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Wednesday, August 30 • 13:45 - 14:30
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How were journalists so blindsided by the Trump phenomenon, and how can they reconnect with communities they haven’t been covering? Our panel discuss what the local and international coverage gets right and wrong. Are the cartoonists the only ones enjoying this?

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Tory Maguire

Editor in chief, HuffPost Australia
Tory Maguire is the editor in chief of Huffington Post Australia, which launched in August 2015. Prior to joining HuffPost Tory spent 15 years at News Corporation, in various reporting and editing roles.

Speakers
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Damien Cave

Australia bureau chief, The New York Times
Damien Cave is the Australia bureau chief for The New York Times. He’s covered more than a dozen countries for the Times, including Mexico, Cuba, Iraq and Lebanon, and has been trying to play an active role in digital innovation since he covered the rise of Napster and the dot-co... Read More →
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Tonya Mosley

Senior Silicon Valley correspondent, KQED
Tonya Mosley is the senior Silicon Valley correspondent for KQED in San Francisco. Previously, she was a John S. Knight fellow at Stanford University, where she created a curriculum for journalists on the impacts of implicit bias. Tonya also co-wrote a Belgian/American experimental study on the effects of protest coverage. Before KQED, Tonya also served as a senior correspondent and host for National Public Radio member station WBUR in Boston, a broadcast contributor for Al Jazeera America and created the national award-winning public radio series... Read More →
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David Rowe

Editorial artist, Australian Financial Review
David Rowe has been the editorial artist at the Australian Financial Review for the past 24 years. He has won numerous awards for his drawings including the Grand Prix for world press cartoon of the year, and three Walkleys including the 2016 award for best artwork.
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Leigh Sales

Anchor, ABC 7.30, ABC
Leigh Sales anchors the ABC’s prime time flagship current affairs program, 7.30.  She has interviewed world leaders in politics, business and the arts, along with every living Australian Prime Minister.  Before hosting 7.30, she held roles at the network including National Security Correspondent and Washington Correspondent from 2001-2006. Leigh is the author of two books, Detainee 002 and On Doubt and has two Walkley Awards... Read More →


Wednesday August 30, 2017 13:45 - 14:30
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010