Invitation to CES Dinner Forum with a talk by Genevieve Jacobs

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In an age of rapid change in the Australian media, what are the challenges for a democratic society? A free press is a fundamental pillar of our community but the traditional media’s
business model is in complete disarray and social media does not share the
same values of balance, integrity and fair reporting. Where will our news come from in the future and how can we protect important values while developing an economically sustainable way forward for the business?

Genevieve Jacobs AM is the Group Editor for Region Media, Australia’s fastest growing
digital news platform. Genevieve chairs the ACT arts minister’s Creative Advisory Council
and co-chairs the ACT Reconciliation Council. She sits on the boards of the Cultural
Facilities Corporation, the National Folk Festival and is deputy chair of the Canberra
International Music Festival. She is also a director of the Conflict Resolution Service and
the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture. She was made an AM in the Australia
Day honours list for her service to public broadcasting and the community. Genevieve has an enduring interest in building community engagement, and is a partner in the family farming enterprise.

6.00pm Tuesday, 17 August 2021 at the Hellenic Club Woden, Apollo Room
$55 per person for a 3 course meal (Cash bar)
Please register by emailing admin@ces.org.au including any dietary requirements.
Payment to: Christians for an Ethical Society
BSB 325-185
Account 03310199
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