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Dome at Dusk: The new journalism


Maggie Diaz, Photograph: Paperboy selling the Herald newspaper outside Flinders Street Station, Melbourne [between 1961 and 1969].
14 May 2020, 6:00pm6:30pm
Location Dome Galleries, Level 5
The Dome
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

Join Melbourne-based freelance journalist and author Thornton McCamish as he dives into the development of 'New Journalism' a form of immersive reportage that transformed literary journalism in the 1970’s and whose impact is still felt today.

Learn more about key figures of this movement such as George Plimpton, Truman Capote, Joan Didion and Norman Mailer and the lasting impact of their legacy on present-day journalism.