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Jeanz Conference Programme 2003

Thursday, December 4

10.00wiPowhiri, followed by welcome from Jim Tucker, Charles Riddle (Vice President, Jeanz) and Suellen Tapsall (President, Journalism Education Association, Australia)

10.45wiMorning tea

General Papers:
11.00wPaper 1: Annabell Schuler (Waiariki Institute of Technology): Training indigenous journalists to work in two environments

11.30wPaper 2: Ed Mason (Unitec): Press freedom since September 11

12.00wPaper 3: Allison Oosterman (Auckland University of Technology): New Zealand's first official war correspondent

12.30wPaper 4: Lindsay Simpson: Combining the old and new with digital media


1.45wPaper 5: David Robie (AUT): Ross Stevens and Uni Tavur: A Kiwi media legacy among wantoks

2.15wPaper 6: Brian Joyce (Whitireia Community Polytechnic): Mainstream news and journalism education

Conference Theme Presentations:
2.45wIntroduction: Jim Tucker (Western Institute of Technology)

3.00wPresentation 1: Ruth Thomas (AUT): The place of unit standards in
journalism education of the future

3.30wAfternoon tea: David Robie talks about Pacific Journalism Review

4.00wPresentation 2: Margie Comrie (Massey University): The place of
journalism in the universities of tomorrow

4.30wPresentation 3: Lance Girling-Butcher (Editor, Daily News): Keeping it
practical: the importance of hands-on experience for tomorrow's journalists.

7.00wDinner at Grand Central Hotel.
Presentation 4: Dr Frank Morgan (Newcastle University; President, JourNet, UNESCO’s Global Network for Professional Education in Journalism and Media): Sift, Stir and Flavour to Taste: a recipe for professional education in the media.

Friday, December 5

9.00wPresentation 5: Associate Professor Paul Sutcliffe (CEO, WITT)

9.30wPresentation 6: Bill Southworth (CEO, NZ Journalists Training Organisation)

10.00wMorning tea

10.30wJeanz annual general meeting, financial report, election of officers

11.00wDiscussion on conference theme


1.30wPaper 7: Jim Tucker (WITT): Online journalism, distance learning and other

2.00wWindup: A summary of the conference - Frank Morgan and Charles Riddle

3.00wAfternoon tea.