Cartooning & lampooning: The crafty art of illustration

Our August Walkley Media Talk at the State Library of NSW featured some of Australia's favourite cartoonists and artists talking about their craft. If you missed it, check out our podcast: Cartoonists lampoon our politicians, provide a running commentary on the day’s big issues and can sum up ...

Winners and photo highlights from our Brisbane Slide Night!

Kelly McIlvenny was named the winner of the People's Choice Award at the Brisbane Storyology Slide Night on Wednesday September 3. Kelly's photographic story about female community health volunteers in Nepal was one of a dozen slide shows curated by Jody Haines, and screened at Brisbane Powerhouse. ...

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Todd Wheatland: on Mining Silver Linings

Transcript from keynote address delivered at Walkleys CommsDirect in Sydney on August 7: Let me start with a story, it is about a guy who thinks he has it all, he has managed to convince two women that he loves them both, they both know about each other and they don’t mind. Let’s give him a name, ...

CommsDirect 2014 Wrap

For communication professionals at CommsDirect, Todd Wheatland’s opening statement came as no surprise. “The power has shifted totally from publishers to the audience. That is the landscape on which we find ourselves,” Todd says. Every publisher chases eyeballs or clicks, but they want more. The ...

Whistleblowers in the surveillance state: Human rights’ digital battleground

Whistleblowers and journalists play a crucial role in scrutinising the powerful and holding them to account. The revelations by Edward Snowden have transformed our understanding of how sweeping digital surveillance techniques capture personal information about all of us. They have also exposed the i ...

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