Internet Memes: Misinformation Machines or Vectors of Truth?

Internet Memes: Misinformation Machines or Vectors of Truth?

Journalists haven't been the most savvy when it comes to memes. How can we learn more about this phenomenon and contextualise them in society?
Dalla vicenda Mps al Movimento cinque stelle: giornalisti sotto attacco

Dalla vicenda Mps al Movimento cinque stelle: giornalisti sotto attacco

Il cronista giudiziario e d'inchiesta deve spesso scontrarsi con pericoli e ostacoli di carattere giuridico che possono ledere profondamente la credibilità professionale di giornalisti e testate.
Dalla crisi del capitalismo all'onda populista. Qual è il futuro della democrazia?

Dalla crisi del capitalismo all’onda populista. Qual è il futuro della democrazia?

Lo smantellamento del tradizionale sistema capitalistico ha favorito tendenze politiche di carattere autoritario che hanno sfruttato le paure e le incertezze dei cittadini.
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Hacking democracy? Wikileaks, Russian hackers and the US elections

Hacking democracy? Wikileaks, Russian hackers and the US elections

A panel of experts at #IJF17 discussed the impact hacking can have on the democratic process, focusing on the DNC leaks of July 2016.
Gabanelli e Report: vent'anni di giornalismo d'inchiesta

Gabanelli e Report: vent’anni di giornalismo d’inchiesta

A vent'anni dall'inizio della trasmissione, Milena Gabanelli ripercorre i momenti più importanti che ha vissuto alla conduzione di Report.
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.
How throttling internet has become a way of censorship in Turkey

How throttling internet has become a way of censorship in Turkey

Journalists and researchers explain why internet shutdowns in Turkey are making it harder for journalists to do their job hence are significantly limiting freedom of expression in the country.
Pollsters versus media, better understanding for better information

Pollsters versus media, better understanding for better information

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.
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.
The algorithm medley: explaining facebook.tracking.exposed

The algorithm medley: explaining facebook.tracking.exposed

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."
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Libertà di espressione e diritti civili. Donne in prima linea

Due storie di repressione e lotta per la libertà d'espressione per riflettere sulla presenza e sul ruolo delle donne tra gli attivisti politici.
How news feed works

How news feed works

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...
Come monitorare gli attacchi dei droni

Come monitorare gli attacchi dei droni

Cosa sono gli attacchi con i droni e come è possibile creare dei limiti al loro uso e fissare precise responsabilità da parte dei Governi?
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,...
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