What: Why Journalism Still Really Matters
Very simply put, in order to have an equal society, we need to have ‘neutral watchdogs’; this is meant to be the role of our media which help us to make informed decisions.
However, with the introduction of the internet and technology changes, plus a massive cultural shift towards throwaway reality television and entertainment – media networks are under tight pressure to deliver higher ratings and therefore higher profits.
This is having a direct effect on our local journalism and media landscape.
Joining us for discussion at this event is Paula Penfold (3D) and Mike McRoberts (TV3) and Dr. Valentina Cardo (University of Auckland).
When: June 29th 6:45pm to aprox 7:45pm
Where: GridAKL Hub, Corner Events Space, Ground Floor, 132 Halsey Street (look for signage on footpath for entrance)
RSVP: Tickets are $20 or donation on Eventbrite
For More info:
Women's Collective website here: http://www.womenscollective.co.nz/the-fourth-estate/
Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-fourth-estate-why-journalism-still-really-matters-tickets-17148454489?ref=ecal