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Storyology is Australia’s premier festival of media and storytelling. Register and see the full site at walkleys.com/storyology15/. Bookmark the mobile site at storyology15.sched.org/mobile. And follow the conversation on Twitter at #Storyology.

Program updates for Friday: 
- Sydney Morning Herald’s innovation editor, Stephen Hutcheon, is replacing Conal Hanna on the Tiny screen, big disruption: Mobile-first strategies, and Amy O’Leary will not be appearing.
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Thursday, November 12 • 13:30 - 14:25
Digging, dead-drops and data: Investigative journalism skills
A one-hour masterclass in the format of a discussion between four top investigative journalists. Topics will include digital security for reporters and their sources, how to build an investigation from the ground up and source development.

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Ross Coulthart

Investigative reporter, Nine Network, 60 Minutes
@rosscoulthart | | Ross Coulthart, 53, has worked as an investigative journalist for over 30 years. He joined 60 Minutes as a reporter in May 2014. He has won five Walkley journalism awards, including the top award for Australian journalism, the Gold Walkley. His broadcast television investigative journalism also won a Logie award. He is the author of four books – his fifth will be published in 2016. He has worked for The Sydney Morning... Read More →
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Paul Farrell

Journalist, Guardian Australia
@farrellpf | | Paul Farrell is a Guardian Australia journalist who reports on immigration detention, surveillance and national security. He has written extensively about the federal government’s national security legislation and the impact it will have on press freedom in Australia, and has broken major stories surrounding conditions for asylum seekers in detention. | | A career moment I’m proud of is … Reporting on... Read More →
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Kate McClymont

Investigative journalist; Chair of Walkley advisory board, Fairfax Media
@Kate_McClymont | Kate McClymont is an investigative journalist with the Sydney Morning Herald. She graduated from the University of Sydney in 1981 with a BA (Hons) in English Literature and joined the Herald in 1985 as a graduate cadet. She later worked at the National Times followed by a two-year stint as a researcher at the ABC’s Four Corners before rejoining the Herald in 1990. She is a five-time... Read More →
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Caro Meldrum-Hanna

Investigative journalist, ABC TV, Four Corners
@caromeldrum | | Caro Meldrum-Hanna is an investigative reporter with ABC TV’s Four Corners program. In August 2015 Meldrum-Hanna was awarded NSW Journalist of the Year by the Kennedy Awards Foundation for her body of work on Four Corners, including the shocking expose on the greyhound racing industry. Prior to joining Four Corners in 2014, Caro reported for the ABC’s nightly current affairs program, 7:30, from 2011 &ndash... Read More →

Thursday November 12, 2015 13:30 - 14:25
The Big Screen (Cinema 1) The Chauvel, 249 Oxford St, Paddington NSW 2021