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Future Views, Future News: Experiments in Storytelling

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Virtual reality, Snapchat, Facebook Live and the humble little podcast that could. A rapidly expanding digital toolbox is changing the way we report stories. But are they game changers or simply gimmicks? As audience habits of news consumption change, how can these tools be mobilised to enrich journalism and increase engagement?

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Sophie Black

Sophie Black is head of special projects at the Wheeler Centre where she has worked on projects such as the writers scheme The Next Chapter, the podcast mentoring scheme Signal Boost, the multi-award-winning podcast, The Messenger, and the ABC RN program, Talkfest. Previously she was editor-in-chief... Read more

Alicia Sometimes

Alicia Sometimes is an Australian writer and broadcaster. She has performed her spoken word and poetry at many venues, festivals and events around the world. Her poems have been in Best Australian Science Writing, Best Australian Poems, Overland, Southerly, Meanjin, the Age, ABC TV’s Sunday... Read more

Nick Evershed

Nick is the data and interactives editor for the Guardian Australia. He’s a former scientist, and now focusses on data-driven investigations, visualisation, analysis and interactive multimedia.

Simon Crerar

Simon Crerar is BuzzFeed‘s Australia Editor and leads an editorial team dedicated to growing the social news and entertainment company’s Australian audience with viral content by and for Australians.  Prior to BuzzFeed, he worked at the Times and Sunday Times in London and at N... Read more

Stefan Armbruster

Stefan Armbruster is the Brisbane-based correspondent for SBS News and Current Affairs, reporting on Queensland and the Pacific. He was born in Germany, grew up in Australia, and worked for a decade in London for the BBC and other broadcasters. Since joining SBS in 2006, he has won a numerous journa... Read more

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