Truth under fire: Objectivity and aid in conflict zones – Sydney

  • February 22, 2018
  • 6pm - 8pm
  • Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of New South Wales, Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000

When Walkley Talks return to the State Library of NSW in February 2018, join us for a screening of the new independent documentary film Disaster Capitalism, written and co-produced by independent journalist and author Antony Loewenstein, followed by a discussion about freelancing, war reporting, fil ...

MELBOURNE Screening & Talk – Objectivity and aid in conflict zones

  • March 01, 2018
  • 6.00pm - 8.00pm
  • Macleay College, 55 Swanston Street,Melbourne, VIC 3000

Truth under fire: Objectivity and aid in conflict zones Join us for a screening of the new independent documentary film Disaster Capitalism followed by a discussion about freelancing, war reporting, filmmaking, objectivity in conflict zones, the role of journalism and aid in the media. Filmmaker ...

Walkley Editors Lab 2018

  • March 01, 2018
  • Sydney

For the third year in a row, the Global Editors Network (GEN) and The Walkley Foundation, with the support of Google News Lab, will gather some of the best Australian media innovators from a variety of platforms (print, digital, broadcast) to develop innovative news prototypes on the theme "Connecti ...

Twitter for Journalism Workshop

  • March 07, 2018
  • 6pm - 9pm
  • Twitter HQ, Level 39, 2 Park Street, Sydney

Tools, data, and resources for modern storytelling. Twitter is a place to find out “What’s Happening” in the world. For a journalist in the modern, global media, it can be an indispensable tool, but you may not realise the full potential of the tools Twitter can offer to help source, create an ...

Analytics: From Measurement to Insight – Breakfast with the New York Times’ James Robinson

  • March 20, 2018
  • 7.30am - 9.00am
  • State Library of NSW - Metcalfe Auditorium - Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000

Join the Walkley Foundation and the New York Times for a special breakfast event with James Robinson. In a rapidly-changing digital world, data is critical to the success of media organisations. But the practice of analytics – drawing insights from that data – has the potential to deliver value i ...

The craft of arts writing – Sydney

  • March 22, 2018
  • 6pm - 7pm
  • Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of New South Wales, Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000

As the Walkley Arts Awards open for entries in 2018, we’ve drawn together some of Australia’s favourite voices on the arts to talk about why we need critics and writers to help us interpret culture, and what makes great arts writing. From painting to performance, pop culture to classical, the epheme ...