Programme 2012


Festival venues

wednesday 25

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

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

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?

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

thursday 26

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

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

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

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

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

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?

friday 27

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

saturday 28

Introduction to augmented reality

09:30 - 10:30
Hotel Sangallo

Introduction to augmented reality

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

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

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)

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

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

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

sunday 29

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

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

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


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