Nite sCool – Storytelling via podcasting

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Nite sCool
Join Ezra Zaid and Umapagan Ampikaipakan — radio presenters and producers at BFM89.9 – The Business Stationfor Storytelling via Podcasting and learn tips on how to tell powerful, memorable stories through audio, including: Why you should start a podcast today How to start, create and distribute your own podcast Equipment you need to get started How […]
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Nite sCool – Pinterest-worthy room styling on a budget

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Nite sCool
Style your space like a pro. This 2-hour session led by chic-style purveyor and founder of Tish.my, Shermaine Wong, explores styling fundamentals to have anyone well on their way to achieving a truly pinterest-worthy space. Pick up top tips to add finesse to your décor without breaking the bank. From choosing the right furniture, to […]
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Nite sCool – Learn the art of expertly mixing drinks (Mixing 101)

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Nite sCool
Impress at your next hosted home-dinner or gathering by learning the ropes of basic cocktail mixology. This 90-minute session with Angel Ng Ji takes discerning participants through the necessities of a home cocktail bar, key cocktail mixing methodologies, and tricks of the trade to deliver expert cocktails that wow, every time. RM60 online / RM65 […]
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Nite sCool – Hey start-ups, it’s not the marketing, it’s the branding

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Nite sCool
So you’ve a great idea and got the funding you need and you’re off to spend it on marketing your idea. But wait, did you spend enough time in branding that awesome idea, product or service? Research shows that many start ups and even established ones spend too little time and resources in building a […]
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Nite sCool – How to get published internationally

Nite sCool
Ever wondered what it takes for your debut novel to become a global phenomenon? Novelist Felicia Yap is the author of the internationally-acclaimed thriller Yesterday, recently optioned by Hollywood for the big screen. She will offer an interactive workshop on what it takes to write and publish your first novel, drawing on her experiences of […]
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Saving Journalism in the Age of Social Media

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Journalism Campus Panels
In the face of relentless mis- and disinformation, the role of journalism in Malaysian society has become more crucial than ever. At the same time, news organisations are struggling to turn a profit and media salaries are stagnating. How will journalism survive in the age of cat memes, #fakenews, ‘social sites’ and inheriting the instagram […]
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The Outsiders: How Global Journalism Shaped Our National Discourse

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Journalism Campus Panels
Content transcends boundaries. Anyone with access to the Internet, is globally connected. Malaysian news coverage by foreign media outlets arguably played a pivotal role in the recent GE14, with their exposés on 1MDB – the biggest scandal the country has seen. Meanwhile, the local media won’t touch any ‘sensitive topics’ with a 10-foot pole – […]
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The Big Picture: Photojournalism 101

ME.REKA Makerspace
Journalism Campus Workshops
The workshop will consist a brief talk about Carlo’s work, and his process on documenting the Drug war in the Philippines – the challenges, the ethical lines, how to deal with grieving families, also how to protect them, the security risk and all that comes with documenting what’s happening on the ground level. Participants will […]
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Kasi Viral: The Spread of Racial Disinformation in Malaysia

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Journalism Campus Panels
According to the Digital News Report 2017, Malaysia tops the world rankings for WhatsApp usage. How many WhatsApp groups are you in? How many times have you read a message that made you feel outraged or smug? How many times have you forwarded that message? The spread of fake news and disinformation in Malaysia are […]
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Digging Deep: Investigative Journalism 101

ME.REKA Makerspace
Journalism Campus Workshops
Whether you are researching on the genocide of the Rohingya in Myanmar or exposing cross-border sex trafficking of minors, this workshop is a great introduction to investigative reporting. Learn how to set up an investigation, how to tell stories that matter in an impactful way, and even what job hazards to expect. Led by seasoned […]
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Visual Journalism: Pictures Paint a Thousand Words

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Journalism Campus Panels
Information has existed since the beginning of time – from chiselling stone tablets to swiping on paper thin ones – and has evolved tremendously into various forms to keep up with the changing habits of consumers. How do we tell important stories in the age of Instagram? Have social media platforms given photojournalists a second […]
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Screening: “We Are Animals”, by Zan Azlee

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Journalism Campus Screenings
Journalist and documentary filmmaker, Zan Azlee, spends several weeks in Kutupalong, Bangladesh. It is the world’s largest refugee camp, housing close to a million displaced Rohingya. Through his gonzo style of filming, he catches a glimpse of life in the camp through the residents, assists a group of medical volunteers from Mercy Malaysia there, and […]
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Taste of Sabah – Oct 5

The Square
Food Fringe Workshops
We are always looking for exquisite taste, but what about forgotten recipes from our own cultures? Ropuhan Di Tanak Wagu is a food channel run by Pison Jaujip who has been re-creating forgotten recipes from North Borneo. Fancy sampling dishes such as Linopot, Noonsom Bambangan, Jinaruk Tuhau, and Kinotuan Mirolot Sinapakan Tonsin Sada? Pison will […]
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The Belly Good Food Market

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Food Fringe
Food is a national obsession. Eating is our national pastime. But there are a passionate few who have taken this oral fixation of ours and transformed it into a thriving cottage industry. From stylish sambals to chic chocolates, Malaysians have displayed just how fresh, hip, and creative they can be with regards to artisanal food. […]
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Plotting Plausible Futures: A Scientific Approach to Creative Writing

ME.REKA Makerspace
Workshops
How do you create a believable future, especially as current events shift so rapidly? Will this future be bright, dark, or a gloomy grey? Laura Lam, a writer and a lecturer on the Edinburgh Napier Creative Writing MA, will detail the various aspects of worldbuilding a near future by layering possibilities onto our current infrastructure […]
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Garden In A Bottle (Edible Plant)

ME.REKA Makerspace
Cooler Lumpur x ME.REKA
Learn how to upcycle a plastic bottle and turn it into a flower pot. Instead of traditional watering, simply use a wick for easy maintenance. A great way to go green. We suggest to plant edibles such as mint, sweet potato, spinach, etc. This workshop is suitable for ages 6 and up. RM50 online / […]
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