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 […]
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.
Having spent two weeks training journalists in the Maldives, it was interesting to observe that the complaints of young journalists there touch on the similar issues facing the press in the UK and Australia
Here is the full text of my letter to The Australian in response to Cameron Stewart’s piece, Media’s Great Divide.
Creating content was the topic of last week’s Volunteering Queensland media workshop run by the University of Queensland.
Structure. pace and clarity are Brett McCauley’s ingredients for a good edit. Having worked on Channel Ten’s successful MasterChef series McCauley has some good ideas about how to keep an audience visually and emotionally engaged.
Any journalist who has been mentored by a seasoned hack understands the benefits of someone deleting the first three pars of your story
Advertising, interactive narratives, social media, citizen journalism and gaming are all part of the mix in the third-year Convergent Production course at the University of Queensland this semester.
JACdigital is evolving into a student portal. Following a design the aim is to make the site a one-stop journalism portal.
Online editing lecture given to journalism students at the University of Queensland.