Programme 2017 (partial and provisional programme. Full festival programme online in March. Latest update thursday 23/02/2017 09:40)

Festival venues

wednesday 5

Stampa e regime - Radio Radicale

Broadcast live from the Hotel Brufani in Perugia, the Radio Radicale newspaper review show Stampa e regime presented by Massimo Bordin.

07:30 - 09:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino

Stampa e regime - Radio Radicale

Online security, verification and advanced research tools. Data and Google trends

Use of different tools and applications to navigate safely and protect your accounts and you digital contents. Optimize the use of the search engine to obtain relevant results in a faster and more acc...

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

Online security, verification and advanced research tools. Data and Google trends

Online violence, hatreds, stalking and cyber-bullying among children and adolescents

Description to come.

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

Online violence, hatreds, stalking and cyber-bullying among children and adolescents

My name is Meriam

Description to come.

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

My name is Meriam

Whistleblowing: legal and technical guarantees for sources

Description to come.

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

Whistleblowing: legal and technical guarantees for sources

On the use of scientific data

Description to come.

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

On the use of scientific data

Forgotten news of migrations: reporting on the countries of origin and of transit

Description to come. Organised in association with Carta di Roma.

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

Forgotten news of migrations: reporting on the countries of origin and of transit

To moderate or not to moderate?

Description to come.

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

To moderate or not to moderate?

There's an entire world out there...

Description to come.

16:30 - 18:00
Sala del Dottorato

There's an entire world out there...

Health care 2.0

Description to come.

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

Health care 2.0

Writing about minors, violence and new families

Description to come.

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

Writing about minors, violence and new families

Tears of salt. The story of a doctor on Lampedusa

Description to come.

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

Tears of salt. The story of a doctor on Lampedusa

Top IFTTT recipes for journalism

Description to come. Organised in association with ONA Italy.

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

Top IFTTT recipes for journalism

Public opinion in the era of the algorithm

Description to come.

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

Public opinion in the era of the algorithm

From the Vatican to Raggi: a lesson in investigative journalism

Emiliano Fittipaldi will explain the tips and secrets which allowed him to write some of the most important journalistic investigations of the last few years. A lesson on the use of open sources (any...

18:00 - 19:00
Sala dei Notari

From the Vatican to Raggi: a lesson in investigative journalism

China: between traditional and digital media

Freedom of expression in China continues to be dogged by pervasive government censorship which seeks to repress outspoken voices and silence collective action. The authorities remain keen to have cont...

18:00 - 19:15
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

China: between traditional and digital media

From Brexit to Trump: comparing populism

How economic trauma, the migration crisis and dissatisfaction with traditional parties are shaking western democracies.

18:00 - 19:15
Sala del Dottorato

From Brexit to Trump: comparing populism

Penguins and pen drives: journalism in the Antarctic

Description to come.

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

Penguins and pen drives: journalism in the Antarctic

Fighting corruption: civic monitoring and the re-use of public data

Description to come.

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

Fighting corruption: civic monitoring and the re-use of public data

Beyond these borders: live journalism

Description to come.

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro della Sapienza

Beyond these borders: live journalism

thursday 6

Sunrise film walk

Join Robb Montgomery for a photo walk through Perugia and discover firsthand how to start using your smartphone to find, capture and share pictures that tell stories. We will meet (regardless of weat...

06:00 - 07:30
Hotel Brufani - reception

Sunrise film walk

Stampa e regime - Radio Radicale

Broadcast live from the Hotel Brufani in Perugia, the Radio Radicale newspaper review show Stampa e regime presented by Massimo Bordin.

07:30 - 09:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino

Stampa e regime - Radio Radicale

Lateral - Radio Capital

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

08:00 - 09:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Lateral - Radio Capital

Migration: the new frontier of storytelling

Description to come.

09:15 - 10:45
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Migration: the new frontier of storytelling

‘Fake news’ and the misinformation ecosystem

‘Fake news’ and the misinformation ecosystem: how can newsrooms work with social networks to help solve this problem? This panel will explore the current debates about the ‘fake news’ debate,...

09:15 - 10:45
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

‘Fake news’ and the misinformation ecosystem

Responsibilities of the provider for false news, comments and defamation

Description to come.

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

Responsibilities of the provider for false news, comments and defamation

Immersive journalism: Geo tools, from interactive maps to Google Earth

This workshop is centered on the use of Google geolocation tools with different applications. MyMaps to create interactive maps that rank different events over a certain territory. Since import data u...

09:30 - 10:30
Hotel Sangallo

Immersive journalism: Geo tools, from interactive maps to Google Earth

I am that night. With Giovanni Floris

Description to come.

10:30 - 11:30
Sala dei Notari

I am that night. With Giovanni Floris

Journalism, what a business!

Description to come. Organised in association with ONA Italy.

10:30 - 11:45
Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino

Journalism, what a business!

Legal consequences of fake news

Description to come.

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

Legal consequences of fake news

Investigating the Italian mafia

How do you investigate from the journalistic point of view the most powerful mafia organisation in the world? The center of investigative journalism IRPI found out that the only way is via a glocal st...

10:30 - 12:00
Sala del Dottorato

Investigating the Italian mafia

A one-sided story? Corruption as reported by the Italian media

Description to come.

10:30 - 12:00
Hotel Sangallo

A one-sided story? Corruption as reported by the Italian media

Scaling your global newsroom culture in the digital age

This session will explore the opportunities and drawbacks of scaling newsroom culture in the digital age. It will address how global news organisations can leverage their widespread teams and the chal...

10:45 - 12:00
Palazzo Sorbello

Scaling your global newsroom culture in the digital age

Strategy and tools of engagement you can use today

How do we better listen to our audience? How do tell the stories of our community WITH them, not just for them? How do we turn our sources into storytellers? First newsrooms need the will to think abo...

A new era of information warfare

A new era of information warfare: the DNC, the Podesta mails, Sony Pictures, etc. State-sponsored hacking and leaking and what it means for journalism. "Strategic leaking“ by states and intelligenc...

10:45 - 11:45
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

A new era of information warfare

Laughing in (bad) taste: satire between freedom of expression and duty of respect

Description to come.

11:30 - 12:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Laughing in (bad) taste: satire between freedom of expression and duty of respect

TV fact-checking

Description to come.

11:45 - 13:00
Sala Perugia

TV fact-checking

How digital can save journalism in the Middle East and Arab World

Not everything that’s digital is online, so why is it so hard for the journalism industry (especially in the Middle East) to realise that not everything that’s online is digital. What’s happeni...

11:45 - 13:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

How digital can save journalism in the Middle East and Arab World

Trump: the Kremlin candidate?

Description to come.

11:45 - 13:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Trump: the Kremlin candidate?

Stories of technologically modified humanity

Climate change, wars and migration crises, relationships between politics and digital technologies, financial crises, social inequalities: the issues that surround the public debate confront us with t...

12:00 - 13:00
Palazzo Sorbello

Stories of technologically modified humanity

Photographic reportage as a social mission

A camera is just a means, a mere tool like a pen, with which the photojournalist writes the story of the forgotten and the outcasts. Where pictures are like words, and even more so, because photograph...

12:00 - 13:00
Sala del Dottorato

Photographic reportage as a social mission

Reputation in the social network era: protection, violation, rights

Description to come.

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

Reputation in the social network era: protection, violation, rights

The right to be forgotten: a balancing act between privacy and freedom of expression

Description to come.

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

The right to be forgotten: a balancing act between privacy and freedom of expression

Media and information literacy

Media and information literacy: navigating today’s multi-format media and information landscape in Europe and beyond. The new digital environment is dramatically changing media’s position in soci...

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

Media and information literacy

Beyond SEO: how to optimise journalistic workflow too

Optimisation is not just for search engines, it's also for you and me. The need to consider an optimised work paradigm through slower and better journalism.

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

Beyond SEO: how to optimise journalistic workflow too

Lightning talks by RISJ fellows

Description to come.

14:00 - 16:00
Hotel Sangallo

Lightning talks by RISJ fellows

Investigative journalism in Africa: the case of Insight TWI

Description to come.

14:00 - 15:00
Sala del Dottorato

Investigative journalism in Africa: the case of Insight TWI

Collaborating with algorithms

Some journalists approach algorithmic assistance the way one might consider hopping into a self-driving car: some are delighted, some are wary. How can software assist reporting, and how might a novic...

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

Collaborating with algorithms

Internet memes: misinformation machines or vectors of truth?

Description to come.

14:00 - 15:15
Sala Perugia

Internet memes: misinformation machines or vectors of truth?

At the centre of power: Corriere della Sera

Founded in 1876, Corriere della Sera is the longest-lived Italian newspaper. Raffaele Fiengo worked there from the late sixties onwards, often coming into conflict with the management in his fight to ...

14:30 - 15:30
Palazzo Sorbello

At the centre of power: Corriere della Sera

The new info wars between nation-states

Description to come.

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

The new info wars between nation-states

Where's the (female) expert?

Description to come.

14:30 - 15:45
Teatro della Sapienza

Where's the (female) expert?

Reportage: from book to web doc

Description to come.

15:00 - 16:00
Sala del Dottorato

Reportage: from book to web doc

Video formats and innovation methods

A 360° view of social video stories & design thinking methods. Combining the language and literacy of video storytelling with design thinking forms a powerful currency that can transform your ne...

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

Video formats and innovation methods

Do not call it a crime of passion

Description to come.

15:15 - 16:45
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Do not call it a crime of passion

#Hacked: Al Jazeera's interactive news game on Syrian cyberwar

In October 2016, Al Jazeera launched #Hacked - Syria's Electronic Armies, an interactive news games that puts the user in the role of a journalist who must navigate hackers and viruses. Juliana Ruhf...

15:15 - 16:15
Sala Perugia

#Hacked: Al Jazeera's interactive news game on Syrian cyberwar

Bulletproof diaries. Tales of a war reporter

Description to come.

15:30 - 16:30
Palazzo Sorbello

Bulletproof diaries. Tales of a war reporter

Fake news: the right to information and responsibility

Description to come.

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

Fake news: the right to information and responsibility

Verification, collaboration and community engagement: Amnesty International's Digital Verification Corps

Verification, Collaboration and Community Engagement: Amnesty International’s lessons from using Open Source Intelligence to monitor global human rights violations and train the next generation of ...

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

Verification, collaboration and community engagement: Amnesty International's Digital Verification Corps

The German election, amid myth and prejudice

Description to come.

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

The German election, amid myth and prejudice

How to report on lying media-bullying populists?

Description to come.

16:00 - 17:30
Sala del Dottorato

How to report on lying media-bullying populists?

Women on the front line in the fight for freedom of expression

Description to come.

16:15 - 17:15
Sala Perugia

Women on the front line in the fight for freedom of expression

If ancient Greek becomes mainstream

Are nine reasons sufficient to love ancient Greek? According to Andrea Marcolongo, author of La lingua genial (Laterza, 2016), it is. An act of love for a language that, according to common sense, ma...

16:30 - 17:30
Palazzo Sorbello

If ancient Greek becomes mainstream

Migrants: the stories of those who really make a difference

Description to come.

16:30 - 18:00
Sala dei Notari

Migrants: the stories of those who really make a difference

Freedom of expression in the age of social netwroks

Description to come.

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

Freedom of expression in the age of social netwroks

Reimagining local news for the digital age

If all news is local, then how is the sector responding to the challenges of digital disruption?  Hearing from a range of international experts, this panel will explore how local outlets are embracin...

Data journalism for investigative reporting

Description to come.

16:45 - 18:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Data journalism for investigative reporting

Social media journalism and DCM

Description to come. Organised in association with ONA Italy.

17:00 - 19:00
Hotel Sangallo

Social media journalism and DCM

How to plan and produce a social photo-reportage

What is photojournalism? What does it really mean to be a photojournalist? How do you build a story with pictures of crisis situations from scratch? What are the technical measures required for giving...

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

How to plan and produce a social photo-reportage

Can we all just agree to stop doing TV for the Internet?

Description to come.

17:30 - 19:00
Sala del Dottorato

Can we all just agree to stop doing TV for the Internet?

Free spirit: the evolution of enogastronomic journalism

Description to come. Organised and sponsored by Federvini.

17:30 - 18:45
Palazzo Sorbello

Free spirit: the evolution of enogastronomic journalism

The mysteries of Italy

Description to come.

18:00 - 19:00
Teatro della Sapienza

The mysteries of Italy

#netzwende (why Trump is the best thing that happened to journalism)

#netzwende. Trump is the best that could ever happen to journalism - because it is a wake-up call that has long been overdue. Considering this potential, VOCER takes the opportunity of hosting a panel...

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

#netzwende (why Trump is the best thing that happened to journalism)

Law enforcement and protection of journalists & sources: a balancing act

The difficult balancing of interests between the protection of journalists and their sources and law enforcement. The terrorist emergency is pushing different countries to enact laws to increase the...

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

Law enforcement and protection of journalists & sources: a balancing act

Reporting on environmental disasters: from reporters on the ground to digital storytelling

On how news of environmental disasters is presented, comparing traditional reporting on the ground with digital media storytelling. Organised in association with Greenpeace.

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

Reporting on environmental disasters: from reporters on the ground to digital storytelling

Music and the arts: the antidote to bad news

How can music and arts have a key role in the challenges of our age? Which role has beauty in our complex world scenario? Media and social media are nowadays permeated with bad news, catastrophes, war...

20:00 - 20:45
Teatro della Sapienza

Music and the arts: the antidote to bad news

Before the Flood

Screening of the film Before the Flood by Leonardo DiCaprio. With presentation and intro videos by Greenpeace. Organised in association with Greenpeace.

21:00 - 22:30
Sala dei Notari

Before the Flood

Strong hands

Description to come.

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro della Sapienza

Strong hands

friday 7

Sunrise film walk

Join Robb Montgomery for a photo walk through Perugia and discover firsthand how to start using your smartphone to find, capture and share pictures that tell stories. We will meet (regardless of weat...

06:00 - 07:30
Hotel Brufani - reception

Sunrise film walk

Stampa e regime - Radio Radicale

Broadcast live from the Hotel Brufani in Perugia, the Radio Radicale newspaper review show Stampa e regime presented by Massimo Bordin.

07:30 - 09:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino

Stampa e regime - Radio Radicale

Lateral - Radio Capital

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

08:00 - 09:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Lateral - Radio Capital

The ethics of live video

Periscope, Facebook Live and now Instagram Stories are changing breaking news coverage. What are the ethical implications for news organization? Should you embed a feed? Should you add a delay? Should...

09:15 - 10:45
Palazzo Sorbello

The ethics of live video

Mutual benefits: a new generation of journalism cooperatives

Description to come.

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

Mutual benefits: a new generation of journalism cooperatives

Algorithm tips: how to investigate government algorithms

Algorithms are coming to adjudicate decisions in nearly all facets of the public and private sectors. But despite the potential for efficiency gains, algorithms fed by big data can also amplify struct...

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

Algorithm tips: how to investigate government algorithms

Immersive journalism: YouTube and VR/360

Opening a YouTube channel, organizing it, building trust and fruitful interactions with fans and followers, prioritize and make your contents more accessible using playlists and different formats. Imp...

10:00 - 11:00
Hotel Sangallo

Immersive journalism: YouTube and VR/360

Uncovering internet censorship right around your corner

More than 200 million people got online for the first time in 2016. But in many cases, the type of internet that they accessed was already controlled and censored by their governments or internet serv...

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

Uncovering internet censorship right around your corner

How solutions journalism strengthens engagement and increases accountability

There has never been a more essential time for journalists to turn their attention to how individuals and institutions are responding to social problems. The news continues to highlight the best of th...

Sharing to create community

Description to come. Organised and sponsored by Coca-Cola.

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

Sharing to create community

The malware who came in from the mail

A brief technical introduction to some of the most common (and dangerous) attacks you receive every day in your Inbox: how do they work, what are the consequences, how can you avoid them?

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

The malware who came in from the mail

From our correspondents

Description to come.

11:30 - 13:00
Teatro della Sapienza

From our correspondents

Stories on Umbria journalism award

Awards ceremony of the 8th edition of the Stories on Umbria Journalism Award, set up and managed by the Chambers of Commerce of Perugia and Terni.

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

Stories on Umbria journalism award

How Quartz thinks about science, data, and innovation in digital journalism

Quartz was born in a new, digital world. In this session, Quartz journalists will talk about how the publication's award-winning innovations are driven by research, data, and a mobile-first approach...

11:30 - 12:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

How Quartz thinks about science, data, and innovation in digital journalism

RegeniLeaks: partnership of journalists and hackers in the public interest

Following the disappearance, torture and murder of Italian Cambridge University PhD student Giulio Regeni in Cairo in January 2016, the Italian weekly L'Espresso created the web platform RegeniLeaks...

11:45 - 13:15
Sala del Dottorato

RegeniLeaks: partnership of journalists and hackers in the public interest

The new frontiers of intimidation

The mafia today recognize the significant role of information in the fight against organized crime. With anonymous letters, bullets in envelopes, damaged cars and also violent threats, a new fronti...

11:45 - 13:00
Palazzo Sorbello

The new frontiers of intimidation

Hacks and leaks: the future of transparency journalism

Ever since Wikileaks captured the headlines and the imagination of journalists all over the world with its shocking Collateral Murder video, large leaks of data, often obtained through hacking, have b...

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

Hacks and leaks: the future of transparency journalism

Eye Pyramid: the banality of malware

Two Italians referred to as the “Occhionero brothers” have been arrested and accused of using malware, codenamed "Eye Pyramid", and a carefully-prepared spear-phishing scheme to spy on high-profil...

13:00 - 14:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino

Eye Pyramid: the banality of malware

Slow down everybody! The breaking news scramble and digital detox

On why we – journalists and readers — need to just slow down a little. What is the effect on readers of speed in news output? Are there effective ways to retain distance and perspective (and h...

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

Slow down everybody! The breaking news scramble and digital detox

Journalism as activism: examples from Africa

Description to come.

14:00 - 15:30
Palazzo Sorbello

Journalism as activism: examples from Africa

Under pressure: getting the story out against the odds

Have journalists ever been under pressure from so many directions and how can they combat those pressures? This session looks at the power of propaganda machines to influence, or try to influence, the...

14:00 - 15:15
Sala Perugia

Under pressure: getting the story out against the odds

WordPress, the opportunities of the open web

WordPress empowers more than 27% of the web. From the tiniest personal blog to the largest media website, its development is fully executed by a community effort. The software is released under the Ge...

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

WordPress, the opportunities of the open web

Fact-checking in the age of Trump

2016 was both the worst year and the best year for political fact-checking since it rebooted for the internet age. This panel will assess the reach, successes and failures of the instrument on both s...

14:15 - 15:30
Sala del Dottorato

Fact-checking in the age of Trump

Best practice for reporters using live video

What are best practices for reporters out in the field using live video? What should news organizations think about when handling live video? In this workshop, you will learn best ethical practices f...

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

Best practice for reporters using live video

Monetizing community? Examining the business case for engaged journalism

We know that listening to our audiences, amplifying their voices, and building conversation around our work all make for good journalism. But do these pillars of community engagement also make for goo...

Time to legislate against excessive freedom on the web?

Description to come.

14:45 - 16:00
Teatro della Sapienza

Time to legislate against excessive freedom on the web?

Without trust in the media, democracy is doomed: with Craig Newmark and Mario Calabresi

Description to come.

15:00 - 16:00
Sala dei Notari

Without trust in the media, democracy is doomed: with Craig Newmark and Mario Calabresi

Understanding and monitoring drone strikes

Drone strikes are among the most defining elements of contemporary warfare. Both when used in conventional war scenarios or for targeted killing programs, military armed drones are usually operated be...

15:15 - 16:45
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Understanding and monitoring drone strikes

Reporting on refugees: tips on covering the crisis

The workshop will focus on the experience of journalists covering the "refugee crisis", specifically the challenges that arise when working on often long-lasting issues related to refugee stories. P...

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

Reporting on refugees: tips on covering the crisis

Internet shutdowns: an emerging threat to journalism

Over the last year a record number of governments have shut down internet access and cut off social media services to control the flow of information during events of political significance, national ...

15:30 - 16:45
Palazzo Sorbello

Internet shutdowns: an emerging threat to journalism

Electionland

Electionland was a unique collaborative project to track and cover voting problems during the 2016 US elections across the whole country and in real-time. It was also the largest social newsgathering ...

15:30 - 16:30
Sala del Dottorato

Electionland

Your camera attacked America: IoT security and privacy

The Internet of Things (IoT) lets us interact, plan and manage activities with a unique convenience. But at the cost of undermining both security and privacy. During this session we will discuss : ...

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

Your camera attacked America: IoT security and privacy

The state of data journalism in post-Brexit Europe

Description to come.

15:45 - 17:15
Hotel Sangallo

The state of data journalism in post-Brexit Europe

Situations vacant: an enlightened governing class

La Repubblica dei Brocchi (The Republic of Morons) is the latest book by Sergio Rizzo. And the title refers to the image the Italian ruling class offers. Ethical codes, the same Article 54 of the Con...

16:00 - 17:30
Teatro della Sapienza

Situations vacant: an enlightened governing class

How to fight back against big data

How to disrupt, confuse and obfuscate algorithms on a massive scale in order to contaminate big data and its tyrannical use in limiting free speech and quality journalism.

16:00 - 17:00
Sala Perugia

How to fight back against big data

How can you build debunking beats into your newsroom?

In this workshop, you will learn about some of the debunking projects taking place in newsrooms around the world. How big a team do you need? How do you manage the workflow? How do you ensure you are ...

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

How can you build debunking beats into your newsroom?

Lawful state hacking: necessary investigative upgrade or privacy nightmare?

After the Snowden revelations, massive encryption of internet communications started to take-off, reducing the investigative power of law enforcement and security agencies that, in turn, increased the...

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

Lawful state hacking: necessary investigative upgrade or privacy nightmare?

In defence of empathy

Description to come.

16:45 - 18:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

In defence of empathy

Women in journalism

Description to come.

16:45 - 17:45
Palazzo Sorbello

Women in journalism

Media covering media: influencing innovation

Description to come.

17:00 - 18:15
Sala del Dottorato

Media covering media: influencing innovation

Truly Media: introducing a new collaborative UGC verification tool

The spread of information via social networks has added new challenges to the journalistic profession. So far, there are few tools that are "made for journalism" and support verification in a collabor...

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

Truly Media: introducing a new collaborative UGC verification tool

In your face(book)

Facebook has received a lot of criticism from publishers in recent years. But like it or not, Facebook is increasingly the place people turn for news. This panel is a deliberately provocative, one-si...

17:45 - 18:45
Palazzo Sorbello

In your face(book)

The changing face of high-risk reporting

Description to come.

18:00 - 19:15
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

The changing face of high-risk reporting

The false enemy: in conversation with Corrado Formigli and Barbara Serra

Who are the new terrorists of the ISIS Caliphate and what are the responsibilities of the West, in particular Europe, in its flourishing? Is the erection of walls – either real or symbolic – again...

18:00 - 19:00
Sala dei Notari

The false enemy: in conversation with Corrado Formigli and Barbara Serra

Digital self-defence

Description to come.

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

Digital self-defence

Narcos

The biggest mover of cocaine in the world today is the Calabrian mafia, the 'Ndrangheta, now present in the four corners of the globe with dozens of skilled service brokers. From the Andes to West Afr...

18:15 - 19:30
Sala del Dottorato

Narcos

Questioning our assumptions: basic reporting processes, mass tragedy and engagement

This panel will explore community engagement at its most basic level: by examining and critiquing how journalists interview sources and report on the scene. By using insights from research into covera...

Lercio and the post-falsity era

Description to come.

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

Lercio and the post-falsity era

Magic ensemble: in conversation with Pietrangelo Buttafuoco and Silvia Truzzi

Description to come.

19:30 - 20:30
Teatro della Sapienza

Magic ensemble: in conversation with Pietrangelo Buttafuoco and Silvia Truzzi

Post-truth and post-journalism

Description to come.

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro Morlacchi

Post-truth and post-journalism

saturday 8

A world of censorship

Description to come.

09:15 - 10:45
Sala del Dottorato

A world of censorship

Collaborative fact-checking to monitor elections

Four panelists involved in monitoring the EU referendum, the US election, and the upcoming French and German elections will talk about ambitious projects which involve monitoring social media and coll...

09:15 - 10:45
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Collaborative fact-checking to monitor elections

Stories on the move

Migration has become a highly debated topic in both Europe and North America. As the number of displaced peoples around the world continues to rise, the questions surrounding integration become more p...

09:30 - 10:45
Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino

Stories on the move

Data journalism globally: where is it heading?

Description to come.

09:30 - 11:00
Hotel Sangallo

Data journalism globally: where is it heading?

Communicating the news to young people

Description to come.

09:30 - 10:30
Sala Perugia

Communicating the news to young people

Exposing what Facebook wants you to see

While Trump was busy making  the filter bubble a mainstream problem, we were developing https://facebook.tracking.exposed. We can’t solve a political problem with technology but we might at least ...

09:45 - 10:45
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Exposing what Facebook wants you to see

Managing gendered online harrassment

Description to come.

10:45 - 12:00
Palazzo Sorbello

Managing gendered online harrassment

Death, immortality and oblivion on social networks

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10:45 - 11:45
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Death, immortality and oblivion on social networks

Optimizing for trust

What if news organizations optimized every part of the operation for trust rather than speed? How would that change our products, our processes -- what, when and how we publish? How would optimizing f...

10:45 - 11:45
Sala del Dottorato

Optimizing for trust

Engaging the next generation: solutions journalism as a solution?

For years audiences have complained that problem-oriented news turns them off. Younger audiences say the same thing, but also that solutions-oriented news would draw them in. At the same time, many jo...

We'll always have Paris. In conversation with Serena Dandini

Romantic walks through the streets of Paris following the letters of the alphabet, among quotations, anecdotes and suggestions. From the A of Arrondissement to the Z of Zinc, through places and celebr...

11:00 - 12:00
Teatro della Sapienza

We'll always have Paris. In conversation with Serena Dandini

Tools for investigative journalists

With the ever speeding pace of journalism and quick turnaround articles, the need for good investigative journalism is more important than ever. Join Ezra Eeman from Journalism Tools for a tour of the...

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

Tools for investigative journalists

The mafia in Germany

How big is the presence of Cosa Nostra and Stidda 'Ndrangheta in Germany? And how important is Germany for the business of the Italian mafias? An update from the latest investigations of Grandango...

11:45 - 13:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

The mafia in Germany

Pollsters or astrologists? The social role of opinion polls in politics

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12:00 - 13:00
Sala del Dottorato

Pollsters or astrologists? The social role of opinion polls in politics

Africa from Africa. In conversation with photoreporter Marco Longari

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12:00 - 13:00
Palazzo Sorbello

Africa from Africa. In conversation with photoreporter Marco Longari

From MPS to M5S, investigative reporters getting flack

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12:00 - 13:15
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

From MPS to M5S, investigative reporters getting flack

#DDJcamp training programme: data journalism against prejudices about migration

They often say data journalism is a more objective kind of journalism. Is it really? Can it beat hate speech and fake news? Can it make a difference to the media presentation of migrants’ and refuge...

12:00 - 13:00
Hotel Sangallo

#DDJcamp training programme: data journalism against prejudices about migration

LGBT in the media

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

LGBT in the media

Know your rights: fighting the abuse of libel laws

Know your rights: fighting the abuse of libel laws. Workshop for Italian and European journalists on avoiding legal trouble for defamation. The abuse of defamation and insult laws remains a significa...

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

Know your rights: fighting the abuse of libel laws

Bots for journalism: where next?

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12:00 - 13:00
Sala Perugia

Bots for journalism: where next?

Data journalism for media freedom: visualizing media ownership in Europe

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

Data journalism for media freedom: visualizing media ownership in Europe

Rethinking algorithms and metrics in the newsroom

Rethinking algorithms and metrics in the newsroom. Case studies and controversies. Algorithms and metrics are transforming journalism and how newsrooms work, because using these tools editors decide ...

14:00 - 15:00
Palazzo Sorbello

Rethinking algorithms and metrics in the newsroom

The rise of live journalism

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14:00 - 15:30
Sala Perugia

The rise of live journalism

News beyond advertising

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14:00 - 15:30
Sala del Dottorato

News beyond advertising

Media, journalism and philanthropy: towards a relationship of trust

Democracy is under pressure in Western countries and media is crucial for helping it survive. However in this era of digital disruption and dropping subscribers, former business models have become out...

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

Media, journalism and philanthropy: towards a relationship of trust

The Coral Project: free engagement tools for newsrooms

The connection between newsrooms and readers is the most valuable relationship in journalism, and engaging makes it stronger. The Coral Project, a collaboration between The New York Times, The Washi...

It's ok to be afraid: online threats are real

It's ok to be afraid: online threats are real. Understanding behavior behind digital attacks, supporting victims of online harassment (cases in Turkey, Hungary & Austria). A team of International...

14:00 - 15:00
Hotel Sangallo

It's ok to be afraid: online threats are real

Italian intrigue: with Carlo Lucarelli

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14:00 - 15:00
Sala dei Notari

Italian intrigue: with Carlo Lucarelli

On the left or on the right: what does this mean these days?

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14:30 - 16:00
Teatro della Sapienza

On the left or on the right: what does this mean these days?

Graphic content, graphic novels

Since Art Spiegelman's Maus and Joe Sacco's Safe Area Gorazde, the graphic novel format has been increasingly used by journalists to tell real world stories. The format is not only more emotive and co...

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

Graphic content, graphic novels

Data journalism: data, graphics and charts, and Google Trends

Basic tools and working method of a data journalist. Data formats, sources, tools for analysis, export and sharing online of datasets. Use of Google worksheets and fast visualization tools. Google Pub...

15:00 - 16:00
Hotel Sangallo

Data journalism: data, graphics and charts, and Google Trends

Designing a newsroom for digital newsgathering success

This session will help equip your newsroom with the knowledge and workflows that will allow you to work with speed and accuracy from the first tweet to publishing the story on your platform. We’ll f...

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

Designing a newsroom for digital newsgathering success

Reporting economics just got harder

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15:00 - 16:30
Palazzo Sorbello

Reporting economics just got harder

Investigating big data: collaboration and best practise

Recent high profile investigations such as the Panama Papers and the Migrant Files have been developed as collaborations between organisations and across national boundaries. Why are we seeing more of...

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

Investigating big data: collaboration and best practise

360° videos and VR: immersive journalism is here to stay?

Description to come.

15:30 - 17:00
Sala del Dottorato

360° videos and VR: immersive journalism is here to stay?

Hacking democracy? Russian hackers, Wikileaks, propaganda, US elections

Description to come.

15:30 - 16:45
Sala Perugia

Hacking democracy? Russian hackers, Wikileaks, propaganda, US elections

The radicalisation of communications: a global threat

Description to come.

16:00 - 17:30
Teatro della Sapienza

The radicalisation of communications: a global threat

A tribute to 20 years of Report

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16:00 - 17:30
Teatro Morlacchi

A tribute to 20 years of Report

Google Accelerated Mobile Pages

Description to come. Organised and sponsored by Google.

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

Google Accelerated Mobile Pages

Investors in independent media: expert insight from Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas

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17:00 - 18:30
Sala del Dottorato

Investors in independent media: expert insight from Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas

Trolls in the newsroom: coping strategies for online harassment

Readers and viewers can make their voices heard in comment sections and on social media platforms like never before. Online interaction holds out the promise of thought-provoking discussion and more ...

17:00 - 18:15
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Trolls in the newsroom: coping strategies for online harassment

Data insights for journalists

Jon Wilks will be looking at how data has had an effect on the modern newsroom, looking briefly at the history of analytics before investigating how modern journalists need to consider different analy...

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

Data insights for journalists

Enough said. What’s gone wrong with the language of politics? With Mark Thompson and Mario Calabresi

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17:00 - 18:00
Sala dei Notari

Enough said. What’s gone wrong with the language of politics? With Mark Thompson and Mario Calabresi

Truth and justice for Giulio Regeni

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19:00 - 20:00
Sala dei Notari

Truth and justice for Giulio Regeni

Gazebo live!

Diego Bianchi and his Gazebo (RAI 3) team of journalists, cartoonists, comics and musicians with their alternative and innovative presentation of the news. A unique show in the Italian mediaspace. ...

22:00 - 23:45
Teatro Morlacchi

Gazebo live!

sunday 9

Media and Islam in Italy: between misinformation and new Orientalisms

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10:15 - 11:45
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Media and Islam in Italy: between misinformation and new Orientalisms

Awards Ceremony Premio Nunzio Bassi

The competition is dedicated to the memory of Nunzio Bassi, for 20 years the teaching coordinator of the School of Radio&TV Journalism of Perugia. Organized by the Associazione Giornalisti Scuola...

10:30 - 10:45
Sala del Dottorato

Awards Ceremony Premio Nunzio Bassi

Scoop

Sometimes narrative becomes a necessary vessel to guide the public through the complexity of the present with perspectives that are independent of the media and its agenda. This is the approach propos...

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

Scoop

Media, identity and diversity: the commitment to bridge the gender gap

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

Media, identity and diversity: the commitment to bridge the gender gap

Hibernation, GMOs and genetic engineering

Human Plus+ Hibernation, GMOs, genetic engineering: risks, ethical issues and strategies to narrate the progress that promises to save our lives. Description to come. Organised in association with ...

10:45 - 12:15
Sala del Dottorato

Hibernation, GMOs and genetic engineering

Running a newspaper or being a journalist: the importance of a business plan

With the crisis of traditional media and its business model, the temptation for journalists to go it alone, whether as a freelancer or as an individual entrepreneur, has perhaps never been stronge...

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

Running a newspaper or being a journalist: the importance of a business plan

Barbed wire, fences, walls: there's much more to the stories of migrants

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11:45 - 13:15
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Barbed wire, fences, walls: there's much more to the stories of migrants

Trump's America: what did we get wrong?

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11:45 - 13:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Trump's America: what did we get wrong?

The importance of vaccines: how to overcome misinformation and fear

In 2015, Italy was reprimanded by the World Health Organisation for the decrease in vaccination rates. Notwithstanding the abundance of dissemination and fact-checking activities on the matter, fear, ...

11:45 - 13:00
Sala dei Notari

The importance of vaccines: how to overcome misinformation and fear

Travel reportages in the age of Google Earth

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

Travel reportages in the age of Google Earth

The university of the future

What challenges is the university called to win in the digital age? If the future calls us to answer on the environment, technology, the economy, geopolitics and democracy, what kind of educational mo...

12:00 - 13:00
Palazzo Sorbello

The university of the future

The wolves. A novel by Flavia Perina

Revenge, motherhood wounded by a violent and unfair death, political extremism of the ’70s. These are the captivating elements in Le lupe (Baldini & Castoldi, 2016), a debut novel by journalist ...

12:15 - 13:15
Sala del Dottorato

The wolves. A novel by Flavia Perina

Earthquake: how to report on an emergency

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15:00 - 16:30
Sala del Dottorato

Earthquake: how to report on an emergency

Disability and sport, the lesson of Rio 2016

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

Disability and sport, the lesson of Rio 2016

Body of evidence

“Morti di Stato” (literally Deaths of State) is an expression that has taken hold in public opinion lately. It means death while in police custody. Among the most notorious cases is that of Stefa...

15:00 - 16:30
Sala dei Notari

Body of evidence

Music makes the tomatoes grow. Interview of Beppe Vessicchio

Giuseppe “Peppe” Vessicchio is the most famous orchestra conductor of the Sanremo Festival, protagonist of the Festival with the hashtag #uscitevessicchio. He’s also a music composer and arrange...

16:30 - 17:30
Sala dei Notari

Music makes the tomatoes grow. Interview of Beppe Vessicchio

Banks and the media: secrets and lies

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16:30 - 17:45
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Banks and the media: secrets and lies

#Terremotocentroitalia: how activists, journalists and citizens create community

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16:30 - 17:30
Sala del Dottorato

#Terremotocentroitalia: how activists, journalists and citizens create community

Wu Ming 1 and Zerocalcare: new frontiers of journalism

Description to come.

17:30 - 19:00
Sala dei Notari

Wu Ming 1 and Zerocalcare: new frontiers of journalism

From Tora! Tora! to X-Factor. Interview of Manuel Agnelli

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19:30 - 21:00
Teatro Morlacchi

From Tora! Tora! to X-Factor. Interview of Manuel Agnelli

The mysterious language of platforms: trains in music, literature, journalism

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21:00 - 22:30
Teatro Morlacchi

The mysterious language of platforms: trains in music, literature, journalism

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