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How TV Tackles the Big Issues and Helps Shape Australia’s Cultural Evolution

Tuesday, 30 July at 1:35 PM

ThinkTV Stage @ Ted Hopkins    View Map

In this session...

As Australian attitudes and values change it's clear that TV’s role as a cultural influencer has never been more important. TV shines a light on a broad range of issues; from mental health to gender equality in drama story lines to news reports each week. Join a panel of TV industry leaders as they discuss television’s place as a cultural cornerstone and the important role TV plays in giving a voice to the changing palette of issues affecting Australians.

Australia’s TV broadcasters have been challenging social conventions for more than 60 years. As Australian attitudes and values change its clear that TV’s role as a cultural influencer has never been more important. TV shines a light on a broad range of issues - from mental health to gender equality in drama story lines to news reports every week. Join a panel of TV industry leaders as they discuss television’s place as a cultural cornerstone and the important role TV plays in giving a voice to the changing palette of issues affecting Australians. View Less

What You'll Learn from This Session...

  1. The questions to ask yourself when you’re making content to ensure it will be inclusive
  2. How to ensure the communities you are representing are consulted during the production of diverse content
  3. Why is TV uniquely placed to speak to cultural and community issues?

Presented with


Speakers

Sarah Thornton Head of Popular Factual Network 10
Julie McGauran Head of Drama Seven Network
Lizzie Young Managing Director - Commercial Partnerships Nine

Event Details

Event Type Seminar

Discover  Impact Makers  

Track  Diversity & Inclusion  

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