New publications are coming along all the time and not all of them are online-only. Why is everyone from established international new media organisations to local publishers launching new titles? What are these upstarts offering that established publications do not?
In conversation with Tim Dunlop, we’ll hear from Erik Jensen, editor of the Saturday Paper; Nick Melin, co-founding editor of Spook magazine; and Simon Crerar, Australia editor at Buzzfeed. The four will discuss the current state of the new-new media landscape.
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Erik Jensen is an award-winning journalist, biographer, poet and screenwriter. He is the founding editor of The Saturday Paper and editor-in-chief of Schwartz Media. He is the author of Acute Misfortune: The Life and Death of Adam Cullen, On Kate Jennings and The Prosperity Gospel. His first collect... Read more
Nick Melin is the current editor and co-founder of SPOOK magazine – a cross digital/print publication centered around pop culture, politics, gender and the arts. During his time at SPOOK, Nick has managed the growth of the magazine from humble beginnings as a small blog to a pr... Read more
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
Tim Dunlop writes about the media and politics for a number publications, including a regular column for the ABC at The Drum. His PhD is in political philosophy. He convenes a course in new media at the University of Melbourne in the Centre for Advancing Journalism. He is the author of the book, T... Read more
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