Storyology 2017 - Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne
24 August 2017 7:00 pm - 31 August 2017 6:00 pm
Brisbane Powerhouse Theatre
Let’s make the future of journalism together.
Storyology. It’s our annual festival of journalism and media — networking, training and talks for the Australian media, featuring the best journalists from home and abroad.
Check back as we’ll be announcing more sessions and speakers.
In Sydney, we’ll focus on industry, innovation and the craft of journalism and storytelling over two days, Aug. 30-31. Check out sessions on revenue, design, diversity, podcasting, arts writing and a whole bunch more. International speakers include Rappler CEO Maria Ressa (Philippines), founding editor of The Wire Siddharth Varadarajan (India), Silicon Valley correspondent for KQED Tonya Mosley (US), and Facebook’s head of journalism partnerships, Áine Kerr (US). Explore the Sydney program.
Maria Ressa (Philippines)
Rappler CEO. Battling propaganda with tech.
Sinead Boucher (NZ)
Fairfax New Zealand executive editor. News rewired.
Frédéric Filloux (US/France)
Media Note editor. On regaining the public’s trust.
Áine Kerr (US)
Head of journalism partnerships, Facebook. FB vs fake news.
From Fairfax to founder. Getting real on revenue at inkl.
Pulitzer-winning Boston Globe art critic.
Siddharth Varadarajan (India)
Founding editor at The Wire, star reporter, also an economist.
What’s on in Brisbane: Storyology 2017 kicks off at the Brisbane Powerhouse Aug. 24 with our live storytelling extravaganza Storyology After Dark, where our talented contributors will create a magazine live onstage! Featuring writers and journalists Trent Dalton, William McInnes, Caro Meldrum-Hanna, Tonya Mosley (US) and more. Your ticket includes a drink — come to the bar by the river after the show!
On Friday Aug. 25, we’ll have Storyology for Journalists, featuring speakers such as investigative reporter Aaron Glantz (US), Google News Lab’s Asia-Pacific lead Irene Jay Liu (Hong Kong) and others.
And there’s something for everyone at Storyology Saturday, Aug. 26. Come to a discussion about Queensland’s criminal history, the Trump effect and much more.
Craig Silverman (Canada)
Media editor, BuzzFeed News. Misinformation muckraker
The 2016 Gold Walkley-winning photojournalist talks Afghanistan and modern foreign correspondence.
Tonya Mosley (US)
KQED correspondent. Silicon Valley, Trump, bias and the media.
2015 Gold Walkley winner at Four Corners. Greyhounds, Don Dale and Pauline Hanson.
Aaron Glantz (US)
Investigative reporter, Reveal. His stories improved health care for hundreds of thousands of US veterans.
One of Australia’s most distinguished journalists. Six Walkleys, including the Gold.
Irene Jay Liu (Hong Kong)
Google News Lab’s Asia-Pacific lead on the new reporting toolkit.
Plus more on …
PODCASTING • POLITICS • HUMOUR • MEMOIR • CRIME • FAKE NEWS • MAKING MONEY • PLATFORMS • FREELANCING • REAL DIVERSITY • INVESTIGATIONS • SPORT • DATA
Are you a MEAA member? Get a discount on full festival passes for Brisbane or Sydney — use the code MEAA2017 and you’ll be prompted to add your active membership number.
For Brisbane tickets: Purchase your passes through the Brisbane Powerhouse website.