I am pleased to say that a podcast is available of an interview that I did with Peter Clarke from Inside Story at the recent ICA Journalism in the 21st Century conference at the University of Melbourne. The link can be found here.
Below is the description on the site (Note: completely free – no need to pay News Limited or Fairfax for access).
CONFERENCES on “the future of journalism” have become a growth industry. In many ways, the news media’s own
Michael Arrington at Tech Crunch develops an interesting proposition. What if the best 50 writers at the New York Times left the NYT, and developed their own lost cost, low overheads online start-up? Would their readership follow them? Would investors be interested?
Like everyone else I’ve watched the print media world fall apart over the last few years. The poster child for that industry is the New York Times, of course, and their many missteps in recent memory have been well
The Keynote sessions at the Journalism in the 21st Century: Between Globalisation and National Identity conference is now available as podcasts from the SBS Radio site. I participated in the session titled “Journalism in the New Digital Age: New Directions for national and international media outlets”, with Valerio Veo (Executive Producer Online Current Affairs SBS, Sydney), Christoph Lanz (Director Television, Deutsche Welle, Berlin), and Bruce Dover (Chief Executive ABC International TV, Sydney).
The theme of the session was:
The currently proclaimed ‘crisis’