CONSENT goes to Europe
Our app about sexual assault is heading to the Prix Marulic audio festival in Hvar, Croatia next week.
Walking from Down Under
We're very chuffed to find the intrepid Jeanti St. Clair in town walking our CONSENT soundwalk today - braving the usual cold & mauzy Newfoundland April weather.
Highly recommended read: her article on geo-locative audio walks in Australian Journalism Review: Stories that walk with you: opportunities in locative audio for feature journalism
Our geo-locative audio documentary CONSENT is a finalist in this year's Atlantic Journalism Awards.
CONSENT is a free smartphone app based on a 2017 sexual assault criminal trial in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, Creators Emily Deming and Chris Brookes produced it as an aid to understanding sexual assault issues. It features verbatim trial testimonies and includes interactive links to rape crisis centres, sexual assault information, and Canadian case law.
The documentary is nominated in the category of Excellence in Digital Journalism.
Award winners will be announced at the AJA awards event in Halifax on May 11th.