Jeanz Conference 08 Agenda


Monday, December, 8, 2008

8:30 am to 9:15 am


9:15 am to 9:30 am


9:30 am to 10:30 am

Fairfax Panel?

10:30 am to 11:00 am

Morning Tea

11:00 am to 11:30 am

Annabel Schuler, Whose news is it now? Who are today’s “real” journalists?, Waiariki Institute of Technology.

11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Professor Mark Pearson, Young People’s attitudes to a journalism career: an Australia-New Zealand comparison, Bond University.

12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

Cathy Strong, Nailing convergence journalism: case study of Massey’s multi platform reporting course, Massey University Wellington.

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm


1:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Dr. Grant Hannis, Print reporting on the Chinese in New Zealand: still the Yellow Peril?  Massey University Wellington.

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

David Robie, Freedom of the gatekeepers: a free media study of New Zealand and Fiji – self-regulation vs. state intervention, AUT University

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Gina Colvin-McClusky, The soliloquy of Whiteness: New Zealand settler journalism and the sub-altern. A case of Pakeha news stories about Maori 1840-1845, University of Canterbury.

3:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Afternoon Tea

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Cynthia Xin, Mainstream web journalism: the development of web journalism in mainland China, University of Canterbury.

4:00 pm to 4:30 pm


4:30 pm to 5:00 pm


5:00 pm to 5:30 pm

JTO Meeting

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

AGM Meeting

7:00 pm to 7:15 pm

Arrival at Antarctic Centre

7:15 pm to 8:00 pm

Antarctic ranger presentation and walk-about

8:00 pm to 9:00 pm


9:10 pm to 10:30 pm

Penguin presentation and function conclusion

Tuesday, December, 9, 2008

9:00 am to 10:00 am

Jo White and Sophia Caldwell, Focus group session, What Stats NZ can do to make teaching statistics easier, Statistics New Zealand.

10:00 am to 10:30 am

Dr. John Farnsworth, The journalist as a mediator and translator: threats to the profession of New Zealand journalism, CPIT.

10:30 am to 11:00 am

Morning Tea

11:00 am to 11:30 am

Greg Treadwell, Taking new approaches to teaching new media journalism, AUT University.

11:30 pm to 12:00 pm

Julie Starr and Stephen Harlow, How journalism trainers might respond to a changing workplace: you have to go online to know online, Wintec.

12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

Susan Boyd-Bell, Experimental learning in journalism education – a New Zealand case study, AUT University.

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm


1:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Peter Griffin, Targeting media coverage to help general reporters tackle complex stories, Science Media Centre.

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Ruth Thomas, The making of a journalist: the New Zealand way, AUT University.

2:30 pm to 3:15 pm

Margaret Henley, Teaching Television journalism – ‘She’s a hard road to find the perfect story’, University of Auckland.



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