MFU - Social Media Session

The Future of Social Media: Watchdogs, Trolls or Activists?

Sarah Stokey, a former journalist and editor, longtime blogger, Tweeter and social media consultant, will be talking about the value and future of social media in generating news, information and ideas.

6.30-8pm at The Alderman, 134 Lygon St East Brunswick. 

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Breaking the News

Film Screening of Breaking the News: The high cost of being a truth-seeking journalist in the emerging nation of East Timor. The film is part of the Melbourne Free University Media series. Thursday 29 November, 6.30pm @ The Alderman, 135 Lygon Street, East Brunswick

Nicholas Hansen (Producer and Director) will introduce and lead the discussion on the documentary, which reveals the story of East Timorese journalists at the centre of their country's turmoil. The film asks the question - what happens to local journalists when foreign reporters return safely home after covering each crisis?

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