The Legal Landscape for Journalism
From defamation to state security – how does the law affect journalists’ ability to expose the truth? To discuss this topic, we have an all star panel of legal writers and editors, a lawyer and a judge: *Richard Ackland, editor, Justinian / legal affairs editor, The Saturday Paper *Kate Haddock, partner, Banki Haddock Fiora *Nicola Berkovic, legal affairs writer, The Australian *Judge Judith Gibson, District Court of NSW / Bulletin author for Australian Defamation Law and Practice...
Investigative journalism changes lives and laws. But who pays for it?
Exposing corruption and abuse; pushing for changes to law and policy that protect everyday Australians: that’s the power of great investigative journalism. It’s work that takes a lot of time, investment and skill from journalists: three things that are under more pressure than ever in today’s media. A new culture is emerging, of collaborative projects and new funding sources to support this work. A brave new world of public interest journalism, where the bottom line is less about dollars and...
Saturday Morning With The Papers
When the news arrives on your device of choice, many people’s decisions have shaped the stories that appear there. You’re about to hear a panel of senior journalists, editors and a cartoonist, taking you behind some of the year’s big stories, explaining why journalists cover stories the way they do. With: Paula Doneman (Seven), Sean Leahy (cartoonist, The Courier Mail), Mark Schoofs, (BuzzFeed News US), Lenore Taylor (Guardian Australia) and moderated by Danielle Cronin (Brisbane Times).
Buzzfeed: A Discussion with a Pulitzer Winner
Mark Schoofs, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigations & projects editor for BuzzFeed News in New York, has some strong views on how journalists should approach interviewing. Recorded at a industry breakfast as part of the Walkley Foundation’s Storyology festival, hear his tips on approaching interview subjects to draw out gripping stories. This podcast was edited by Kevin Suarez, for The Walkley Foundation, at the 2SER studios in Sydney Australia.