – A National Teaching and Learning Fellowship (NTF) and the Australian Award for University Teaching. (AAUT).