Finalists announced for the 2017 Our Watch Awards

Finalists in the 2017 Our Watch Awards have been announced. The Awards, administered by the Walkley Foundation, recognise excellence in reporting to end violence against women and their children. “Our Watch is proud to announce the finalists of the third annual Our Watch Awards,” Our Watch CEO M ...

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Our best to Laurie Oakes on news of his retirement

Laurie Oakes is one of Australia’s finest journalists — he’s whip-smart, wise, and suffers no fools. He has served the public tirelessly and vigorously advocated for press freedom. Among his many accolades are the 1998 Walkley for Journalistic Leadership and the 2010 Gold Walkley. After close to 50 ...

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Sharknado-ise your podcast

“Listen,” Susan Davis told us. “See what you like, see what you don’t. … When you’ve edited something, close your eyes and hit play. Don’t watch it. You need to hear everything. Try really hard to be a listener, and to consider the world that way.” Read the full story in the Walkley Magazine on M ...

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Dana Milbank on life in Washington under Trump

Later that day, Trump picks up the print edition of the Post. WaPo staff know that the President doesn’t read things online, because complaints start coming from the White House only after the print edition hits stands. Funny thing is, a lot of the things Trump complains about might just have been l ...

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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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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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