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The Woollahra School of Philosophy: The Changing Face of News

The Woollahra School of Philosophy: The Changing Face of News

The Woollahra School of Philosophy: The Changing Face of News

12th Sep 2018 6:15pm-7:15pmWednesday 12 September 2018, 6:15pm-7:15pm

Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay


Join us for this interesting discussion about the changing face of news which will dive into topics including news vs entertainment news, how has digital technology affected the way we engage with the media and how has this impacted the circumstances for journalist in which they report, produce, distribute and obtain the news have changed.

For this edition of The Woollahra School of Philosophy we have gathered three experts who will share their insight into local and global media.

Professor Nick Enfield, Chair of Linguistics at University of Sydney – is head of a Research Excellence Initiative on The Crisis of Post-Truth Discourse and research addressing the intersection of language, cognition, social interaction and culture.

Liz Colman, Editor The Wentworth Courier – began her career as a journalist at The Australian, and spent nine years working in London, including at The Times. Liz grew up in the east and calls Paddington home. An experienced journalist and editor, she knows how to deliver news to the local community.

Connie Levett, Digital Editor at UNSW - with an extensive career at The Sydney Morning Herald as an Editor as well as the working at Fairfax Media as a National Foreign Editor managing a team of award winning senior foreign correspondents.

Light refreshments included at 6:15pm for a 6.30pm start.

Cost: Free
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