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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".
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?
Immigration and Public Opinion: Building an Inclusive Society

Immigration and Public Opinion: Building an Inclusive Society

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when thinking about the word “immigration”? Our panelists discuss facts and perceptions as felt by the public when it comes to one of the major issues of our time.
Journalism and trust: gaining credibility back

Journalism and trust: gaining credibility back

The recent success of populisms all over the world shows an indisputable lack of trust in institutions, journalism being one of them. How can journalists win their audience's trust again? Jay Rosen shares his personal suggestions and mission to the IJF18's audience.
What's left of the Syrian revolution?

What’s left of the Syrian revolution?

News about Syria are all over the web: but how was the revolution that started it all? And what's left of it? Donatella della Ratta and Noura Ghazi Safadi share their life experiences talking about the man who intertwined their fate: Bassel Khartabil Safadi.
Genere, violenza, molestie: il potere del linguaggio per un giornalismo equo

Genere, violenza, molestie: il potere del linguaggio per un giornalismo equo

In una società in cui disparità di genere e femminicidio sono realtà concrete e quotidiane, compito del giornalista è interrogarsi su quale sia l’approccio adeguato a poter affrontare e raccontare i temi di genere: il vademecum di Giulia Blasi per un giornalismo equo.