Grants

NewsCube wins innovation grant

My NewsCube project has won a Walkley Innovation Grant. The project was one of six projects in the running for a share of $40,000 in seed funding to develop the project.

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Team Social Revolution created a game focussed on increased CCTV cameras on the Gold Coast. The aim is to destroy cameras without being filmed.

Design solutions for journalism

Journalism should try designing its way out of some of its challenges. Let’s face it, new technologies, dwindling advertising revenues, legacy attitudes about audiences and a shift in power toward tech companies means there’s a lot to address. It’s a wicked problem. But it can be worked through and design is a way to do […]

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DanSkye

Journalism + IxD = new ideas

Journalism needs to innovate, so we’ve teamed up journalism and interaction design students in the hope that they’ll come up new ideas for the media industry.

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DJ-Hypertext

Hypertext and journalism

My review article on how journalism research might further explore hypertext has been published in Digital Journalism

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GreatDebate

‘We’re not better off with citizen journalists’

Amalia Buckerfield, Sean Rintel and myself were on the negative team for UQ’s inagural Great Debate. The topic was “We are better off with citizen journalists”. We put in a solid effort, complete with props and a dance by Sean, but lost out to Carl Smith, John Cook and Liam Pomfret on the affirmative team.

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A scene from September 12th

Games will be part of journalism’s future

Using games to tell news stories forces journalists to think and work in radically different ways. But, these rich, non-linear narratives have the potential to push storytelling in new directions and engage audiences more deeply.

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Blog

Metastory: Vox.com's cards on immigration
Vox.com: a case for translational research

Any of the world’s newsrooms could have done what Ezra Klein has 17 years ago if they were aware o…

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Research

DJ-Hypertext
Hypertext and journalism

My review article on how journalism research might further explore hypertext has been published in D…

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NewsCubed

An early, low-fidelity prototype of the NewsCube
Attitude and design can drive innovation

Journalists need a better attitude if they want to drive innovation in the news business.…

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Portfolio

Team Social Revolution created a game focussed on increased CCTV cameras on the Gold Coast. The aim is to destroy cameras without being filmed.
Design solutions for journalism

Journalism should try designing its way out of some of its challenges. Let’s face it, new tech…

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Resources

One of the prototypes created by journalism and interaction design students in 2013
J+IxD: teaching design to journalists

Lecture slides and resources for this year's iteration of Journalism + Interaction Design at UQ…

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