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Wednesday, August 30 • 16:50 - 17:30
Short stories: Digital yarns

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One of our favorite bits of Storyology from last year! We get speakers from across the media landscape to squeeze one huge idea or substantive passion project into the unreasonably short space of five minutes.

VoxPop: A radio studio in your pocket
Peter Fowler,VoxPop (NZ)

My Grandmother’s Lingo
Gina McKeon, SBS, and Angelina Joshua, language worker and teacher

Burn the Register: Harnessing the power of the crowd to keep the bastards honest.
Jackson Gothe-Snape, Burn the Register founder

Between the Line Charts
Now you can instantly create charts from ABS, OECD and UNESCO data.
Kaho Cheung, web developer, Data Explorer


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Kaho Cheung

Web developer, Data Explorer
Kaho Cheung is a web developer with a passion for data and interaction design. He is currently working at the State Library of NSW in a research and visualisation role as the DX Lab Developer. Previously, Kaho was a developer at the Powerhouse Museum (Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences... Read More →
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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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Jackson Gothe-Snape

Founder & journalist, BURN THE REGISTER
Jackson Gothe-Snape came to journalism following careers in law and the public service. The Data Journalism Handbook opened his eyes to new opportunities in media and, after teaching himself the basics of coding, he somehow scored a gig inside the Canberra Press Gallery in 2013. | | Working at the coalface of political news, he looks to data analysis and freedom of information requests for leads. He has only unearthed one entitlements scandal so far, but his approach has delivered a fresh perspective on migration reform this year. | | Making a searchable version of the South Australian lobbyist register in 2014 was the start of his mission to end patronising transparency practices. His @lobbywhat Twitter bot tweets updates to the federal lobbyist register and is followed by a... Read More →
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Angelina Joshua

Language worker & teacher, Ngukurr Language Centre
Angelina Joshua is from a small community called Ngukurr in South East Arnhem Land. Angelina works as a language worker and teacher at Ngukurr Language Centre. Her passion is teaching, sharing and preserving her traditional language: Marra. She can currently speak three languages... Read More →
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Gina McKeon

Journalist & producer, SBS
Gina McKeon is multiple Walkley Award-winning journalist and producer. Gina has worked across radio, TV and online at ABC and SBS. She produced the online documentary “My Grandmother's Lingo”, which won a 2017 Webby Award, 2017 SXSW Interactive Innovation Award and the 2016 Walkl... Read More →


Wednesday August 30, 2017 16:50 - 17:30
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010