Two journalism events at the Wheeler Centre

2 June 2011

Written by: Suzannah Macbeth

The Wheeler Centre will host the Griffith Review Lecture, ‘Rebel, Public Nuisance and Dreamer: Julian Assange Standing Alone’ this evening, Thursday, 9 June, at 6.15pm.

The lecture will be given by British journalist Barbara Gunnell as part of the launch of Griffith Review 32: Wicked Problems, Exquisite Solutions.

Gunnell is the author of the lead essay in this issue of the journal. The essay explores the legacy of Julian Assange, the changing nature of journalism and the limits to privacy.

This is a free event but bookings are recommended. Click here for details.

Also today, Bruce Guthrie will speak on ‘A Requiem for Newspapers’ as part of the Wheeler Centre’s weekly ‘Lunchbox/Soapbox’ event.

Guthrie was the editor-in-chief of the Herald Sun from early 2007 to November 2008, and has been editor of The Sunday Age, The Age, Who Weekly, the Weekend Australian Magazine and Wish

‘Lunchbox/Soapbox’ is held from 12.45pm – 1.15pm. No bookings are required.

The Wheeler Centre is located at 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne. For more information, click here.