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Q&A: how the Sydney siege was reported by the public and news professionals

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Abstract


  • The dramatic siege in Sydney’s Martin Place played out in front of a global audience through real-time reporting by mainstream news outlets abetted by social media. Australian media academic Julie Posetti watched this story break on Twitter late at night from Paris, where she is on secondment from the University of Wollongong as a Research Fellow with the World Association of News Publishers and the World Editors Forum. Here she discusses the way the events were reported.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Posetti, J. N. (2014). Q&A: how the Sydney siege was reported by the public and news professionals. The Conversation, (16 December), 1-3.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2803&context=lhapapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/1797

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Issue


  • 16 December

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • The dramatic siege in Sydney’s Martin Place played out in front of a global audience through real-time reporting by mainstream news outlets abetted by social media. Australian media academic Julie Posetti watched this story break on Twitter late at night from Paris, where she is on secondment from the University of Wollongong as a Research Fellow with the World Association of News Publishers and the World Editors Forum. Here she discusses the way the events were reported.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Posetti, J. N. (2014). Q&A: how the Sydney siege was reported by the public and news professionals. The Conversation, (16 December), 1-3.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2803&context=lhapapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/1797

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Issue


  • 16 December

Place Of Publication


  • Australia