Journalism futures

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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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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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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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 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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Meet Up with the pioneering Margo Kingston in Canberra

Please join us for a Public Interest Journalism Foundation Meet Up with one of the country’s leading proponents of citizen journalism, Margo Kingston, in Canberra on May 8. Margo is a pioneer in the space where journalism meets the digital

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Meet Up with the pioneering Margo Kingston in Canberra

Please join us for a Public Interest Journalism Foundation Meet Up with one of the country’s leading proponents of citizen journalism, Margo Kingston, in Canberra on May 8. Margo is a pioneer in the space where journalism meets the digital

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Report on Sydney Meet-Up and a powerful intervention into debate: @IndigenousX

(This post was updated with more comments on 10 April). The power of rotated, curated Twitter accounts to develop new forms of public debate and communication was highlighted during a Public Interest Journalism Foundation Meet Up in Sydney, profiling the

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Report on Sydney Meet-Up and a powerful intervention into debate: @IndigenousX

(This post was updated with more comments on 10 April). The power of rotated, curated Twitter accounts to develop new forms of public debate and communication was highlighted during a Public Interest Journalism Foundation Meet Up in Sydney, profiling the

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Reporting from the Melbourne Meet Up with a focus on The Australia Times

The Public Interest Journalism Foundation’s recent Meet Up in Melbourne brought together about 20 people for informal discussions about journalism futures, including Kelly Sargent, Chief of Staff of The Australia Times. In the article below, Kelly gives an overview of

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Reporting from the Melbourne Meet Up with a focus on The Australia Times

The Public Interest Journalism Foundation’s recent Meet Up in Melbourne brought together about 20 people for informal discussions about journalism futures, including Kelly Sargent, Chief of Staff of The Australia Times. In the article below, Kelly gives an overview of

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Join us for a Meet up in Melbourne: Thursday, 27 February

The Public Interest Journalism Foundation is holding a Meet Up in Melbourne on Thursday, 27 February, from 6.30pm, at Madame Brussels, Level 3, 59-63 Bourke St (in The Parlour room). This is an informal gathering for those interested in chatting

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Join us for a Meet up in Melbourne: Thursday, 27 February

The Public Interest Journalism Foundation is holding a Meet Up in Melbourne on Thursday, 27 February, from 6.30pm, at Madame Brussels, Level 3, 59-63 Bourke St (in The Parlour room). This is an informal gathering for those interested in chatting

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Profiling developments in public interest journalism

This post links you into some noteworthy developments in public interest journalism, locally and internationally. The Marshall Project Bill Keller is leaving behind a career of 30 years at The New York Times to run a new not-for-profit news organisation

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Profiling developments in public interest journalism

This post links you into some noteworthy developments in public interest journalism, locally and internationally. The Marshall Project Bill Keller is leaving behind a career of 30 years at The New York Times to run a new not-for-profit news organisation

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