Victoria Fielding

Dr Victoria Fielding

Lecturer, Strategic Communication

School of Humanities

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.

Victoria is an expert in the field of strategic communication and its influence on journalism. Her research focuses on the way groups compete for positive attention in the news media, and the influence journalism has on democracy. Her methodological expertise are in quantitative and qualitative content analysis in the theoretical field of framing theory.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2022 - ongoing Lecturer, Strategic Communication University of Adelaide
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2016 - 2021 University of South Australia Australia PhD
    2014 - 2015 University of South Australia Australia Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
    2000 - 2002 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing and Management)
  • Research Interests

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2023 Fielding, V. (2023). Conservative advocacy journalism: Explored with a model of journalists’ influence on democracy. Journalism, 24(8), 1817-1835.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2
    2023 van Antwerpen, N., & Fielding, V. (2023). Constructive Journalism: Techniques for Improving the Practice of Objectivity. Journal of Media Ethics: Exploring Questions of Media Morality, 38(3), 176-190.
    2022 Fielding, V. (2022). Measuring news media frame building during an Australian industrial dispute. Australian Journalism Review, 44(1), 61-82.
    DOI Scopus1
  • Curated or Produced Public Exhibition or Events

    Year Citation
    2021 Fielding, V., & Humphrey, A. (2021). Art of the Possible: Documentary Competition (No. Of Pieces: 1 hour) [short films and documentaries].
  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2023 Co-Supervisor Closer to the source: Does solutions journalism better include marginalized voices than mainstream news, in its coverage of society’s biggest issues? Does the practice better increase trust within the communities reported on? Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Katherine Louise Roff
    2023 Principal Supervisor The commercialisation of happiness: the depiction of mental health in the social media marketing communications of consumer lifestyle brands Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Ranjani Ragotham
    2022 Co-Supervisor English in K-pop: A multilevel analysis of K-pop and the strategic use of English in the face of Western pop culture hegemony Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Megan Sarah Moon
  • Position: Lecturer, Strategic Communication
  • Phone: 83134920
  • Email:
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Napier, floor Eighth Floor
  • Room: 806
  • Org Unit: Media

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