A conversation with Ben Harvey

A conversation with Ben Harvey

Oct 18
In a world of instant information, the influence of media has grown and the way news is delivered has changed forever. A need to deliver breaking stories first has resulted in questions of #FakeNews among others.


Ben Harvey, Group Business Editor, The West Australian

Event overview

As Group Business Editor of The West Australian, Ben Harvey has a finger on the 'business pulse' of WA more than anyone else. Under the Chatham House rule, Ben will provide insights into the local media, as well as broader ranging thoughts around global media and #FakeNews among others.

This briefing is by invitation only to CEDA Trustees. Trustees are senior leaders nominated by CEDA member organisations. At CEDA boardroom briefings Trustees hear from an informed, expert guest speaker in a private, small group setting. Invitations to boardroom briefings are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies.

Meet the speaker

Ben Harvey
Group Business Editor, The West Australian

Ben Harvey has worked as a journalist since 1999. His early career at The West Australian included stretches of crime reporting and political journalism. He worked in London for regional and national titles before returning to WA in 2006. Since then he has held the positions of The West Australian's news editor, chief of staff and state political editor. In his current role as group business editor he oversees business coverage across the company's suite of newspapers and magazines.

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