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Indigenous voices are flourishing online – and increasingly being heard in mainstream news. Has this improved white Australia’s understanding of Indigenous issues, and are black voices making any headway in challenging racism?

This panel will discuss the impact of the slow growth of Indigenous voices in Australian journalism. With Jack Latimore, Gary Foley and more.

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New News is presented in partnership with the Centre for Advancing Journalism at the University of Melbourne, and Monash University.

Featuring

Jack Latimore

Jack Latimore is an Indigenous researcher with the Centre for Advancing Journalism. He is currently involved in the development of several projects aimed at improving the quality of Indigenous representation and participation in the mainstream media-sphere. His journalism work has appeared in Koori ... Read more

Gary Foley

Gary Foley is an Australian Aboriginal Gumbainggir activist, academic, writer and actor. He is best known for his role in establishing the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra in 1972 and for establishing an Aboriginal Legal Service in Redfern in the 1970s. He is currently a Professor of History... Read more

Location

The Wheeler Centre

176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

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