What I’m reading this week

Posted September 7th, 2010 by in

It’s all about the future of journalism this week post New News conference.

IN AUSTRALIA:

Margaret Simons, who chairs the Public Interest Journalism Foundation, successfully hosted the New News 2010 conference last week, an event part of the Melbourne Writers Festival. In this piece she documents her experience and gives us a wrap of the event. Read more here.

The future of journalism is looking brighter over at the Walkley Foundation. The federal secretary of the Media Alliance, Christopher Warren, talks about the future of journalism in Australia and unveils new research.

Results from the PANPA awards were announced recently. Take a look at the winners list here.

The Melbourne Press Club is now on Twitter. Make sure you follow them: @MelbPressClub

AROUND THE WORLD:

The paywall debate continues over at Tomorrow’s News, Tomorrow’s Journalists (TNTJ) – a subsidiary of journalism.co.

Quote of the week from the New News conference:

Jack Matthews: People used to come to media because they had to. Now they come to media because they want to #newnews


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