ABC and SBS cuts raise profound concerns for democracy and society

The Public Interest Journalism Foundation has condemned funding cuts to the ABC and SBS, which will undermine these organisations’ ability to fulfil their critical roles in producing journalism that serves the public interest. The loss of 400 jobs and other

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ABC and SBS cuts raise profound concerns for democracy and society

The Public Interest Journalism Foundation has condemned funding cuts to the ABC and SBS, which will undermine these organisations’ ability to fulfil their critical roles in producing journalism that serves the public interest. The loss of 400 jobs and other

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“A sad day for Australian journalism”: reaction from Twitter to the detail of #ABCcuts

Many thousands of words will be written and spoken in coming days, weeks and months about the impact of the 400-plus job cuts and closures announced today by the ABC. In the meantime, see some of the reaction from journalists

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“A sad day for Australian journalism”: reaction from Twitter to the detail of #ABCcuts

Many thousands of words will be written and spoken in coming days, weeks and months about the impact of the 400-plus job cuts and closures announced today by the ABC. In the meantime, see some of the reaction from journalists

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Public interest journalism is under attack on multiple fronts

The Public Interest Journalism Foundation is deeply concerned that the ability of journalists to hold governments and other powerful entities to account is under attack on multiple fronts. The confluence of international trade negotiations, a series of “anti-terror” bills in

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Public interest journalism is under attack on multiple fronts

The Public Interest Journalism Foundation is deeply concerned that the ability of journalists to hold governments and other powerful entities to account is under attack on multiple fronts. The confluence of international trade negotiations, a series of “anti-terror” bills in

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Rob Oakeshott joins the Public Interest Journalism Foundation as Patron and Board member

The Public Interest Journalism Foundation is delighted to announce that former federal and state Member of Parliament and author, Robert Oakeshott, has joined the Foundation’s Board and become its first Patron. The announcement was made at the New News conference

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Rob Oakeshott joins the Public Interest Journalism Foundation as Patron and Board member

The Public Interest Journalism Foundation is delighted to announce that former federal and state Member of Parliament and author, Robert Oakeshott, has joined the Foundation’s Board and become its first Patron. The announcement was made at the New News conference

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Check this crowdfunding campaign for app-based investigations into healthcare

A new crowdfunding campaign has been launched – via the Public Interest Journalism Foundation’s Pozible channel – that aims to develop an app promoting greater accountability in healthcare. Behind the campaign is Delia Scales, a former nurse whose personal experience

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Check this crowdfunding campaign for app-based investigations into healthcare

A new crowdfunding campaign has been launched – via the Public Interest Journalism Foundation’s Pozible channel – that aims to develop an app promoting greater accountability in healthcare. Behind the campaign is Delia Scales, a former nurse whose personal experience

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Recommended reading on public interest journalism futures

Below is a selection of recommended reading for those with a concern for public interest journalism futures. NZ High Court judgment on blogging and journalism Analysis at The Conversation By Jane Johnston, Associate Professor Journalism and Public Relations at Bond

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Recommended reading on public interest journalism futures

Below is a selection of recommended reading for those with a concern for public interest journalism futures. NZ High Court judgment on blogging and journalism Analysis at The Conversation By Jane Johnston, Associate Professor Journalism and Public Relations at Bond

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Don’t miss – New News in Melbourne in October

The opportunities and challenges of journalism in the digital age will be up for discussion at the New News conference in Melbourne from October 9-11. As the conference blurb says: “It will explore how to make the most of the

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Don’t miss – New News in Melbourne in October

The opportunities and challenges of journalism in the digital age will be up for discussion at the New News conference in Melbourne from October 9-11. As the conference blurb says: “It will explore how to make the most of the

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Will the crowd support these important journalism projects?

Check out some crowdfunding campaigns for important journalism projects in Australia and more widely. • This Start Some Good campaign aims to create a news and opinion website to give people with disabilities a voice again following the closure of

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Will the crowd support these important journalism projects?

Check out some crowdfunding campaigns for important journalism projects in Australia and more widely. • This Start Some Good campaign aims to create a news and opinion website to give people with disabilities a voice again following the closure of

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The Shipping News: grants for journalists working on asylum seeker stories

(This information has been provided by Eliza Sarlos at GetUp – please note that applications are due by June 30.) The Shipping News is a crowdfunded project to provide grants to journalists working on asylum seeker stories. You might tell

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The Shipping News: grants for journalists working on asylum seeker stories

(This information has been provided by Eliza Sarlos at GetUp – please note that applications are due by June 30.) The Shipping News is a crowdfunded project to provide grants to journalists working on asylum seeker stories. You might tell

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The end of an era for New Matilda – can you help contribute to a new one?

Update to this article on 14 May. Chris Graham – a former board member of the Public Interest Journalism Foundation – will take over New Matilda next week as the new owner and editor, as reported here. Entrepreneurs, philanthropists and

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The end of an era for New Matilda – can you help contribute to a new one?

Update to this article on 14 May. Chris Graham – a former board member of the Public Interest Journalism Foundation – will take over New Matilda next week as the new owner and editor, as reported here. Entrepreneurs, philanthropists and

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