2014 Walkley Documentary Award

2014 Walkley Documentary Award - Longlisted finalists announced Six outstanding documentaries longlisted for the 2014 Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism will be screened at the State Library of NSW in Sydney in October, giving the public a free viewing of the finest work in the field ove ...

Surveillance – the new terrorism…

Twelve months on from the first exposé from whistleblower Edward Snowden, there are two things the process has taught us. First, we know about the manner in which we are being monitored. Indeed, the more we know about the work of the surveillance agencies, the more shocking it is. Second, we know ...

Premiers on parade

After 40 years of reporting on Western Australian politics, Peter Kennedy wrote a book about the people past and present in charge of that state. Here he shares insights about the premiers he met along the way. Cartoon by Greg Smith. Researching the Western Australian premiers I have known and inte ...

Stranger than fiction

Charles Purcell explains how working on newspapers prepared him for writing a military thriller. With my ebook military thriller The Spartan freshly on the e-shelves, and coming from a background in both magazines and newspapers, I can safely say that writing a novel is just like working on a magaz ...

Sharing, sensitivity and courage: Walkleys at the Sydney Writers Festival

The Walkley Foundation presented three, free panels at this year’s Sydney Writers’ Festival. Walkley Foundation intern, Carmen Juarez, has all the details. The Rally Cry: Stories that Inspire Change saw Patrick Abboud, reporter for The Feed on SBS2 and finalist in the 2013 Walkley Multimedia Storyt ...

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