Posts Tagged ‘UQ’

Journalism + IxD = new ideas

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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’

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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?

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An overview of the NewsCubed research project


Content matters, so make it work

Creating content was the topic of last week’s Volunteering Queensland media workshop run by the University of Queensland.


Hacked into shape

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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.


Gen Y JACs it up

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JACdigital is evolving into a student portal. Following a design the aim is to make the site a one-stop journalism portal.