New News by the Centre for Advancing Journalism
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Kim Williams has been a senior media executive for over 30 years, working in television management, film and television production, public policy in government and most recently as CEO of News Corp Australia.
In his keynote speech for the New News conference, Williams will talk about the future of journalism in the digital age, as the great information technologies of telecommunications, computing, publishing and broadcasting converge. He’ll offer his thoughts on how media organisations might make money in the future, and how journalism might be paid for.
This is a great opportunity to hear someone who has been at the helm of some of Australia’s leading media organisations, from News Corp and Foxtel to the Australian Film Commission and Fox Studios, survey our rapidly changing landscape – and make predictions for what the future will bring.
Kim Williams AM has been a senior media executive for over 30 years, working in television management, film and television production, public policy in government and most recently as the CEO of News Corp Australia. He recently completed a book about his enthusiasms and passions entitled Rules of Engagement.
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.