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How TV can help in understanding the refugee crisis

How TV can help in understanding the refugee crisis

In the last few years, the topic of migration and refugee crisis has dominated TV and fueled many debates on how this issue should be dealt with. Questions around the refugee crisis coverage, including the risks of the journey fleeing from their home countries, what is at the root of migration and how solutions are discussed in the public...
Can a robot do journalists' job?

Can a robot do journalists’ job?

Can robots replace journalists in their work at some point in the future? Can they change it for the better? Automation journalism techniques are not a threat – as it emerged at the panel “Can a robot do my job?” –  but a tool that helps journalists with tedious and highly repetitive tasks as well as...
How effective curation of interactive spaces can bring readers together

How effective curation of interactive spaces can bring readers together

There are several ways of bringing and keeping a community together, especially how to foster communities around journalism, and manage it through human beings or automation. This was the focus of the panel “Creating Community: How Effective Curation of Interactive Spaces Can Bring Readers Together”. What makes a community and what foster them? Greg Barber, Director of Digital News...
How to structure an investigation and get inside a problem

How to structure an investigation and get inside a problem

What possibilities do journalists have when structuring their investigative work? Daniel Drepper, senior reporter at Correctiv.org – German nonprofit investigative centre aiming to give citizens access to information – shared useful tips on his presentation “Investigative Research 101”. Finding focus  The most difficult part of starting an investigation is to find a subject that is exciting....