Media Makers: Freedom Fighters
Mexico’s fearless campaigner against corruption Lydia Cacho, and Australian foreign correspondent Jill Jolliffe are true freedom fighters. These two extraordinary activists discuss their personal pursuits of truth and justice in this Fifth Estate event hosted by editor and broadcaster Sally Warhaft.
Presented in partnership with Melbourne Writers Festival.
Lydia Cacho is a journalist and author of more than 15 books translated into twelve languages. She has specialised in investigating child pornography, sex trafficking and violence against women and girls. Cacho has been imprisoned for her work and puts her life on the line on behalf of children and ... Read more
Jill Jolliffe published her first book East Timor: Nationalism and Colonialism with University of Queensland Press in 1978, written on a Young Writers Fellowship from the Literature Board of the Australia Council. It remains a classic text on the subject That same year she moved to Portugal to conti... Read more
Sally Warhaft is a Melbourne broadcaster, anthropologist and writer. She is the host of The Fifth Estate, the Wheeler Centre’s live series focusing on journalism, politics, media, and international relations, and The Leap Year, a Wheeler Centre podcast about Australians’ lives in the fog of ... Read more
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