Bursting the Bubble: Escaping Your Own Newsfeed

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Wednesday 8 November 2017

Sarah McVeigh in conversation with Paul Farrell will explore how we access our news.

These days we have more access to information than ever before, but many of us are only engaging with ideas that reinforce our existing world view.

How do we burst our bubbles and broaden our horizons?


Paul Farrell - senior reporter at Buzzfeed News and 2017 Walkley Young Journalist of the Year.

Sarah McVeigh - reporter at Triple J Hack, host of ABC podcast ‘How Do You Sleep At Night?’

Bookings & venue

The event is free, but RSVP is essential.

When: Wednesday, 8 November, 2017
Time: 6pm – 7.30pm | Pop-up bar from 5.30pm
Venue: VU at MetroWest, 138 Nicholson Street Footscray

The Game Changers Conversation Series

The Game Changers Conversation Series presents pivotal ideas, personalities and moments in Australia’s evolving story for public discussion and debate. It is a project of the Footscray University Town initiative - a partnership between Maribyrnong City Council and Victoria University that sees education, jobs, creativity and opportunity at the heart of the future of Footscray.

These events are free and open to the whole community. Join the conversation online using the hashtag #FUTIdeas.

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8 November 2017, 6:00pm to 7:30pm


VU at MetroWest 138 Nicholson Street Footscray VIC 3011

Get in touch

Bec Carey-Grieve
VU at MetroWest Program & Space Coordinator
9919 7043