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The unwinnable game: the British Press and Brexit

The unwinnable game: the British Press and Brexit

The British popular press applauded the results of the EU referendum held in June 2016: they had played the long game and were finally being repaid for all their efforts.
#netzwende: why Trump is the best thing to happen to journalism

#netzwende: why Trump is the best thing to happen to journalism

Donald Trump is a wake-up call for journalism. What has happened during his campaign and the first months of his presidency should be used to rethink journalism, and how the profession is conceived and funded.
Reporting emerging authoritarianism

Reporting emerging authoritarianism

Traditional authoritarianism, new tendencies, and the future of the journalistic profession under autocratic regimes.
In conversation with Sarah Harrison

In conversation with Sarah Harrison

What role do media professionals have in protecting high-value source? On April 8, 2016 WikiLeaks editor and journalist Sarah Harrison addressed this question during a panel discussion at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia. Together with colleagues John Goetz and Stefania Maurizi, and sculptor Davide Dormino – the artist behind the touring statue titled Anything to Say –...
Mass surveillance and right to privacy: why we need more regulation

Mass surveillance and right to privacy: why we need more regulation

Trying to resist cyber-attacks from skilled hacker groups is impossible. At least that is according to Professor Marcello Bergonzi Perrone, lawyer and writer for the magazine Cyberspace and Law, who spoke at the International Journalism Festival on 6 April 2016. Matteo Jori, Professor in Information Technology Law, and Pierluigi Perri, Associate Research Professor in Advanced...