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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?
Electionland: the biggest social newsgathering project ever

Electionland: the biggest social newsgathering project ever

During the U.S. election day in November 2016, the collaborative project Electionland tracked and covered voting problems in real time across the whole country.
Turkey: a black hole for journalists?

Turkey: a black hole for journalists?

Turkey is the biggest jailer of journalists in the world, and almost all media outlets are controlled by the government. Journalists are living in a big limbo: they can easily be arrested or investigated because nothing concretely defines what is legal or illegal.
Press freedom in South-East Europe

Press freedom in South-East Europe

On 5 April speakers from the panel ‘Press freedom in South-East Europe’ reminded the audience that journalists are often threatened or attacked in the region, even if when a country is part of the European Union.