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.
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...
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?
Zaina Erhaim, Syrian journalist and activist, narrates all the difficulties a Syrian national encounters while covering the war.
Ever since Donald Trump entered the political arena, the US media have not just reported on the story – they have become part of it.
A panel of experts at #IJF17 discussed the impact hacking can have on the democratic process, focusing on the DNC leaks of July 2016.
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.
Pollsters and media practitioners discuss why polls have failed to predict the results of major recent events such as the US elections or the Brexit referendum.
Syrian filmmaker Firas Fayyad talks about his country's civil war and the importance of looking at the consequences of civilians rather than the political games.
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."
False news is a very significant challenge and Facebook is trying to handle it with a new tool it recently introduced, which aims at spotting and flagging hoaxed news and news designed to mislead people. According to Adam Mosseri, Vice President of Product at Facebook, the problem of false news should be taken very seriously and Facebook...