The Twitterati take on Canberra

15 July 2010

Written by: Christopher Scanlon

The media140 series of conferences comes to Old Parliament House in Canberra on 29 July 2010 to discuss how ‘the real-time web’ is transforming politics.

media140: Changing the world 140 characters at a time

Speakers at the one-day ‘media140 #OzPolitics‘ conference will include MP tweeters Federal Shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey (@joehockey), Greens Senator Christine Milne (@senatormilne), and Labor Senator Kate Lundy (@katelundy).

Representatives of the Fourth Estate include ABC Radio Chief Political Correspondent Lyndal Curtis (@lyndalcurtis) and SBS’s Chief Political Correspondent Karen Middleton (@karenmmiddleton).

Registration is $320, but students are eligible for a 50 per cent discount. To enquire about discounted tickets, email or @oz140 via twitter.

media140 was founded in February 2009 by Andrew Gregson and launched in London on the 20th May 2009 with a conference entitled ‘The future of real time news’.

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