Programme 2014 (provisional programme - latest update thursday 24/04/2014 07:44)


Festival venues
OPENING EVENT

wednesday 30

Lateral - Radio Capital

Broadcast live from the Hotel Brufani in Perugia, the Radio Capital satirical newspaper review show Lateral presented by Luca Bottura.

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

Lateral - Radio Capital

The role of open data in detecting and preventing corruption

TACOD Project Promoting Open Data as a Tool to Prevent and Detect Corruption The TACOD project seeks to measure the impact of laws and policies about open data on corruption. In this project we co...

11:00 - 14:00
Hotel Sangallo

The role of open data in detecting and preventing corruption

European elections: how to communicate?

The elections for the European Parliament, which will be held on 25 May 2014, and the semester of the Italian Presidency of the EU Council, that will start in July 2014, are imminent. They are two i...

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

European elections: how to communicate?

Green: partially or totally devoid of meaning?

How to investigate the greenness of companies and products? How to distinguish green from greenwashing? The series of workshops organized by Giornalisti Nell'Erba with public authorities, schools, u...

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

Green: partially or totally devoid of meaning?

From couch potato to participatory, tech-savvy consumer: the transformation of TV and its viewers

TV has changed. Digital has made it pervasive, multi-screen, on demand and participatory. The audience has changed. The couch potato has become a user of advanced technologies, who builds his schedu...

11:30 - 13:00
Sala del Dottorato

From couch potato to participatory, tech-savvy consumer: the transformation of TV and its viewers

Google Masterclass: advanced search and Google trends

Advanced Search and Google Trends Going beyond the little white box we've come to use every day, this session will teach you tips and tricks to help you become a better Google searcher. We'll also ...

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

Google Masterclass: advanced search and Google trends

Schools! Kids!! Who knows them, who understands them, who writes about them

Do young people feel represented by the media? Do they recognize themselves when the media talk about them? Do journalists have the tools to understand and interpret the new generation? Organizzato...

14:00 - 15:30
Sala dei Notari

Schools! Kids!! Who knows them, who understands them, who writes about them

New narratives in videojournalism

How do you update a 60-year-old television news story form, news professionals refer to as the news package? If we acknowledge language evolves over time and video journalism is a form of language, ...

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

New narratives in videojournalism

News and places: digital tools to tell your story with maps

Geolocalizing news, creating data maps, telling the facts on the move, with free tools for the web that will be presented during the workshop. Three journalists who are involved in the field will di...

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

News and places: digital tools to tell your story with maps

National observatory of media ethics: a UCSI proposal for Italian journalism

The national observatory of media ethics is an initiative of the UCSI, a work in progress which operates over a medium-long term period, providing general reflections on individual cases but without...

15:00 - 16:30
Sala del Dottorato

National observatory of media ethics: a UCSI proposal for Italian journalism

Investigative journalism and new languages

The web influences TV and Sky News Italy has given space to new forms of news languages. In association with Vice, Sky News Italy has reinterpreted a way to make news that usually belongs to the wor...

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

Investigative journalism and new languages

The future of African media

A billion citizens and 800 million sim cards in circulation. With 50% of the population connected to the Internet via the mobile network - also used for payments and money transfers - and the prospe...

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

The future of African media

Between Julius Caesar and God. In conversation with Corrado Augias

16:00 - 17:00
Sala dei Notari

Between Julius Caesar and God. In conversation with Corrado Augias

Environmental news in the Italian media: typology and treatment

Green themes are becoming more widespread in the media. How many different ways can ecology be explained? The seminar aims to share the hallmarks of "green journalism" among historical evolution, ...

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

Environmental news in the Italian media: typology and treatment

A FOIA for Italy: now's the time

From Watergate to ghost flights, the Freedom of Information Act has allowed journalists and citizens access to vital information. In Italy, there is no law of this kind. Other than the new regulatio...

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

A FOIA for Italy: now's the time

The reportage: techniques and prospects of video storytelling

Planning, preparation and development of a classic genre which changes with new technologies.

16:30 - 17:30
Hotel Sangallo

The reportage: techniques and prospects of video storytelling

Non-EU migrants arriving in Italy: why the shoddy treatment?

Over the last decade, a range of Italian politicians and political parties have from time to time fuelled the anxiety of citizens by claiming that the country's security has been threatened by uncontr...

16:30 - 18:00
Sala del Dottorato

Non-EU migrants arriving in Italy: why the shoddy treatment?

Google Masterclass: YouTube, Google+ and hangouts for journalists

Google+ allows you to connect directly with people who are searching for your content. Your Google+ page acts as the hub for your identity and your content across Google, including Search, YouTube, ...

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

Google Masterclass: YouTube, Google+ and hangouts for journalists

Gamification isn't just for fun. Media organisations please take note

Gamification isn't just for fun. The application of game techniques in non-playful contexts, with practical examples from the field of publishing and journalism.

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

Gamification isn't just for fun. Media organisations please take note

Digital Content is King

On how technology, the web and mobility are transforming the content industry; TV, books news. Organsised in association with TIM

17:00 - 18:30
Sala dei Notari

Digital Content is King

Tales from the mountains: journalism and/or literature? In conversation with Gian Antonio Stella

The mountains are symbols of magic and mystery, dreams and adventure, danger and adrenaline, a search for the new and the unexplored, elegance and lightness, conquest and defeat, the precarious bala...

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

Tales from the mountains: journalism and/or literature? In conversation with Gian Antonio Stella

Techniques of viral video-editing for political communication

"The video has assumed a strategic importance for political campaigns in the last few years, I'd say since 2008. However, it is surely destined to become the main method of communication to persuade u...

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

Techniques of viral video-editing for political communication

My new objective: a nutritious and balanced news diet

Today an Internet surfer who wants to keep informed risks becoming bulimic. Too much information leads to no information. We surf from one link to another often without getting any useful informatio...

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

My new objective: a nutritious and balanced news diet

Journalistic creativity: how to find original stories and distinctive angles at newsroom speed

Journalism is very factual, creativity is all about imagination. Journalism requires critical thinking, but to find really new ideas journalists should postpone their judgement. How can we make them...

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

Journalistic creativity: how to find original stories and distinctive angles at newsroom speed

The dawn of the wonk Renaissance: on why the wonk bubble is a good thing

The internet is by far the most powerful means of communicating information that the world has ever seen. Tools like the hyperlink, and blogging, and Wikipedia, opened up astonishing new horizons ...

18:00 - 19:00
Sala del Dottorato

The dawn of the wonk Renaissance: on why the wonk bubble is a good thing

Italy as seen through regional cooking. In conversation with Carlo Cracco

"Talking about Italian regional cuisine is like entering a labyrinth. You take a road thinking you know clearly what your destination will be and in an instant you are carried far away, not only i...

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

Italy as seen through regional cooking. In conversation with Carlo Cracco

Mexico: the drug wars and their links to Italy

Lucia Capuzzi has visited the hot spots of Mexico to gather information and evidence on the ground; in Mexico City, Tijuana, Ciudad Juárez (the most violent city in Mexico and the world), Saltillo...

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

Mexico: the drug wars and their links to Italy

LegalLeaks: how to use your right to access to information

In Italy, there is not (yet) a Freedom of Information Act as in the USA and Great Britain, and the access rules can be very useful to journalists and citizens. The association Diritto Di Sapere presen...

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

LegalLeaks: how to use your right to access to information

Live radio news discussion & analysis with Vittorio Zucconi and audience

Vittorio Zucconi, director of Radio Capital, in his daily news analysis talk show TG Zero with festival guest speakers and audience participation. To be broadcast live from the Sala dei Notari. ...

19:00 - 20:00
Sala dei Notari

Live radio news discussion & analysis with Vittorio Zucconi and audience

On corruption. What if anything has changed from Mani Pulite (1992) to now?

The founder of Libera and the journalist of Corriere della Sera on a subject that has always been - and now more than ever - at the heart of a debate that never seems to be able to produce definitiv...

21:00 - 22:30
Sala dei Notari

On corruption. What if anything has changed from Mani Pulite (1992) to now?

EU 013, the last frontier: conditions inside migrant holding camps in Italy

A documentary filmed inside the Italian Identification and Expulsion Centers (CIE), where each year about 8 thousand people are held for up to 18 months under administrative detention (without havin...

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

EU 013, the last frontier: conditions inside migrant holding camps in Italy

thursday 1

Italian School Pupils Media Forum

Annual get-together of Italian school pupils involved in writing for and producing their school newspapers. Over 100 budding journalists will address the key issues in a three-day forum.

09:00 - 18:00
Auditorium Santa Cecilia

Italian School Pupils Media Forum

Lateral - Radio Capital

Broadcast live from the Hotel Brufani in Perugia, the Radio Capital satirical newspaper review show Lateral presented by Luca Bottura.

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

Lateral - Radio Capital

The year in data journalism

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 see...

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

The year in data journalism

Journalists, personal brand and online reputation

In a context where a permanent job in a newsroom is increasingly hard to come by, building an identity and a strong reputation, both online and offline, is essential for a journalist. In this work...

09:30 - 11:00
Hotel Sangallo

Journalists, personal brand and online reputation

Who's in and who's out: the raw deal of the "giornalisti precari"

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 sur...

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

Who's in and who's out: the raw deal of the "giornalisti precari"

Beyond catastrophism: communicating climate change

Journalists, educators, communicators, bloggers, popularizers, scientists and climatologists - organized by Federazione Italiana Media Ambientali (FIMA) Introduction by Mario Salomone, FIMA pre...

10:00 - 12:00
Sala dei Notari

Beyond catastrophism: communicating climate change

Lobbies and power: tools for transparency and accountability

Do lobbies not exist? Technically, this is the situation in several European countries, including Italy. The reality is quite different. Many interest groups put pressure on legislative activities, ...

10:00 - 11:30
Sala del Dottorato

Lobbies and power: tools for transparency and accountability

Ideogram of Italy: what the Chinese think of Italy

What do the Chinese think of Italy? In the vast Asian country new consumption and old habits intertwine continuously, redesigning social classes and changing lifestyles. There is a growing knowledge...

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

Ideogram of Italy: what the Chinese think of Italy

Web and mobile phone data theft and/or surveillance: what can "they" uncover about "you"?

This workshop will analyze the information an investigator (or thief) may obtain by intercepting internet traffic, a mobile phone or stealing a computer. You will learn what a digital forensics and ...

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

Web and mobile phone data theft and/or surveillance: what can "they" uncover about "you"?

I dreamed of a road. Rights for all. In conversation with Cécile Kyenge

Cecile Kyenge Kashetu, Italian Member of Parliament born in Congo and former Minister for Integration who has just published her first book entitled I dreamed of a road. Rights for all, will be inte...

10:30 - 12:00
Teatro della Sapienza

I dreamed of a road. Rights for all. In conversation with Cécile Kyenge

Ukraine: journalism on the barricades

Day after day reporters have told of how the crisis has unfolded in Ukraine: from the Maidan protests, which led to the ouster of President Yanukovych, to the annexation of Crimea by Russia. A tas...

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

Ukraine: journalism on the barricades

Designing content and containers: information architecture and user experience for journalism

The planning of new forms of a multimedia narrative, the promotion of cross-channel content, the enhancement of archives, the planning of the "context" of the news, information flows within newsrooms,...

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

Designing content and containers: information architecture and user experience for journalism

Examining news article propagation via social media using network science

The rise of social networking websites on the Internet has revolutionized the way in which information is shared and consumed online. Twitter, a social networking website created in 2006, was esta...

11:00 - 12:00
Hotel Sangallo

Examining news article propagation via social media using network science

Amateur footage: the increasing reliance on user generated content in news output

News outlets are using more and more footage filmed by eyewitnesses at breaking news events. With the proliferation of mobile phones with high quality cameras and easy access to the social web, citi...

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

Amateur footage: the increasing reliance on user generated content in news output

Syria: the war, the media, the truths

Wars, civil wars and revolutions tend to create multiple truths rather than any one easily-agreeable truth. And the civil war in Syria, now raging since March 2011 (over 100,000 dead and 4 million r...

11:30 - 13:00
Sala del Dottorato

Syria: the war, the media, the truths

Whistleblowing for investigative journalism: different approaches

In the past few years the relevance of “Digital Leaks” (OffshoreLeaks, Cables, Snowden, etc) has been an important enabling factor for investigative journalism development. The famous “big int...

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

Whistleblowing for investigative journalism: different approaches

Luigi Zingales. Europe or not. A dream to bring to fruition or a nightmare to flee from

12:00 - 13:00
Teatro della Sapienza

Luigi Zingales. Europe or not. A dream to bring to fruition or a nightmare to flee from

De Correspondent: a crowdfunding campaign which raised $1.7 million in 30 days

For background reading on the remarkable De Correspondent success story; Mathew Ingram's This online journalism startup raised $1.7M in crowdfunding and you've never heard of it

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

De Correspondent: a crowdfunding campaign which raised $1.7 million in 30 days

Conspiracy theorists, trolls, debunkers: the web 2.0 dialectic

Online news is a war of opinions. And much more. Propaganda, hoaxes and conspiracy theories, of course; but also the checking of data and sources, retractions and direct evidence. But why does deb...

14:00 - 15:30
Sala del Dottorato

Conspiracy theorists, trolls, debunkers: the web 2.0 dialectic

Digital safety: how can it best be taught to journalists?

Digital safety is a hot issue at the moment. After Snowden some journalists have panicked about using Google etc. This presentation will focus on how journalists should deal with this issue. Is it r...

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

Digital safety: how can it best be taught to journalists?

Graphic journalism: integration through the media

My name is Takoua - presentation of the documentary by Antonella Andriuolo and Lorenzo Cinque. Can comics be an instrument for integration? My name is Takoua is a documentary that confronts the iss...

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

Graphic journalism: integration through the media

Media and marketing treatment of the LGBT community

Marketing, communication and journalism which deal with LGBT issues (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender). From the Barilla case to differences in the advertising of big corporations in Italy and ...

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

Media and marketing treatment of the LGBT community

The Snowden effect: on journalism

With the emergence of a widespread surveillance system in the NSA files, the Edward Snowden case has deeply affected journalism, both in terms of the role played by the media and of the practices ad...

14:30 - 16:00
Teatro della Sapienza

The Snowden effect: on journalism

On talking about Expo Milan 2015: between story-telling and story-doing

On how technology and the web have changed are are still changing the communication of a big event like Expo 2015 Milan; the role of social media and of event partners in determining a multi-brand...

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

On talking about Expo Milan 2015: between story-telling and story-doing

From idea to story: planning the data journalism story (beginner)

Data Driven Journalism has changed the way we produce and communicate stories. But how can we succeed in finding a balance between planning the production, research and investigation, correct data c...

14:30 - 16:00
Hotel Sangallo

From idea to story: planning the data journalism story (beginner)

Europe in training

What does the European wemester mean? What about the Six Pack and the Two Pack? Do you want to know more about the functioning of the EU institutions or about the infringement procedures? How to fin...

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

Europe in training

The media and financial power: keeping a close enough watch?

The crisis of the last few years has made it clear that economic and financial powers have undermined – and hence conditioned - political power. But how well is the media dealing with the (new) re...

15:30 - 17:00
Sala del Dottorato

The media and financial power: keeping a close enough watch?

The good behind the news

What happens when it is the “good” that drives the news? A conversation on how journalism has changed (or has to change) as a result of people sharing positive stories. Organizzato in collaborazi...

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

The good behind the news

What's dictating the media agenda: politics or political communication?

Is political news relatively pure or relatively adulterated? How do the political narratives we find in newspapers and on TV actually start? In short, does political news serve to clarify or to obfu...

16:00 - 17:30
Teatro della Sapienza

What's dictating the media agenda: politics or political communication?

The future of all-digital journalism - part 1

If newspapers are "zombies", journalism wants to survive and prosper. Economic sustainability is the philosopher's stone that everyone is still searching for, starting from one certainty; in a digit...

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

The future of all-digital journalism - part 1

Women and tech journalism: is it still an issue?

Network, information, communication and technology; words of a world increasingly populated by women. This panel is inspired by the speech by Megan Smith, Google's vice president, at the Women 2.0 ...

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

Women and tech journalism: is it still an issue?

Data journalism tools: maps (beginner)

Visualizing geo-localised data on maps is one of the most classical format of Data Driven Journalism, but it is an always evolving field: each year new tools and practices appear and regenerate data...

16:00 - 17:30
Hotel Sangallo

Data journalism tools: maps (beginner)

Tales from the mountains: sports journalism

The mountains are symbols of magic and mystery, dreams and adventure, danger and adrenaline, a search for the new and the unexplored, elegance and lightness, conquest and defeat, the precarious ba...

16:00 - 17:00
Sala dei Notari

Tales from the mountains: sports journalism

Data visualization: the (beautiful) new frontier

The transformation of data into strategic information is one of the most fascinating challenges for companies. The exponential growth of raw material for refining requires a mix of programming, stat...

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

Data visualization: the (beautiful) new frontier

Landgrabbing and biofuels: what consequences for the right to food?

What is a land grab? What responsibilities do European countries have and what incentives cause, directly or indirectly, the landgrabbing? ActionAid is following two cases which represent a prime ...

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

Landgrabbing and biofuels: what consequences for the right to food?

Mafia infiltration in Germany: a transnational investigation

To what extent has the Sicilian mafia infiltrated the German economy? An ambitious project, possibly the first extensive German research into the matter, has with an innovative format unveiled how G...

17:00 - 18:30
Sala del Dottorato

Mafia infiltration in Germany: a transnational investigation

Independent media in Russia: the case of TV RAIN

Since the return of Vladimir Putin to Kremlin in 2012 Russia’s media have been confronted with the heavy pressure from the authorities. Life has become much harder for the few independent media ou...

17:30 - 19:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Independent media in Russia: the case of TV RAIN

Long form journalism: how to finance, produce and disseminate in-depth reportages in the digital age

Digital seems to support a culture of news based on increasingly shorter and more abbreviated content, suitable for very short attention spans. But recently reports, surveys and long forms of narrat...

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

Long form journalism: how to finance, produce and disseminate in-depth reportages in the digital age

Interactive storytelling (intermediate)

Data visualisation and multimedia stories are some of the most important contributions of technology to high quality journalism. New tools and techniques allow information to be presented in a much ...

17:30 - 19:00
Hotel Sangallo

Interactive storytelling (intermediate)

Growth of new story forms

New journalistic ventures such as HomicideWatch, PolitiFact, and the ConnectedChina project by Reuters have moved beyond the traditional inverted pyramid news story and have started new journalistic...

17:30 - 19:00
Teatro della Sapienza

Growth of new story forms

Migration, integration, diversity in the media

What does it mean to represent diversity and migrants in the media? Recently there has been an urge to use politically correct words when reporting about migrants, ethnic groups and diversity in ge...

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

Migration, integration, diversity in the media

The long night of the euro. Who's really in charge in Europe

The failure of political parties, market pressure, the arrival of the government of  technicians, the dramatic choice of whether to seek the aid of the Troika or try to do it on their own, the ri...

18:00 - 19:30
Teatro del Pavone

The long night of the euro. Who's really in charge in Europe

Advanced follow the money techniques

How do corrupt politicians and criminals make and hide their money and how to expose them? This workshop will assist investigative reporters in gathering, processing and visualizing information to s...

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

Advanced follow the money techniques

Verification Handbook: a definitive guide to verifying digital content for emergency coverage

The Verification Handbook is a groundbreaking new resource for journalists and aid responders, which provides step-by-step guidelines for using user-generated content (UGC) during emergencies. Publi...

18:30 - 19:30
Sala del Dottorato

Verification Handbook: a definitive guide to verifying digital content for emergency coverage

Expo Milan 2015: 365 days to go before the opening. Focus on local areas, supply chains and clusters

One year to the day from the opening of Expo 2015 in Milan, Eurochocolate, cultural and planning advisor of the Cocoa and Chocolate Cluster, offers a discussion panel which, starting from local area...

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

Expo Milan 2015: 365 days to go before the opening. Focus on local areas, supply chains and clusters

Good evening, news

News is all over the net from newsletters to portals, among photo galleries, videos, and more and more personalized services. Internet, like newspapers and television, builds its own hierarchy of ne...

19:00 - 20:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Good evening, news

Andrea Scanzi: we 40-somethings are being left high and dry

The dreams and nervous tics, trauma and ambition of all those aspiring game-changers who push, but not too hard, at the doors of the nation. Raised in the eighties, too young for vinyl but too old f...

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro del Pavone

Andrea Scanzi: we 40-somethings are being left high and dry

(IN)VISIBLE CITIES: Tales of African communities in the world

(IN)VISIBLE CITIES: Tales of African Communities in the World International Preview The documentary (IN)VISIBLE CITIES is the remarkable feat of a journalist and a filmmaker who have travelled i...

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

(IN)VISIBLE CITIES: Tales of African communities in the world

friday 2

Italian School Pupils Media Forum

Annual get-together of Italian school pupils involved in writing for and producing their school newspapers. Over 100 budding journalists will address the key issues in a three-day forum.

09:00 - 18:00
Auditorium Santa Cecilia

Italian School Pupils Media Forum

Data journalism for small newsrooms

Great Data Driven Journalism is too often associated with large and famous newsrooms, which invested in the field early and built big teams of news apps developers and data journalists (like the New...

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

Data journalism for small newsrooms

New online media communities

"The media should invest in the relationship business, and not only in the content business", says Jeff Jarvis. Some online media are building successful communities, enhanced and engaged through so...

09:30 - 11:00
Sala del Dottorato

New online media communities

Hackathon

"Data journalism is dead. Long live journalism!" is a sentence that evokes the famous The Web is dead by Chris Anderson. In this case it is focused just on the information world. At a time when word...

09:30 - 18:00
Hotel La Rosetta

Hackathon

Talking of LGBT

Mistakes that journalists should avoid when talking about LGBT issues. This workshop aims to provide tools, resources and knowledge to journalists and communication professionals to address and pr...

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

Talking of LGBT

Crossmedia video and mobile journalism

Digital video cameras, compact and lightweight, have allowed the spread of video journalism. High quality smartphones have opened the doors of the web to "mobile" journalism. We will discuss ho...

09:30 - 11:00
Hotel Sangallo

Crossmedia video and mobile journalism

How to collectively tell a story through photography

In both Italy and abroad, photographers have decided to join together to experience forms and languages able to tell a story, a social issue, a territory. This workshop will explore different ways o...

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

How to collectively tell a story through photography

How to find money for your investigative journalism projects

Doing investigative journalism requires skill, tenacity and a sixth sense of where to go to get results. The same could be said of acquiring the funding to do investigative journalism. The panel wi...

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

How to find money for your investigative journalism projects

The future of all-digital journalism - part 2

If newspapers are "zombies", journalism wants to survive and prosper. Economic sustainability is the philosopher's stone that everyone is still searching for, starting from one certainty; in a digit...

10:00 - 11:30
Teatro della Sapienza

The future of all-digital journalism - part 2

Social newsgathering: charting an ethical course

The Online News Association recently formed a working group of journalists who deal with user-generated content to discuss the ethics and standards of digital and social newsgathering. The first ste...

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

Social newsgathering: charting an ethical course

Daily press review with Luca Bottura and Makkox

An entertaining and irreverent review of the day's newspapers. A cup of coffee and a bun kindly offered to attendees by Coca-Cola Italy

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

Daily press review with Luca Bottura and Makkox

Susan Dabbous: How do you want to die? Held hostage in wartorn Syria

Susan Dabbous: "On April 3, 2013 I was kidnapped in Syria, along with three other Italian journalists, by an al-Qaeda linked terrorist group, in Ghassanieh, a Christian village outside Lattakia. We ...

11:00 - 12:00
Sala del Dottorato

Susan Dabbous: How do you want to die? Held hostage in wartorn Syria

Tracking a person online: effects, countermeasures and the responsibility of the media

When surfing online we know that we leave traces of our browsing, sources and influences. The filter bubble makes our results more similar to what we expect, and these two things are connected. Pr...

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

Tracking a person online: effects, countermeasures and the responsibility of the media

In remembrance: Giuseppe Fava and Ilaria Alpi

Reflections on the legacy of two Italian journalists, Ilaria Alpi and Giuseppe Fava, murdered for their courage and professionalism.

11:30 - 13:00
Teatro della Sapienza

In remembrance: Giuseppe Fava and Ilaria Alpi

Data journalism tools: spreadsheets (intermediate)

Spreadsheets can be a journalist best friend: they can help you make sense of your data and are so easy to use compared to other data analysis tools! This course will take you beyond the basics so...

11:30 - 13:00
Hotel Sangallo

Data journalism tools: spreadsheets (intermediate)

The price of health: in search of the critical data on patients and hospitals

Looking at the care and the management of hospitals through data can really make a difference, even in terms of practical choices by citizens and policymakers. An example of this is the #doveticur...

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

The price of health: in search of the critical data on patients and hospitals

Europe: pride and prejudice. Legends, myths, lies and truths about the European Union

Is it really all the fault of the Euro? Is it really true that Chancellor Merkel pulls the strings in Europe? If there are no jobs, is Europe just waiting and seeing what happens next? Where does yo...

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

Europe: pride and prejudice. Legends, myths, lies and truths about the European Union

Financial journalism in South America: media and power

South America is currently one of the most interesting areas worldwide in terms of economic and social development. From the social experiences of Cuba and Venezuela to the Argentinian crisis at t...

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

Financial journalism in South America: media and power

Content reuse in journalism and on the web

Content curation tools, news aggregators, blogs and social networks are extremely flexible and effective communication tools. Nevertheless, the use of technology platforms and modalities related t...

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

Content reuse in journalism and on the web

Offshoreleaks & Chinaleaks: investigating the offshore

Offshoreleaks is an ICIJ-produced story that unveiled a financial scandal, unmasking details of 130,000 offshore accounts in April 2013. Its follow-up Chinaleaks is an exposé of the Chinese elite'...

12:00 - 13:30
Sala del Dottorato

Offshoreleaks & Chinaleaks: investigating the offshore

Keynote speech by Wolfgang Blau. Still no pan-European media. Are we nuts?

Keynote speech by Wolfgang Blau. Introduced by Mario Tedeschini Lalli. 500 million EU citizens, 28 member states and a crisis, but still no pan-European media. Are we nuts? Do we need pan-European...

12:00 - 13:00
Sala dei Notari

Keynote speech by Wolfgang Blau. Still no pan-European media. Are we nuts?

Effetto giorno - Radio 24

Broadcast live from the Hotel Brufani in Perugia, the Radio 24 news talk show Effetto giorno - le notizie in 60 minuti presented by Simone Spetia. Interviews with festival speakers will feature. ...

13:00 - 14:00
Hotel Brufani - Bar Bellavista

Effetto giorno - Radio 24

Where do young people today get their news from?

Who are the readers of the newspapers of tomorrow? Where do young people today get their news from? What are the main news channels of the web generation? Data from the annual Censis report on Ital...

14:00 - 15:30
Teatro della Sapienza

Where do young people today get their news from?

Mobile & snackable: the adaptation of news

Traffic on mobile devices will in the very near future overtake traffic on desktop platforms. For content producers it has become essential to think and plan with a mobile-first logic, focusing on u...

14:00 - 15:30
Sala del Dottorato

Mobile & snackable: the adaptation of news

Crowdfunding: a viable way to fund journalism?

News is becoming increasingly widely available and free. Revenue – whether digital or not - provides an uncertain foundation on which to invest in the future. Is it possible to change the scenario...

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

Crowdfunding: a viable way to fund journalism?

Twitter data, beyond the obvious

We hear a lot about how we can improve tweeting, the best time to tweet and how to use hashtags. This panel will look more closely at areas not typically addressed in articles and on panels. S...

14:30 - 16:00
Hotel Sangallo

Twitter data, beyond the obvious

Defamation in the internet age

Background; the controversial Italian law on crimes of opinion on the web, and the responsibility of bloggers, publishers and host providers in the light of the recent verdict of the Italian Supre...

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

Defamation in the internet age

There's more censorship than meets the eye: mapping and analysis

Online censorship is very subjective. Depending on the ISP you use, the state in which you live or even the office where you work, some portions of the Internet can be blocked. Technologies of cor...

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

There's more censorship than meets the eye: mapping and analysis

New storytelling in journalism

14:30 - 16:00
Sala dei Notari

New storytelling in journalism

And now for today's news: the balance between various forms of communication

The world of communication, and in particular that of journalism, is evolving into new forms, with new modalities and new languages thus far unknown. Everything starts from the birth and the sprea...

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

And now for today's news: the balance between various forms of communication

Changing world news: foreign coverage & correspondents of the future

Faster, farther, cheaper and certainly no safer, the men and women who cover world events are expected to do more with less, as technology and the news industry's economic struggles have changed wha...

15:00 - 16:30
Palazzo Sorbello

Changing world news: foreign coverage & correspondents of the future

Data security online for journalists: problems and solutions

More and more often journalists are targeted by cyber attacks and focused analysis to trace their activities, both by "differently democratic" governments and others (pressure groups, etc.). Which a...

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

Data security online for journalists: problems and solutions

Hate speech on the web

The speed of language, typical of social networks, blogs and forums, added to the animosity that often accompanies the publication of posts, tweets, status updates and so on, can result in differe...

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

Hate speech on the web

On how Barcroft Media became the fifth biggest news provider in the world on YouTube

On how Barcroft Media became the fifth biggest news provider in the world on YouTube. See article for more information.

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

On how Barcroft Media became the fifth biggest news provider in the world on YouTube

Business models and brands: journalism's bottom line under the spotlight

A broad economic crisis, a media advertising crisis, a once-in-a-lifetime structural crisis; from “Crisis, what crisis?” to “Crisis! Crisis! Crisis!” Result: the media industry is still lo...

15:30 - 17:00
Teatro della Sapienza

Business models and brands: journalism's bottom line under the spotlight

InFormazione Award

The second edition of the award is organized by the Associazione Giornalisti Scuola di Perugia and is sponsored by the Ordine Nazionale dei Giornalisti, by the Ordine dei Gionalisti dell'Umbria an...

15:30 - 15:45
Sala del Dottorato

InFormazione Award

Journalism training; all's well that ends well?

In Italy, but also in the rest of Europe and the United States, there has been a steady decline in the credibility of traditional media and also public service broadcasting. Citizen journalism, soci...

15:45 - 17:15
Sala del Dottorato

Journalism training; all's well that ends well?

Land of fires: 25 years of collusion between politicians and organised crime

See article (in Italian) for detailed background information.

16:00 - 17:30
Sala dei Notari

Land of fires: 25 years of collusion between politicians and organised crime

Corporate communication and journalism: friends and/or foes?

The communication of large corporations, with the complicity of the digital world, continues to evolve and to seize opportunities for direct interaction with customers and stakeholders. Social med...

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

Corporate communication and journalism: friends and/or foes?

Investigating crime and corruption data (intermediate)

The amount of criminal money washing around the world each year is estimated at $2 trillion, and it affects everything from health and human rights to democracy and national security. Investigative ...

16:00 - 17:30
Hotel Sangallo

Investigating crime and corruption data (intermediate)

Ethan Zuckerman. Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection

The Italian translation of Ethan Zuckerman's 2013 book Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection - entitled in Italian Rewire. Cosmopoliti digitali nell'era della globalità - has jus...

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

Ethan Zuckerman. Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection

Online security for journalists

The difference between a culture of privacy and the need to work safely online is for a journalist mainly a question of time. The knowledge of the main problems cannot be developed further. In this ...

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

Online security for journalists

Why censorship makes the censors stupid and the users smart

From Turkey to Great Britain, attempts to control the network are on the rise, as highlighted by the 2013 Freedom of the Net report. However, the ability of activists and users to oppose these measure...

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

Why censorship makes the censors stupid and the users smart

Without social media?!

What would happen if tomorrow Facebook, Twitter and all other social networks relevant to the world of journalism today were - for some apocalyptic reason - unavailable. For quite some time ie. mont...

17:00 - 18:30
Teatro della Sapienza

Without social media?!

Metrics beyond pageviews: the importance of analytics in delivering the right content in the right context to the right people

In order to restore profitability to online newspapers it's necessary to topple pageviews from their former pedestal. But to be replaced by what?

17:15 - 18:45
Sala del Dottorato

Metrics beyond pageviews: the importance of analytics in delivering the right content in the right context to the right people

The economic crisis and those struggling to stay above water

Eight stories of brilliant, courageous and/or non-conformist entrepreneurs, who knew how to fight and overcome the economic crisis in Italy.

17:30 - 18:30
Sala dei Notari

The economic crisis and those struggling to stay above water

Where are the women?

Where are the women on the front pages? As sources and experts? Running media businesses? On opinion pages? Are we doing enough to make sure that women are represented in all of these arenas? What c...

17:30 - 19:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Where are the women?

Data journalism tools: social media data (beginner)

Data journalists are not alone: every month sees the arrival of new tools designed to help journalists, data scientists and activists to analyse and visualise data. CartoDB, Datawrapper, Fusion Tabl...

17:30 - 19:00
Hotel Sangallo

Data journalism tools: social media data (beginner)

Umbria, tutelage of a noble tradition: extra virgin olive oil

A reflection on extra-virgin olive oil, one of Italy’s true products of excellence, and a discussion of the territorial, landscape and cultural value of the DOP Umbria. Organised in associa...

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

Umbria, tutelage of a noble tradition: extra virgin olive oil

4 - Photography and words to describe and imagine contemporary Italy

The book entitled 4 is a story in pictures and words which, through the four elements air, water, earth and fire, goes through contemporary Italy, showing images, sometimes crude, sometimes drea...

17:30 - 19:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

4 - Photography and words to describe and imagine contemporary Italy

Open source intelligence for journalists

Open source intelligence is a technique for consulting free sources automatically (search engines, online databases, social networks) in order to look for evidence and correlations of information. ...

18:00 - 19:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino

Open source intelligence for journalists

Thanks Mr Snowden! The scoop of the century

The history and the impact of the scoop that earned the Pulitzer Prize for The Guardian and The Washington Post for "public service" rendered to the world. What in Italy is known as Datagate is no...

18:30 - 20:00
Teatro della Sapienza

Thanks Mr Snowden! The scoop of the century

Where is Amazon's current taking us? An unusual and flowing conversation with Diego Piacentini

Organised in association with Amazon

18:30 - 19:30
Sala dei Notari

Where is Amazon's current taking us? An unusual and flowing conversation with Diego Piacentini

La Zanzara - Radio 24

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

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

La Zanzara - Radio 24

Video killed the press star? Sports journalism between TV and new media

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

Video killed the press star? Sports journalism between TV and new media

Festival aperitivo

By invitation only. All festival speakers and their guests are cordially invited to drinks and stuzzichini (canape-like nibbles) in the beautiful Caffè di Perugia in Via Mazzini. Offered by Assopro...

The Square - Inside the Revolution

20.00 - Presentation by Imma Vitelli 20.30 - Screening of the documentary The Egyptian Revolution has been an ongoing rollercoaster over the past two and a half years. Through the news, we only ge...

20:00 - 22:00
Sala dei Notari

The Square - Inside the Revolution

Marco Travaglio: Long live the King!

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro Morlacchi

Marco Travaglio: Long live the King!

Some small thoughts on big data

A post-aperitivo, pre-dinner romp from the kindly fridge that not only knows you're running out of milk but can also do something about it to Utopian conceit to you (and your data) becoming the hot ...

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

Some small thoughts on big data

Gazebo live

Diego Bianchi and friends on Italian current affairs and politics. With their daily TV show Gazebo on RAI 3. To be broadcast live.

22:00 - 23:30
Sala dei Notari

Gazebo live

saturday 3

Buongiorno! - a cup of coffee courtesy of Good Morning Italia

Good Morning Italia gives you a good morning from ijf14, and offers everyone a breakfast to celebrate the new version of the project. A coffee at the Hotel Brufani with journalists led by the founde...

Data, fact-finding and breaking news

Collect, verify and analyse data for better conflict and disaster reporting. Today's technology allows us to gather and investigate on the ground reports of conflict and disasters without physically...

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

Data, fact-finding and breaking news

Italian School Pupils Media Forum

Annual get-together of Italian school pupils involved in writing for and producing their school newspapers. Over 100 budding journalists will address the key issues in a three-day forum.

09:00 - 12:30
Auditorium Santa Cecilia

Italian School Pupils Media Forum

Engaged citizens: somewhere between activism and journalism

Is it possible to create in Italy a network of independent journalists who pay attention to the demands from the grassroots level on issues regarding environment, health and legality? How can indepe...

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

Engaged citizens: somewhere between activism and journalism

Stories on Umbria

Awards ceremony of the fifth edition of the Stories on Umbria Journalism Award, set up and managed by the Chambers of Commerce of Perugia and Terni. Moderator: Bruno Gambacorta, president of the ...

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

Stories on Umbria

Mario Calabresi: With eyes open. When photography is a witness to history

On the occasion of the publication of the book A occhi aperti by Mario Calabresi, the author will talk with three Italian photojournalists of international renown: Pietro Masturzo, Davide Monteleone...

10:00 - 11:30
Sala dei Notari

Mario Calabresi: With eyes open. When photography is a witness to history

The Brown Moses blog: media revolution, cup of tea compatible

For more information on the Brown Moses blog, read Mathew Ingram's article The rise of Brown Moses: how an unemployed British man has become a poster boy for citizen journalism

10:00 - 11:00
Teatro della Sapienza

The Brown Moses blog: media revolution, cup of tea compatible

L'Altra Europa - Radio 24

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

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

L'Altra Europa - Radio 24

Fact-checking goes global

Fact-checking is growing around the world, with new sites starting in Italy, Germany, France, the U.K., Australia and South Africa. But as fact-checking grows, the websites are facing new challenges...

10:00 - 11:30
Sala del Dottorato

Fact-checking goes global

Journalism in the digital age: what role for European public broadcasters?

The digital revolution has subverted instruments and protagonists of journalism, causing problems to industrial structures and market prospects, but it has also multiplied the opportunities, disas...

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

Journalism in the digital age: what role for European public broadcasters?

Google News Masterclass

Google News Masterclass - all you wanted to know about Google News in less than 1 hour. Come hear from Laurence Foucault and Madhav Chinnappa, the product specialist and head of partnerships respec...

10:30 - 11:30
Hotel Sangallo

Google News Masterclass

Daily press review with Mauro Casciari and Nadia Toffa

An entertaining and irreverent review of the day's newspapers. A cup of coffee and a bun kindly offered to attendees by Coca-Cola Italy

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

Daily press review with Mauro Casciari and Nadia Toffa

Telephone intercepts in the age of NSAGate

The world of intercepts (by telephone or online) is often not fully understood. How do intercepts work and what are the risks for civil liberties, especially for those dealing with information such ...

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

Telephone intercepts in the age of NSAGate

Kapuściński reloaded: when innovation embraces reportage

Kapuściński reloaded, or when innovation embraces reportage. What can be created from the union of data journalism, video reports and field survey? Starting from concrete examples, we will expla...

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

Kapuściński reloaded: when innovation embraces reportage

Life is a voyage (and Europe is our home). With Beppe Severgnini

A path to discover a new narrative of the old continent. Organised in association with European Commission - Representation in Italy

11:00 - 12:00
Teatro della Sapienza

Life is a voyage (and Europe is our home). With Beppe Severgnini

Elections in the internet age: data journalism and social media for describing the vote

How has election reporting changed? New forms of journalism, from data journalism with interactive maps and infographics to social networks with hashtag, livetwitting and sentiment analysis are bein...

11:30 - 13:00
Sala del Dottorato

Elections in the internet age: data journalism and social media for describing the vote

Do-It-Yourself aerial mapping - Part 1: aerial photography

Learn about DIY aerial photography using kites and balloons: fly a kite or balloon, map an area of Perugia, learn how to make a composite aerial photograph using MapKnitter, and learn how to inte...

11:30 - 13:00
Hotel Sangallo

Do-It-Yourself aerial mapping - Part 1: aerial photography

Freelance: by choice or by necessity?

Working as a journalist without the protection and support of a newspaper is not necessarily easy. A freelance is very often an entrepreneur with the goal of achieving his/her life's passion: jour...

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

Freelance: by choice or by necessity?

Alan Friedman. Ammazziamo il gattopardo: ten points to save Italy from an inglorious end

12:00 - 13:00
Teatro della Sapienza

Alan Friedman. Ammazziamo il gattopardo: ten points to save Italy from an inglorious end

Hackathon #ijf14 results presentation

It is impossible to predict the hackathon results before 2 May (info here), but for sure we will have fun with all that data and information. All hackathon participants can present their work d...

12:00 - 13:00
Hotel La Rosetta

Hackathon #ijf14 results presentation

Freelancers out in the bush: how to communicate securely with your newsroom

Journalists need to communicate regularly with their newsrooms. In a perfect world, this procedure would be safe and guaranteed in any nation. In this world, prudence is recommended. The technolog...

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

Freelancers out in the bush: how to communicate securely with your newsroom

New inventions for media: a conversation with Russ Grandinetti

Organised in association with Amazon

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

New inventions for media: a conversation with Russ Grandinetti

Keynote speech by Margaret Sullivan. What I've learned at the New York Times - and what that says about journalism

Keynote speech by Margaret Sullivan. Introduced by Raffaella Menichini. What I've learned at the New York Times - and what that says about journalism.

12:00 - 13:00
Sala dei Notari

Keynote speech by Margaret Sullivan. What I've learned at the New York Times - and what that says about journalism

Video, verification, value: why News Corp's purchase of Storyful deserves your attention

For more information, see Craig Silverman's article entitled Video, verification, value: why News Corp's purchase of Storyful deserves your attention

14:00 - 15:15
Sala del Dottorato

Video, verification, value: why News Corp's purchase of Storyful deserves your attention

Twitter: content discovery, curation, verification

Twitter is a social broadcasting network where information flows in real time. This workshop aims at providing journalists, news editors and media professionals with the best tools and techniques to...

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

Twitter: content discovery, curation, verification

The protection of anonymous sources, from whistleblowing to anti-corruption

> The legal protection (and risks) of the anonymous online source: technical and legal considerations on whistleblowing, leaking and the law. > The real protection of the anonymous source and...

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

The protection of anonymous sources, from whistleblowing to anti-corruption

The democratisation of the distribution of content

The emergence of new technologies within the reach of all and of a wider and more accessible Internet have facilitated the creation and the sharing of non-professional news&opinion and acceler...

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

The democratisation of the distribution of content

Privacy and ethics in the journalistic profession

Privacy and ethics in the Italian journalistic profession. Organised in association with Ordine dei Giornalisti.

14:30 - 16:00
Sala dei Notari

Privacy and ethics in the journalistic profession

Do-It-Yourself aerial mapping - Part 2: map-making

Learn about DIY aerial photography using kites and balloons: fly a kite or balloon, map an area of Perugia, learn how to make a composite aerial photograph using MapKnitter, and learn how to inte...

14:30 - 16:00
Hotel Sangallo

Do-It-Yourself aerial mapping - Part 2: map-making

TV talk

14:30 - 16:00
Teatro della Sapienza

TV talk

Storytelling: the lingua franca of digital communication?

Stories communicate, convey emotions, position brands and create new alliances. The new trend of digital communication is more and more connected to storytelling. For the media this means getting ...

15:00 - 16:30
Palazzo Sorbello

Storytelling: the lingua franca of digital communication?

Covering the tough topics

From the black box atmosphere of the boardroom to political regimes in upheaval, complex stories that cross boarders, take place in inaccessible places, and are fast paced throw up real challenges. ...

15:30 - 17:00
Sala del Dottorato

Covering the tough topics

The search for "digital" quality in professional life

> Technological downshifting, double/triple check, new attention to form and writing, and the need to change approach with technology. > Combining the power and speed of the technological era...

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

The search for "digital" quality in professional life

World Press Freedom Day: testimony from across the planet

May 3 is the United Nations World Press Freedom Day. It is, in the words of the UN, the opportunity to: > celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom > assess the state of press fr...

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

World Press Freedom Day: testimony from across the planet

Openness divide? Reflections on open movements during the Arab Spring

Three years ago, Arabs marched in the streets by millions, expressing their need for "Bread, Freedom, and Equality". Now headlines refers to this as "the unfinished spring". Some critics refer to il...

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

Openness divide? Reflections on open movements during the Arab Spring

Marò, Abu Omar, Datagate: toxic secrets and public interest journalism

On World Press Freedom Day a discussion between judges, journalists and an expert in international law on the relationship between the freedom of the press and respect for the law and the national...

16:00 - 17:30
Teatro della Sapienza

Marò, Abu Omar, Datagate: toxic secrets and public interest journalism

Web scraping for non programmers (intermediate)

Many times the data you need is not easily accessible – although it does exist. As much as we wish everything was available in CSV or the format of our choice – most data is published in differe...

16:00 - 17:30
Hotel Sangallo

Web scraping for non programmers (intermediate)

Keynote speech by Richard Gingras. The emerging ecosystem for news

Keynote speech by Richard Gingras. Introduced by Mario Calabresi. It is undoubtedly a time of changes and challenges in the news industry so how did we get here and what are the questions we should...

16:00 - 17:00
Sala dei Notari

Keynote speech by Richard Gingras. The emerging ecosystem for news

On memory. In conversation with Fulvio Abbate and Pietrangelo Buttafuoco

On memory. Two of the most fiercely independent voices in Italian journalism take as a starting point their latest books for rumination on the present and the past, on love and loss.

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

On memory. In conversation with Fulvio Abbate and Pietrangelo Buttafuoco

Whistleblowing for journalistic use: analysis of the users

Several groups of journalists, or informal groups created for informational and political purposes, use tools of anonymous whistleblowing. As became clear after the success of WikiLeaks and the su...

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

Whistleblowing for journalistic use: analysis of the users

Investigating crime crossborders

How can crime be investigated cross-border by investigative reporters? OCCRP and IRPI provide some practical examples. Organised in association with IRPI - Investigative Reporting Project Italy ...

16:30 - 18:00
Palazzo Sorbello

Investigating crime crossborders

Between community and news: instruments of civic defence

A journey through civic media, maps, platforms and social networks, where communities have found the means to vent their feelings. Feelings that frequently are just waiting to be heard, shared and ...

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

Between community and news: instruments of civic defence

Leader. Femminile Singolare. In conversation with Laura Boldrini

The series of Leader. Femminile Singolare events organized by Enel throughout Italy aim to offer a stimulating dialogue on the issue of the leadership of women, through direct experience and with co...

17:00 - 18:00
Sala dei Notari

Leader. Femminile Singolare. In conversation with Laura Boldrini

31 questions on journalism: just to get things straight

Here are some among 31 questions on journalism: Can external contributions be trusted? Should the news be new? Can what is placed within quotation marks be invented? Has Twitter replaced news agenc...

17:00 - 18:00
Sala del Dottorato

31 questions on journalism: just to get things straight

Anonymous whistleblowing: how to receive information from anonymous sources via web

Starting a platform for digital whistleblowing is far from simple. More and more international media are gearing up to provide an anonymous and interactive web "letterbox" with which journalistic ...

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

Anonymous whistleblowing: how to receive information from anonymous sources via web

The end (of an article/video) is just the beginning: the significance of online comments

In the old world of print-only newspaper journalism, once a journalist had sent his/her article to the editor it was job done and time to head to the bar. Feedback meant one of three things; a rocke...

17:30 - 19:00
Teatro della Sapienza

The end (of an article/video) is just the beginning: the significance of online comments

The building blocks for DIY ethics codes, because one size does not fit all

News organizations and individual journalists need clear, transparent ethics codes. But with so many approaches to journalism, it's hard to create a code that fits everyone's needs. This panel descr...

17:30 - 19:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

The building blocks for DIY ethics codes, because one size does not fit all

Liquid Newsroom, backstage

In a 3-day period I reach more than 2.5 million accounts. How is that possible if you are a single journalist? - If you have ever wondered what is behind the Liquid Newsroom, it's now time to have a l...

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

Liquid Newsroom, backstage

Privacy and digital security (beginner)

As journalists become more heavily dependent on digital technologies for their work, it becomes more imperative that they exercise fluent control of the sensitive information they manage. Digital ...

17:30 - 19:00
Hotel Sangallo

Privacy and digital security (beginner)

Paolo Mieli: thoughts on history, journalism, politics

18:00 - 19:00
Sala dei Notari

Paolo Mieli: thoughts on history, journalism, politics

Celebration of 60th anniversary of La Voce and 30th anniversary of Umbria Radio

A look back at the history of the weekly (La Voce) and the radio (Radio Umbria) of the Church of Umbria. A time for reflection also on how best to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the ...

18:00 - 19:30
Sala del Dottorato

Celebration of 60th anniversary of La Voce and 30th anniversary of Umbria Radio

Deca: a new writers' collective for longform journalism

Co-founders Stephan Faris and Marc Herman present DECA, a writer’s cooperative creating longform stories from around the world. Inspired by the photo agencies of the mid-twentieth century, this gr...

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

Deca: a new writers' collective for longform journalism

Self publishing for journalists: tips and tricks

For a short essay, a long reportage or an in-depth investigative report it is not always easy to find space on paper or in bookstores. Additionally, it's tough to monetize texts online, especially one...

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

Self publishing for journalists: tips and tricks

Caterina Soffici: Italy yes Italy no. The land of the long lunch under scrutiny

London (and any destination that Italians flee to) is no better than Italy, writes Catherine Soffici in her book Italia yes, Italia no. “But I found the (blessing of the) banality of normality in ...

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

Caterina Soffici: Italy yes Italy no. The land of the long lunch under scrutiny

Killing the messenger: the deadly cost of news

To honour World Press Freedom Day, the screening of Eric Matthies' acclaimed documentary Killing the Messenger: the Deadly Cost of News. Eric will provide an introduction to the making of the docume...

21:00 - 22:30
Sala dei Notari

Killing the messenger: the deadly cost of news

J.S. Bach, Mass in B Minor BWV 232

San Lorenzo Cathedral, piazza IV Novembre, Perugia Greetings to festival participants from Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti J.S. Bach, Mass in B Minor BWV 232 (to be broadcast live on radio) Conductor L...

The end of the book is not the end of the world

A reflection on the future of knowledge, beginning with the book Spostiamo di un millimetro la storia by Marino Sinibaldi (Edizioni Laterza). Now that the book has lost the centrality it had for ce...

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro Morlacchi

The end of the book is not the end of the world

sunday 4

Data journalism in Italy and the Mediterranean area: from niche to mainstream

From the New York Times to the Guardian, US and UK newspapers have been at the forefront of developments in the use of data journalism. In the last few years, media organisations in Spain and Ital...

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

Data journalism in Italy and the Mediterranean area: from niche to mainstream

Tony Wheeler: Dark Lands

"I love to travel comfortably, visit hospitable countries, stay in comfortable hotels and enjoy delicious food. Yet the places that leave you open-mouthed, the ones that take your breath away, are o...

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

Tony Wheeler: Dark Lands

The untold story of food politics

The focus of the panel is on the central role that food plays - what we eat and how we produce it - in confronting many of the challenges humanity faces today. From hunger, poverty and instability ...

10:00 - 11:30
Sala del Dottorato

The untold story of food politics

How to become a music journalist

"Journalism is not like medicine or law, where a specific degree is a prerequisite, but there comes a point in the career of any journalist in which experience is much more important than what they ...

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

How to become a music journalist

Hate speech and freedom of speech

The Internet is like a public square and just as with every public square of our towns and cities there are people who discuss and interact peacefully and those who behave in an irresponsible, abu...

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

Hate speech and freedom of speech

Daily press review with Fulvio Abbate e Pietrangelo Buttafuoco

An entertaining and irreverent review of the day's newspapers. A cup of coffee and a bun kindly offered to attendees by Coca-Cola Italy

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

Daily press review with Fulvio Abbate e Pietrangelo Buttafuoco

Humanitarians between war, innovation and media

UNHCR will present how its daily work in refugee camps runs through a continuing search for innovative approaches and the need to communicate  with people across the world raising the awareness abo...

11:00 - 13:00
Sala dei Notari

Humanitarians between war, innovation and media

Data journalism in a hostile political environment

Data journalism can be done, and can make a difference, even in unfavorable environments. Just look at a newspaper in Buenos Aires which in three years has created from nothing a centre of excelle...

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

Data journalism in a hostile political environment

Events in the Crimea, as described by the mass media

Crimea is Russian once again. Sixty years after the "gift" of Nikita Khrushchev to the Ukraine, Moscow has annexed the strategic peninsula which it has always considered its own. Without a shot...

11:00 - 12:00
Teatro della Sapienza

Events in the Crimea, as described by the mass media

Nadia Toffa: When the going gets tough

From slot machines to the State lottery: how to remain serene and aloof while the nation is in the grip of a betting frenzy. Organised in association with Rizzoli

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

Nadia Toffa: When the going gets tough

IRPI: new models of investigative journalism in Italy

For almost two years Investigative Reporting Project Italy, in brief IRPI, has been experimenting new Italian models for investigative journalism. Among its main challenges are the search of a susta...

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

IRPI: new models of investigative journalism in Italy

How did Disqus grow so fast to 1 billion unique monthly visitors?

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11:30 - 12:30
Sala del Dottorato

How did Disqus grow so fast to 1 billion unique monthly visitors?

Guido Maria Brera: High finance and low tricks

"... finance is not only a dramatic sleight of hand, the level of conflict has risen beyond limits, and we fight no longer for a profit with many zeros. It is the survival of the West as we know it....

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

Guido Maria Brera: High finance and low tricks

Local news?! Local isn't what it used to be

Local isn’t what it used to be. The potential resonance and impact of any “local story” has been transformed over the past few years thanks to social media. And high-profile cases of investiga...

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

Local news?! Local isn't what it used to be

Concita De Gregorio: A day on the island. A trip with Lorenzo

12:00 - 13:00
Teatro della Sapienza

Concita De Gregorio: A day on the island. A trip with Lorenzo

Formazione per l’Informazione

Training for Information: the second edition of the Ordine Nazionale dei Giornalisti Award for students of journalism schools affiliated with the Ordine. The award, given annually, is intended to en...

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

Formazione per l’Informazione

Giovanni Ziccardi. Within 48 hours: an experience of technological downshifting

Antonio Sofi and Giovanni Ziccardi, two unrepentant technological devotees, take a slightly disenchanted and ironic look at what technology is removing from our lives and how it is possible to retur...

12:30 - 13:30
Sala del Dottorato

Giovanni Ziccardi. Within 48 hours: an experience of technological downshifting

Talking of Islam

How much does the legacy of 11 September affect the construction of the image of Islam by Western media? In an increasingly Islamophobic climate, it has become essential to acquire the necessary too...

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

Talking of Islam

Tales from the mountains: journalism and/or literature? In conversation with Toni Capuozzo and Mauro Corona

The mountains are symbols of magic and mystery, dreams and adventure, danger and adrenaline, a search for the new and the unexplored, elegance and lightness, conquest and defeat, the precarious ba...

15:00 - 16:00
Sala dei Notari

Tales from the mountains: journalism and/or literature? In conversation with Toni Capuozzo and Mauro Corona

Diction and expressive communication for journalists

Journalism is not only a matter of accuracy and ethics. When it comes to the radio, TV or web TV, it is also important to communicate correctly in order to be understood. In this workshop, led by ...

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

Diction and expressive communication for journalists

#OpenPolitics: institutional communication, access and social media

Social networks provide politicians and political institutions with the opportunity to get closer to citizens. So can we look forward to an extension of democratic involvement and a strengthening ...

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

#OpenPolitics: institutional communication, access and social media

Italian music journalism: take note

How the crisis of the music magazines and the advent of new technologies are changing the role of Italian music journalism. Organised in association with fanpage.it

16:00 - 17:30
Sala dei Notari

Italian music journalism: take note

Barbara Schiavulli: The war within

What we know about Italian soldiers is what newspapers and television tell us. We hear about them when they die, we wonder about what they do and how they are useful, but we never know what they fee...

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

Barbara Schiavulli: The war within

Politicians who aren't particularly fond of journalists: from Craxi to Renzi

The symbiosis of Italian journalism and politics is unmissable. Hence, for example, former PM Bettino Craxi's famed impatience towards reporters and current PM Matteo Renzi's notorious "speed" in ...

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

Politicians who aren't particularly fond of journalists: from Craxi to Renzi

Twitterview: Enrico Mentana

17:30 - 18:30
Sala dei Notari

Twitterview: Enrico Mentana

Sandra Bonsanti: The big game of power

“In an exercise of memory proposed by Sandra Bonsanti, the author retraces the main stages of the nihilistic and criminal history of the relationship of power-money in recent decades and hidden ...

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

Sandra Bonsanti: The big game of power

Impersonation, duping, entrapment, mighty falsehoods: all legitimate for journalists in getting the story?

In a recent controversial episode in Italian journalism, one of the hosts of the Zanzara current affairs radio talk show - impersonating a well-known Italian politician - phoned another Italian poli...

18:30 - 20:00
Sala dei Notari

Impersonation, duping, entrapment, mighty falsehoods: all legitimate for journalists in getting the story?

Punk's not dead: Gipi and Appino on drawing, music and anarchy

Andrea Appino, aka Appino, and Gianni Pacinotti, aka Gipi, recount through their art – Appino with music and Gipi with drawing - Italy past and present. Both come from Pisa. Andrea was born in '...

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

Punk's not dead: Gipi and Appino on drawing, music and anarchy

Tales of the mafia

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro Morlacchi

Tales of the mafia

Festival volunteers party

All festival volunteers welcome. After 5 days of hard work a well-earned opportunity to party at Il Birraio in Via Prome. Organised by Piacere Magazine


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