About New news
The 2012 New News conference will take place on the 24th and 25th of August at Federation Square and the Wheeler Centre as part of the 2012 Melbourne Writers Festival.
Melbourne Press Club members recieve a 10% discount on the New News Passes. Bookings to be make through the Melbourne Writers Festival.
New News is an open conference, enabling the public to engage with media industry figures and academics during themed Festival events. For two days, Federation Square (Friday) and the Wheeler Centre (Saturday) will buzz with news professionals, bloggers and citizen journalists, debating the future of news gathering and reporting.
This website is a joint project of the Melbourne Press Club, Monash University and the University of Melbourne's Centre for Advanced Journalism. Monash University is the principal sponsor of the Melbourne Press Club.
The New News Conference is presented by the University of Melbourne's Centre for Advanced Journalism as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival 2012. It is proudly sponsored by the Melbourne Press Club and Copyright Agency Limited.