Intro to Citizen Journalism
Wednesday, 20 February 2013 at 6:00 PM (EST)
South Brisbane, Australia
Writing for the good of your community is an important civic action, but how will people hear your voice? In this introductory level session we’ll explore some of the popular platforms for citizen journalism and show you the basics of how to get your message out there.
This is the first of three introductory Citizen Journalism workshops that will help to you get you on your way to participating in the CitizenJ program.
You can stream this workshop live from citizenj.edgeqld.org.au
Got questions? Here are a few that come up regularly:
I can't book tickets?
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If places are available on the waitlist, the ‘Add my name to waitlist’ option will appear in the bottom right corner of the registration information box. Full details on how we use the waitlist can be found on our website.
What if I can no longer attend a workshop?
Please so show respect for those on the waitlist and let us know as soon as possible if you are unable to make it so we can offer your place to someone else.
Is there a minimum age for participants?
This session is designed for participants aged 15 and up.
Do I need any prior experience to participate?
All our introductory level workshops assume no prior knowledge. They are perfect for beginners. In all our other workshops no prior experience is required unless specifically stated.
Do I need to bring anything to this workshop?
Unless specifically stated in the workshop description you do not need to bring anything to this workshop. Some participants do find it useful to bring a notebook or a tablet to take notes.
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