Articles in the Working Lives Category
Fairfax journalists abandoned the picket lines this week and returned to work, but the fight to retain quality print journalism has only just begun. Matthew Knott reports.
Time International’s editor Michael Elliott delivered the keynote speech at the Future of Journalism summit on 1-2 May. He dismissed theories that going online will make print media obsolete. As Dheepthi Namasivayam reports, Mr Elliott believes Time’s recent relaunch into cyberspace, has been a wild success.
Anna Politkovskaya was a fearless reporter – an emblem of the media’s vital role as fourth estate. Her murder on 7 October 2006 shocked the world and ended a brilliant career. Zoya Sheftalovich interviewed Anna Politkovskaya during her visit to Australia as part of the Sydney Writers Festival earlier this year.
As a winner of the Graham Perkins Australian Journalist of the Year Award for his article on East Timor, author of the book Herzl’s Nightmare, and a former Australian ambassador to Israel, Peter Rodgers is well versed in world affairs and media. He talks to Daniela Aroche about his thoughts on the Middle East crisis, quality journalism and the road to becoming a foreign diplomat.
Kimberly Johans spoke recently with Sean Aylmer, New York correspondent for the Australian Financial Review.
She has earned 5 Walkley Awards with journalistic integrity and gravitas, and has now replaced Liz Jackson as host of Media Watch. Laura Grace cornered Monica Attard on a busy schedule at the ABC’s media watchdog.
As the ABC’s Indonesia correspondent, Tim Palmer earned himself a Gold Walkley with his coverage of the Boxing Day Tsunami. He talks to Jenna Thompson and Wendy Wong about the dangers of the job.