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Thursday, August 31 • 14:00 - 14:45
How do we rebuild trust in journalism?

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We’re losing the public: trust in media is declining. What do we do about it? Experiments and new approaches from here and abroad.

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Lucinda Beaman

FactCheck editor, The Conversation
Lucinda Beaman is FactCheck Editor at The Conversation. She works with academic experts to cut through political spin, fibs and half-truths, and hold Australia’s leaders to account by testing their claims against the evidence. As an online journalist in The Times of London Sydney... Read More →
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Esther Chan

Australia editor, Storyful
Esther Chan is the acting Australia Editor at Storyful, the world’s first social media agency that has been at the forefront of news integrity and literacy. Previously a world news journalist for Storyful in its Hong Kong bureau, she has been searching and acquiring user-generated content with tact, integrity and scrutiny. Before diving into the realm of digital news, Esther was a documentary filmmaker and TV reporter for Hong... Read More →
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Frédéric Filloux

Editor, Monday Note
Frédéric Filloux is currently International Fellow at the John S. Knight Fellowships at Stanford University.  He is also the editor of the Monday Note, a newsletter / blog that covers digital business models and technology since 2007. His co-author is Jean-Louis Gassée, a tech investor based in Palo Alto. The Monday Note is now hosted by Medium and republished by Quartz. It reaches about 30,000 media professionals each week. | | During his time at Stanford, Frederic initiated the News Quality Scoring Project which is aimed at surfacing quality journalism from the web, in real time, at scale and automatically. By whitelisting numerous news sources and authors, NQS will also address the fake news problem. Prior to that, Frederic spent four years as head of digital for Groupe Les Echos, France's main business news provider. From 2007 until 2010... 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 →

Thursday August 31, 2017 14:00 - 14:45
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010