Collaborative, Cross-Platform and Crowd-Sourced: ABC Australia’s Nationwide Aged-Care Investigation

Presented at ONA19
September 11, 2019
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Go under the hood and learn from ABC Australia’s crowd-sourced aged-care investigation, which collected more than 4000 harrowing user stories, collaborated with ProPublica and others, published cross-platform and ultimately led to a federal Royal Commission investigation of abuse, neglect and death.

This session is designed for:

  • Newsrooms looking to roll out major stories across multiple platforms
  • Journalists interested in the mechanics and data management of crowd-sourcing
  • Anyone keen to learn how to turn investigative journalism into government action

Speakers

Flip Prior
Content Research & Strategy, News Innovation, ABC News (Australia)
Jo Puccini
Editor, ABC Investigations, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Scott Klein
Deputy Managing Editor, ProPublica

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