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Wednesday, August 30 • 12:05 - 12:45
The new newsroom (Sydney)

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As news organisations shift from ads to reader revenue, they’ll need to connect more deeply with their audiences. How do they do it? And how does this change journalism?

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Moderators
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Tim Fisher

Editorial Director, Broadsheet Media
Tim Fisher is editorial director of Broadsheet Media and a board member of the Emerging Writers’ Festival. He has edited websites and magazines for publishers including Architecture Media, News Corp and Morrison Media, worked on communication strategy for non-profit organisations... Read More →

Speakers
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Peter Fowler

Presenter, founder, Radio NZ, VoxPop
Peter Fowler has a passion for public broadcasting and is a digital news pioneer.   His latest innovation “VoxPop” is a radio studio in your pocket. VoxPop allows anyone to record in near-studio quality on their smartphone which is also transcribed to text and uploaded to the radio station for broadcast/digital publication. VoxPop bridges the divide between the terrestrial side of radio and the digital side and helps them grow and interact with audience together. Peter currently works at RNZ as a presenter/journalist based in... Read More →
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Áine Kerr

Manager, Global Journalism Partnerships, Facebook
Áine Kerr leads global journalism partnerships at Facebook, overseeing a team focused on building products, tools and services for journalists and also working to improve news literacy for news consumers. Previously, she spent five years at Storyful, where she served as head of content and political editor before being appointed managing editor in December 2011 at the time of the... Read More →
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Irene Jay Liu

APAC lead, Google News Lab
Irene Jay Liu leads Google News Lab in the Asia-Pacific region. She was previously an investigative reporter and data editor at Reuters, where she was a 2017 Pulitzer finalist in the national reporting category. Earlier, she worked at the South China Morning Post and as a political reporter with the Times Union in Albany, New York. She... Read More →
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Maria Ressa

CEO, Rappler
Maria A. Ressa is the CEO and Executive Editor of Rappler, a social news network which uses a hearts and minds approach to news through a unique mood navigator. Rappler combines the best of professional journalism with citizen journalism and crowdsourcing. Ms. Ressa has been a journalist in Asia for nearly 30 years, most of them as... Read More →



Wednesday August 30, 2017 12:05 - 12:45
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010