Monthly archive April, 2018
Determing the moral responsibilities of both media and platforms

Determing the moral responsibilities of both media and platforms

It is pretty clear what moral rules are there in journalism. But here comes the new era of the platforms that are becoming powerful enough to have their own moral constitution. What rules does it have to include?
WikiTribune: Drying up the news

WikiTribune: Drying up the news

They set out to find a way to raise the trust people have in journalism. WikiTribune’s solution lies in community-based news. WikiTribune’s goal is everything but modest. “Don’t panic, we are here to save the world,”co-founder Orit Kopel pronounced on Thursday at the presentation WikiTribune: The news is broken, and we can fix it. Jimmy...
Hashtag #Europa

Hashtag #Europa

L'Unione Europea tra percezioni e realtà. Confronto sull'Unione Europea tra miti e realtà per cercare di comprendere meglio un'organizzazione che influisce sulle nostre vite in maniera, alcune volte, ignota ai più.
"Non sono razzista, ma...", una lezione di Luigi Manconi.

“Non sono razzista, ma…”, una lezione di Luigi Manconi.

Una lezione del sociologo ed ex senatore Luigi Manconi sui significati che ruotano intorno alla frase "Non sono razzista, ma...", che ha presentato il suo libro nella Sala della Vaccara.
A lesson in empathy for journalists: ordinary people under the spotlight

A lesson in empathy for journalists: ordinary people under the spotlight

What is the relationship between ordinary people and journalists? How are reporters perceived from the outside? The answer by Ruth Palmer, author of the book "Becoming the News: How Ordinary People Respond to the Media Spotlight".
The magical year of rock'n'roll - on inspiration and music with David Hepworth

The magical year of rock’n’roll – on inspiration and music with David Hepworth

A very charismatic David Hepowrth took us on a time-travelling experience filled with funny insights and essential highlights of the year that gave us some of the most iconic rock albums in music history.
McMafia: Unveiling the global phenomenon of organised crime

McMafia: Unveiling the global phenomenon of organised crime

Journalist and author Misha Glenny’s critically acclaimed 2008 book, ‘McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld’, unveils the global phenomenon of the organised crime network of the mafia.
Esiste la fiducia nell'informazione in Italia?

Esiste la fiducia nell’informazione in Italia?

Fiducia e fake news: di cosa ne pensano gli italiani ne parlano Mafe De Baggis, Marisandra Lizzi, Fabio Giglietto e Lella Mazzoli.
Is it time to panic over technology? These journalists aren't so sure

Is it time to panic over technology? These journalists aren’t so sure

Does journalism need to sound the alarm at the potential for the artificial intelligence apocalypse?
Rethinking our reporting of the refugee crisis: how collaborative journalism can improve how we cover migration

Rethinking our reporting of the refugee crisis: how collaborative journalism can improve how we cover migration

How can refugee and exiled journalists contribute to the narration about migration in their host countries? Refugee Journalism Project is one of the possible solutions.
Yemen: Reporting The "Forgotten War"

Yemen: Reporting The “Forgotten War”

An all-female panel of foreign correspondents share their experience on reporting from Yemen: how difficult is it to enter the country? How do you avoid endangering your team and the ones you love?
Coding is for nerds…or is it? Which programming language to use as a beginner data journalist

Coding is for nerds…or is it? Which programming language to use as a beginner data journalist

Are you a journalist starting out on your data career? Are you tired of using Excel sheets and want to move on to more accurate tools? Then you might want to think about learning a programming language. Caelainn Barr of The Guardian and Karrie Kehoe of the Investigations Unit at RTÉ gave a rundown on...