Posts Tagged ‘UQ’

Journalism meets interaction design

Revolv: A student project from the 2014 course

All about the undergraduate teaching initiative that teams up journalism and interaction design students.

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.

‘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.

What can journalism learn from interaction design?


An overview of the NewsCubed research project

Hacked into shape


Any journalist who has been mentored by a seasoned hack understands the benefits of someone deleting the first three pars of your story

Multimedia production reaches beyond journalism

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.