Webinar: If not journalists, then who?

Discover the insights from the latest Koi Tū discussion paper titled If not journalists, then who? in our webinar.

Authored by Koi Tū honorary research fellow Dr Gavin Ellis, this paper delves into the existential threats faced by the journalism industry amidst digital transformation and dwindling trust in news.

In this conversation, Dr Gavin Ellis and Koi Tū Deputy Director Dr Anne Bardsley will dissect the implications outlined in the paper, including proposals for industry-wide changes. These changes range from reorganising news regulators to revisiting media-related legislation and enhancing journalistic ethics.

Format: 20 minute presentation followed by Q+A.

Key topics include:

• Voluntary merger of news regulators

• Reorganising the Broadcasting Commission

• Amendments to digital platforms’ levy for media compensation

• Review of outdated media-related legislation

• Recommendations for editorial practices and journalistic transparency

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights into the future of journalism.

Download the discussion paper for an engaging discussion.

About the Speakers

Dr Gavin Ellis
Gavin is an honorary research fellow at Koi Tū. He is the principal author of If not journalists, then who?and he has written two books on the state of journalism: Trust Ownership and the Future of News and Complacent Nation. He is a former University of Auckland lecturer and newspaper editor.

Dr Anne Bardsley
Anne is the deputy director of Koi Tū. Anne leads our work on democratic innovation, risk and the future of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.

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