Future Views, Future News: Experiments in Storytelling
Friday, 28 Oct 2016, 03:30pm - 04:30pm
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?
Sophie Black is a journalist, broadcaster, writer and editor with a focus on the environment, politics, media, the internet and parenting in the end times. She writes regular features and opinion for The Guardian and The Monthly. Black has worked in senior management across cultural and media organi... Read more
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 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 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 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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