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Friday, August 25
 

09:15

Boots-on-the-ground freelance reporting

Working solo brings freelancers great freedom – but as your own boss, great freedom comes with great responsibility. How can you apply your passions and skills to the stories that matter – both in your backyard and around the world?



Speakers
avatar for Jo Chandler

Jo Chandler

Freelance journalist, author, editor & educator
Jo Chandler is an award-winning freelance journalist, author, editor and educator. Her focus is on explanatory, boots-on-the-ground reporting across a diverse range of topics: science; environment; health; human rights; women’s and children’s issues; aid and development. She has... Read More →


Friday August 25, 2017 09:15 - 09:35
Brisbane Powerhouse Terrace 119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005, Australia

11:45

The new reporting toolkit
Get the skinny on new storytelling formats — whether mobile, data, VR or interactives — that are becoming accessible to all journalists.

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



Speakers
avatar for Irene Jay Liu

Irene Jay Liu

News Lab Lead, Asia Pacific, Google
Irene Jay Liu leads Google News Lab in the Asia-Pacific region, based in Singapore. She was previously an investigative reporter and data editor at Reuters, where she was a 2017 Pulitzer finalist in the national reporting category, and taught data-driven investigative journalism at... Read More →



Friday August 25, 2017 11:45 - 12:05
Brisbane Powerhouse Terrace 119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005, Australia

15:05

The F-word: BuzzFeed's misinformation expert Craig Silverman on fake news

How the internet turned fake news into a real threat, and what the media can do about it.

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


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 →



Friday August 25, 2017 15:05 - 15:35
Brisbane Powerhouse Terrace 119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005, Australia

17:00

Hacks/Hackers Brisbane: Storyology Special

Cross-posted from the Meetup page where you can sign up (It's free, though. And registration is not essential.)

This month's Hacks/Hackers is in collaboration with Storyology.

Our main guest for the night will be Irene Jay Liu who leads Google News Lab in the Asia-Pacific region. She develops partnerships and programs to promote newsroom innovation and use technology to enhance reporting and storytelling.

Rough schedule:
5:00pm Arrive / Socialise / Grab a drink  
5:15pm Irene Jay Liu - Google News Lab  
5:30pm TBA  
5:45pm TBA  
6:00pm Short break  
6:10pm Open Discussion  
7:00pm Close / Socialise 

Hacks/Hackers is supported by a number of wonderful sponsors: Our presentation partner hub4101 provides event support and does a great job of promoting innovation, creativity and digital technology in the 4101 postcode.

We're very pleased to have sponsorship for this event from ThoughtWorks (who provide food and drink) and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (who provide our venue).

If you have any other questions or suggestions for this event or to make 2017 a great year for Hacks/Hackers Brisbane, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

You can email us (simon@elvery.net or d.angus@uq.edu.au) or get in touch via Twitter (@hackshackersbne).


Moderators
avatar for Simon Elvery

Simon Elvery

Digital journalist, ABC Digital Interactive Storytelling Team
Simon Elvery is an award-winning digital journalist with more than a decade of experience telling stories on the web. He is an organiser of Hacks/Hackers Brisbane, a monthly community event that invites speakers to explore the intersection of new technologies and storytelling and... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Irene Jay Liu

Irene Jay Liu

News Lab Lead, Asia Pacific, Google
Irene Jay Liu leads Google News Lab in the Asia-Pacific region, based in Singapore. She was previously an investigative reporter and data editor at Reuters, where she was a 2017 Pulitzer finalist in the national reporting category, and taught data-driven investigative journalism at... Read More →



Friday August 25, 2017 17:00 - 19:00
Brisbane Powerhouse Terrace 119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005, Australia
 
Wednesday, August 30
 

09:45

Setting the scene for the day's conversations

Speakers
avatar for Jacqui Park

Jacqui Park

CEO, Walkley Foundation
Jacqui Park works with the Walkley Board to set The Walkley Foundation’s strategic direction, identifying new programs and developing relationships to support its aims. She oversees the Walkley innovation program and is program director for the flagship Storyology summit. In more... Read More →


Wednesday August 30, 2017 09:45 - 10:05
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

10:10

A Matter of Trust: Guardian Australia's Lenore Taylor

Speakers
avatar for Lenore Taylor

Lenore Taylor

Editor, Guardian Australia
Lenore Taylor is Guardian Australia's editor. During almost three decades of political reporting, she won two Walkley awards and twice won the Paul Lyneham award for excellence in press gallery journalism. She was the Australian Financial Review’s Europe correspondent in the early... Read More →


Wednesday August 30, 2017 10:10 - 10:25
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

10:30

International keynote: Facebook's Áine Kerr

Launched in January 2017, the FJP’s mission is to strengthen Facebook’s relationships with the news industry by developing new tools and trainings for both journalists and news consumers. Facebook’s manager of journalism partnerships, Aine Kerr, will discuss the efforts thus far and what’s ahead.

+ Q&A with Marc Fennell, ABC/SBS

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



Moderators
avatar for Marc Fennell

Marc Fennell

Presenter, SBS2 The Feed, SBS & ABC
Marc Fennell is an award-winning journalist, broadcaster, author, critic and the host of SBS VICELAND’s nightly news show The Feed. In a career spanning the BBC, Network Ten, Foxtel and the ABC, Marc has interviewed everyone from Julian Assange to Tom Cruise. Marc also hosts ABC... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Áine Kerr

Áine Kerr

Manager, Global Journalism Partnerships, Facebook
Áine Kerr leads global journalism partnerships at Facebook, overseeing a team focused on building products, tools and services for journalists and also working to improve news literacy for news consumers. Previously, she spent five years at Storyful, where she served as head of content... Read More →



Wednesday August 30, 2017 10:30 - 11:10
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

14:35

Presentation: Frédéric Filloux on the News Quality Scoring Project
Filloux's new project is intended to boost quality journalism and fight fake news by using an algorithm to rate the trustworthiness of digital stories.

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

Speakers
avatar for Frédéric Filloux

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... Read More →



Wednesday August 30, 2017 14:35 - 15:05
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

15:10

Presentation: Tonya Mosley (US) on unconscious bias
Even when we want to do a better job covering race and ethnicity, our assumptions and hidden biases can trip us up. What can we do about it?

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

Speakers
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 →


Wednesday August 30, 2017 15:10 - 15:30
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
 
Thursday, August 31
 

10:10

Storylines and fault lines – making journalistic films
Speakers
avatar for Ivan O’Mahoney

Ivan O’Mahoney

Director, Executive Producer & Writer, In Films
Ivan O’Mahoney received the 2016 Australian Directors Guild (ADG) Award, the Walkley Documentary Award, the Australian Academy of Cinema & Television (AACTA) Award and the Amnesty International Media Award for ABC’s domestic violence series Hitting Home. He is also the recipient... Read More →


Thursday August 31, 2017 10:10 - 10:30
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

10:40

International keynote: Disinformation & the Mob, Maria Ressa, Rappler CEO

Disinformation & the Mob

A look at how a state-controlled social media propaganda machine incites hate and erodes trust in media and other institutions in the Philippines. A combination of bots, fake accounts, and fake news are weakening democracy and plunging the country into a spiral of silence.

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

Speakers
avatar for Maria Ressa

Maria Ressa

CEO & Executive Editor, Rappler
The CEO and Executive Editor of Rappler.com, Maria is one of the founders of one of the most influential and innovative news organizations in the Philippines.Maria has been a journalist in Asia for more than 30 years. She was CNN’s bureau chief in Manila then Jakarta, and becam... Read More →


Thursday August 31, 2017 10:40 - 11:20
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

12:15

The new reporting toolkit

Get the skinny on new storytelling formats — whether mobile, data, VR or interactives — that are becoming accessible to all journalists.

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

Speakers
avatar for Irene Jay Liu

Irene Jay Liu

News Lab Lead, Asia Pacific, Google
Irene Jay Liu leads Google News Lab in the Asia-Pacific region, based in Singapore. She was previously an investigative reporter and data editor at Reuters, where she was a 2017 Pulitzer finalist in the national reporting category, and taught data-driven investigative journalism at... Read More →



Thursday August 31, 2017 12:15 - 12:40
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

12:45

Down to The Wire: Independence in India

The founding editor of The Wire (India) is uncompromising on the importance of independent journalism; the news site is editorially and financially structured to protect that independence. Hear how this new digital player has made a name for itself in India’s robust media ecosystem.

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

Speakers
avatar for Siddharth Varadarajan

Siddharth Varadarajan

The Wire
Siddharth Varadarajan is a Founding Editor of The Wire (www.thewire.in), India's leading independent news and analysis site. He was earlier the editor in chief of The Hindu newspaper. A trained economist, he taught at New York University before joining The Times of India as a leader writer in 1995. As a reporter, he has covered the NATO war against Yu... Read More →


Thursday August 31, 2017 12:45 - 13:10
Eternity Playhouse, Sydney 39 Burton St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010