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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...
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.
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...
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.
Discovering News Stories and Social Media Strategies with CrowdTangle

Discovering News Stories and Social Media Strategies with CrowdTangle

How can a tool like CrowdTangle help journalists navigate the fast-moving, almost overwhelming, social media space and strategize for maximum impact? Anna Phillips and James Morgan demonstrated in a workshop session.
Who needs trust?

Who needs trust?

With terms such as transparency, truth, and trust being appropriated by all sides at all times, these words have lost much of their original meaning. How can journalists change the conversation, and in turn, reconnect with their audiences?