Sydney Media140: Photo gallery

Sydney Media140: Photo gallery

Summary: Sydney's first ever Media140 conference, held at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's (ABC) studios, drew around 300 academics, journalists and media enthusiasts to discuss the benefits and risks that professionals face in using open social networks, such as Twitter.


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  • Front row at the Media140 conference.

    (Credit: Liam Tung/

  • The panel discuss how Twitter has helped or hindered journalistic pursuits, and the risks editors face in assessing the integrity of information. The panel included: Crikey editor, Jonathan Green; Crikey media blogger Margaret Simons; ABC Radio National, The Science Show, host, Robyn Williams; Fairfax Digital editor-in-chief, Mike van Niekerk; and University of Canberra journalism lecturer, Julie Posetti.

    (Credit: Liam Tung/

Topics: Social Enterprise, Government AU

Liam Tung

About Liam Tung

Liam Tung is an Australian business technology journalist living a few too many Swedish miles north of Stockholm for his liking. He gained a bachelors degree in economics and arts (cultural studies) at Sydney's Macquarie University, but hacked (without Norse or malicious code for that matter) his way into a career as an enterprise tech, security and telecommunications journalist with ZDNet Australia. These days Liam is a full time freelance technology journalist who writes for several publications.

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