Denis Cryle's Murdoch's Flagship: Twenty-five Years of the Australian Newspaper, was launched at an event in Sydney co-hosted by the Centre, the Australian, 5 December 2008.
Associate Member Kyle Harvey was interviewed by the Lawrence Journal-World (Kansas) about the 25th anniversary of the controversial TV movie The Day After, and an interview project he conducted in Lawrence about the film, 16 November 2008. A special event organised by Kyle for the anniversary was also featured in the University Daily Kansan, the Journal-World, and on 6News Lawrence, 20-21 November 2008.
A/Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington was presented with the 2008 Prime Minister's University Teacher of the Year award ($50,000) at a ceremony at Parliament House, Canberra, the Australian, 26 November 2008.
Professor Bridget Griffen-Foley was interviewed about James Packer and PBL Media, Today Tonight, Channel Seven, 27 October 2008.
The Australian reported that Tom Murray's film, In My Father's Country, has won the Australian Directors Guild award for Best Direction in a Documentary Feature, 29 September 2008.
Professor Bridget Griffen-Foley was interviewed about the axing of Sunday, The Age, 4 August 2008.
Margaret Van Heekeren was interviewed by ABC Radio (Central West) about her research into the first newspaper of Bathurst, 26 May 2008.
Professor Bridget Griffen-Foley was interviewed about the establishment of the Centre for Media History by ABC Radio National's Media Report, 3 April 2008.
A profile of the Centre for Media History appeared in the Macquarie Globe, 20 March 2008.
The Australian reported on the establishment of the CMH, 21 February 2008.
Professor Bridget Griffen-Foley was interviewed about closure of the Bulletin by ABC 774 Melbourne, 24 January 2008; ABC 936 Hobart, 25 January 2008; Age, 25 January 2008.