Rural and regional women journos, get in on Canberra coverage by applying for this new award

Emma MacDonald, convener of Women in Media Canberra, writes about an exciting new opportunity for women who want to get into political reporting. The journalists who cover addresses at The National Press Club of Australia hold political leaders to account and grill newsmakers. And this year, one ...

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How to find the Trump story everyone else is missing

Aaron Glantz doesn’t shy away from mammoth subjects. An Emmy award-nominated author and investigative reporter for Reveal, Glantz is perhaps best known for his coverage of the war in Iraq and the high overdose rates among US veterans who returned from it. So the first question that springs to mind a ...

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You’re right, this wasn’t covered in your journalism degree

Looking back, I can see why the founders of the Walkleys innovation program’s shortlisted projects left each day of our bootcamps pumped but also exhausted. The workshops were intense and, for many, involved exploring entirely new mental terrain. The idea was to cram as much design thinking training ...

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How Tracey Spicer lost her filter

Coming back from maternity leave, journalist (and 2017 Storyology speaker) Tracey Spicer was demoted and then sacked by email. It wasn’t unusual — for decades, female newsreaders of a certain age have been resigning to “spend more time with their families”. But Spicer, a self-described “bogan from B ...

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My top five picks for Storyology. No, make that fifteen.

Chef's special: Program manager Clare Fletcher's guide to our 2017 festival of media and storytelling. As program manager at the Walkleys, I work with our CEO and program director, Jacqui Park, and the team to lure the speakers that make Storyology the journalism event you can’t afford to miss. I ...

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