Sydney Ideas — Journalism, Resistance and Metadata

  • August 22, 2017
  • 6pm-7.30pm
  • Law School Foyer, Level 2, Sydney Law School, Eastern Avenue, the University of Sydney

A Sydney Ideas event copresented with the Department of Media and Communications, Sydney Democracy Network, the Sydney Cyber Security Network at the University of Sydney, and the Walkley Foundation. Edward Snowden’s 2013 intelligence leaks unveiled the extent and sophistication of data collection ...

Andrew Quilty – Foreign correspondence & photography in the Instagram Age – Brisbane

  • August 23, 2017
  • 6pm - 8pm
  • Fox Hotel, 71-73 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

A Stoyology Event. A camera and a sense of adventure have taken freelance photojournalist Andrew Quilty from Sydney to the global stage. He’s now based in Afghanistan, and his coverage of the country’s recovery from war has featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, TIME and l ...

Fighting the fakes: Presented by RMIT and the Walkley Foundation

  • August 28, 2017
  • 6.30pm - 7.30pm
  • State Library of Victoria, Village Roadshow Theatrette, 328 Swanston Street

Presented by RMIT and the Walkley Foundation as part of Storyology. An entire verification ecosystem has sprung up to fight the problem of misinformation (y’know, “fake news”). From tech solutions to business models and strategies, hear from some of the superheroes focused on rebuilding trust in ...

Sydney Ideas – Tools for Truth: Global media in the digital age

  • August 28, 2017
  • 6pm - 7.30pm
  • Charles Perkins Centre, Auditorium, John Hopkins Drive, The University of Sydney, Camperdown

A Storyology 2017 event. Forget what you think you know about fake news. Our neighbours in Asia have been dealing with fake news, lies and propaganda for years. More recently, the same technology and social media platforms that have enabled political participation and social change have ...

Fake News Fightback – A Storyology Event with Melbourne Press Club

  • August 29, 2017
  • 12noon - 2pm
  • Mr Hive Kitchen & Bar, Crown Metropol Hotel, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank

President Donald Trump’s obsession with “fake news” has America a-twitter with distrust for the fourth estate. But it’s also a boon for investigative journalists. Activists are agitating, minorities are calling to have their voices heard and the Black Lives Matter movement is picking up steam. To ...

The Edit with Andrew Quilty – Melbourne

  • August 29, 2017
  • 6.30pm - 8.30pm
  • Belleville - Globe Alley, Melbourne VIC 3000

At this very special Edit event hear Andrew Quilty discuss his work as a freelance photographer in Afghanistan and how the tools of his trade are changing. Bring your own questions and learn from a professional at the top of his craft. This special Edit event is run in partnership with ...