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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...
The ethics of live video

The ethics of live video

Periscope, Facebook Live are changing how the media is choosing to break news. A panelist of experts looks at the ethical implications and increased responsibility these innovative tools present for news organizations

Video formats and innovation methods

In a session on "Video formats and innovation methods", Robb Montgomery explained to the audience a number of innovative and handy technologies and tools that can be used for video journalism and mobile journalism.
Panel discussion: 'Fake News' and the misinformation ecosystem

Panel discussion: ‘Fake News’ and the misinformation ecosystem

Claire Wardle energically kicked off debate on fake news, calling everybody to take their responsibility to tackle the issue. Aine Kerr referred what Facebook is doing to address it, Craig Silverman framed the issue and suggested paths to regain trust of the readers, while Mark Little and Alexios Mantzarlis brought the perspectives of Storyful and...