24 March 2014
The winner of this year's Quills Twitter Competition has been announced.
24 March 2014
The 2013 Student Journalist of the Year is Aliyah Stotyn from Melbourne University.
21 March 2014
The publication of secret tapes revealing deep divisions within the state government which led to the downfall of Premier Ted Baillieu, has won Herald Sun reporter James Campbell, Victoria’s top journalism prize.

News

Brett McLeod
2 April 2011

Journalists are routinely criticised for voyeuristic coverage of disasters, but do they really set out to exploit the misfortune of others in the search for a good story? In covering traumatic events, journalists are also affected by what they've witnessed and can exhibit signs of post traumatic stress, Channel Nine's Brett McLeod writes.

Bill Birnbauer
2 April 2011

With editorial budgets shrinking, Monash University Senior Lecturer Bill Birnbauer looks at some alternative models for investigative journalism including non-profit investigative reporting centres and collaborations between news organisations and university journalism schools.

Drew Ambrose in Nepal
1 April 2011

Last year’s Melbourne Press Club Young Journalist of the Year, Drew Ambrose, reflects on how winning the award has helped boost his career.

Herald Reunion
8 October 2010

The 20th reunion of The Herald newspaper's closure was held recently in Melbourne and the Melbourne Press Club's Craig Butt went along.

Former Herald journalists shared their memories of what it was like to work at the afternoon broadsheet.

New News Conference
8 September 2010

The New News Conference was held at Melbourne's Wheeler Centre on the 2nd and 3rd September 2010, bringing together journalists, bloggers and students to discuss the impact of new media and the future of the news.

Jay Rosen
20 August 2010

New York University journalism professor talks about the role of the press, Wikileaks, paywalls for online content and his impressions of the media in Australia.

Breaking News
12 July 2010

The Melbourne Press Club is proud to present each year the Graham Perkin Australian Journalist of the Year Award. It is the biggest prize in journalism and, along with the Gold Walkley, the most coveted. The award honors the former editor of The Age who was widely considered to be the greatest Australian editor of the 20th century. In 2010, a biography of Graham Perkin was published. It was written by Ben Hills, a protégé of Perkin. Hills discusses Perkin here in this interview with the Press Club’s Michael Smith, another former Age editor.