presentations 2017

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wednesday 5

Penguins and pen drives: journalism in the Antarctic

The legendary land of ice is perhaps the least journalistically-enticing place on Earth. Fantastic pictures, but little information, reach the public. Many dream of going. Few know what really happens...

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

Penguins and pen drives: journalism in the Antarctic

thursday 6

Stories of Italians in the UK yesterday and today

The new frontiers of reportage: from books to web documetaries. The example of Italians and the UK. Storie di Italiani nel Regno Unito ieri e oggi (National Geographic Italia, 2016). Italians and th...

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

Stories of Italians in the UK yesterday and today

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

Lightning talks by RISJ fellows

Thirteen fellows from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University - from Poland, Austria, Finland, China, Korea, Japan, Kenya, India, Russia - will present their research on...

15:00 - 16:30
Hotel Sangallo

Lightning talks by RISJ fellows

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

In October 2016, Al Jazeera launched #Hacked - Syria's Electronic Armies. Following on from the award-winning Pirate Fishing - Interactive Investigation, #Hacked presents journalism in a game forma...

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

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

friday 7

Google Accelerated Mobile Pages

Organised and sponsored by Google.

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

Google Accelerated Mobile Pages

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

Science, data and innovation in digital journalism: by Quartz

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...

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

Science, data and innovation in digital journalism: by Quartz

Stories on Umbria journalism award

Awards ceremony for the winners of the 8th International Journalism Award “Raccontami l’Umbria” - Stories on Umbria, organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Perugia and the Chamber of Commerce o...

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

Stories on Umbria journalism award

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

Football Leaks and Panama Papers: two tales of great journalism

Football Leaks and the Panama Papers are two journalism projects that have redefined collaboration and scale in investigative reporting. This informal chat will give the stage to two of the people e...

15:00 - 16:00
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Football Leaks and Panama Papers: two tales of great journalism

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...

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

Truly Media: introducing a new collaborative UGC verification tool

saturday 8

The quest for algorithm diversity: a dive into facebook.tracking.exposed dataset

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 ...

09:30 - 10:15
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

The quest for algorithm diversity: a dive into facebook.tracking.exposed dataset

NewsThings

NewsThings explores how the news media sector might combine audience engagement with ambient design and the IoT to create a unique, collaborative new model for news. Partners John Mills (University of...

10:15 - 11:15
Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino

NewsThings

Million-dollar fund for media innovation in Africa

Presentation of the innovateAFRICA project. Media pioneers and organizations in Africa will benefit from a new $1 million fund designed to spur digital innovation that can improve news distribution, ...

14:00 - 14:45
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Million-dollar fund for media innovation in Africa

How Le Monde reports the news on Snapchat

Six months after the launch of Snapchat Discover in France, how has Le Monde built its channel on the millenials' platform? The seventy-year-old newspaper and the six-year-old startup can feel like an...

15:00 - 15:45
Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino

How Le Monde reports the news on Snapchat

The largest kleptocracy case in US history: my inside story

For information on Clare's role in this case see Randeep Ramesh's in-depth July 2016 Guardian article entitled 1MDB: the inside story of the world’s biggest financial scandal.

16:15 - 17:00
Palazzo Sorbello

The largest kleptocracy case in US history: my inside story

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...

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

Graphic content, graphic novels

Offshore journalism: securing digital archives from deletion and censorship

European publishers and journalists are facing a growing assault on their freedom to publish digitally, as more and more jurisdictions ask for deletion of material. Big companies have used offshore ...

17:45 - 18:45
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Offshore journalism: securing digital archives from deletion and censorship

sunday 9

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...

10:45 - 11:00
Hotel Sangallo

Awards ceremony Premio Nunzio Bassi

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