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MEAA Centenary Lecture & Panel Discussion

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On Wednesday, November 27, the 2013 MEAA Centenary Lecture & Panel will take place at The Edge at the Brisbane State Library from 4pm. Please see the program details below. These events are free of charge but your registration is essential. All bookings and inquiries to 1300 65 65 13 or melissa.mcallister@alliance.org.au.

PLATFORM SAVVY: THE SMART NEW LESSONS FOR JOURNALISM IN THE SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETPLACE. Featuring:

Alfred Hermida is an award-winning online news pioneer, digital media scholar and journalism educator. He is an associate professor at the Graduate School of Journalism of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, where he leads the integrated journalism program.

Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson began specialising in technology journalism eight years ago. As national technology editor for News Corp Australia, she pens articles on consumer electronics, trends and failures and edits the Switched On section in the Herald Sun, Daily Telegraph, Courier-Mail, Hobart Mercury and Adelaide Advertiser. She also chats about geekery on the Gadget Girl blog (blogs.news.com.au/techblog).

Brian McNair is professor of journalism, media & communication at Queensland University of Technology. He is the author of many books and articles including Journalism and Democracy (2000), Cultural Chaos (2006) and Journalists In Film (2010). He is working on an ARC-funded study of the Australian political public sphere.

MEAA Centenary Lecture: Gerard Ryle, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (5.30pm)

A four-time Walkley Award-winner and 2013 nominee, Gerard Ryle leads the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists based in Washington DC. A former Fairfax Media journalist, he is regarded as one of the world’s leading investigative journalists and is the first non-American director of the ICIJ, overseeing more than 160 member journalists in more than 60 countries. Please join us after the lecture for networking and drinks.

About the Author

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Darryl is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries & Innovation, based at Queensland University of Technology. His research includes works on the video game and gambling industries.

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