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Thursday, August 11 • 16:50 - 17:50
News meets comedy

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Cartoonists, viral videos, The Weekly, The Project, The Feed, The Weekend Shift … what hath Jon Stewart wrought, and what are the pros and cons of delivering current affairs as funny business?

This session will be recorded for broadcast and podcast on 2SER’s Fourth Estate.

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Fiona Katauskas

Cartoonist & illustrator, Freelance
Fiona Katauskas has been a freelance cartoonist since 1997. Her work has appeared in a wide range of publications, including the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian, New Matilda and Eureka Street as well as on greeting cards for the Ink Group and t-shirts for Mambo. She is also the author and illustrator of a children’s sex education book, “The Amazing True Story of How Babies Are Made”, published by ABC books in... Read More →

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James Colley

Satirist, SBS/ABC
Young Walkley nominated satirist. Creator of The Backburner on SBS Comedy, writer for The Weekly with Charlie Pickering, researcher for Gruen.
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Jeanette Francis

Reporter/presenter, SBS TV's The Feed
Jan Fran is a journalist and broadcaster. She currently hosts The Feed on SBS2. She writes, produces and presents everything from long form documentaries to comedy segments for the show. Before that she was a TV journo-turned-VJ who shot and produced stories from all over the world. Jan has lived in Lebanon, France, Bangladesh and Uganda and speaks three languages — most of them terribly. She’s been nominated for several awards but... Read More →
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Tania Safi

Senior video producer, BuzzFeed Australia
Tania Safi is the senior video producer at BuzzFeed Motion Pictures Australia. She writes, directs, produces, edits, and sometimes stars in a diverse range of viral videos that tackle everything from mental health to serious stuff like puppies. Her heart is in creating content that helps people feel a little less alone and/or a little more understood in the world — there's no greater feeling.

Thursday August 11, 2016 16:50 - 17:50
Chauvel Cinema 1 249 Oxford Street, Paddington NSW