A queue of people – more than 100 metres long – awaits to enter the ‘Teatro Morlacchi’ in Perugia on the afternoon of 8 April 2017. They are there to pay tribute to Milena Gabanelli and to the work she has done for the past 20 years, leading and presenting Report, the investigative journalism TV programme on RAI 3....
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.
Claudio Agosti put forward his view that the Facebook algorithm should allow for more diversity. His facebook.tracking.exposed dataset is being built to provide for a wealth of data which can be deployed by users to see from "the eyes of the others."
With pacate yet resolute words Cameron Barr described the atmosphere within the news room of The Washington Post, where he works as Managing Editor.
Amnesty International, UC Berkeley, and Meedan's Check share their experience in successfully engaging students for verification of online content. Amnesty's Digital Verification Corps project, pioneered by University students at Berkeley, shows the merits of applying new techs to human rights investigations, and opens for possible future spread uses.