6:00pm - 8:00pm
Aerial UTS Function Centre, UTS Building 10, Level 7, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo.
On 15 August 2018, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is hosting a forum in Sydney for working and former journalists to share their views on: “How digital platforms (like Facebook, Google, Apple and Twitter among others) are impacting journalism in Australia”.
MEAA Media section members are invited to attend this event to be chaired by ACCC chair Rod Sims.
Date: Wednesday August 15
Venue: Aerial UTS Function Centre, UTS Building 10, Level 7, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo.
The forum is part of the ACCC’s ongoing Digital Platforms inquiry, which is examining the impact of digital platforms on the supply of news and journalistic content and the implications of this for media content creators, advertisers and consumers.
Specifically, the ACCC is keen to hear from journalists about:
There is a significant amount of interest in these issues and the ACCC’s Digital Platforms Inquiry among the media industry. This forum is an important opportunity for people in the industry to discuss their opinions with ACCC representatives and colleagues.
For journalists unable to attend the forum but who would still like to have their say on these important issues, the ACCC has set up a hub online where journalists can share their views: www.accc.gov.au/digitalinquiry.