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Professor @MMCCS_tweet & @CMediaHistory @Macquarie_Uni. Editor of A Companion to the Australian Media, now on @AustLit. Libraries, tennis, food.

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Joined Twitter 5/18/12


@history2wheeler @pha_nsw @HistoryNSW @UsydSOPHI @USydHistory @air_heritage I wrote a significance study of the Ski… https://t.co/2hhALwzPV6
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-Foley#VJDay fell #OTD 75 years ago, marking peace with Japan and in effect bringing six years of war to an end. The Dail… https://t.co/mrpY7liM6I
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyMy friends ... I’m done! Radiation is over, the burn healed, and 8 months of treatment finished. So today - a celeb… https://t.co/q8IyscnXPy
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyAfter Baird's early experiments, the @BBC reluctantly picked up his problematic mechanical television and aimed to… https://t.co/TUVBW4nDvj
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyRon Grainer, the composer who wrote the theme music for British TV shows Doctor Who, The Prisoner, and Maigret, was… https://t.co/GNETYiEDyE
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyOne of the countless reasons why I love history. Writing the first chapter of my book required a 23-minute pause to… https://t.co/MA0doOjW6e
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyPrincess Anne tells an Australian joke, 1980 https://t.co/73FIrJ0SB4
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyMartin Place reveller, #VPDay 1945 https://t.co/DvNGEdiQFY
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyJohn Gielgud on Australians, 1963 https://t.co/kNdbVcjWxl
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyThe Beach, Sunset, 1867, Gustave Courbet https://t.co/KE4kF0Kzdt
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyAnd now @LizStrout with @katetorney ❤️ Heart is full. Thank you @MelbWritersFest for making this festivel still fe… https://t.co/AQlJCNrR9u
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyOne in four Americans between 18 and 24 years old say they've considered suicide in the past month because of the p… https://t.co/ktesuwQY1D
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyDelicious Bub... #Murrigellas https://t.co/nOfYtiBOzk
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyWishing a very happy 75th birthday to our friend Wim Wenders, the great German filmmaker and preeminent poet of the… https://t.co/96y2LwRiuY
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-Foley @TomDCRoberts https://t.co/RRq2k7AE3MThe sadness of when your long-awaited tennis racquet arrives and you pick it up from the post office only to realis… https://t.co/IxMEFqIdst
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyI wrote a piece about the devastation of caring for someone during lockdown. When someone you love is dying, your… https://t.co/9NJv0BGeEk
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-Foleyin an unsettling reversal of my teenage years, I am now yelling at my parents for going out
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-Foleythe national library was a great gift to Australians https://t.co/X9vXYzSUNz
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyBush colours https://t.co/xlWNgXLnx2
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyAugust 15, 1945: After Japan surrendered and hostilities ended in World War II, Prime Minister Ben Chifley told Aus… https://t.co/ZLIr4bNjoG
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyThis Day: 1924. Hull’s first radio station 6KH launched. The BBC had been 'less than enthusiastic' about a Hull sta… https://t.co/UIBtFIqscx
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyActually, I think the best author picture I have seen is this one, from the Australian writer of naval warfare stor… https://t.co/XzDmWdpmhu
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyAt the entrance to the Leytonstone tube station in London is this well-known scene of Mrs Danvers menacing the seco… https://t.co/FTTHtbCgf6
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyWHOA. Dan Andrews pledges that when the covid crisis is over, the next target is the casualisation of labour. "Inse… https://t.co/VKAkSybLsL
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyHarris as Biden’s VP nominee will transform the election contest. While not without faults, like any candidate, she… https://t.co/qHiSuxMqF4
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-Foley#ICYMI: “Fellow citizens, the war is over,” announced Ben Chifley 75yrs ago #OnThisDay Millions of Australians crow… https://t.co/p0zpwXhyXP
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyWe had so much fun that we’re going to keep the site running - we’ll have Open Day ‘on demand’ until 13 September w… https://t.co/NdmgwbjkRc
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyAnd that's a wrap! 🎬 Thanks to everyone who joined us at Open Day Streamed. And a huge virtual round of applause to… https://t.co/pUTjB4eyoA
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-Foley @finbaromallon I love it!
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyI’m leaving Canberra today and a lot of good times with it. Don’t let anyone dunk on the place, it’s pretty special. https://t.co/rtiEyohG7Q
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyAn interesting story of a clandestine radio station in the heart of Europe: When the Axis powers invaded Yugoslavia… https://t.co/UQpFxPUD6B
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyBrisbane-born architect Walter Bunning's designs for the National Library of Australia, opened on August 15, 1968 https://t.co/GIhy4teUeY
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyFull details of our Speakers and their topics are now available at our 2020 program page, starting next week with M… https://t.co/m8lRV7Hb0b
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyTrying to raise bilingual kids in rural Australia, YouTube is proving to be a useful ally. Delighted to find lots o… https://t.co/Gn7nV5cecO
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyBroadcast media most effective in emergencies: Joan Warner at Bushfire Inquiry https://t.co/D38YKCcQRDAugust 15, 1968: Prime Minister John Gorton opened the new National Library of Australia building in Canberra. https://t.co/ilZ6RzmbWz
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyToday marks 75 yrs since the end of WWII, when Imperial Japan announced its surrender in the Pacific. At 9:30am Aug… https://t.co/XyDnfhyQQX
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyHere’s me latest: Donald Trump's dirtiest 2020 election trick involves messing with the US Postal Service - ABC Ne… https://t.co/RpaAQLLiNS
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyI have an essay in The Chronicle of Higher Education/@chronicle titled: Beyond the End of History. It concerns the… https://t.co/fGStuWE8UE
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleySome terrific stuff on @GeraldineDoogue’ Saturday extra this morning, esp’y this discussion with David Malouf,… https://t.co/mjHJtVzJTq
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-Foley @DrLaurenCH @triplej I would love to hear what, say, a late teenager or someone in their early twenties thinks of n… https://t.co/TEnukpM0pf
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyI've spent a lot of my career thinking about audience development for emerging Australian authors, and nothing I ha… https://t.co/xaUxBwSu1Z
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyWe’re coming to you live from Open Day streamed in the next hour! There’s heaps to explore – we’ve got a jam-pack… https://t.co/yNAcvOkvxj
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyWelcome to Open Day Streamed! 🎉 Follow all the action from behind the scenes with our Student Ambassadors Cassidy… https://t.co/xOIYuJbzMM
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyAncient History, Law, Science, Business, Engineering and heaps more... our inspiring academics are all set to provi… https://t.co/RbQurAlepr
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyMedia, Communications & Creative Arts @Macquarie_Uni Who we are: “There’s a sense of curiosity, excitement, and ent… https://t.co/m38yLHrfQi
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyToday is the Open Day! Here’s a mini virtual tour to Media, Communications & Creative Arts at @Macquarie_Uni. These… https://t.co/D1wMcvaCbo
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyWe prepare our graduates with a suite of transferrable skills including critical thinking, problem solving, researc… https://t.co/ByaqZ2Oo1L
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyWhat jobs are available for students of Media, Communications & Creative Arts? Dr Steve Collins chats about our wor… https://t.co/UaXA3Kgb1p
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyProf Julian Knowles on the Bachelor of Music at @Macquarie_Uni: Our degree focuses on 21st century contemporary mus… https://t.co/Xh3s2Rtz9u
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyBeing a student of Creative Arts at Macquarie means studying a mix creative production, entrepreneurship, and indus… https://t.co/Oq2K47cmMs
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyCreative Arts @Macquarie_Uni focuses on developing creativity, creative process & solutions, collaboration. The ski… https://t.co/wWPSwfi6Bw
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyDr Anthony Lambert on Culture, Communication & Society @Macquarie_Uni: Cultural studies examines social issues and… https://t.co/pbPURspNkb
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-Foley @MrDavidGrant All I'll say is UMaine has several distinct advantages: 1. Remote, isolated campus. 2. Very low stat… https://t.co/FSUgxOUCvS
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyThe official notification required by the Clery Disclosure Act is now posted. Two separate "clusters," which means… https://t.co/TwHoivSUE7
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyThe alarm bells are ringing loudly. Just 5 days after classes began at the University of North Carolina, 2 separat… https://t.co/xyp9voBkSA
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyLive coverage of the Planica ski jumping competition in Slovenia, 1960; the images were distributed throughout Euro… https://t.co/RjoHLhAip3
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyReading the Saturday papers and daughter is like, ‘I want to read the newspaper too’. Days like these I’m so sad C… https://t.co/3R6UaCfdug
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyThis is an incredibly important piece about the conscious decisions that led to the deaths in aged care. Please rea… https://t.co/JQUgmk82nn
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyMy thesis researchs the representation of Aboriginal people in Australian TV drama series. I’ve noticed that NSW de… https://t.co/5scBskcjuq
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyToday marks 75 years since the end of the Second World War. This historic photograph was taken #OTD in 1945 during… https://t.co/TzefQXpwdg
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyThe launch of Women in the International Film Industry ed. by @susanliddy2 is next week! This book examines the st… https://t.co/Uclzd0Sfll
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyOur online shop is open for business again! To celebrate we're offering 20% off all orders. For details and a previ… https://t.co/JG3oFRtidV
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyFor those following the unfolding aged care catastrophe: Here's my piece on the policy failures, governmental inac… https://t.co/mkdMSzlEIR
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyThe popular @WorldPressPhoto exhibition is back at the Library! View 150+ powerful and evocative images and photo s… https://t.co/R1w6vZ9sXX
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyHave you considered taking part in a dementia research study? Many studies do not require medical exams and can be… https://t.co/Jbiq03RdNE
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8/15
2020
“China’s psychiatric facilities are routinely manipulated by government officials in order to silence political dis… https://t.co/3dPDudIh6G
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyTune in tomorrow to see what the snazzy Ancient Historians of Macquarie University have to offer! #mqopendayhttps://t.co/Iqh2nNPgbh
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyTomorrow is the big day so get pumped - we’re bringing Open Day to you! Win epic prizes by taking part in our two… https://t.co/sMO5brfwcK
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyA fox. Behind my bookcase. An actual fox. A library fox. At 4am. An actual bloody bona fide library fox. What a nig… https://t.co/UPu3F4QW6p
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyGreat to have you leading DASSH through these perilous times. https://t.co/bDV5vfoqur
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyNew address of @smh is 1 Denison St, North Sydney. Any recommendations for cafes, restaurants etc? https://t.co/hu5qHkgHiz
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleySuch a beautiful cityscape from Our Pyrmont office and now @smh will be in North Sydney as of Monday. https://t.co/DHJ6JwKiD3
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-Foley.@DavidjHendy America Needs Its Own BBC to Restore Public Trust in the Press https://t.co/eX2zmBEcbu
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyKing George V is pictured on board the cutter Britannia at Cowes, accompanied by his daughter Princess Mary, and Ma… https://t.co/dFa2eLdMNs
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyMIA CALL FOR PAPERS: We are calling for new general articles about media, telecommunications and cultural industri… https://t.co/80QoeDkYjD
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyWorking in Australian media is getting annoyed a colleague isn’t responding to your emails only to find out they’ve been ...made redundant.
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyCockatoo jumps on my shoulder and sees himself on phone. https://t.co/M1sLFJaaub
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyChristmas isn't cancelled this year, it's just spaced out over months because Santa has to quarantine in every country he visits.
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleySpring is in the air Down Under. https://t.co/sPyQO89hU9
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyWell this feels strange. It’s my first full day back at the Library since I started #WorkingFromHome in March. I h… https://t.co/PjVIpgud91
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyEarlier this week, Edward "Teddy" Sheean was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the sin… https://t.co/nnrjpcAJfP
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyThe World Press Photo 2020 exhibition opens at the @statelibrarynsw tomorrow. The exhibition runs until October 18… https://t.co/bk8yJy4x9j
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyAugust 14, 1963 Bark petitions on land rights by the Yolngu people were presented to federal Parliament for the fir… https://t.co/ymzlzQeFCe
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyAustralian humanities supporters! If you oppose the "Job-ready Graduates Package" make a submission to Hereform@de… https://t.co/xPuuvsoZED
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyOur Sydney Open Library is home to research-based, thought-provoking books by leading scholars, free to download or… https://t.co/bjr30cipnV
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyHobart’s 7HOFM celebrates 90 years #radiohistory #mediahistory https://t.co/7qivUa5Gx9Very proud of our company reaching this milestone. Not quite the year for big parties, but maybe we can have a wil… https://t.co/Y0WZlxrwU3
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-Foley#mediahistory https://t.co/4LmO1dKAnZIf you think you were underpaid at an Australian university the fair work ombudsmen would like to hear from you. Th… https://t.co/zkmL8OUM3Q
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyAwful situation for tertiary educators and researchers .... our future depends on our educators. "Hundreds more un… https://t.co/G68AM3ffaF
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyUp to 500 face the axe at University of Technology Sydney https://t.co/Rxp2gcXAi1 via @timeshighered
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-Foley"It’s time to republish these Australian women under their own names." #AUViews @CamillaNelsonAU @notredameaus via… https://t.co/kVMj5EV3BX
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyOur Principal Historian, Dr Peter Hobbins, will soon be leading a walking tour through Sydney's medical past ... https://t.co/PKGkyjZNwi
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyThere are countless reasons to feel sorry for students. But to reduce the university experience, even in a pandemi… https://t.co/LWc66tUBSz
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyMy article on Thomas Wyatt and Anne Boleyn in historical biofiction just came out in a/b: Auto/Biography Studies! https://t.co/hGExJNZum0
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyCracker reporting from ⁦@anneconnollyabc⁩ on the back of her ⁦@abc730⁩ story last night. -aged care deaths 70% of… https://t.co/yc8pCwjfF7
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyI remember seeing this on Hey Hey It's Saturday... 40 years ago?? 😳 https://t.co/AL07IU0m7g
Retweeted by Bridget Griffen-FoleyOur Indigenous Connections Manager Tasha James joined @NITV #ThePoint's @jpjanke @raejohnston to discuss… https://t.co/HT842itubK
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