Has Facebook Killed Citizen Journalism?

Micro news?
17 Jun 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Upstairs Meeting Room 2

Has Facebook Killed Citizen Journalism?


Citizen Journalism, Community Journalism – What happens when social media replaces other forms of media? What does the future hold? Come along and join in on this fascinating discussion with Derek Green (The Westsider) and panel.

This panel will consider:

What is citizen journalism? Is it relevant considering we’re all publishers now? Have our information receptors been re-aligned? How is social media is replacing traditional media and filling the Citizen Journalism void? Where are the checks and balances – were there ever any?


Derek Green is Managing Editor of The Westsider Newspaper and Online, an inner-west media outlet.

Melissa Longo is the editor of Around Point Cook and Around Altona newspapers.

Kelly Kayne is the founder of The Westsider Newspaper for community journalism in Melbourne’s inner west.

David Llewellyn is the Editor of Willy and Hobby and has over ten years experience in the media and communications industry.

Full $20| Conc $17 | Early $15

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