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Thursday, August 31 • 16:10 - 16:45
Short stories: Projects that are making a difference

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Mobile journalism: storytelling, democratised
Corinne Podger, Macleay College

Empowering Tiny Moguls: Making news for young people that encourages them to take action, find solutions and connect to supportive communities.
Sheree Jackson, founder, Tiny Moguls

Credible clickbait: Helping people connect with science
Dr Melanie Bagg, director of communications & outreach, Australian Academy of Science

Not 'Just Words': how to find and tell difficult stories working with sound
2ser developed an investigative, narrative based podcast series titled 'Just Words' that went behind the hype and headlines of the Racial Discrimination Act. Discover the things you need to consider when making a long form podcast about complex, live issues.
Emma Lancaster, executive producer, Just Words, 2SER

Protecting journalism sources in the digital age: Five key takeaways for journalists & editors from UNESCO's global study
Julie Posetti, journalist & academic


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Speakers
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Melanie Bagg

Director of Communications & Outreach, Australian Academy of Science
Dr Melanie Bagg is a PhD qualified medical research scientist turned science communicator. She has recently joined the Australian Academy of Science as Director of Communications and Outreach. Prior to that, Melanie was manager of Business Development at the Australian Science Me... Read More →
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Sheree Joseph

Founder, writer & editor, Tiny Moguls
Sheree Joseph is a writer, editor and social media guru. Recently she was the editor of The Vocal, a Fairfax experiment in solutions journalism. She managed social media at Junkee Media, ran the digital communications at Village Roadshow and founded the editorial department at Gr... Read More →
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Emma Lancaster

Executive producer, Just Words, 2SER
Emma Lancaster is an award winning multi-platform journalist. She has a Master of Arts in Journalism and was most recently working at ABC Radio National as a researcher for the ABC's true crime podcast Trace and long form investigative program Background Briefing. She joined  2SER as the Executive Producer of The Wire, community... Read More →
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Corinne Podger

Digital journalism lecturer, Macleay College
Corinne Podger is a digital journalism lecturer and trainer who has specialised in teaching mobile content production for the past five years. Corinne worked as a print, radio and TV journalist for 22 years in Australia and the UK, primarily with the BBC and ABC, before transitio... Read More →
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Julie Posetti

Head of Digital Editorial Capability/Journalism Research Fellow, Fairfax Media/University of Wollongong
Julie Posetti is an award-winning Australian journalist and academic. Posetti is the author of a the major global UNESCO study, Protecting Journalism Sources in the Digital Age published in 2017. She currently heads up Digital Editorial Capability at Fairfax Media where she has led podcast experimentation in the metropolitan newsrooms and co-produced the acclaimed investigative podcast Phoebe's Fall for The Age. A former editor, presenter and reporter with the... Read More →



Thursday August 31, 2017 16:10 - 16:45
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010