New News by the Centre for Advancing Journalism
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Don’t just get the quotes – get the story. In an age of snack-sized news, are audiences hungry for a meatier tale? For many, nourishing narrative journalism and slow-cooked longform interviews satisfy an appetite for immersion; we’ll talk to the best in the business about how to steer a rich, often tender, conversation.
Andrew Dodd is the program director of Journalism at Swinburne University. He has been a journalist for more than 25 years, working in radio, TV, print and online.
Jane Hutcheon presents the interview show One Plus One on ABC TV. She has interviewed celebrities, artists and leaders from around the world including Alan Rickman, Geoffrey Rush, Eddie Izzard and Mary Robinson.
Ramona Koval is a writer, journalist, broadcaster and editor. She is an Honorary Fellow at the centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne.
Philip Chubb is head of Journalism at Monash University. In 2014, Philip published his third book, Power Failure, which is an evaluation of the successes and failures of climate change policy-making in the governments of Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard, 2007 – 13.
How do you pick true news from fake news? How would diversity in senior and junior positions change the news we report – and how we report it? And does state politics need to be theatrical to be interesting to journalists?
Hear from some of the brightest minds in the media at this three-day series of discussions and workshops on the present and future of journalism. Including Brett McLeod, Katharine Murphy, Emma Alberici, Julian Burnside and more.
New News is presented in partnership with the Centre for Advancing Journalism at the University of Melbourne, and Monash University.