Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

Social media for sporting media

Social media for sporting media
October 26, 2012

Football journalists body The Football Media Association (FMA) is to host a one-day seminar on the use of twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media.

Being held on 8th November, the event will by Julie Posetti, Assistant Professor in Journalism, University of Canberra and promises to be a hands-on day where attendees will be actively using different media. The event will cover social media applications, the legal and ethical issues faced by journalists in using social media (relevant in sport as it is in other areas), 'best practice' in the use of social media.

The FMA 2012 AGM will be held following the seminar.

Julie Posetti is an award-winning journalist and journalism academic who lectures in radio and television reporting at the University of Canberra, and is also a social media trainer and consultant. Posetti has been a national political correspondent, a regional news editor, a TV documentary reporter and presenter on radio and television with the ABC.

Her academic research centres on journalism and social media, talkback radio, the ABC in the Howard era and media coverage of Muslims post-9/11. She's writing a PhD thesis on the 'Twitterisation of Journalism' and she's the Australian correspondent for the respected PBS website Mediashift. Internationally published as a journalist and researcher, Julie was a Walkley finalist in the investigative journalism category in 1996, she won the Australian Human Rights Award for Radio the same year, and in 2007 she received a Carrick Citation for excellence in teaching and learning in recognition of her innovative approach to journalism education.

FMA members as well as non-members welcome. The event costs $30 for FMA members, $45 for non-members.

The event is being held from 10am to 4pm at the Aerial UTS Function Centre, University of Technology Sydney.

Delegates are asked to bring their laptop and to be sure they are signed up with Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

For more information email: admin@footballmedia.org.au

To register go to www.footballmedia.org.au/pd-2---8-november-2012.html 

1st July 2011 - IOC SETS OUT SOCIAL MEDIA GUIDELINES FOR ATHLETES

2nd June 2011 - EZYPAY REVEAL SOCIAL MEDIA SUCCESS AT FITNESS EXPO


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

Myzone

Myzone is the industry’s leading wearable technology solution. Myzone’s wearable products show and reward effort when you work out. It displays accurate real-time heart rate, calories, and…

read more

Fitness / Sport / Technology / Wellness

 
 

Altitude Training Systems

ATS are global leaders in altitude training and research. From mask systems and inflatable tents to simulated altitude facilities, we help all athletes gain the competitive edge. Our…

read more

Fitness / Sport / Technology

 
 

AUSTRALIAN WATERSLIDES AND LEISURE

A leading designer and manufacturer of innovative waterslides and attractions, Australian Waterslides and Leisure (AWL) is also able to advise clients in the areas of concept and design, feasibility…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Play / Waterparks

 
 
 

Goplay Commercial Playground Equipment

Goplay designs and manufactures specialised playground equipment for indoor play centres, hotels, food chains, clubs and resorts. If our years of experience and dedication have taught us one thing,…

read more

Play

 
 

PRIAVA

About Priava's Technology -  Priava is a cloud-based and centralised venue and event management system aimed at venues of all sizes. With its familiar and easy-to-use web interface, the…

read more

Attractions / Billing / Entertainment / Events / Technology

 
 

Pico Play

Pico Play is a global leader in the planning, design, development and construction of world-class themed attractions and entertainment that deliver extraordinary and memorable experiences to millions…

read more

Attractions / Consultants / Design / Recreation / Tourism

 
 

APT Asia Pacific Pty Ltd

APT (Advanced Polymer Technology) is the leading global manufacturer of polyurethane-based materials, acrylic coatings and synthetic turf products for sporting and recreational applications. From…

read more

Environment / Sport / Surfaces / Technology

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business