Journalism Campus

The Cooler Lumpur Festival returns with Journalism Campus: a series of interactive workshops, panel discussions and talks to get people thinking about the state of today’s media. This year, the topics will range from photojournalism in the age of Instagram, to the issues around fake news.

Journalism Campus aims to create dialogue and insights into the fast-moving nature of modern journalism. The campus kicks off on Friday 4 October 2019 and will continue with selected events over the festival weekend.

Dates
Venue
  • 4 October 2019
    11:45 am 12:45 pm
Should journalism be objective? What are the ethical responsibilities when advocating for a cause through journalism? How can unrepresented communities use media for advocacy? This panel brings together practitioners from journalism, film and communications to discuss the issue of advocacy through media.   […]
Nadira Ilana
Nadira Ilana
Kirsten Han
Kirsten Han
Juana Jaafar
Juana Jaafar
Ian Yee
Ian Yee
  • 4 October 2019
    2:30 pm 3:30 pm
What will a media company look like in the future? Especially one that, for the longest time, relied on print that flew off the runcit shelves? We ask three ad men – one who just happened to have jumped ship into, well, a ship that’s been taking on water. […]
Sa’ad Hussein
Sa’ad Hussein
Dato’ Sharil Tarmizi
Dato’ Sharil Tarmizi
Andreas Vogiatzakis
Andreas Vogiatzakis
  • 4 October 2019
    4:00 pm 5:00 pm
Gimme some truth – Journalism in an alternative-fact, post-truth world. Is the media the victim or the perpetrator? News organisations and journalists now grapple with #fakenews. With those last forwarded Whatsapp messages that carry “news” becoming increasingly believable by the masses, news organisations have to find new purpose in […]
Yusof Abdul-Rahman
Yusof Abdul-Rahman
Markus Heidingsfelder
Markus Heidingsfelder
Kirsten Han
Kirsten Han
  • 4 October 2019
    5:30 pm 6:30 pm
Data journalism is emerging as an important storytelling tool for journalists. Incorporating interactive elements into data-heavy pieces is a great way to engage audiences. At present in Malaysia, only Malaysiakini has dedicated resources to this field. Malaysiakini’s Kini News Lab has produced interactive projects on the Budget 2019, 1MDB, […]
Lee Long Hui
Lee Long Hui
Aidila Razak
Aidila Razak
  • 5 October 2019
    11:30 am 1:00 pm
Democracy Classroom: Representation in Media in collaboration with PEN Malaysia  How are marginalised communities represented in media? What about the majority? What does a respectful and accurate representation of a community look like? Who has the power to represent a community, and are communities able to reclaim their voices? […]
  • 6 October 2019
    10:00 am 12:30 pm
Podcasts are more popular than ever, but what exactly goes into creating a great podcast? Join Sharmilla Ganesan to learn how to apply storytelling and journalistic approaches to the audio format, and how to create engaging and intelligent audio content. Calum Stuart from New Naratif will walk you through […]
Sharmilla Ganesan
Sharmilla Ganesan
Calum Stuart
Calum Stuart