Interviews
How we saved Chelsea Manning's life: when activists, lawyers and journalists mobilize together online

How we saved Chelsea Manning’s life: when activists, lawyers and journalists mobilize together online

Evan Greer, campaign director of Fight for the Future and Manning’s friend, has been one of the loudest voices in thе fight to free Chelsea Manning.
Interview with Ece Temelkuran: how to confront the 'post-truth', the Turkish lesson

Interview with Ece Temelkuran: how to confront the ‘post-truth’, the Turkish lesson

The Turkish journalist Ece Temelkuran shares her experience in dealing with the post-truth in Turkey, in order to help US and European journalists to confront the populists' narrative.
Interview with Zaina Erhaim: covering the Syrian war as a journalist, activist and woman

Interview with Zaina Erhaim: covering the Syrian war as a journalist, activist and woman

Zaina Erhaim, Syrian journalist and activist, narrates all the difficulties a Syrian national encounters while covering the war.
An interview with Firas Fayyad: the Last Men in Aleppo

An interview with Firas Fayyad: the Last Men in Aleppo

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.
Google Accelerated Mobile Pages

Google Accelerated Mobile Pages

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) is a project by Google designed to make it easy for publishers to create mobile-friendly content and load them faster. AMPs are based on the principle of creating a quick and better website experience and ensure they look good for mobiles. AMPs are also designed to be easy to implement, enable monetisation,...
Plan B: Making a home for news on the open web

Plan B: Making a home for news on the open web

Offering a solution to the increasingly dangerous online web, software developer Dave Winer introduced his Plan B to make news work outside the silos of social media.
Algorithms for Dummies: How to investigate government algorithms

Algorithms for Dummies: How to investigate government algorithms

Algorithms are not a sexy topic, but Nicholas Diakopoulos was able to breach this obstacle with the perfect analogy to help the public better understand them.
Web-Puppeteering with the Use of Fake News: How Does It Spread and Where Will It Get Us

Web-Puppeteering with the Use of Fake News: How Does It Spread and Where Will It Get Us

Jonathan Albright from Elon University; Charlie Beckett, Director of Polis; and Renee Kaplan, Head of Audience Engagement at Financial Times, talked in depth about how fake news gets around on the Internet.
Migration: the new frontier of storytelling

Migration: the new frontier of storytelling

Finding new ways of telling the stories of migration, focusing on individual stories, can foster empathy and shift public perceptions.
Il cambiamento climatico come avventura: live blogging dall'Antartide

Il cambiamento climatico come avventura: live blogging dall’Antartide

Stefano Valentino è un giornalista che è partito un anno fa sulla nave oceanografica di ricerca Italica, dalla Nuova Zelanda sino in Antartide, in una traversata durata quasi un mese. Il giornalista italiano è riuscito a fare questa esperienza ai confini della terra grazie al Consiglio Nazionale di Ricerche e l’associazione ENEA (Agenzia Nazionale per le...
Trump: tra populismi, paure e futuro

Trump: tra populismi, paure e futuro

Per una volta, la confusione non è una caratteristica della politica italiana. Dal momento in cui Donald Trump è stato eletto Presidente, sono gli Stati Uniti ad avere il primato. Tale avvenimento ha sollevato numerose domande. Come ha fatto un candidato apparentemente improbabile a riuscire a vincere le elezioni americane? Cosa significa l’avvento di Trump...
Tra musica, parole, social e attivismo: incontro con Fedez

Tra musica, parole, social e attivismo: incontro con Fedez

Nella suggestiva cornice del teatro Morlacchi, il rapper Fedez si è confrontato sui temi dei social e dell’attivismo politico. Federico Lucia, in arte Fedez, intervistato da Matteo Grandi, si è raccontato al pubblico del Festival Internazionale del Giornalismo, ripercorrendo alcuni eventi che l’hanno reso protagonista sulla stampa negli ultimi anni. Partendo dallo scontro via Twitter...