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Wednesday, August 23
 

18:00

Andrew Quilty: Foreign correspondence and photography in the Instagram age (Student event)

An event especially for students. A camera and a sense of adventure have taken freelance photojournalist Andrew Quilty from Sydney to the global stage. He’s now based in Afghanistan, and his coverage of the conflict there has featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post and TIME, and last year won him Australian journalism’s highest honour, the 2016 Gold Walkley. In this special event for students, Andrew will speak with Heather Faulkner about his photojournalism career. Over casual drinks they’ll discuss freelancing, social media’s role in the photographer’s kit, and show some of his favourite images.

This event is presented in partnership with Nikon Australia.


This event is free for students and $10 for others — but you must register (even students).
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Moderators
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Heather Faulkner

Senior Lecturer & Program Director, Photography, Queensland College of Art / Griffith University
Dr Heather Faulkner is a documentary photographer and immersive-storyteller whose work focuses on the synergetic themes of identity, place and belonging. In her twenty-year professional practice as a mainstream photojournalist, she has worked concurrently on addressing the histories... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Andrew Quilty

Andrew Quilty

Freelance photojournalist
Andrew Quilty’s career began in Sydney but he has based himself in Kabul, Afghanistan, since 2013. In that time he has travelled to more than 20 provinces across Afghanistan, work from which has garnered several awards, including the Gold Walkley — the highest prize in Australian... Read More →



Wednesday August 23, 2017 18:00 - 20:00
The Fox Hotel 71-73 Melbourne St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
 
Friday, August 25
 

09:40

Tackling the Hulk: Aaron Glantz and Matt Liddy talk mammoth projects
We’re driven to take on big reporting projects — books, longform, investigations, interactives — by the power of journalism to make a difference. But how to stay sane (and organised) in the process? Two senior reporters share insights on how they deal with all the moving parts.

Get your ticket to a full day of Storyology for Journalists or a full Brisbane pass

Speakers
avatar for Aaron Glantz

Aaron Glantz

Senior reporter, Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
Aaron Glantz is a senior reporter at Reveal who produces public interest journalism with impact. His reporting has sparked more than a dozen Congressional hearings, a raft of federal legislation and led to criminal probes by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the FBI and the Federal... Read More →
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Matt Liddy

Editor, Interactive Digital Storytelling, ABC News
Matt Liddy leads a team of journalists, designers and developers at ABC News, who tell important stories in creative and innovative ways online. His team works with data, visuals and interactivity to bring complicated stories to life. They’re responsible for projects such as V... Read More →


Friday August 25, 2017 09:40 - 10:30
Brisbane Powerhouse Terrace 119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005, Australia

14:00

Capturing Afghanistan: Andrew Quilty in conversation with Paul Barclay
In a country left behind by war, stories abound of tragedy, beauty and daily life. Hear from one modern foreign correspondent, working independently and making the most of digital tools like Instagram.

Get your ticket to a full day of Storyology for Journalists or a full Brisbane pass

Speakers
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Paul Barclay

Announcer, ABC Radio National
Paul Barclay is an award-winning broadcaster and journalist with ABC Radio National. He is currently Presenter of Australia Talks, and Big Ideas. When circumstances permit, he produces radio documentaries for ABC Radio National’s Background Briefing. In 2005 he was winner of the... Read More →
avatar for Andrew Quilty

Andrew Quilty

Freelance photojournalist
Andrew Quilty’s career began in Sydney but he has based himself in Kabul, Afghanistan, since 2013. In that time he has travelled to more than 20 provinces across Afghanistan, work from which has garnered several awards, including the Gold Walkley — the highest prize in Australian... Read More →


Friday August 25, 2017 14:00 - 14:30
Brisbane Powerhouse Theatre 119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005, Australia
 
Saturday, August 26
 

10:30

Fake news, real problems: Public talk with BuzzFeed's Craig Silverman
When fake news trumps reality, we’ve never needed good journalism more - and never appreciated it less. How can we rebuild trust in the media?

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Ticket Options (prices exclude GST/fees)
Full Storyology Pass (access to the whole Brisbane festival) $196
Storyology: After Dark (includes one drink at the bar following the show) $50
Storyology: For Journalists (Includes a ticket to After Dark) $95
Storyology Saturday Full Day Pass (Includes access to five sessions): $110
Storyology Saturday Two Sessions (must be purchased online) $45*
*Choose from 
Queensland’s Life of CrimeThe Trump EffectOn The Road, Fake News, The Streets of Your Town

Moderators
avatar for Lucinda Beaman

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 →

Speakers
avatar for Craig Silverman

Craig Silverman

Media editor, BuzzFeed News
Craig Silverman is an award-winning author and journalist and one of the world's leading experts on online misinformation, fake news, and content verification. He is the Media Editor of BuzzFeed News where he leads a global beat covering platforms, online misinformation, and fake... Read More →



Saturday August 26, 2017 10:30 - 11:30
Brisbane Powerhouse Theatre 119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005, Australia
 
Tuesday, August 29
 

12:00

Fake News Fightback – Lunch talk, co-presented with Melbourne Press Club

President Donald Trump’s obsession with “fake news” has America a-twitter with distrust for the fourth estate. But it’s also a boon for investigative journalists. Activists are agitating, minorities are calling to have their voices heard and the Black Lives Matter movement is picking up steam.

To discuss it all we welcome two talented American reporters. Tonya Mosley is public radio station KQED’s senior Silicon Valley reporter. She won an Emmy in 2016 for her televised piece “Beyond Ferguson”, and has built a curriculum for journalists to address implicit bias. Emmy-nominated investigative reporter and author Aaron Glantz has turned his attention to Trump after years covering the war in Iraq and the lives of returned veterans. Beyond the big questions such as whether the election was fixed, he’s been digging into the paper trail on Trump associates.

At this special event jointly hosted by the Walkley Foundation’s Storyology series and the Melbourne Press Club – Mosley and Glantz will discuss the challenges for the United States and its media, and how newsrooms can work smarter, dig deeper and rebuild trust in great journalism.

THIS IS A PARTNER EVENT HOSTED BY MELBOURNE PRESS CLUB - TO REGISTER BOOK TICKETS ON THE MELBOURNE PRESS CLUB SITE.

$48 for members and students – MEAA members are eligible for the member rate. 
$68 for non-members
(Includes two courses and a drink)
All prices are GST inclusive


Speakers
avatar for Aaron Glantz

Aaron Glantz

Senior reporter, Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
Aaron Glantz is a senior reporter at Reveal who produces public interest journalism with impact. His reporting has sparked more than a dozen Congressional hearings, a raft of federal legislation and led to criminal probes by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the FBI and the Federal... Read More →
avatar for Tonya Mosley

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... Read More →



Tuesday August 29, 2017 12:00 - 14:00
Mr Hive Kitchen & Bar, Crown Metropol Hotel 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, VIC

18:00

The Edit with Andrew Quilty (Melbourne, for students/young journalists)

At this very special Edit event hear Andrew Quilty discuss his work as a freelance photographer in Afghanistan and how the tools of his trade are changing.

Bring your own questions and learn from a professional at the top of his craft.

This special Edit event is run in partnership with the Melbourne Press Club and with support from Nikon. The forum will be hosted by ABC reporter Stephanie Anderson.

Guest speaker: 
A camera and a sense of adventure have taken freelance photojournalist 
Andrew Quilty from Sydney to the global stage. He is now based in Afghanistan and his coverage of the country’s recovery from war has featured in The New York TimesThe Washington PostTime and last year won him the Gold Walkley.

Date & Time: 
Tuesday 29 August, 6:30 – 8pm (forum kicks off at 7pm)

Location: 
Belleville – Globe Alley, Melbourne VIC 3000

Price: 
$15 per person, includes a drink and snacks

The Edit is open to young and early career journalists, as well as journalism students.

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Speakers
avatar for Andrew Quilty

Andrew Quilty

Freelance photojournalist
Andrew Quilty’s career began in Sydney but he has based himself in Kabul, Afghanistan, since 2013. In that time he has travelled to more than 20 provinces across Afghanistan, work from which has garnered several awards, including the Gold Walkley — the highest prize in Australian... Read More →



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Tuesday August 29, 2017 18:00 - 20:00
Belleville Globe Alley, Melbourne
 
Thursday, August 31
 

14:45

Framing war: Andrew and Ben Quilty talk with Jennifer Byrne
Photographers and artists capture the visuals that frame our understanding and memory of conflicts. Two leaders in this field (who happen to be cousins) compare notes on the visual story of Afghanistan and the men and women who have served there.

Moderators
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Jennifer Byrne

Host, The Book Club, ABC TV
Jennifer Byrne began her career in journalism as a cadet with The Age. After working in the US and Britain, Jennifer moved to television as a reporter with Channel Nine’s Sunday program, and later with 60 Minutes. In 1993, she became the morning presenter on ABC Radio’s 2BL, and... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Andrew Quilty

Andrew Quilty

Freelance photojournalist
Andrew Quilty’s career began in Sydney but he has based himself in Kabul, Afghanistan, since 2013. In that time he has travelled to more than 20 provinces across Afghanistan, work from which has garnered several awards, including the Gold Walkley — the highest prize in Australian... Read More →
avatar for Ben Quilty

Ben Quilty

Artist
Ben Quilty (b.1973) lives and works in Robertson NSW, Australia. Widely known for his thick, gestural oil paintings, Quilty has worked across a range of media including drawing, photography, sculpture and installation. His works often serve as a reflection of social and political... Read More →


Thursday August 31, 2017 14:45 - 15:20
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

15:25

Art on the page, with Sebastian Smee
We’re delighted to have Pulitzer-winning critic Sebastian Smee while he’s back home in Australia this year. He’ll be talking about art, criticism, and great writing about art with Patricia Anderson, whose own lifelong love of art has taken her from arts writer to gallery owner.

Get a day pass or full festival pass for Storyology in Sydney


Speakers
avatar for Patricia Anderson

Patricia Anderson

Author, arts writer and curator
Patricia Anderson is an author, former editor of the bi-monthly journal Australian Art Review and owner of the Crawford Gallery who has written six books: three biographies, two volumes on contemporary jewellery, and one on Australian art world follies called Art + Australia: Debates... Read More →
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Sebastian Smee

Author and art critic, The Boston Globe
Sebastian Smee grew up in Adelaide. He has been the Boston Globe’s art critic since 2008 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2011, having been a runner-up in 2009. He joined the Globe’s staff from Sydney, where he worked as national art critic for the Australian. Prior... Read More →


Thursday August 31, 2017 15:25 - 16:05
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010