Programme 2013

Festival venues

wednesday 24

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 - Sala Collins

Lateral - Radio Capital

Green journalism. Towards a network of environmental journalists

Over the past year or so a number of initiatives have shown that journalists, bloggers and environmental communicators need both to reflect on their specificity in the panorama of contemporary journ...

10:00 - 13:00
Sala Lippi

Green journalism. Towards a network of environmental journalists

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 up in 2008, is based at the U...

10:00 - 11:30
Hotel Sangallo

Europe. Next question please

Who's 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, diligence can count for surpr...

10:00 - 13:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Who's and who's out

Ms Umbria I presume...

From Byron to the bloggers: British&Irish journalism at ease in the green heart of Italy. A direct flight now finally connects London and Perugia. And an increasing number of travel journalists...

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

Ms Umbria I presume...

Web 2.0 and tradition: together for the environment

The objective of the workshop is to understand what is the real potential of Web 2.0 communication on the environment, comparing it with traditional cartoons and sharing different experiences. Six ...

11:00 - 13:00
Sala dei Notari

Web 2.0 and tradition: together for the environment

COLORS: making the news

Patrick Waterhouse will present recent editions of the magazine, each dedicated to a particular topic (transport, happiness, markets, etc), and in particular the latest edition which focuses on Maki...

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

COLORS: making the news

Young. And free

Where do the under-30s get their news from these days? More specifically, are they willing to pay for it? How the printed free press (plus the web and smartphones) is changing (young) reader habits....

11:30 - 13:00
Hotel Sangallo

Young. And free

Twitter and personalised journalism: the Italian scenario

Thanks to Twitter individual journalists are becoming ‘one-man news organisations’, replacing newspapers as the primary source of news for many readers. But at what price? An analysis of the pre...

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

Twitter and personalised journalism: the Italian scenario

Excel for journalists

Precision journalism means the use of computer software and social science techniques like statistics to bring evidence, not just anecdotes, to reporting. A Pulitzer-winning data journalist will g...

14:00 - 15:30
Hotel Sangallo

Excel for journalists

Reporting on talent

Carlotta Ventura, director of domestic media of Telecom Italia, and the journalist Mauro Casciari will present the awards of the Reporting on Talent contest, launched by TIM on 18 March 2013 in asso...

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

Reporting on talent

LinkedIn for journalists

A training session for professional journalists who wish to learn how to get the best and the most out of LinkedIn. Session leader Marcello Albergoni, country manager LinkedIn Italy and Spain. Orga...

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

LinkedIn for journalists

Social [in]ability?

Sharing on social networks is an essential element in the current news ecosystem, not just for traffic building but also as a key parameter in measuring the interest and attention a given article re...

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

Social [in]ability?

News as a public good

News as a public good - the presentation of three non-profit multimedia investigative journalism projects funded by the Fondazione Ahref. Organised in association with Fondazione Ahref

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

News as a public good

On foot

Embedded journalists along the paths of the spirit A rediscovery of ancient pilgrimage routes – for example that of St Jacques to Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spain – has occured in ...

15:00 - 16:30
Sala del Dottorato

On foot

Behind the scenes at an iPad newspaper: Repubblica Sera

A time-honoured format – namely the daily evening print newspaper – transformed into a digital version. From the morning editorial meeting to its appearance on the digital news-stands (iPad, web...

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

Behind the scenes at an iPad newspaper: Repubblica Sera

Good Morning Italia

Good Morning Italia went online in January 2013. A new way of starting the day – a cupful of short, sharp, good-quality news.

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

Good Morning Italia

Social TV: the new TV in the Facebook and Twitter age

TV has become multi-channel, multi-screen, multi-input. How has TV content changed to cater to this new multi-verse of tablet, smartphone and/or personal computer? Not forgetting the newly engaged/e...

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

Social TV: the new TV in the Facebook and Twitter age

Cybertheology: the digital revolution and faith

The advance of technology is radically changing the way humankind works, lives and communicates. And even the way reality is understood and interpreted. What effects might the digital revolution pro...

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

Cybertheology: the digital revolution and faith

Very niche journalism

Italy has seen significant immigration over the past decade. Many small-scale newspapers and websites have been set up to reflect this phenomenon by providing news with a specific linguistic, nation...

16:30 - 18:00
Sala del Dottorato

Very niche journalism

Internet and politics. Consensus and representation in the digital age

A consideration of how the the spread of the internet, technological innovation and a multiplicity of web tools have transformed the ways in which politicians and political parties communicate, buil...

16:30 - 18:00
Sala dei Notari

Internet and politics. Consensus and representation in the digital age

The new search paradigm

The workshop will provide a brief introduction into the new search paradigm and explains how to use Tame to professionally to search and analyse trends, experts and links on Twitter. We are current...

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

The new search paradigm

Liquid news, mobile news, user experience: responsive content design

Reflections on responsive content design, in other words the production of news content which is adaptable to different reader platforms and to different contexts of use.

17:00 - 18:00
Sala Lippi

Liquid news, mobile news, user experience: responsive content design

Italian news consumption habits

News-Italia. Presentation of research data on news consumption habits of Italian citizens 2011-2013.

17:00 - 17:45
Hotel Sangallo

Italian news consumption habits

The state of data journalism in 2013

Data journalism is evolving at a rapid pace. Since last year’s International Journalism Festival we have seen many data stories breaking and data projects appearing around the world. We’ve seen ...

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

The state of data journalism in 2013

Science and the environment: the right language

How to effectively and directly inform citizens about science and the environment? After the recent events held at the University of Rome Tor Vergata and at the European Commission, Giornalisti Nell...

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

Science and the environment: the right language

Art is a novel

Opening of the exhibition Art is a novel. The extraordinary story of words which become images. Exhibition director Luca Beatrice. Organised by Perugia Town Council

18:00 - 19:00
Palazzo della Penna

Art is a novel

News and politics

Interview of Ezio Mauro, editor of the Italian daily La Repubblica, including questions from the audience-at-large via Twitter. The hashtag to participate is #mauro. To be broadcast live on repubb...

18:30 - 19:30
Sala dei Notari

News and politics

How not to end up in court

How to get your physical or virtual foot in the door of malfeasance without tripping over insinuation and/or defamation. In other words, how to be a good journalist without ending up in court.

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

How not to end up in court

In conversation with Alicia Giménez-Bartlett‏

In conversation with Alicia Giménez-Bartlett‏. Organised by the Town Council of Perugia and the Circolo dei Lettori di Perugia

19:45 - 21:15
Sala dei Notari

In conversation with Alicia Giménez-Bartlett‏

Claudia, Claudio, Concita

Italy in a microcosm. Claudia and Claudio - young, qualified, talented, ambitious – leave their homeland to go and work in Barcelona, Spain. Concita – not-so-young, qualified, respected, establi...

21:15 - 22:30
Sala dei Notari

Claudia, Claudio, Concita

thursday 25

Lateral - Radio Capital

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

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

Lateral - Radio Capital

Data and investigations: collaborating across borders

In this session, we bring you the minds behind some of the most successful collaborative investigation platforms and projects in Europe and Asia - from the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting...

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

Data and investigations: collaborating across borders

A Freedom of Information Act for Italy?

From Watergate to phantom flights, the Freedom of Information Act has allowed journalists access to important information. In Italy an FIA does not exist – and neither (yet) does a jornalistic/ins...

09:30 - 11:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

A Freedom of Information Act for Italy?

Greencamp

Greencamp: an open barcamp for journalists and environmental experts/activists/enthusiasts. Under discussion: the strong and weak points of the way the Italian media treat environmental news and the...

09:30 - 13:00
Hotel La Rosetta

Greencamp

From source to screen: the flow of TV news

The business of news needs to consider the change of social innovation which has occurred in the last twenty years. It needs to understand that if there was a time when it was possible to provide al...

10:00 - 11:30
Sala Lippi

From source to screen: the flow of TV news

An authentic lie: photography, falsehood, truthfulness

A passeggiata back and forth though the history of photography to debunk the notion that photography began to lie only when it became digital. Photography has always lied, to a greater or lesser ext...

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

An authentic lie: photography, falsehood, truthfulness

How do they hide? Proxies, lawyers and dummy companies

Investigative journalism case studies -  a set of four events (one per day from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 April) A presentation of techniques used by organized crime and corrupt politicians to laun...

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

How do they hide? Proxies, lawyers and dummy companies

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 nine full years has run the online newsroom of the Itali...

11:00 - 12:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Repubblica.it: from theory to practice

Social TV: a how-to guide

How to set up a social TV - in other words, how to create a financially sound project which captures a specific audience. Organised in association with Altratv.tv

11:30 - 13:00
Hotel Sangallo

Social TV: a how-to guide

Illustrated journalism

Journalism though cartoons and illustrated books. A not-so-new but at times surprisingly effective way of engaging readers in serious social issues. Organised in association with Mamma!

11:30 - 13:00
Sala Lippi

Illustrated journalism

Live! It's happening right now

Live news coverage: how to plan for it, how to structure it, what tools to use, to what degree TV dictates the agenda. From the first TVblog liveblogging to today. The risks of a blunder, the need f...

11:30 - 13:00
Sala del Dottorato

Live! It's happening right now

A story still to tell: Walter Tobagi

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 journalist. The 2013 award is dedicated to th...

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

A story still to tell: Walter Tobagi

Fact-checking in Italy

Today, there are many examples in the United States and abroad. From the Pulitzer Prize winner Politifact to the latest arrival Truthteller of The Washington Post, fact-checking is discovering a new...

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

Fact-checking in Italy

Voting, collecting and manipulation of online consent for political purposes

Online voting is an increasingly discussed issue, searching for a more participatory form of democracy for citizens. Can current platforms  provide the same guarantees as the physical vote? In this...

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

Voting, collecting and manipulation of online consent for political purposes

Social network analysis for journalists using the Twitter API

In an age of social media, social network analysis (SNA) is becoming a promising technique for the digital journalist's toolkit. SNA allows journalists to uncover relationships between individuals...

14:00 - 15:30
Hotel Sangallo

Social network analysis for journalists using the Twitter API

Toward smarter, better online content

There is intense pressure for journalists and editors to produce lots and lots of content these days. But, frankly, much of that content is dull and terrible. There's a lot of noise, and not much me...

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

Toward smarter, better online content

Save your newsroom with one click

Sourcefabric build open tools for content creators. With them, media organisations from Senegal to Switzerland are creating sustainable, independent newsrooms. Are these innovation-driven enterprise...

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

Save your newsroom with one click

How to start a news agency in a war zone in 8 days

In March 2011, Brian Conley and Louis Abelman journeyed to Benghazi to launch a news agency run by Libyan journalists. Entering Libya through the Egyptian border in the east, and arriving just thre...

14:00 - 15:00
Sala Lippi

How to start a news agency in a war zone in 8 days

Travel writing in the age of Tripadvisor

Travel writing and reporting is at a crossroads in an era when questions like "what should I see, where should I stay, where should I eat?" are often answered directly by other travellers via blogs ...

14:30 - 16:00
Sala del Dottorato

Travel writing in the age of Tripadvisor

Netizens 2013

Presentation of the results of the research project Netizen 2013, an analysis of Italian webTV and local digital media. Organised by Altratv.tv and Nova24

14:30 - 15:30
Hotel La Rosetta

Netizens 2013

Syria, journalists in the hell of Assad

The war in Syria through the photos and words of journalists who have been there. The panel will be dedicated to the memory of the war photographer Olivier Voisin, who was due to speak on this panel...

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

Syria, journalists in the hell of Assad

GlobaLeaks: protecting sources

Can the confidential journalistic source still be protected in this overcontrolled and overconnected era? Through an Italian project named GlobaLeaks, sponsored by the Radio Free Asia Foundation, we h...

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

GlobaLeaks: protecting sources

Internationalisation, new languages and the economy

Internationalisation, new languages and the economy. The role of the banks in the age of the spread and ratings. Organised in association with UniCredit

15:00 - 16:30
Sala Lippi

Internationalisation, new languages and the economy

Interviewing: reporting the unspeakable

The ability to tell trauma stories are integral to the news and any well-functioning society. But sometimes traumatic events, such as sexual violence, street crime, armed conflict or natural disast...

15:30 - 17:00
Hotel Sangallo

Interviewing: reporting the unspeakable

LegalLeaks: how to use your right to access to information

In Italy a Freedom of Information Act does not exist yet. But what it provides for could be very useful both for journalists and interested citizens. The association Diritto di Sapere presents the ...

15:30 - 16:30
Hotel La Rosetta

LegalLeaks: how to use your right to access to information

Newsmodo - source or sell news

Presentation by founder Rakhal Ebeli of Newsmodo, a new web-based platform that connects media organisations with a fast-growing global network of freelance contributors including journalists, photo...

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

Newsmodo - source or sell news

In network 2.0 we trust: from Cloud to SSL

Internet has attracted the masses like Toyland, but behind topics such as "freedom of information" "net neutrality" and "self-determination of digital identity", used both by both activists and mult...

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

In network 2.0 we trust: from Cloud to SSL

Hyperlocal news

As news industry globalisation races on at full steam the resilience and indeed the growing success of hyperlocal news might appear paradoxical. What’s its secret? Much emphasis is given to the no...

16:00 - 17:30
Sala del Dottorato

Hyperlocal news

If I'm doing it gratis it's not work

The presentation of Articolo36, a new publication with a simple and straightforward editorial focus: to defend the right of every worker (young journalists included) not to have to work gratis. In t...

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

If I'm doing it gratis it's not work

The authentic vs the authoritative

Broadcasters now actively choose handheld video footage from local witnesses over the perfect edits of professionals.Why? Because viewers reckon it feels more real, and therefore more 'true'. It's a...

16:30 - 18:00
Sala Lippi

The authentic vs the authoritative

Independent journalism and how to tell different stories across media

Self-financing, crowd-funding, non-profit funding and story campaigns. The struggle of independent journalists and filmmakers in today's post-industrial environment to find sustainable ways to tell ...

16:30 - 17:30
Hotel La Rosetta

Independent journalism and how to tell different stories across media

A sports column - 30 years long

Being a journalist today; on the road, on the web, on a bike, close to or far from the champions. A 360-degrees conversation with Gianni Mura, perhaps the most respected Italian sports journalist ...

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

A sports column - 30 years long

From "Internet assassin" to "blog people"

In this workshop we will analyze dozens of titles and articles published in recent years in the national and international press related to events characterized by a strong technological aspect. The...

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

From "Internet assassin" to "blog people"

Gamification

The information industry has an important indicator of the level of actual involvement of the reader through a check of the amount of time spent on a newspaper website. The implementation of techniq...

17:00 - 18:30
Hotel Sangallo

Gamification

The Italy of tomorrow

And the Italy of tomorrow? Beppe Severgnini – the most-followed Italian journalist on Twitter – in his latest book Italiani di domani addresses just this issue. He identifies 8 ‘T’s as the k...

17:00 - 18:30
Sala dei Notari

The Italy of tomorrow

Newspapers on Facebook and Twitter: the Italian situation

The presentation of an in-depth analysis of how Italian newspapers use Facebook and Twitter.

17:30 - 19:00
Sala del Dottorato

Newspapers on Facebook and Twitter: the Italian situation

Free (or cheap) tools for digital journalists

Workshop conducted by Carlo Felice Dalla Pasqua, introduction by Mario Tedeschini Lalli. You are a selfstanding web journalist, or you work in a cash-strapped newsroom: we will take you on a tour o...

17:30 - 18:30
Hotel La Rosetta

Free (or cheap) tools for digital journalists

Radio despite Twitter

Is there still viable space in the media landscape for that emblem of 20th century communication the wireless (also known as the radio)? Some examples of how radio and social media can mesh smoothly...

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

Radio despite Twitter

The web watchdog generation

Watchdoggers are digitized videomakers armed with semi-professional cameras. They inform us about what happens next door, denounce what does not work, create a direct line between citizens and local...

18:00 - 19:30
Sala Lippi

The web watchdog generation

Girl Geek Life

The geek is generally synonomous with relatively young, slightly obsessive, potentially brilliant, mildly awkward males. Time for a rethink? Girl Geek Life is an Italian niche magazine aimed at broa...

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

Girl Geek Life

Building communities

As print revenues and circulations fall, media groups are looking for alternative revenue streams to safeguard their future. One of the most popular is the desire to build communities of interest am...

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

Building communities

Girlfriend in a Coma

If Italy is to offer a better tomorrow, Italians must wake up to the harsh realities of today and yesterday. That’s the message of the controversial documentary by the Anglo-Italian team of film-m...

18:30 - 20:30
Sala dei Notari

Girlfriend in a Coma

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

If these are men

More than 80 women were killed by their husband/partner/boyfriend in Italy in the first half of 2012, 137 in the year 2011. Riccardo Iacona takes an in-depth look at this issue in his latest book Se q...

21:00 - 22:30
Sala dei Notari

If these are men

friday 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 - Sala Collins

Lateral - Radio Capital

Nove in punto - Radio 24

Broadcast live from the festival, the Radio 24 news and current affairs chat show Nove in punto presented by Simone Spetia.

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

Nove in punto - Radio 24

Data journalism in Southern Europe

Data journalism has been growing enormously in recent years even in countries where public access to information and data are not granted by a Freedom of Information Act, as is the case with many ...

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

Data journalism in Southern Europe

Violence against women, words against deeds

Every three days on average a woman is murdered in Italy by her husband, partner, lover or ex. A social emergency which for years the media has covered (if at all) from the ‘crime of passion’ an...

09:30 - 11:00
Hotel Sangallo

Violence against women, words against deeds

Cyberactivism, leaking and the lesson of WikiLeaks

How is cyberactivism evolving, from Anonymous to other groups that use the Internet to defend freedom of expression and the free circulation of information? What is the role of leaking in this scena...

10:00 - 11:30
Sala del Dottorato

Cyberactivism, leaking and the lesson of WikiLeaks

Business models 2.0 - beyond advertising

If news organizations are going to survive and keep producing worthwhile content, they need to diversify their revenue streams and stop relying so heavily on advertising dollars. In this panel, we'l...

10:00 - 11:30
Sala Lippi

Business models 2.0 - beyond advertising

What the papers say

An entertaining and irreverent review of the day’s newspapers with Bill Emmott e Beppe Severgnini.

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

What the papers say

The China loxodrome: how the Chinese economy is presented in the media

It’s hard enough trying to figure out what’s really going on in Western economies, despite the plethora of statistics and information of every conceivable kind to hand. When it comes to analysin...

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

The China loxodrome: how the Chinese economy is presented in the media

Is multi-newsroom cooperation the future of live blogging?

Live coverage of breaking news is now common for media organisations, with many of them running several live blogs simultaneously which is changing classical storytelling. New live blogging tools ar...

11:00 - 12:30
Hotel Sangallo

Is multi-newsroom cooperation the future of live blogging?

Content re-use in digital journalism

Blogs, social networks, news aggregators and content-sharing platforms are extremely flexible and effective tools for the exercise of journalism. The use of new technologies and procedures relating ...

11:00 - 12:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Content re-use in digital journalism

Mathew Ingram

Teaching the fish how to walk: five things old media can learn from new media Keynote speech by Mathew Ingram. Introduction by Claudio Giua. A consideration of some of the skills and principles th...

11:30 - 12:30
Sala dei Notari

Mathew Ingram

The Israel-Palestine issue

How does the Israeli-Palestinian issue change after the historic UN vote that admitted Palestine as a non-member observer state? The overwhelming prevalence of yes (138) would seem to indicate that ...

11:30 - 13:00
Sala del Dottorato

The Israel-Palestine issue

The first internet world war

A new global internet agenda following WCIT-2012. A consideration of the many - and complex - issues surrounding the future of telecommunications and the web. Organised by Sky and Limes

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

The first internet world war

Health communication, new media and information award

Description to come.

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

Health communication, new media and information award

The Arab spring two years on

The democracy and freedom dreamed of so recently by the young protestors in Tunis and in Tahrir Square is a rapidly fading memory. In Syria the massacres continue, Libia Tunisia and Egypt are once a...

11:30 - 13:00
Sala Lippi

The Arab spring two years on

Cyber attacks: what you need to know

Targeted attacks, general attacks, APT (Advanced Persistent Threat). What is the state of play of cyber attacks? Which are the new trends (and which are old but still valid)? A discussion about the ...

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

Cyber attacks: what you need to know

Digital fact-checking

Digital fact-checking Journalists need to update their fact-checking skills to the digital age. In this workshop you will learn to dig deeper with web search, identify internet hoaxes and verify so...

12:30 - 13:30
Hotel Sangallo

Digital fact-checking

Making data visualisations: a survival guide

Data visualisations have qualities that make them very powerful communication tools. Images and visualisations are often more readily accepted as evidence than texts. But how can we combine the po...

14:00 - 15:30
Hotel Sangallo

Making data visualisations: a survival guide

Access law

Investigative journalism case studies -  a set of four events (one per day from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 April) The best scoops aren't handed out willingly. Press releases may increasingly fill re...

14:00 - 15:00
Sala Lippi

Access law

Leader. Femminile Singolare

An interview of Sarah Varetto, director of Sky News Italy, in the Leader. Femminile Singolare series of events held throughout Italy on the subject of women who get to the top of their chosen profes...

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

Leader. Femminile Singolare

Buzzfeed - the rise of social storytelling

During the Olympics last summer, a South Korean fencer refused to leave the floor because she disagreed with the judge's ruling. Instead of writing a traditional news article about it, a BuzzFeed st...

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

Buzzfeed - the rise of social storytelling

European Union Young Journalists award

Presentation ceremony of the Young Journalists award. To be followed by a viewing of the winning entries. The award recognises the best work on issues related to the European Union – in print or ...

14:00 - 14:30
Sala dei Notari

European Union Young Journalists award

Citizen journalism: between exploitation and democratization

Mutually exclusive or mutually enhancing? Or neither? The professionals and the others in the realm of news.

14:30 - 16:00
Hotel La Rosetta

Citizen journalism: between exploitation and democratization

How to measure censorship

OONI is a project which aims to collect information about the reality of Internet censorship in the world. Measurements are made using open methodologies and free software. The data collected is mad...

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

How to measure censorship

Charitable organisations

How best can charitable organisations such as UNICEF cut through the frivolity and incessant background chatter which so dominate the media seascape to get their message across? Organised in associat...

14:30 - 16:00
Sala del Dottorato

Charitable organisations

Social networks, the end of journalism?

The ever increasing use of social networks - by institutions, politicians, political parties, ordinary citizens, lobbies, various groups - has multiplied the sources of news in competition with trad...

14:30 - 16:00
Sala dei Notari

Social networks, the end of journalism?

Citizen journalism 2.0

“User generated content” is now firmly established as a central part of the newsgathering process. News breaks, and rumours spread, at the speed of Twitter. Social media is increasingly becoming...

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

Citizen journalism 2.0

Ethical aggregation

Presentation by Steve Buttry, introduction by Marina Petrillo. With the drive for more content, aggregation reigns. But when are you aggregating too fast, too much or too close to the original stor...

15:00 - 16:00
Sala Lippi

Ethical aggregation

Dangerous liaisons: journalists and communications pros

Journalists and communications professionals use the same tools and share the same skills; the ability to communicate on social networks, producing content, knowing how to manage the digital, having...

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

Dangerous liaisons: journalists and communications pros

Webdocs - multimedia reportages

The evolution of the first Italian generation of webdocs between surveys and new cross-media languages. A foray into the world of interactive web documentaries starting from the story of InsideCarce...

15:30 - 16:30
Hotel Sangallo

Webdocs - multimedia reportages

Defamation on the web

Recent Italian court judgments – including the case of Alessandro Sallusti, the editor of the Italian daily Il Giornale – have highlighted the importance of the issue of online libel and defamat...

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

Defamation on the web

LGBT in the media

How does the Italian media in general deal with the LGBT issue? What, if any, are the differences between LGBT media treatment in Italy and in other European countries? And to what degree does the w...

16:00 - 17:30
Sala del Dottorato

LGBT in the media

Italia 2013: new frontiers of journalism (and politics)

Italia 2013 was set up to be a month-long experiment in analysing the first (in February 2013) national social-media-based election campaign. But from the experiment emerged the ebook Social Winner ...

16:00 - 17:00
Hotel La Rosetta

Italia 2013: new frontiers of journalism (and politics)

Making decisions in difficult or dangerous situations

International news reporting is becoming more dangerous than ever before. According to the International Federation of Journalists, more than 120 journalists were deliberately targeted and killed in...

16:30 - 18:00
Hotel Sangallo

Making decisions in difficult or dangerous situations

Russia's protest movement and the media

In 2011 and 2012 a wave of protest demonstrations - the largest since the end of the USSR – swept across Russia. Tens of thousands of Russian citizens took to the streets to demand free and fair e...

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

Russia's protest movement and the media

News as signal - the Liquid Newsroom, a real time web sonar

The Liquid Newsroom, or LNR, is a cloud application, accessible via the Internet, which utilizes the strengths of the real time web: fast news delivery to people connected along the interest graph. ...

16:30 - 17:30
Sala Lippi

News as signal - the Liquid Newsroom, a real time web sonar

How women are presented by the media

Men dominate the news headlines and bylines so much that the media has been described by a British MP as an 80/20 society with women in the minority. What’s more, women are far more likely to be p...

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

How women are presented by the media

A certain Enzo Biagi

Enzo Biagi (1920-2007) was a highly respected Italian journalist and writer. The book Casa Biagi. Una storia familiare (Rizzoli, 2012), written by his daughters Bice and Carla Biagi, has recently be...

16:30 - 18:00
Sala dei Notari

A certain Enzo Biagi

Hardware&software for communicating on the move

Over the years we have become accustomed to standardized internet access, regardless of which computer is in front of you. But this is not the case as soon as you step out of the office. What tools ar...

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

Hardware&software for communicating on the move

Mobile tools for the multimedia journalist

Workshop conducted by Rosa Maria Di Natale, introduction by Mario Tedeschini Lalli. Your smartphone goes beyond point and click recording. Your tablet may be all you need to produce great video, au...

17:00 - 18:00
Hotel La Rosetta

Mobile tools for the multimedia journalist

The digital comeback of longform

The year 2012 has been called the year of the e-single, as it was the year when this new digital format made its breakthrough with media start-ups like The Atavist and Byliner paving the way. Now...

17:30 - 18:30
Sala del Dottorato

The digital comeback of longform

The future: the data-driven economy

We live more and more in a world of activities generated by a "data-driven economy": the production, distribution and use of digital information of all kinds has become a major force in economic gro...

17:30 - 19:00
Sala Lippi

The future: the data-driven economy

Football and journalism in the third millennium

New ways of reporting on the world's greatest sport, including new media and the innovative use of statistics. For example: Italy have never lost to Germany in a World Cup Finals game. Organised in...

18:00 - 19:30
Sala dei Notari

Football and journalism in the third millennium

Building trust in journalism

The combined forces of technology, new audience behaviour, economics and globalisation are redrawing the media landscape. Audiences are more fragmented than ever in terms of numbers, demographic gro...

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

Building trust in journalism

Reporting on earthquakes with a data-driven approach

Italy is a highly seismic country. It's not the only one, of course: on the same level, and maybe even worse off, there are California, Japan, Turkey, the Pacific coast of South America and many o...

18:00 - 19:30
Hotel Sangallo

Reporting on earthquakes with a data-driven approach

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

Bad banking?

Banks rely on the confidence of their customers and especially of their depositors. Without that confidence the banks could not function - this is not a confidence trick but a confidence fact. So wh...

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

Bad banking?

Google - friend or foe to the news industry?

The past year or so, especially in continental Europe, has seen a ‘war of nerves’ between Google and news publishers over the issue of content protection. Far-reaching agreements have been signe...

18:30 - 20:00
Sala del Dottorato

Google - friend or foe to the news industry?

Communication in times of crisis

The situation is grave but not serious. Let's drink to it! Tow moments to discuss what's happening, with the right dose of lightness and irony. Organised by Carlsberg Italia

18:30 - 19:15
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Communication in times of crisis

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

FattoTV - live from Perugia

Broadcast live from Perugia of FattoTV on investigative journalism and the relationship between media and power.

19:00 - 20:30
Teatro Morlacchi

FattoTV - live from Perugia

The web makes us free?

From the century of the ‘masses’ to the century of the ‘individual’ - revolutions in both cases, carnage and chaos in both cases too? In his latest book Il web ci rende liberi? (Einaudi, 201...

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

The web makes us free?

Witness: Juarez

By laeffe (the new channel of Feltrinelli) and LA7, four documentaries filmed by Michael Mann, the director of Collateral and Public Enemies - Witness: Juarez, Witness: Libya, Witness: Rio, Witnes...

20:00 - 21:00
Sala dei Notari

Witness: Juarez

Tiptoe through the tentacles

The comedian Paolo Rossi and the journalist Gian Antonio Stella on a can-you-believe-this? romp through modern Italian bureaucracy, picking up some choice idiocies along the way. From Tacito to Mont...

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro Morlacchi

Tiptoe through the tentacles

Witness: Rio

By laeffe (the new channel of Feltrinelli) and LA7, four documentaries filmed by Michael Mann, the director of Collateral and Public Enemies - Witness: Juarez, Witness: Libya, Witness: Rio, Witness:...

21:00 - 22:00
Sala dei Notari

Witness: Rio

saturday 27

Covering emergencies in the age of big data

In the age of big data, journalists are confronted with both opportunities and challenges. Particularly in humanitarian crises where people's lives are in danger, we require fast, accurate and respo...

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

Covering emergencies in the age of big data

#votantonio - Radio 24

Broadcast live from the festival, the Radio 24 political chat show #votantonio presented by Simone Spetia.

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

#votantonio - Radio 24

When data tells stories

A hackathon dedicated to the Open Data Journalism Festival in Perugia. Join now, propose an idea! Help us to create an opportunity to bring together different worlds, looking for the new frontiers of ...

09:30 - 18:00
Hotel La Rosetta

When data tells stories

Lessons in paid content

A presentation by Tomas Bella on Piano Media’s national payment system and the lessons learned in the two years since the first system was implemented. Tomas will also talk about the steps needed ...

09:30 - 10:30
Sala Lippi

Lessons in paid content

Live blogging: how to create real-time multimedia storytelling

The explosion of social media has had the effect of reducing the attention span of readers, who in turn are ever hungrier for real time news. Given the lack of resources, traditional newsrooms have ...

09:30 - 10:30
Hotel Sangallo

Live blogging: how to create real-time multimedia storytelling

Slow journalism

What effect does the ever increasing velocity of on-and-offline news have on the quality of that news? Some speak of the Twitterization of news, but what does that really mean? How best can Jay Ro...

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

Slow journalism

Getting smart about social media

Every journalist and news organization has a Twitter and Facebook account these days. But too many journalists are content to use those platforms exclusively for self-promotion and banter, which min...

10:00 - 11:30
Sala del Dottorato

Getting smart about social media

What the papers say

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

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

What the papers say

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 Europe...

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

L'Altra Europa - Radio 24

Iraq to Syria: ten years of media safety changes and challenges

An average of two journalists are killed every week carrying out their work. Most are local journalists investigating crime and corruption and their killers are seldom found. Ten years ago the news ...

10:30 - 12:00
Sala Lippi

Iraq to Syria: ten years of media safety changes and challenges

Your new PC: portable, secure, non-trackable and free

Internet security of the location of the journalist is often seen as a challenge, a waste of time, a surrender to comfort. In order to create a secure location, developers have been working for five...

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

Your new PC: portable, secure, non-trackable and free

Best of 2013 data journalism announced

The rapidly changing field of data journalism is one of the best practices for making complex information understandable for the general public and therefore is critical to the future of news. Come ...

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

Best of 2013 data journalism announced

Twitter masterclass: advanced tools and tricks for journalists

Workshop conducted by Barbara Sgarzi, introduction by Mario Tedeschini Lalli. You are a journalist with a Twitter account, you follow a number of people, you actually tweet each day, but you don't ...

10:30 - 11:30
Hotel Sangallo

Twitter masterclass: advanced tools and tricks for journalists

Obligatory training? Yes please!

The 2012 reform of Italian professional disciplines - including journalism - establishes the requirement for the regular training and updating of all registered members. The Ordine dei Giornalisti i...

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

Obligatory training? Yes please!

Lessons in emigration

Young Italian journalists who have chosen to work abroad - why, where, how?

11:30 - 13:00
Sala del Dottorato

Lessons in emigration

Translating Italy

The ‘indiscrimate plundering’ by Italian media organisations of articles from non-Italian media organisations for re-hash publication. And in stark contrast the seemingly well-rooted and almost ...

11:30 - 13:00
Hotel Sangallo

Translating Italy

Stories on Umbria

Awards ceremony of the fourth edition of the Stories on Umbria Journalism Award, set up and managed by the Chambers of Commerce of Perugia and Terni. The award invites the submission of articles (...

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

Stories on Umbria

Emily Bell

Keynote speech by Emily Bell. She co-authored with C. W. Anderson and Clay Shirky in late 2012 the influential report on the future of digital media entitled Post-industrial journalism: adapting to ...

11:30 - 12:30
Sala dei Notari

Emily Bell

Defamation and journalism

Defamation and the press: latest news on the personal responsibility of the journalist and the editor, the investigative reporter, the cartoonist and political satire, from the "Sallusti case" to bl...

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

Defamation and journalism

Hacktivism and digital surveillance: revolutions fought for on the web

Dictators and oppressive regimes the planet over buy billions of dollars worth of digital surveillance technology from Western companies every year. Which results in direct violation of the human ri...

12:00 - 13:30
Sala Lippi

Hacktivism and digital surveillance: revolutions fought for on the web

Investigative journalism in Russia

Investigative journalism is an indispensable instrument of democracy. In Russia dozens of courageous journalists must deal with censure and threats on a daily basis in order to report what state med...

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

Investigative journalism in Russia

Data visualisation, maps and timelines on a shoestring

If you are a journalist who is always working on tight deadlines with little resources, this session is right for you. Award-winning data visualisation expert Gregor Aisch will give you an overview ...

14:00 - 15:30
Hotel Sangallo

Data visualisation, maps and timelines on a shoestring

Siria, civil war or media war?

What should information professionals do when activists replace journalists in the production of news? The dramatic conflict in Syria is a war fought on two fronts: military and media. The difficult...

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

Siria, civil war or media war?

Women in the media: what’s wrong and what can be improved?

When it comes to women in politics (like Hilary Clinton) some parts of the Western media still give a perhaps surprising amount of attention to the way they are dressed and the number of wrinkles on...

14:00 - 15:30
Sala del Dottorato

Women in the media: what’s wrong and what can be improved?

How Twitter, Facebook and Muck Rack have changed journalism forever

Before 2009 it was unthinkable that a journalist at a reputable publication could publish a single line of copy online without the approval of their editor. Today the majority of journalists are c...

14:00 - 15:00
Sala Lippi

How Twitter, Facebook and Muck Rack have changed journalism forever

Your food and who you are

How and why what you eat is a political act. From Eataly to the world. Oscar Farinetti in conversation with Giovanna Zucconi. Organised in association with UNICEF

14:00 - 15:00
Sala dei Notari

Your food and who you are

Open source intelligence

One of the most frequent activities of a journalist these days is the search for information on the web. The correlation of digital identities and traces of online users often cannot be performed ma...

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

Open source intelligence

Music hall farce or epic tragedy?

Italian politics today. Music hall farce? Epic tragedy? Or a peep into the future of Western democracy. Vittorio Zucconi in conversation with Filippo Ceccarelli.

15:00 - 16:30
Sala dei Notari

Music hall farce or epic tragedy?

Work: is there still room for the young?

Unemployment among young people, especially in the southern countries of the European Union, has been rising for several years. Youth unemployment rates are now 50% in Greece, and over 35% in Italy,...

15:00 - 16:30
Sala Lippi

Work: is there still room for the young?

Wiretappings and secure communications

The world of communications wiretaps (whether on the phone or the internet) is often not fully understood - neither how they function nor what the risks are for civil liberties, especially for those...

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

Wiretappings and secure communications

Community and editorial crowdsourcing

There’s no denying the significance of community projects in determining the quality of reader contributions, from comments onwards. The community and news organisation interface is vital. But doe...

15:30 - 17:00
Hotel Sangallo

Community and editorial crowdsourcing

What’s the ROI of your reporting?

Presentation by Anthony De Rosa, introduction by Sergio Maistrello. The importance of social media in the newsroom is unprecedented. With a breadth of analytics and a stronger understanding of user...

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

What’s the ROI of your reporting?

Communicating Europe in Italy. Shortcomings and opportunities

How do European institutions in Italy comunicate? What are the main elements which determine European information? What’s missing and what are the opportunities? In a context of economic and insti...

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

Communicating Europe in Italy. Shortcomings and opportunities

Huff Post Italy

The Italian version of The Huffington Post was launched in September 2012. Some six months on, it's time to take stock with editor Lucia Annunziata and deputy editor Gianni Del Vecchio.

15:30 - 16:30
Sala del Dottorato

Huff Post Italy

Media manipulation

For fun or for the pursuance of specific not-so-fun goals, the world of news is often used and/or manipulated by third parties ranging from the simple wag to the intelligence services. How has fake ...

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

Media manipulation

The influence of the secret services on journalism

The heavy hand of the Italian intelligence services on news distortion, manipulation, creation? Yet another great urban legend of our times? Or has major lunchtime plotting been going on?

16:30 - 18:00
Sala del Dottorato

The influence of the secret services on journalism

Harper Reed

Big data, big answers and what the 2012 ‘Obama For America’ campaign taught him about the future of journalism. Keynote speech by Harper Reed. Introduction by Guido Romeo.

16:30 - 17:30
Sala dei Notari

Harper Reed

Environmental investigative journalism: from waste trafficking to food frauds

Investigative journalism case studies -  a set of four events (one per day from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 April) Environmental crime and how to investigate it; the tools to follow pollution, corru...

16:30 - 17:30
Sala Lippi

Environmental investigative journalism: from waste trafficking to food frauds

Press freedom in Eastern Europe

For years, media freedom in Eastern Europe has been a cause for concern for many international organizations which have fought for the freedom of expression and information. The cases of Hungary, Ro...

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

Press freedom in Eastern Europe

Beyond journalism

Aspirations to the sublime and the reality of the daily grind. Ruminations on writing, journalism, dialogue.

17:00 - 19:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Beyond journalism

Conspiracy theories: how they sprout and how to whack them

Conspiracy theories are nothing new, but there seem to be a lot more doing the rounds now than in the past. Products of a febrile collective hyperlinked imagination? Or the result of sober reflectio...

17:00 - 18:30
Hotel Sangallo

Conspiracy theories: how they sprout and how to whack them

Not just silkroad: bitcoin, the digital currency

Bitcoin is a digital currency that does not rely on banks, but rather on mathematical algorithms. It can be a powerful tool in microeconomic transactions; it doesn't need any intermediaries, it is n...

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

Not just silkroad: bitcoin, the digital currency

Perfect acoustics

A cellist of La Scala Opera House in Milan married a boisterous woman, whom he had already fallen in love with during childhood. One day, after years of living together, she disappears. In her place...

17:30 - 18:30
Sala dei Notari

Perfect acoustics

Citizen rights: the end of democracy?

2013 is the European Year of Citizens. However, the concept of a European citizen is not crystal clear. In addition to the crisis that alienates citizens from the European project, the role of the c...

17:30 - 19:00
Sala Lippi

Citizen rights: the end of democracy?

To pay or not to pay(wall): that’s the question!

In March 2011 The New York Times introduced a metered paywall similar to the system used for years by The Financial Times. In October 2012 the Swiss NZZ set up its own paywall. Many other newspapers...

18:00 - 19:30
Sala del Dottorato

To pay or not to pay(wall): that’s the question!

Alternative reality - news fabrication in Italy

Vices old and new of the Italian media. The evident impossibility of impartiality, little interest even in token objectivity, each and every media organisation – large or small, public or private ...

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

Alternative reality - news fabrication in Italy

Il corpo umano

Paolo Giordano, author of the debut bestseller La solitudine dei numeri primi, in conversation with Lucia Annunziata about his second book Il corpo umano and much more.

18:30 - 19:30
Sala dei Notari

Il corpo umano

Movimento 5 stelle: dess rehearsal for political communication 2.0?

The situation is grave but not serious. Let's drink to it! Tow moments to discuss what's happening, with the right dose of lightness and irony. Organised by Carlsberg Italia

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

Movimento 5 stelle: dess rehearsal for political communication 2.0?

Covering the 2012 US Presidential elections - the hard way

Late-night buses, sleeping on sofas and dogged hitch-hiking in order to report on the 2012 US Presidential elections. A book which grew out of a blog and online fundraising. The story of Andrea Mari...

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

Covering the 2012 US Presidential elections - the hard way

Old Calabria

Southern Italy in general, and Calabria in particular, remains a patriarchal culture. The latest book by Lirio Abbate entitled Fimmine rìbelli pays tribute to the Calabrian women who are attempting...

20:00 - 21:00
Sala dei Notari

Old Calabria

Theatre show

Coming soon.

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro Morlacchi

Theatre show

Witness: Sudan

By laeffe (the new channel of Feltrinelli) and LA7, four documentaries filmed by Michael Mann, the director of Collateral and Public Enemies - Witness: Juarez, Witness: Libya, Witness: Rio, Witness:...

21:00 - 22:00
Sala dei Notari

Witness: Sudan

Witness: Libya

By laeffe (the new channel of Feltrinelli) and LA7, four documentaries filmed by Michael Mann, the director of Collateral and Public Enemies - Witness: Juarez, Witness: Libya, Witness: Rio, Witness:...

22:00 - 23:00
Sala dei Notari

Witness: Libya

sunday 28

A book for Europe

Description to come.

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

A book for Europe

"Les travelleuses"

“I’m off!” Travel journalism, couleur rose. Analysis and anecdotes from journalists who have made the new and the unknown their métier. Organised in association with Associazione Giornalisti...

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

"Les travelleuses"

What the papers say

An entertaining and irreverent review of the day’s newspapers with Fulvio Abbate and Pietrangelo Buttafuoco.

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

What the papers say

Innovating in tough situations

"Innovate or die" is often easier said than done, especially when you're working for bureaucratic legacy news organizations or underfunded startups. A discussion of specific strategies for innovatin...

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

Innovating in tough situations

IRPI: new Italian investigative journalism centre

Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI) is a new centre of investigative journalism based in Italy. It was set up along the lines of the best centres of investigative journalism worldwide. It h...

11:00 - 12:00
Sala Lippi

IRPI: new Italian investigative journalism centre

Europe towards disintegration?

For five years, a economic-financial-democratic crisis has shaken Europe. Austerity, unemployment and political mistakes in the EU's timing and answers have created centrifugal forces which threat...

11:30 - 13:00
Sala dei Notari

Europe towards disintegration?

Crisis of traditional local news: new ideas to the rescue?

Local responses to a worldwide phenomenon. How young journalists in Umbria are creating new professional identities, new media start-ups, new overlaps between press services and communications entre...

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

Crisis of traditional local news: new ideas to the rescue?

"Formazione per l'informazione" journalism award

The awards ceremony of the best work produced by students from Italian journalism schools while on their pre-graduation internships. There are four categories: print media, video, radio and online j...

12:00 - 13:00
Sala Lippi

"Formazione per l'informazione" journalism award

Digital vertigo

In Digital Vertigo, Andrew Keen sliced and diced the teddy-bear view of the effect on society of social media. This book has just been translated into Italian by the Egea publishing house, with the ...

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

Digital vertigo

Dialogue on rights, children and UNICEF

Michele Serra interviews Claudio Bisio. Organised in association with UNICEF

12:00 - 13:00
Teatro Morlacchi

Dialogue on rights, children and UNICEF

In the streets of Tunis: if the veil covers the jasmine

Women, morality, religion. Two years after the fall of Ben Ali, Tunisia is coming to terms with its dual personality: on the one hand secular and Westernized, on the other hand deeply Arab and Isl...

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

In the streets of Tunis: if the veil covers the jasmine

Blogs and legal issues

Who is legally responsible for the information on the web? What is the responsibility of the search engine, the owner of the blog, the director of the online newspaper, the journalist, the Internet ...

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

Blogs and legal issues

Zen and the art of news maintenance

Print newspapers shutting down, the digital still a long way from offering a satisfactory business model, journalists facing competition from their readers: just some of the topics under considerati...

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

Zen and the art of news maintenance

The art of the foreign correspondent

Bernardo Valli is a seasoned foreign correspondent of the Italian daily La Repubblica. An opportunity to hear his thoughts on how technological change is pulling apart reporter and reported, despite...

15:30 - 16:30
Sala dei Notari

The art of the foreign correspondent

A 5-star rout of the Italian media?

Remember the 2008 financial crash? One among many subsequent questions was why almost nobody in the media saw it coming. Fast forward to the March 2013 Italian general elections. Almost nobody in th...

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

A 5-star rout of the Italian media?

Can a crowd investigate?

Investigative journalism case studies -  a set of four events (one per day from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 April) Can a crowd investigate? And how can journalists harness the power of social media...

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

Can a crowd investigate?

Ignoramuses: the bitter truth

Italy is way down the international lists on relative quality of education and training. An opportunity to innovate and invigorate, or just yet another confirmation of seemingly unstoppable national...

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

Ignoramuses: the bitter truth

Legacy

The Italian TV political chat show host Lilli Gruber in her latest book Eredità casts her eye back over three generations of her family: vicissitudes experienced, memories cherished.

17:00 - 18:00
Sala dei Notari

Legacy

In times of transition: a vision for moving forward

Presentation by Eric Carvin, introduction by Mario Tedeschini Lalli. With the pressure to break stories first on Twitter getting more intense and traditional ladders and mentorship structures less ...

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

In times of transition: a vision for moving forward

Crime reporting: tricks of the trade

The how-to of crime reporting: get your facts straight, preempt only what's really worth preempting, beware of stereotypes, remember that (almost) everybody is innocent until proven guilty.

17:00 - 18:00
Sala Lippi

Crime reporting: tricks of the trade

L'isola dei cassintegrati: from blog to mainstream media

The crisis of newspapers and the crisis of blogs. On the one hand, the difficulty of paper and digital integration and the problem of  interpretation and integration of social media. On the other h...

18:00 - 19:30
Sala Lippi

L'isola dei cassintegrati: from blog to mainstream media

Good north, bad south? Good grief!

Once upon a time the north of Italy, with Milan as its standard-bearer, was trumpeted as the moral capital of Italy: a city of relatively upstanding, industrious, enlightened citizens with City Hall...

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

Good north, bad south? Good grief!

State-mafia negotiations

More analysis in a new book by Giovanni Fasanella on the links - with virtuous intent or otherwise - over the decades between the Italian state and organised crime.

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

State-mafia negotiations

Tsunami TV

Thirty years of commercial TV in Italy have moulded the tastes and attitudes of the nation, its political ideology, its adhesion to Berlusconiism. That's now changed. With the advent of digital we'r...

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

Tsunami TV

Cuba: waiting for spring

Update: event in programme at 19:00 will now take place at 21:00 A window on the web as a “personal exorcism” against the fears of daily life: so Yoani Sanchez, Cuban blogger and symbol of the c...

21:00 - 22:00
Sala dei Notari

Cuba: waiting for spring

The Vatican: two popes, a thousand silences

Update: event in programme in Sala dei Notari will now take place in Sala Raffaello - Hotel Brufani Well, it hadn’t happened since 1415. Gianluigi Nuzzi, Vatican expert, with the latest from St Pe...

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

The Vatican: two popes, a thousand silences

Does music have a future?

Leading figures in Italian pop music reflect on the current musical revolution - technological this time. Organised in association with Repubblica XL

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro Morlacchi

Does music have a future?

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