Monthly archive April, 2017
Online harassment: the new tools of patriotic populism

Online harassment: the new tools of patriotic populism

Understanding the behaviour behind digital attacks is what the IPI has been doing for years in order to offer support to journalists victim of online harassment.
Interview with Ece Temelkuran: how to confront the 'post-truth', the Turkish lesson

Interview with Ece Temelkuran: how to confront the ‘post-truth’, the Turkish lesson

The Turkish journalist Ece Temelkuran shares her experience in dealing with the post-truth in Turkey, in order to help US and European journalists to confront the populists' narrative.
Tools for investigative journalists

Tools for investigative journalists

Ezra Eeman, Head of Digital at the European Broadcasting Union, explores the latest tools and devices that reporters can use for their journalistic investigations.
Interview with Mary Hamilton: Improving news literacy through collaboration

Interview with Mary Hamilton: Improving news literacy through collaboration

In the panel discussion "Improving news literacy through collaboration" speakers talked about why it's more important than ever to improve news literacy by working with different stakeholders.
15 anni senza accuse: Mohamedou Slahi racconta l'inferno di Guantanamo

15 anni senza accuse: Mohamedou Slahi racconta l’inferno di Guantanamo

Mohamedou Ould Slahi ha trascorso gli ultimi 15 anni della sua vita nella prigione della Baia di Guantanamo e nel suo libro ha raccontato le torture, i soprusi e la lunga prigionia subite da uomo innocente, perché mai nessuna accusa formale era stata formulata a suo carico.
Monitoring elections together: the importance of fact-checking

Monitoring elections together: the importance of fact-checking

An international panel will discuss about ambitious projects aimed at covering elections through collaborative fact-checking and monitoring social media.
Dalla crisi del capitalismo all'onda populista. Qual è il futuro della democrazia?

Dalla crisi del capitalismo all’onda populista. Qual è il futuro della democrazia?

Lo smantellamento del tradizionale sistema capitalistico ha favorito tendenze politiche di carattere autoritario che hanno sfruttato le paure e le incertezze dei cittadini.
Economics reporting: so mistreated, yet so needed

Economics reporting: so mistreated, yet so needed

At a time where opinionated narratives seem to prevail over facts, it is increasingly difficult for business-reporters to explain to their readers complex economical. A panel of experts explored the challenges and solutions in this area.
Roberto Saviano: il coraggio di raccontare la complessità

Roberto Saviano: il coraggio di raccontare la complessità

Al Teatro Morlacchi di Perugia Roberto Saviano cattura il pubblico per un'ora.
Democrazia e media: riconquistare la fiducia dei cittadini

Democrazia e media: riconquistare la fiducia dei cittadini

Un’informazione credibile è il sistema immunitario della democrazia e il modo per raggiungerla è mettere fine alle fake news.
Journalism as activism: Examples from Africa

Journalism as activism: Examples from Africa

The world is seeing more journalists who are activists. They become so whenever they touch uncomfortable and unpopular topics or when they endanger their safety just to denounce regimes, situations, and dangerous figures. This is the case of some of the speakers on this panel headed by Antonella Sinopoli. Andrew M. Mwenda is a Ugandan...
Something old, something new: digital media and the coverage of climate change

Something old, something new: digital media and the coverage of climate change

During the campaigns for the U.S. presidential elections and the Brexit referendum, news media hardly mentioned climate change. How to make this topic interesting for young people?