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Jeanz Conference Programme 2005


Wednesday, December 7
Computer-Assisted Reporting: Research in the Internet Age
A Wintec/JTO training seminar, in conjunction with the Companies Office

Venue: Lecture Theatre C1.17

10.00am

Welcome: Jim Tucker (NZJTO); Venetia Sherson (WINTEC).

10.15am-11.30am

 

SESSION 1: Francis Till: National Business Review webmaster and NBR contributor on technology.

  • Developing a search strategy. (Decide what it is you hope to find, then map out where and how to look for it).
  • Generalist searches. (Learn how to structure requests and then refine them to get results).
  • Specialist search engines.
  • Investigative searches. (Discovering searchable data bases).
  • Oblique searches. (Not quite hacking…).

11.30-11.45

Morning tea

11.45-1.00pm

SESSION 2: Eugene Bingham: Weekend Herald Review editor and senior investigative reporter.

  • What every journalist should know about the Internet.
  • Finding authoritative sources (accessing the experts you need).
  • Useful sites for journalists.
  • Finding story ideas on the Net.

1.00-1.30

Lunch

1.30–2.45pm

SESSION 3: Stephen Cornes, Companies Office: Everything you wanted to know about the Companies Office website.

2.45-3.00

Afternoon tea

3.00-4.00

SESSION 4: Panel Discussion: the perils and pleasures of computer-assisted reporting. Chair: Professor Stephen Tanner, Wollongong University, Australia, president of the Australian Journalism Education Association; NBR editor-in-chief Nevil Gibson; Weekend Herald reporter Eugene Bingham.

5pm

JEANZ AGM

Jeanz AGM: 5pm in Lecture Theatre C1.17

Agenda

Welcome
Present/apologies
Minutes of previous meeting
Matters arising
President's report
Vice President's report on incorporation
Treasurer's report
Jeanz JTO rep's report
Election of office bearers
General
2006 conference at AUT

Thursday, December 8
Jeanz conference papers and conference dinner.

Venue: Lecture Theatre C1.17

8.45-9.30

Powhiri (Venue: Te Kakano a Te Kaahu)

9.30-10.00

“Building investigative journalism skills through the use of hypotheticals: technology as the teacher’s tool” Stephen Tanner, University of Wollongong

10.00-10.20

“Project-based learning: pleasures and pitfalls” Charles Riddle and Venetia Sherson, Wintec

10.20-10.40

"Journalism training: a personal reflection” Brian Joyce, Whitireia Polytechnic

10.40-11.00

Tea

11.00-11.20

“Community radio – agent of social change for women” Gaye Barton, Wintec

11.20-11.40

“By-lines and gender in the news room” Cathy Strong, Massey University

11.40-12.00

“Shorthand - paradox or paragon?” Bernie Griffin, Whitireia Polytechnic

12.00-12.20

"A briefing on Pacific Journalism Review" David Robie, AUT

12.20-1.20

Lunch

1.20-1.40

“Good writing and journalism” Annabel Schuler, Waiariki Polytechnic

1.40-2.00

“Mirror, mirror on the stand: a study of Listener covers 2000-2005” Stephen Olsen, Tertiary Education Commission

2.00-2.20

"Media and Te Tiriti o Waitangi: Implications for Journalism Educators" Frank Pega and Raymond Nairn, Kupu Taea Treaty Resource Centre

2.20-2.40

“The techniques of consumer journalism” Grant Hannis, Massey University

2.40-3.00

“The changing world of the sports reporter” Ed Mason, Unitec

3.00-3.20

Tea

3.20-3.40

“The language of the news room” Sue O’Dowd, WITT

3.40-4.00

“Journalistic ethics and the reporting of natural disasters” James Hollings, Massey University.

4.00-4.20

"Information provision and restrictions: the roles of police, media and public in coverage of the Coral-Ellen Burrows murder inquiry" Ann Hardy, Screen and Media Studies Dept, University of Waikato

4.20-4.45

Wrap

6.30

Pre-dinner drinks. Conference dinner at Garden Terrace Restaurant, Hamilton Gardens. Guest speaker: Judge Robert Wolf, of the Hamilton District Court

Friday, December 9
Jeanz conference papers and closure

9-10

Jim Tucker: Report on JTO restructuring - NZQA and TEC requirements, timelines, new training model, workplace assessment proposal, unit standard review, moderation review (including feedback on the recent SIT moderation procedure), data from the J School survey.

10-10.30

Discussion and Tea

10.30-12.30

Unit Standards review workshop. A preliminary discussion on the existing Level 5 unit standards, suggestions for changes and additions. Please bring a copy of the unit standards you deliver. A JEANZ unit standard review panel to be appointed to work with the JTO.

12.30-1pm

Closure