A New Way To Do Journalism: Andrew Jaspan at TEDxPerth
Andrew Jaspan is The Founder and Editor of The Conversation; an independent, not-for-profit, news and information service sourced from the university and research sector.
Jaspan previously edited The Age, The Observer (London), The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday. He was Editor-in-Chief of The Big Issue (London), and he founded and edited the Sunday Herald in Scotland. He is the Asia-Pacific Director for Innovation Media.
There is great pressure on newsrooms worldwide as advertising revenue falls and and shortcuts to a story result in bad outcomes for our society. Meanwhile academics struggle to communicate with the wider public. Andrew discusses a solution to both problems.
TEDxPerth 2012 took place on Saturday 8 December 2012 at the Octagon Theatre at the University of Western Australia. Over 500 people attended in person and listeners all over the country enjoyed the day by tuning in to the live broadcast on digital radio.
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