Bendigo Writers Festival
What’s it like being an investigative journalist reporting on controversial stories about powerful people? Social media is effective in whipping up smear campaigns but behind-the-scenes manoeuvring must take a huge toll too. From death threats to reputational damage, what’s at stake and is it worth it? Melissa Davey (The Case of George Pell) talks to Mark Willacy (Rogue Forces) about whether journalism has become more dangerous, whether dealing with people’s desire to shoot the messenger is just part of the job, and whether the volatile environment for media is now effecting the choice of what gets reported.
Tickets $20 full / $16 concession or multi-buy.
Saturday, 14 May 2022, 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
Capital Theatre, 50 View Street, Bendigo, VIC, 3550 Australia
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