Programme 2012


Festival venues

wednesday 25

Lateral - Radio Capital

Broadcast live from the festival, the Radio Capital satirical newspaper review show Lateral presented by Luca Bottura.

08:00 - 09:00
Hotel Brufani - Bar Bellavista

Lateral - Radio Capital

Who's in and who's out

Who's in and who's out Many Italian journalists have no job. Many others work as journalists but have no contract, no job security and not much hope of ever getting either. Talent. expertise, diligen...

09:30 - 13:00
Sala dei Notari

Who's in and who's out

Europe. Next question please

Europe. Next question please How can the European Union become newsworthy? Among the solutions, the Window on Europe, an innovative and experimental project to communicate the EU. The project, set ...

11:30 - 13:00
Hotel Sangallo

Europe. Next question please

Italian lifestyle as seen from China

Italian lifestyle as seen from China The Italian lifestyle, particularly food and wine and the role it has in Italian culture, as seen from the perspective of the Chinese media. Organised in assoc...

11:30 - 13:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Italian lifestyle as seen from China

The environment and the web

The environment and the web Construction and destructurisation of online news, taking as its starting point the Avoicomunicare project of Telecom Italia directed by Mario Tozzi and organised in ass...

11:30 - 13:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

The environment and the web

Using a mobile phone for reporting

Using a mobile phone for reporting A mobile phone is an essential reporting tool for journalists. Find out about the best apps and workflows for producing digital content on the road. Organised ...

14:00 - 15:30
Hotel Sangallo

Using a mobile phone for reporting

Journalists in exile

Journalists in exile Journalists and their families forced to flee their homeland in fear of their lives for having had the effrontery to tell the truth. It’s an all-too-familiar story. But what ha...

15:00 - 16:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Journalists in exile

Italy: love it or leave it

Italy: love it or leave it Fall in love (again) with Italy or leave? Like so many other young, talented and ambitious Italians have done recently, frustrated by the lack of suitable opportunities. ...

15:00 - 17:00
Sala dei Notari

Italy: love it or leave it

Perugia. Highly recommended

Perugia. Highly recommended The historic town centre of Perugia is very easy on the eye. It is also, allegedly, the backdrop for a relatively diffuse light drug trade. Is this merely yet another grea...

15:00 - 16:30
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Perugia. Highly recommended

Periodical free press: hope or despair?

Periodical free press: hope or despair? What’s happening with the periodical free press in Italy? Is it still a sustainable form of journalism? Does it offer avenues for development in the future...

15:30 - 17:00
Hotel Sangallo

Periodical free press: hope or despair?

Local news as social hub

Local news as social hub Journalism at the local level has been reinvigorated by the web. The sharing of news and opinions with a narrow focus on issues of interest and concern to citizens in the...

15:30 - 17:00

Local news as social hub

Down memory lane: 50 years of Italian journalism

Down memory lane: 50 years of Italian journalism Gianni Minà in conversation with Gennaro Carotenuto. To the backdrop of clips from the RAI archives, including some of Gianni’s interviews with per...

16:00 - 17:30
Teatro del Pavone

Down memory lane: 50 years of Italian journalism

Webdocs: a new way of telling a story

Webdocs: a new way of telling a story Webdocs provide almost endless scope for creative storytelling. The overlap between video, photos, text and audio is one feature. The potential for interactivi...

16:30 - 18:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Webdocs: a new way of telling a story

Independent economic media

Independent economic media The Western world has been living through a so-called financial crisis since 2008. But what really is going on? And how is public opinion supposed to make sense of it all...

16:30 - 18:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Independent economic media

Telling a story with a videocamera: 2.0 video reportages

Telling a story with a videocamera: 2.0 video reportage The idea: what to film The preparation: how to choose people, times, places The filming: how to get the job done The writing: narrative la...

17:00 - 18:30
Hotel Sangallo

Telling a story with a videocamera: 2.0 video reportages

JournalACTIVists: when news and human rights go hand in hand

JournalACTIVists: when news and human rights go hand in hand Some 50 years on from the founding of Amnesty International, bringing attention to human rights abuses has never been more important. The ...

17:00 - 18:30

JournalACTIVists: when news and human rights go hand in hand

Power in Italy

Power in Italy Power politics is a tautology. Well, maybe. What is not in doubt is the limpet-like grip Italian politicians of all colours have on positions of power. This year marks the 20th anniv...

17:30 - 19:00
Sala dei Notari

Power in Italy

Little media on the rise

Little media on the rise Italy is experiencing a boom of media agencies, cooperatives and journalistic ventures of many different stripes. Small, nimble and new-media-centric, do they represent the...

18:00 - 19:30
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Little media on the rise

Women and the media

Women and the media Jill Abramson is the editor of The New York Times. But the editors of leading Western newspapers are still predominantly middle-aged white men, while women account for just a th...

18:00 - 19:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Women and the media

Remembering Falcone and Borsellino

Remembering Falcone and Borsellino Twenty years ago the Italian judges Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino, together with Mrs Falcone and members of their police escorts, were murdered by the maf...

18:30 - 20:00
Teatro del Pavone

Remembering Falcone and Borsellino

The Warmth of Other Suns

The Warmth of Other Suns Isabel Wilkerson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, will be in conversation with Concita De Gregorio about her New York Times bestseller The Warmth of Other Suns, just...

19:30 - 20:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

The Warmth of Other Suns

Recounting violence: in journalism and on the big screen

Recounting violence: in journalism and on the big screen The film ACAB. All cops are bastards (2012) by Stefano Sollima, the book ACAB. All cops are bastards (2009) by Carlo Bonini on which it is b...

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro del Pavone

Recounting violence: in journalism and on the big screen

thursday 26

Lateral - Radio Capital

Broadcast live from the festival, the Radio Capital satirical newspaper review show Lateral presented by Luca Bottura.

08:00 - 09:00
Hotel Brufani - Bar Bellavista

Lateral - Radio Capital

News and numbers: from CAR to data journalism

Diving into Data: The School of Data Journalism at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia In the past investigative reporters would suffer from a scarcity of information relating to quest...

09:00 - 10:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

News and numbers: from CAR to data journalism

Radio Anch'io - RAI Radio 1

Broadcast live from the festival, the Radio RAI 1 morning news and current affairs programme Radio Anch’io presented by Ruggero Po. Interviews with festival speakers will feature.

09:00 - 10:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Collins

Radio Anch'io - RAI Radio 1

The spring of Mohamed Bouazizi

The spring of Mohamed Bouazizi Screenings of docu-films for school children. This year’s theme is Wars and revolutions. The spring of Mohamed Bouazizi by Raffaele Masto and Stefano Vergine. Org...

09:30 - 11:00
Teatro del Pavone

The spring of Mohamed Bouazizi

War reporting - how not to get killed

War reporting - how not to get killed Rigorous planning is a must for any journalist who intends to cover a war zone or an area experiencing major unrest. The quality of work produced, not to menti...

10:00 - 11:30
Hotel Sangallo

War reporting - how not to get killed

The Sky effect. Impact of paytv on the Italian economy

The Sky effect. Impact of paytv on the Italian economy Presentation of a research paper by the Istituto di Economia dei Media (IEM) of the Rosselli Foundation on the evolution of the Italian TV sec...

10:00 - 11:30
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

The Sky effect. Impact of paytv on the Italian economy

J-schools, K-rations, L-plates

J-schools, K-rations, L-plates An Italian take on Italian institutions. All is not necessarily well in the Italian J-school realm. Organised in association with Associazione Giornalisti Scuola di ...

10:30 - 12:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

J-schools, K-rations, L-plates

Duties & rights

Duties & rights The Italian Constitution guarantees the right of Italian citizens to receive information without censorship. But is it right for journalists, in the name of press freedom, to dr...

10:45 - 00:00
Sala dei Notari

Duties & rights

Sourcing global stories through social media

Sourcing global stories through social media On platforms like Twitter and Facebook, journalists can now find witnesses and sources for almost any major news event. But how can you be sure that...

11:30 - 13:00
Hotel Sangallo

Sourcing global stories through social media

ebooks: the new frontier of quality journalism?

ebooks: the new frontier of quality journalism? Many media companies are taking the opportunity offered by ebooks to expand the range of their journalistic output with instant books, collections of a...

11:30 - 13:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

ebooks: the new frontier of quality journalism?

E-government in Italy

E-government in Italy E-government, transparency and open data within the public administration. A consideration of the current situation in Italy.

11:30 - 13:00

E-government in Italy

The future of news: moderation & participation

This year marks the Columbia Journalism Review's 50th anniversary, and in the anniversary issue CJR online editor Justin Peters edited a section that looked ahead to the next fifty years of news. Ne...

12:00 - 13:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

The future of news: moderation & participation

Matador: two anchormen unanchored

Matador: two anchormen unanchored How has Italian television journalism changed over the past 20 years? The two television journalists who arguably have had the greatest impact on Italian politics ...

12:00 - 13:00
Teatro del Pavone

Matador: two anchormen unanchored

From technology to form&content to understanding

From technology to form&content to understanding In contemporary society the word technology is undergoing a change and we are currently embracing multiple languages. The biggest challenge o...

12:00 - 13:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

From technology to form&content to understanding

Precision journalism and Pulitzer prizes

Precision journalism and Pulitzer prizes Precision journalism means the use of computer software and social science techniques like statistics to bring evidence, not just anecdotes, to reporting. Two...

14:00 - 15:30
Hotel Sangallo

Precision journalism and Pulitzer prizes

Is news now feminine?

Is news now feminine? Are we living through a sea-change in the very nature of news? Are collective endeavour, exchange, custody of memory, creative contagion and reputation beginning to take the ...

14:00 - 15:30
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Is news now feminine?

From print to digital media: how news publishing has changed

From print to digital media: how news publishing has changed The news publishing business model and the way content is used have undergone radical change in the past few years. Time to take stock and...

14:00 - 15:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

From print to digital media: how news publishing has changed

The mafia in Umbria

The mafia in Umbria The penetration of organised crime into the oasis of Umbria has been underway for years yet local public opinion is largely unaware of it. The book La mafia in Umbria by Claudio...

14:30 - 16:00
Sala dei Notari

The mafia in Umbria

Digital Heretics journalism award

Digital Heretics The Digital Heretics journalism award invites entries of innovative online investigative journalism on any subject. The work must have been published in 2011 and can be in Italian ...

14:30 - 15:30

Digital Heretics journalism award

What a bunch of wasters!

What a bunch of wasters! Italy wallows in a bubble-bath of public debt. Yet take the A1, the nation’s most important transport artery (the only motorway which directly links the capital Rome with t...

15:00 - 16:30
Teatro del Pavone

What a bunch of wasters!

Migrants, immigrants, illegal immigrants.

Migrants, immigrants, illegal immigrants Migrants, immigrants, illegal immigrants. The difference is substantial but not always clearly elucidated in the media. Italy is in the front line regardin...

15:00 - 16:30
Sala Baldeschi, Palazzo Bonucci

Migrants, immigrants, illegal immigrants.

Let me tell you about my latest trip...

Let me tell you about my latest trip... "Here are my photos of me and Molly at the airport. And here are my photos of the English Channel from the plane window....." Never again! The workshop will co...

15:00 - 16:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Let me tell you about my latest trip...

Crises and participatory journalism

Crises and participatory journalism Best practice to improve the quality, reach, and credibility of local news through citizen involvement. From major crises to minor daily issues. Examples from...

15:30 - 17:00
Hotel Sangallo

Crises and participatory journalism

After phone-hacking: cleaning up journalism

After phone-hacking: cleaning up journalism The phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch's News International has led to a wide-ranging inquiry by Lord Leveson into the ethics of the British press. ...

15:30 - 17:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

After phone-hacking: cleaning up journalism

Free press. Hear all about it!

Free press. Hear all about it! Metro is the most widely-read free daily newspaper in the world. Published in over 100 cities in 22 countries and on 4 continents, it is read by more than 17 million pe...

15:30 - 16:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Free press. Hear all about it!

Le cose che ho imparato

Le cose che ho imparato Gianni Riotta, former editor of the Italian daily Il Sole 24 Ore and former director of RAI 1 News, recounts in his 2011 book Le cose che ho imparato (The things I have lea...

16:00 - 17:00
Sala dei Notari

Le cose che ho imparato

Asinara revolution

Asinara revolution On 24 February 2010 the workers of Vinyls in Sardinia occupied the nearby former maximum security prison of Asinara to protest against the closure of their factory. They began a ...

16:30 - 18:00

Asinara revolution

Political journalism in a tweet

Political journalism in a tweet Revolutions are the supernovas of politics. And the Twitter (and sms) revolution in political communication over the past 6 months or so in Italy has had its co(s)mic...

16:30 - 17:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Political journalism in a tweet

Geek Nation

Geek Nation by Angela Saini Geek Nation: how Indian science is taking over the world by Angela Saini was published globally in spring 2011. It hit the top of the non-fiction bestseller lists in Ind...

16:30 - 17:30
Sala Baldeschi, Palazzo Bonucci

Geek Nation

Scraping data & cracking PDFs

Diving into Data: The School of Data Journalism at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia In the past investigative reporters would suffer from a scarcity of information relating to questio...

17:00 - 18:30
Hotel Sangallo

Scraping data & cracking PDFs

Newspaper as political party

Newspaper as political party With the alleged decline of political parties on the Continent, have some newspapers and/or news websites become a conduit for political protagonism? If so, where’s t...

17:00 - 18:30
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Newspaper as political party

Just(ice) in Italy

Just(ice) in Italy A discussion on living conditions in Italian prisons, including a viewing of the documentary Giustamente - Se vuoi conoscere la civiltà del tuo Paese devi visitare le sue carcer...

17:00 - 19:00
Teatro del Pavone

Just(ice) in Italy

Blogs. Didn’t they disappear with the dodo?

Blogs. Didn’t they disappear with the dodo? Born some 15 years ago, blogs have played a key role in democratising news and opinion. But since the arrival of Facebook and Twitter, has writing a blog...

18:00 - 19:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Blogs. Didn’t they disappear with the dodo?

Giuseppe D’Avanzo and investigative journalism

Giuseppe D’Avanzo and investigative journalism “A journalistic investigation is the patient labour to bring to light the facts, to show them in their uncoercible force and in their harshness. G...

18:00 - 19:30
Sala dei Notari

Giuseppe D’Avanzo and investigative journalism

Humanitarian organizations and the press. A rocky relationship?

Humanitarian organizations and the press. A rocky relationship? The media devotes a huge amount of time and space to crime news and political rumours. And relatively little to important global issues...

18:00 - 19:30
Sala Baldeschi, Palazzo Bonucci

Humanitarian organizations and the press. A rocky relationship?

Terrorism, fundamentalism, integralism, integration

Terrorism, fundamentalism, integralism, integration A discussion of terrorism and associated issues. The panel will take as its starting point the book Un istante prima. Come è cambiato il terrorism...

18:00 - 19:30
Auditorium, Conservatorio di Musica

Terrorism, fundamentalism, integralism, integration

Right or wrong?

Right or wrong? Truth or falsehood? The rules of scientific logic applied to news. From an erroneous belief to an incorrect piece of news to a blatant lie. To treat politics in the same way as the ...

18:30 - 20:00
Hotel Sangallo

Right or wrong?

La Zanzara - Radio 24

Broadcast live from the festival, the Radio 24 no-holds-barred news and current affairs phone-in talk show La Zanzara presented by Giuseppe Cruciani. Interviews with festival speakers will feature. ...

18:30 - 21:00
Hotel Brufani - Bar Bellavista

La Zanzara - Radio 24

New webtv: from log-in to check-in

New webtv: from log-in to check-in There’s just no stopping webtv. But webtv companies will need to evolve swiftly in order to survive: from intimations of immortality to declinations of interact...

18:30 - 20:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

New webtv: from log-in to check-in

Gross Mafional Product

Gross Mafional Product Organised crime in Italy is big business. Once considered a largely southern phenomenon, the mafia and other similar organised crime groups have allegedly expanded their activi...

18:30 - 20:00

Gross Mafional Product

Offside!

Offside! Italian football has occasionally been accused of lack of transparency, financial mismanagement, conflict of interest, match-fixing, overt racism, tax evasion, bribery, omertà and boring ...

19:30 - 21:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Offside!

Social and political engagement via rock music

Social and political engagement via rock music The Italian rock band Il Teatro degli Orrori succeeds perhaps more than any other in mixing political and social engagement with rock music. Luca Valt...

19:30 - 20:30
Teatro del Pavone

Social and political engagement via rock music

Kony2012: 100 million views online. Conclusions?

Kony2012: 100 million views online. Conclusions? Kony 2012, the controversial 30-minute video produced by the non-profit association Invisible Children, which in the space of a little more than a w...

21:00 - 22:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Kony2012: 100 million views online. Conclusions?

Food and power

Food and power “Today we’ve made history, now let’s go and eat!” said the Count of Cavour on 26 April 1859 having just declared war on Austria. Italian politics and food have always been clos...

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro del Pavone

Food and power

friday 27

Lateral - Radio Capital

Broadcast live from the festival, the Radio Capital satirical newspaper review show Lateral presented by Luca Bottura.

08:00 - 09:00
Hotel Brufani - Bar Bellavista

Lateral - Radio Capital

How can data journalism save your newsroom?

Diving into Data: The School of Data Journalism at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia In the past investigative reporters would suffer from a scarcity of information relating to quest...

09:00 - 10:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

How can data journalism save your newsroom?

Mobile for the multimedia journalist

Mobile for the multimedia journalist The power of your mobile phone goes beyond point and click recording. You'll learn how to make your mobile device your number one tool. Organised in associatio...

09:00 - 10:00
Hotel Sangallo

Mobile for the multimedia journalist

Radio Anch'io - RAI Radio 1

Broadcast live from the festival, the RAI Radio 1 morning news and current affairs programme Radio Anch’io presented by Ruggero Po. Interviews with festival speakers will feature.

09:00 - 10:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Collins

Radio Anch'io - RAI Radio 1

The who’s who of Italian journalism on Twitter

The who’s who of Italian journalism on Twitter Who are the top Italian journalists on Twitter? And who are the top users of Twitter in Italian who are also journalists? How do they use Twitter? L...

09:30 - 10:30

The who’s who of Italian journalism on Twitter

Tunisian brothers

Tunisian brothers Screenings of docu-films for school children. This year’s theme is Wars and revolutions. Tunisian brothers of Presadiretta by Raffaella Pusceddu and Vincenzo Guerrizio. Organi...

09:30 - 11:00
Sala dei Notari

Tunisian brothers

How to use social media to build audiences and create community

How to use social media to build audiences and create community The majority of news organisations now understand the power of social media for driving audiences to their output and most have twi...

10:00 - 11:30
Hotel Sangallo

How to use social media to build audiences and create community

What the papers say

An entertaining and irreverent review of the day’s newspapers with Alessandro Capriccioli and Francesca Fornario.

10:00 - 11:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Maggiore

What the papers say

Defamation, trolling, hate speech and harmful content

Digital journalism and (new) rights - Defamation, trolling, hate speech and harmful content New technology has resulted in new types of discussion around online news, often not strictly related to ...

10:00 - 11:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Defamation, trolling, hate speech and harmful content

The new civic journalism

The new civic journalism How can new technologies be used to provide public interest journalism? Is WikiLeaks and social media the way to hold power to account through the internet? Heather Brooke, t...

10:00 - 11:30
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

The new civic journalism

Images of children: use and abuse. Which images? And which children?

Images of children: use and abuse. Which images? And which children? Children are not equal, and above all not equally treated, not even as far as the use of photos is concerned. Children who live ...

10:00 - 11:30
Sala Baldeschi, Palazzo Bonucci

Images of children: use and abuse. Which images? And which children?

Presentation shortlist Data Journalism Awards

The Global Editors Network (GEN) and the European Journalism Centre (EJC) will announce the 30 shortlisted entries for the 2012 edition of the Data Journalism Awards (DJA). The announc...

10:30 - 11:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Presentation shortlist Data Journalism Awards

Economic crisis and youth unemployment: towards a European governance?

Economic crisis and youth unemployment: towards a European governance? European youth unemployment is rocketing. According to the latest European Commission employment report (March 2012), 1.6 millio...

10:30 - 12:00

Economic crisis and youth unemployment: towards a European governance?

Are lawyers killing investigative journalism?

Are lawyers killing investigative journalism? Once upon a time investigative journalists had only to fear the physical violence of military men or organised crime. Those dangers remain, but today i...

11:00 - 12:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Are lawyers killing investigative journalism?

Democracy, media and power in the age of knowledge

Democracy, media and power in the age of knowledge Keynote speech by Stefano Rodotà. Introduction by Luca De Biase.

11:00 - 12:00
Teatro del Pavone

Democracy, media and power in the age of knowledge

Presentation of Etalia

Presentation of Etalia Etalia is a web-based platform which aims to transform the consumption and production of news by focusing on the interests of the user. The online services of Etalia allow th...

11:30 - 13:00
Hotel Sangallo

Presentation of Etalia

Copyright issues in digital journalism

Digital journalism and (new) rights - Copyright issues in digital journalism The advent of the digital allows both the indiscriminate and the discriminating use of the content of others. Journalis...

11:30 - 13:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Copyright issues in digital journalism

Stories on Umbria Journalism Award

Stories on Umbria Journalism Award Awards ceremony of the third edition of the Stories on Umbria Journalism Award, set up and managed by the Chambers of Commerce of Perugia and Terni. The award in...

11:30 - 13:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Stories on Umbria Journalism Award

How the media deal with the nuclear question

How the media deal with the nuclear question 26 April is the anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident. One year ago was the Fukushima nuclear accident. How has the media dealt with the complex...

11:30 - 13:00
Sala dei Notari

How the media deal with the nuclear question

You, the Mobile Journalist

You, the Mobile Journalist Mobile internet, smartphones and tablets have significantly increased the range of possibilities for news-making and news-reporting, opening up entirely new avenues of ...

12:00 - 13:30
Teatro del Pavone

You, the Mobile Journalist

The sky-blue empire. Is China changing?

The sky-blue empire. Is China changing? The particularities of the Chinese economy, China’s investment strategy overseas and a broader consideration of the remarkable economic and cultural changes ...

12:00 - 13:00

The sky-blue empire. Is China changing?

More social responsibility more often

More social responsibility more often How can companies and the media become more socially responsible and in so doing support the work of NGOs? To be followed by a P&G case history on the st...

12:00 - 13:30
Sala Baldeschi, Palazzo Bonucci

More social responsibility more often

Spazio Europa

Broadcast live from the festival, the RAI Parlamentary News weekly broadcast Spazio Europa with news and views presented by Tiziana Di Simone.

12:00 - 13:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Collins

Spazio Europa

Towards 2030

Towards 2030: transparency, responsibility and dialogue. How to comunicate the challenges the world faces in order to avoid the “perfect storm” Beginning with an analysis of the most pressing c...

12:30 - 14:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Towards 2030

Firewalls

Firewalls Are firewalls essential self-defence mechanisms or Trojan horses? Is so-called secure data transfer really so secure? An insight into how vulnerable your data might be. Workshops are f...

13:00 - 14:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Firewalls

News in a networked world

News in a networked world Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, will discuss his project’s latest findings about how people use the internet, s...

13:00 - 14:00
Hotel Sangallo

News in a networked world

You, the Mobile Journalist

You, the Mobile Journalist Mobile internet, smartphones and tablets have significantly increased the range of possibilities for news-making and news-reporting, opening up entirely new avenues of in...

13:15 - 13:30
Teatro del Pavone

You, the Mobile Journalist

Information wants to be free

Diving into Data: The School of Data Journalism at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia In the past investigative reporters would suffer from a scarcity of information relating to quest...

14:00 - 15:30
Hotel Sangallo

Information wants to be free

The Arab Spring: an incomplete revolution?

The Arab Spring: an incomplete revolution? Was the Arab Spring a revolution? And is it incomplete? Time to take stock. Organised in association with Associazione Giornalisti Scuola di Perugia ...

14:00 - 15:30
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

The Arab Spring: an incomplete revolution?

Social media: how to leverage the power of online citizens

Social media: how to leverage the power of online citizens The intersection of real world connectivity with online and youth culture is a sweet spot for generating empowerment on a wholly new scale...

14:00 - 15:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Social media: how to leverage the power of online citizens

The euro and the mass media

The euro and the mass media The panel will take as its starting point the special issue of Limes on the role and impact of the mass media, which will be published on 26 April 2012. The euro and h...

14:00 - 15:30
Auditorium, Conservatorio di Musica

The euro and the mass media

The future of news: collaboration

This year marks the Columbia Journalism Review's 50th anniversary, and in the anniversary issue CJR online editor Justin Peters edited a section that looked ahead to the next fifty years of news. Near...

14:30 - 16:00
Sala Baldeschi, Palazzo Bonucci

The future of news: collaboration

Quality information and information of quality

Quality information and information of quality Ascertaining the quality and reliability of online information is not easy, whether for a large media organisation such as the Gruppo L'Espresso or for ...

14:30 - 16:00

Quality information and information of quality

European democracy and the rebirth of extremism

European democracy and the rebirth of extremism The recent mutation of the role of the nation-state has had many consequences, one of which is the emergence of an array of xenophobic European polit...

14:30 - 16:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

European democracy and the rebirth of extremism

The talk show in the age of Monti

The talk show in the age of Monti The age of Berlusconi saw the Italian TV current affairs talk show become just that: a show. Endless burble, plenty of self-promotion, little substance, formulaic ho...

15:00 - 16:30
Teatro del Pavone

The talk show in the age of Monti

Visual news and new media

Visual news and new media Visual news and new media: the press agency ANSA and the challenge of Twitter, Facebook, mobile phones and iPads. How best to adapt to the new demands of the media marketp...

15:30 - 17:00
Hotel Sangallo

Visual news and new media

European media startup success stories

Beyond the Huff Post. European media startup success stories In the last few years Europe has seen a nouvelle vague of independent journalistic start-ups. Following in the footsteps of The Huffingt...

15:30 - 17:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

European media startup success stories

All-news channels. Albert Camus would have approved

All-news channels. Albert Camus would have approved “The journalist is the historian of the moment” said Albert Camus. A neat definition of all-news channels, which have the potentially onerous t...

15:30 - 17:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

All-news channels. Albert Camus would have approved

National Health Communication, New Media and Information award

National Health Communication, New Media and Information award Awards ceremony of the second edition of the National Health Communication, New Media and Information award. The award is organised by...

15:30 - 17:00
Salone d'Onore, Palazzo Donini

National Health Communication, New Media and Information award

Health policy: from theory to practice

Health policy: from theory to practice On how to integrate health criteria into all public policy decision-making. Livia Azzariti journalist Eva Benelli Zadig Emilio Duca director Direzione Regi...

15:30 - 17:00
Salone d'Onore, Palazzo Donini

Health policy: from theory to practice

Wiretaps and "webtaps"

Wiretaps and "webtaps" Who can tap what and how? From the near impossibility of ensuring secure phone calls to the ease of ensuring near secure web communications. A romp through security, technolo...

16:00 - 17:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Wiretaps and "webtaps"

Dentists, doctors, psychiatrists. And journalists?

Dentists, doctors, psychiatrists. And journalists? Among other curiosities of Italian life is the professional association of journalists entitled the Ordine dei Giornalisti. Accountants, architects,...

16:00 - 17:30

Dentists, doctors, psychiatrists. And journalists?

The future of democracy

The future of democracy The current economic crisis has brought with it a crisis in representative democracy. When “serious economic problems” are used to justify the unceremonious removal of d...

16:00 - 17:00
Sala dei Notari

The future of democracy

Humanitarian emergencies: are journalists still necessary?

Humanitarian emergencies: are journalists still necessary? Wars, famine, displacement camps; at times the traditional media find it hard to get there. Why? Whose responsibility is it to tell the wo...

16:00 - 17:30
Sala Baldeschi, Palazzo Bonucci

Humanitarian emergencies: are journalists still necessary?

Free tools for digital journalists

Free tools for digital journalists Take a whirlwind tour of free tools that will let you stream live video, edit digital photos, become a social media power user, create HTML charts, analyze sear...

17:00 - 18:00
Hotel Sangallo

Free tools for digital journalists

How influential are the influencers?

How influential are the influencers? To what extent are social media opinion leaders able to dictate the agenda? - to both their (non-professional) audiences and their (professional) online and offli...

17:00 - 18:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

How influential are the influencers?

The Italian secondary school system: overall grade C-

The Italian secondary school system: overall grade C- Many young Italians abandon education at the earliest possible opportunity. One in five fails to get even the basic leaving-school diploma. The...

17:00 - 18:30
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

The Italian secondary school system: overall grade C-

Tweeting the Arab Spring: capturing history, 140 characters at a time

Tweeting the Arab Spring: capturing history, 140 characters at a time Keynote speech by Andy Carvin. Introduction by Carlo Antonelli.

17:00 - 18:00
Teatro del Pavone

Tweeting the Arab Spring: capturing history, 140 characters at a time

School newspapers get-together

School newspapers get-together Annual 3-day get-together of Italian school newspapers. A total of 28 schools from 14 different regions will be represented. Some 130 budding journalists will undress t...

17:00 - 19:00
Auditorium Santa Cecilia

School newspapers get-together

The role of the columnist in print media

The role of the columnist in print media Sandro Petrollini and Giovanni Picuti intervview Michele Cucuzza. Sandro Petrollini writes the Penumbria column of the Umbrian regional daily Corriere dell...

17:00 - 18:00
Sala Pagliacci, Palazzo dell Provincia

The role of the columnist in print media

Ethical hacking

Ethical hacking There’s a war on and it won’t be won by who has the most bombs. Ethical hacking in the raw. Workshops are free entry but registration is required. Each workshop will have a l...

17:30 - 18:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Ethical hacking

Forgotten L’Aquila

Forgotten L’Aquila On 06 April 2009 an earthquake destroyed much of the Italian town of L’Aquila. Thousands were injured, 309 people died. The beautiful historic centre is still a ghost town, c...

17:30 - 19:00

Forgotten L’Aquila

Un dollaro al giorno

Un dollaro al giorno They number over a billion yet they remain largely hidden, emerging rarely into Western consciousness only in the fine words of some political leader. They are the people who liv...

17:30 - 18:30
Sala Baldeschi, Palazzo Bonucci

Un dollaro al giorno

Making data pretty

Diving into Data: The School of Data Journalism at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia In the past investigative reporters would suffer from a scarcity of information relating to quest...

18:00 - 19:30
Hotel Sangallo

Making data pretty

Ezio Mauro: current affairs, politics, the media

Interview of Ezio Mauro, editor of the Italian daily la Repubblica, including questions from the audience-at-large via Twitter. The hashtags to participate are #ijf12 #mauro. Moderated by Arianna Ci...

18:00 - 19:30
Sala dei Notari

Ezio Mauro: current affairs, politics, the media

La Zanzara - Radio 24

Broadcast live from the festival, the Radio 24 no-holds-barred news and current affairs phone-in talk show La Zanzara presented by Giuseppe Cruciani. Interviews with festival speakers will feature. ...

18:30 - 21:00
Hotel Brufani - Bar Bellavista

La Zanzara - Radio 24

The best of online journalism worldwide

The best of the best of online journalism worldwide Some of the projects that won the 2011 Online Journalism Awards will be showcased. The awards, launched in May 2000 to honour excellence in digi...

18:30 - 20:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

The best of online journalism worldwide

Civic activism and information: the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street and beyond

Civic activism and information: the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street and beyond Is social struggle, whether aimed at toppling an oppressive regime or radically changing the political agenda within a W...

18:30 - 20:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Civic activism and information: the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street and beyond

Whistleblowers and anonymous leaks: can the media do without them?

Whistleblowers and anonymous leaks: can the media do without them? Whistleblowing is on the increase, with Wikileaks the tip of the iceberg and with traditional journalism heaving hard in the effo...

18:30 - 20:00
Sala Baldeschi, Palazzo Bonucci

Whistleblowers and anonymous leaks: can the media do without them?

TG Zero - Radio Capital

Broadcast live from the festival, the Radio Capital news and current affairs talk show TG Zero presented by Vittorio Zucconi and Edoardo Buffoni. Interviews with festival speakers will feature. ...

19:00 - 20:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Collins

TG Zero - Radio Capital

If the Italy of Mario Monti were a film: Mary Poppins, Twilight or The Descendants?

If the Italy of Mario Monti were a film: Mary Poppins, Twilight or The Descendants? With the new technocratic government of Mario Monti, Italy is presenting itself to the world in a new way. But wh...

19:30 - 20:30
Teatro del Pavone

If the Italy of Mario Monti were a film: Mary Poppins, Twilight or The Descendants?

The most beautiful city in the universe

The most beautiful city in the universe “I am leaving. I shall not forget Via Toledo, nor any other of the parts of Naples; to my eyes this city has no equal and is the most beautiful city in the...

19:30 - 22:00
Sala dei Notari

The most beautiful city in the universe

Tabula rasa 1992-2012: 20 years in which the Italian left lost (itself)

Tabula rasa 1992-2012: 20 years in which the Italian left lost (itself) When and why did the Italian left begin to lose (itself)? When and why might the Italian left begin to win (back its identity)?

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro del Pavone

Tabula rasa 1992-2012: 20 years in which the Italian left lost (itself)

saturday 28

Voci dal mondo - RAI Radio 1

Broadcast live from the festival, the RAI Radio 1 weekly news and current affairs programme Voci dal mondo presented by Gabriella Lepre.

06:05 - 07:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Collins

Voci dal mondo - RAI Radio 1

Punto a Capo - Radio 24

Broadcast live from the festival, the Radio 24 news, current affairs, arts and sport discussion programme Punto a Capo presented by Gigi Donelli.

09:10 - 10:00
Hotel Brufani - Bar Bellavista

Punto a Capo - Radio 24

You too can be a data journalist!

Diving into Data: The School of Data Journalism at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia In the past investigative reporters would suffer from a scarcity of information relating to quest...

09:30 - 11:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

You too can be a data journalist!

Introduction to augmented reality

09:30 - 10:30
Hotel Sangallo

Introduction to augmented reality

School newspapers get-together

School newspapers get-together Annual 3-day get-together of Italian school newspapers. A total of 28 schools from 14 different regions will be represented. Some 130 budding journalists will undress t...

09:30 - 13:00
Auditorium Santa Cecilia

School newspapers get-together

Libya and the kids of the revolution

Libya and the kids of the revolution Screenings of docu-films for school children. This year’s theme is Wars and revolutions. Libya and the kids of the revolution by Gian Micalessin and Francesca...

09:30 - 11:00
Teatro del Pavone

Libya and the kids of the revolution

DataCamp 2012. Open data, journalists and readers

DataCamp 2012. Open data, journalists and readers The Associazione Italiana per l’Open Government has organised DataCamp 2012, with the aim of bringing together public institutions, developers ...

09:30 - 13:30
Hotel La Rosetta

DataCamp 2012. Open data, journalists and readers

In Europa - RAI Radio 1

Broadcast live from the festival, the RAI Radio 1 weekly broadcast In Europa with news and views on Europe presented by Umberto Broccoli e Tiziana Di Simone.

09:35 - 10:20
Hotel Brufani - Sala Collins

In Europa - RAI Radio 1

Secrecy, confidentiality and privacy

Digital journalism and (new) rights - Secrecy, confidentiality and privacy In his work a journalist can rely on a series of guarantees which cover the secrecy of sources while being obliged to resp...

10:00 - 11:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Secrecy, confidentiality and privacy

L'Altra Europa - Radio 24

Broadcast live from the festival, the Radio 24 European culture and current affairs talk show L’Altra Europa presented by Federico Taddia. The programme is produced in association with the Europea...

10:00 - 11:00
Hotel Brufani - Bar Bellavista

L'Altra Europa - Radio 24

What the papers say

An entertaining and irreverent review of the day’s newspapers with Giuseppe Cruciani, David Parenzo and Luca Telese.

10:00 - 11:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Maggiore

What the papers say

Investigative journalism and crowdsourcing

Investigative journalism and crowdsourcing Crowdsourcing can produce remarkable results for investigative journalism. Paul Lewis of The Guardian will illustrate some of the ways he and his newspape...

10:00 - 11:30
Sala dei Notari

Investigative journalism and crowdsourcing

Non-sports news in a sports newspaper

Non-sports news in a sports newspaper The leading Italian sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport is published every day with a pull-out section (printed on a different colour paper) entitled Altri Mo...

10:00 - 11:30
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Non-sports news in a sports newspaper

Journalistic investigations and minors

Journalistic investigations and minors Massimo Razzi (repubblica.it) and Valeria Teodonio (repubblica.it) explain how journalists plan their investigations: topic selection, information collection,...

10:00 - 11:30
Sala Baldeschi, Palazzo Bonucci

Journalistic investigations and minors

SustainaBEERity. Innovation, quality and … hops: Carlsberg’s magic formula to make Italy grow

SustainaBEERity Innovation, quality and … hops: Carlsberg’s magic formula to make Italy grow Can a model to create value and shared benefits be inspired by malt and barrel? Innovation and sust...

10:00 - 11:00

SustainaBEERity. Innovation, quality and … hops: Carlsberg’s magic formula to make Italy grow

Presentation of Storify

Presentation of Storify Burt Herman, co-founder of Storify, will discuss his social storytelling platform that was launched less than two years ago and is now used by top news organizations, brands...

10:30 - 11:30
Hotel Sangallo

Presentation of Storify

Julian Assange: from hacker to Wikileaks

Julian Assange: from hacker to Wikileaks Wikileaks came to worldwide prominence on 05 April 2010 when it released the video entitled Collateral Murder of about a dozen Iraqi civilians and two Reute...

11:00 - 12:30

Julian Assange: from hacker to Wikileaks

Cloud computing

Cloud computing - the hows and whys Cloud computing has been the flavour of the month for a while now. The objective of this workshop is to clarify matters in a practical, interactive way. What is ...

11:30 - 13:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Cloud computing

Musical journalism in the post-MySpace era

Musical journalism in the post-MySpace era How the web has transformed the relationship between new and/or well-established musical performers and the media. Once upon a time up-and-coming bands se...

11:30 - 13:00
Sala dei Notari

Musical journalism in the post-MySpace era

Gamification. Play time!

Gamification. Play time! Newsgames have introduced a radically new way of communicating the news and grabbing the attention of the reader/user. Find out more from our panel of experts.

11:30 - 13:00
Sala Baldeschi, Palazzo Bonucci

Gamification. Play time!

The economic sustainability of digital journalism: problems and prospects

The economic sustainability of digital journalism: problems and prospects New media is here to stay but an efficient business model to adequately pay who produces online content has yet to be found...

11:30 - 13:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

The economic sustainability of digital journalism: problems and prospects

Integral Media: the future of mass media in the age of social networks

Integral Media: the future of mass media in the age of social networks Keynote speech by Wadah Khanfar. Introduction by Francesca Caferri.

11:30 - 12:30
Teatro del Pavone

Integral Media: the future of mass media in the age of social networks

Energy challenges and European geopolitics

Energy challenges and European geopolitics The European Union currently imports 80% of its petrol and 60% of its gas requirements. Alternative energy sources, even within the parameters set by the Ho...

11:30 - 13:00
Hotel Sangallo

Energy challenges and European geopolitics

Towards an Italian FOIA

Towards an Italian FOIA Italy has no Freedom of Information Act (or similar). The new Diritto di Sapere project seeks to highlight the need for major reform of the law on the right of access to inf...

12:30 - 14:00

Towards an Italian FOIA

i-phonography and the news: Instagram (and others)

i-phonography and the news: Instagram (and others) Reporting is getting more and more visual and on the go. Instagram, with over 15 million members, is now being used by news outlets t...

14:00 - 15:00
Hotel Sangallo

i-phonography and the news: Instagram (and others)

How sensitive you are!

How sensitive you are! - Data is sensitive: learn how to keep it safe and send it safely How much do you know about your webmail, social network accounts and pendrives? How secure are they? Who oth...

14:00 - 15:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

How sensitive you are!

Errors, lies, damned lies and the media

Errors, lies, damned lies and the media How many times have journalists come across a breaking news story that is totally at odds with what they are witnessing first-hand in the field? Particularly...

14:00 - 15:30
Sala Baldeschi, Palazzo Bonucci

Errors, lies, damned lies and the media

From bits to Pulitzer: when journalism in the public interest scores a scoop

From bits to Pulitzer: when journalism in the public interest scores a scoop When bit met data sparks did fly. Introducing journalists and software engineers, or more broadly journalism and advanced ...

14:00 - 15:30
Sala dei Notari

From bits to Pulitzer: when journalism in the public interest scores a scoop

International politics by crowdsourcing?

International politics by crowdsourcing? Shock new international alliance: diplomats and journalists and (global) citizens Planet 2.0 has resulted in diplomats and journalists having to enter into ...

14:00 - 15:30
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

International politics by crowdsourcing?

The tortoise and the hare – there’s hope yet

The tortoise and the hare – there’s hope yet Four out of ten Italian families don’t have access to internet, Italy is in fourth-to-last place in Europe as regards broadband provision, e-comme...

14:00 - 15:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

The tortoise and the hare – there’s hope yet

Fact checking and civic media: true or false news?

Fact checking and civic media. True or false news? The first example in Italy of civic media focused on fact-checking. A website offering citizens the possibility to highlight for collective verifi...

14:00 - 15:00

Fact checking and civic media: true or false news?

Deliquescence?

Deliquescence? The fall of Silvio Berlusconi wasn’t just a dramatic, and unexpected, political upheaval. It also had major implications for the Italian media marketplace. In particular, will the RA...

14:30 - 16:00
Teatro del Pavone

Deliquescence?

repubblica.it: from theory to practice

repubblica.it: from theory to practice What happens on the other side of the computer screen? Passion, victory, defeat and 24/7 adrenalin. A workshop with Giuseppe Smorto who for eight full years ...

15:00 - 16:30
Hotel Sangallo

repubblica.it: from theory to practice

The Great Game

The Great Game From the image offered in the piazza to the elaboration of multicultural thought. Palermo 2012 Documentation collected from across the world by the Sole Luna Festival covers the pri...

15:00 - 16:30

The Great Game

More anonymity more often, Sir?

More anonymity more often, Sir? Tails is a simple way of guaranteeing anonymous web connections able to circumvent censorship. Yet it's nothing more than a CD with a Linux operating system. Using i...

15:30 - 17:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

More anonymity more often, Sir?

Digital and social publishing

Digital and social publishing Today netizens and activists are producing a wealth of first-hand storytelling and content. How can such content be best re-broadcast offline? Is it possible to create...

15:30 - 17:00
Sala Baldeschi, Palazzo Bonucci

Digital and social publishing

What could possibly go wrong?

What could possibly go wrong? The crisis of the eurozone: what’s caused it, what’s happening, what’s going to happen? How has the media fared in describing the crisis and the way(s) to overco...

15:30 - 17:00
Sala dei Notari

What could possibly go wrong?

Techniques of dissidence and digital repression

Techniques of dissidence and digital repression The fight for online freedom of expression is conducted using the same weapons that authoritarian regimes employ in trying to suppress it. A fight in...

15:30 - 17:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Techniques of dissidence and digital repression

I wanted to be the new Rimbaud and look at me now

I wanted to be the new Rimbaud and look at me now Aspirations to the sublime and the reality of the daily grind. Ruminations on writing, journalism, life and more.

15:30 - 16:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

I wanted to be the new Rimbaud and look at me now

School newspapers get-together

School newspapers get-together Annual 3-day get-together of Italian school newspapers. A total of 28 schools from 14 different regions will be represented. Some 130 budding journalists will undress t...

15:30 - 19:30
Auditorium Santa Cecilia

School newspapers get-together

Getting stories from data

Diving into Data: The School of Data Journalism at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia In the past investigative reporters would suffer from a scarcity of information relating to quest...

16:30 - 18:00
Hotel Sangallo

Getting stories from data

Images of revolution

Images of revolution "Images are like weapons. They can help topple a regime." Ali al-Bouazizi, political analyst. The uprisings that have shaken the Arab world were galvanised by photographs and v...

16:30 - 18:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Images of revolution

The economy and the local press

The economy and the local press The economy as described by the local press. Does the local economic news microcosm trump the macroeconomic trends so beloved of the national press when it comes to ...

16:30 - 18:00

The economy and the local press

Cybercrime

Cybercrime 21st-century computing crime. From hacking as a lark to hacking as organised crime: tales to tell from the digital underground. A brief overview of recent hacking history, including fam...

17:00 - 18:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Cybercrime

The future of news: experimentation

This year marks the Columbia Journalism Review's 50th anniversary, and in the anniversary issue CJR online editor Justin Peters edited a section that looked ahead to the next fifty years of news. Near...

17:00 - 18:30
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

The future of news: experimentation

Whatever became of weeklies?

Digital journalism beyond today's news: whatever became of weeklies? It looked at one point as if journalism on the web could and should only be offered in quick, short bursts. We are instead discove...

17:00 - 18:30
Sala Baldeschi, Palazzo Bonucci

Whatever became of weeklies?

The world saved by/from journalists

The world saved by/from journalists Keynote speech by Luca Sofri. Introduction by Marino Sinibaldi.

17:00 - 18:00
Teatro del Pavone

The world saved by/from journalists

Diario dall'Afghanistan

Diario dall'Afghanistan To celebrate the 40th year of his journalism career, Ettore Mo has written the book Diario dall'Afghanistan which recounts his many years of reporting from Afghanistan. He f...

17:30 - 19:00
Sala dei Notari

Diario dall'Afghanistan

The value of lobbying for democracy and growth in Italy

The value of lobbying for democracy and growth in Italy Lobbying in many countries is a trasparent, regulated activity which is recognized as a necessary and indeed healthy part of the democratic p...

17:30 - 19:00
Libreria la Feltrinelli

The value of lobbying for democracy and growth in Italy

Real-time news curation

Real-time news curation - how to set up, create and curate a topic-specific newsradar What are the “steps”, the best practices and tools to curate a real-time newsradar on a s...

18:00 - 19:30
Hotel Sangallo

Real-time news curation

News reporting and social media curation

News reporting and social media curation The Arab Spring and similar events have revealed the importance of social media in any information flow. Online news outlets are integrating collaborative too...

18:00 - 19:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

News reporting and social media curation

Oh my God that’s awful! Turn the volume up

Oh my God that’s awful! Turn the volume up The coverage of murders and disappearances gets disproportionate air time on Italian TV. Is this demand-led or supply-led? Has all the accompanying jour...

18:00 - 19:30

Oh my God that’s awful! Turn the volume up

Journalists and their communities: dinner won’t be served at 18.30

Journalists and their communities: dinner won’t be served at 18.30 The relationship between journalists and their readers has changed. Once upon a time journalists wrote and readers read. Nowaday...

18:30 - 20:00
Teatro del Pavone

Journalists and their communities: dinner won’t be served at 18.30

Manuale di giornalismo

The Manuale di giornalismo by Alessandro Barbano and Vincenzo Sassu has just been published. It is a major overview of the state of play of journalism right now, in Italy and elsewhere. A door-stopp...

19:00 - 20:00
Sala dei Notari

Manuale di giornalismo

Hacks & Hackers Italy: here we go!

Hacks&Hackers Italy: here we go! First ever get-together of Hacks&Hackers in Italy. And who better to kick it all off than two H&H founders, Burt Herman and Aron Pilhofer? This is neith...

19:00 - 21:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Hacks & Hackers Italy: here we go!

Music and Words

Music and Words The singer-songwriter Gianmaria Testa sings for UNICEF Italy in a show with Giovanna Zucconi in support of the campaign on child mortality Vogliamo Zero (We want Zero). Organise...

19:00 - 20:30
Teatro Morlacchi

Music and Words

Dossier Wikileaks: Italian secrets. By those on the inside

Dossier Wikileaks: Italian secrets. By those on the inside We are convinced there isn’t democracy where there are archives full of unconfessable truths - Julian Assange The facts that have been hi...

19:30 - 20:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Dossier Wikileaks: Italian secrets. By those on the inside

work for free?!

Work for free—that’s the new mantra spreading across the globe. It’s a virus—and it’s a great threat to the viability of journalists as a working profession, particularly to independent, f...

21:00 - 22:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

work for free?!

Caparezza: ironically yours

Caparezza: ironically yours On the frequently misunderstood use of irony in the songs of Caparezza (aka Michele Salvemini) to analyse Italy from a social and political perspective. And less. Organis...

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro Morlacchi

Caparezza: ironically yours

How TV has changed: social networks and new formats of politics on TV

How TV has changed: social networks and new formats of politics on TV Is social TV (where the viewers interact via Twitter, instant polls, etc) the end of politics on TV as we know it or the clarion ...

21:00 - 23:00
Teatro del Pavone

How TV has changed: social networks and new formats of politics on TV

Sorelle di Zaynab

Sorelle di Zaynab A documentary on female Egyptian activists whose lives have been transformed by recent events and the radical new possibilities for communication, organisation and news provided by ...

21:00 - 22:30
Sala dei Notari

Sorelle di Zaynab

The iGod demystified

The iGod demystified Apple is on its way to becoming a $1 trillion company. Its influence is everywhere, from journalism to design. But is it an exceptional company that "thinks different" or just ...

21:00 - 22:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

The iGod demystified

sunday 29

School newspapers get-together

School newspapers get-together Annual 3-day get-together of Italian school newspapers. A total of 28 schools from 14 different regions will be represented. Some 130 budding journalists will undress t...

09:30 - 12:30
Auditorium Santa Cecilia

School newspapers get-together

News website editorial meeting

News website editorial meeting What content goes into a news website? In what order? With what emphasis? How to balance breaking news with with already-programmed analysis and comment? The editor o...

10:00 - 11:30
Hotel Sangallo

News website editorial meeting

From journalist to political spokesman

From journalist to political spokesman. Rather you than me or rather me than you? "I could do better than that!" he/she said bitterly on watching an erstwhile fellow journalist fielding press confe...

10:00 - 11:30

From journalist to political spokesman

Transnational investigative journalism

Transnational investigative journalism The panel will show how cross-border investigations done by international teams of journalists can expose corruption and crime. Three examples have been chosen....

10:00 - 12:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Transnational investigative journalism

Future12: your idea in 12 minutes

Future12: your idea in 12 minutes This year the festival inaugurates a session dedicated to start-ups. Future12 is an opportunity to present new projects in the fields of social media, digital new...

10:00 - 14:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Future12: your idea in 12 minutes

Information design and the data-ink ratio

Information design and the data-ink ratio - online news formatting for maximum legibility, understanding and scanability What are the best practices to format and lay out? News inform...

10:30 - 12:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Information design and the data-ink ratio

What the papers say

An entertaining and irreverent review of the day’s newspapers with Vittorio Zucconi.

10:30 - 11:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Maggiore

What the papers say

Entrepreneurial journalism: reinventing the business of news

Entrepreneurial journalism: reinventing the business of news As the traditional media is forced into cutting jobs and content, more journalists are looking for other ways to practice their...

11:30 - 13:00
Hotel Sangallo

Entrepreneurial journalism: reinventing the business of news

Europe: the death or rebirth of politics?

Europe: the death or rebirth of politics? Economic crisis, national elections, the pressure of nationalist political parties, mixed with the difficulty of certain member states in giving up part ...

11:30 - 13:00
Sala dei Notari

Europe: the death or rebirth of politics?

Spaghetti comics: the good, the bad and the ugly

Spaghetti comics: the good, the bad and the ugly New ways of telling a story. Organised in association with Mamma!

12:00 - 13:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Spaghetti comics: the good, the bad and the ugly

A Story Still to Tell: Mauro Rostagno

A Story Still to Tell: Mauro Rostagno The annual A Story Still to Tell award invites the submission of short articles and/or videos on the circumstances surrounding the murder of an Italian journal...

12:00 - 13:00

A Story Still to Tell: Mauro Rostagno

Eat Parade and eco-gastronomic journalism

Eat Parade and eco-gastronomic journalism The book Eat Parade e il giornalismo eco-gastronomico by Bruno Gambacorta provides a useful starting point for a discussion on food and wine with particula...

12:00 - 13:30
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Eat Parade and eco-gastronomic journalism

Prize for young journalists from Italian Journalism Schools

Prize for young journalists from Italian Journalism Schools The prize is awarded each year to young journalists who have raised awareness of issues related to the EU. It is promoted by the European...

12:45 - 13:00
Sala dei Notari

Prize for young journalists from Italian Journalism Schools

School newspapers get-together

School newspapers get-together Annual 3-day get-together of Italian school newspapers. A total of 28 schools from 14 different regions will be represented. Some 130 budding journalists will undress t...

13:30 - 17:30
Auditorium Santa Cecilia

School newspapers get-together

Spending Stories

Diving into Data: The School of Data Journalism at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia In the past investigative reporters would suffer from a scarcity of information relating to quest...

14:00 - 15:30
Hotel Sangallo

Spending Stories

It’s now or never

It’s now or never How to put together and sell a TV report to national networks and the web. And how to make the right name for yourself. The media marketplace Can I? Yes you can. Start this...

14:30 - 16:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

It’s now or never

Online conversation and open journalism

Online conversation and open journalism Public debates on current socio-political topics are mostly taking place online, where experts and citizens can often play a more equal role. How to ensure t...

14:30 - 16:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Online conversation and open journalism

Capitani coraggiosi

Capitani coraggiosi The economic and social decline of Italy encapsulated in the stories of the businessmen, bankers, lobbyists and numerous others involved in one particular episode, the 2008 so...

15:00 - 16:00

Capitani coraggiosi

New forms of journalism

New forms of journalism The video as background, the newspaper available only on the smartphone, the interactive poll with TV viewers, the web-only in-depth report. Are we ready for the new profess...

15:00 - 16:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

New forms of journalism

Spaghetti comics: Italian graphic journalism and the self-production phenomenon

Spaghetti comics: Italian graphic journalism and the self-production phenomenon The challenge of the web to traditional media is opening doors to cartoons and news illustrations as a new form of jo...

16:00 - 17:30
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Spaghetti comics: Italian graphic journalism and the self-production phenomenon

The future of news: education

This year marks the Columbia Journalism Review's 50th anniversary, and in the anniversary issue CJR online editor Justin Peters edited a section that looked ahead to the next fifty years of news. Near...

16:30 - 18:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

The future of news: education

Behind the big stories at l'Espresso

Behind the big stories at l'Espresso A behind-the-scenes run-through of some of the most famous scoops and investigations of the Italian weekly l’Espresso.

16:30 - 17:30
Sala dei Notari

Behind the big stories at l'Espresso

Captain, get back on board for **** sake!

Captain, get back on board for **** sake! How the sinking of the cruise ship Costa Concordia on 13 January 2012 off the coast of Tuscany was represented in the media. To be followed by a viewing o...

17:00 - 19:00
Teatro del Pavone

Captain, get back on board for **** sake!

Laugh 2.0

Laugh 2.0 The web is a winter wonderland for satire: inviting, invigorating, an all-too-familiar landscape suddenly transformed. Come along and have a laugh.

17:30 - 19:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Laugh 2.0

Justice and power

Justice and power Two new books - L'innocenza di Giulio (Chiarelettere) and Assalto alla Giustizia (Editore Melampo) - to try to answer the question of whether Italy can ever be a normal country, ...

17:30 - 18:30
Sala dei Notari

Justice and power

The arts supplement: decline and fall?

The arts supplement: decline and fall? Tucked in between the society and sports pages, the once-revered arts supplement now faces an uncertain future. Will longish articles on interesting backwaters ...

18:00 - 19:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

The arts supplement: decline and fall?

You'd be crazy not to hire me! Meet up with l'Espresso for aspiring journalists

You'd be crazy not to hire me! Meet up with l'Espresso for aspiring journalists Calling all young/aspiring journalists: 5 minutes for each of you to convince l’Espresso editor Bruno Manfellotto a...

18:00 - 20:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

You'd be crazy not to hire me! Meet up with l'Espresso for aspiring journalists

Yes we could!

Yes we could! Four years ago the world watched agog as Barack Obama was elected President of the United States of America. Four years on, world attention is focused elsewhere. Athens (Greece, not G...

18:30 - 20:00
Sala dei Notari

Yes we could!

Public office for personal enrichment?

Public office for personal enrichment? The 1992 so-called Mani pulite judicial investigation into political corruption dramatically swept out of office much of the Italian political establishment. ...

18:30 - 20:00
Teatro Morlacchi

Public office for personal enrichment?

What is public service broadcasting?

What is public service broadcasting?

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro Morlacchi

What is public service broadcasting?


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