workshops 2017

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wednesday 5

Getting to know the EU

Training course for journalists. Learning about the European Union. Community regional programs in Umbria for the period 2014-2020 and prospects for the future. 09.00: Welcome from the Umbrian Regio...

09:00 - 16:00
Salone d'Onore, Palazzo Donini

Getting to know the EU

Kids' newsroom

A lab for school children. A child-sized press room, in which to learn how to use digital photography, video editing and social platform editing. Together we will go hunting for news about the Inter...

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

Kids' newsroom

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

Hackers' corner for kids

A lab for school children. The language of the future will be made up of numbers, strings and brackets of various types. Knowing that will help us to imagine and understand the world which does not e...

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

Hackers' corner for kids

On the use of scientific data

A science-journalism dialogue workshop on the reading, interpretation and return of scientific data. Two researchers act as a source and explain a "case" with relevant scientific data, as they would ...

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

On the use of scientific data

Top IFTTT recipes for journalism

IFTTT "recipes" can facilitate the work of journalists, allowing news stories on the web to be traced and sources to be checked. In this workshop, a tour of the best sequences of commands, including ...

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

Top IFTTT recipes for 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

How to spot fake news. For school pupils

Fact-checking workshop for school pupils. In the new online news scenario, each of us is called on to know the basic techniques of fact-checking. For this reason we launched Factcheckers.it, an assoc...

09:30 - 11:30
Hotel Sangallo

How to spot fake news. For school pupils

A t(w)it for tat

A T(W)IT FOR TAT A t(wit) for tat competition. Post ... and win a relaxing weekend in Umbria. Social Media and how to use it. Note: the session will be held in Italian. Simultaneous translation int...

09:30 - 17:00
Sala Fiume, Palazzo Donini

A t(w)it for tat

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...

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

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

Newsgathering and tools for journalists on Facebook

How can journalists leverage Facebook for newsgathering, content creation and dissemination? This session will explore how journalists can discover content on Facebook, create engaging content and int...

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

Newsgathering and tools for journalists on Facebook

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 ...

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

Amnesty International's Digital Verification Corps

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...

17:30 - 19:00
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

How to plan and produce a social photo-reportage

Beyond search engine optimization

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 bett...

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

Beyond search engine optimization

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

Discovery and analytics with CrowdTangle

A look at CrowdTangle and how it is supporting newsrooms and journalists around the world. In December of 2016, Facebook acquired CrowdTangle, a leading social analytic and discovery tool used by hun...

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

Discovery and analytics with CrowdTangle

The evolution of storytelling in TV journalism

Graphics, cinema-quality images, mobile use: how broadcast journalism has changed to respond to an audience increasingly accustomed to 24/7 news on screens of all sizes. Organised and sponsored by...

11:00 - 13:00
Hotel Sangallo

The evolution of storytelling in TV journalism

The company newsroom: an insight into corporate communications

Morning meetings, selection of news stories, articles, interviews, photographers and crew missions, post-production video, social media management, infographics creation, blog management, data collect...

11:30 - 13:30
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

The company newsroom: an insight into corporate communications

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...

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

Best practice for reporters using live video

Visual storytelling on Facebook

Going live used to involve booking satellites or firing up big trucks. Now journalists routinely broadcast to talk about stories with their audiences in real time. Facebook Live is just over a year ol...

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

Visual storytelling on Facebook

Google DNI fund: presentation and Q&A

The Digital News Initiative (DNI) Innovation Fund’s goal is to support and stimulate innovation in digital news journalism over the next three years. During this period, Google will make available u...

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

Google DNI fund: presentation and Q&A

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...

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

Reporting on refugees: tips on covering the crisis

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 ...

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

How can you build debunking beats into your newsroom?

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...

18:00 - 19:00
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Immersive journalism: YouTube and VR/360

saturday 8

Stories on the move: documenting the global migration crisis

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...

09:15 - 10:15
Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino

Stories on the move: documenting the global migration crisis

If journalism unites with self-publishing: the long life of news

Authors and journalists Claire Prentice (The Washington Post and The Guardian) and Stephan Talty (New York Times Magazine, GQ, Playboy, The Irish Times), together with Giulia Poli, Head of Kindle Cont...

11:00 - 13:00
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

If journalism unites with self-publishing: the long life of news

Visual storytelling on Instagram

Instagram offers a glimpse of the world in real time, through the lenses of the more than 600 million people who share their view of the world around them. For journalists and publishers, those images...

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

Visual storytelling on Instagram

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...

11:15 - 12:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino

Tools for investigative journalists

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 Sangallo

Know your rights: fighting the abuse of libel laws

The Italian FOIA: a how-to-use-it guide

Finally, Italy has a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). But how many journalists know how to use it effectively among quibbles and exceptions? Find out in a practical workshop with some of the leadin...

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

The Italian FOIA: a how-to-use-it guide

Crisis management and reputation. Fake news, real damage

Crisis management theory and technique in the post-truth era. From vaccines to chem-trails, fake news stories are not all mere hoaxes that self-generate on the web. At times they are pre-meditated w...

14:45 - 16:15
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Crisis management and reputation. Fake news, real damage

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...

16:15 - 17:15
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Designing a newsroom for digital newsgathering success

Engagement strategies for Facebook

How often should you post to Facebook? What tools can you use to help you manage your Page day-to-day? In this session, we will answer these questions and more, giving an overview of how to best grow ...

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

Engagement strategies for Facebook

sunday 9

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

Do media and social networks really offer a space to express one's diversity and a chance for others to accept it? The role of the media and social networks as perpetrators of the gap but also as a m...

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

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

Travel reportages in the age of Google Earth

The web and globalization have eliminated distance, space has been restricted, thus giving us a sort of apparent ubiquity. In the era of Google Earth and Instagram does a reportage still have a value?...

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

Travel reportages in the age of Google Earth

Social media journalism and DCM

Social media journalism and DCM, from journalism to digital content management. Two new manuals for journalists and communicators will be presented by the authors in this double workshop: find out how...

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

Social media journalism and DCM

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...

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

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

#Terremotocentroitalia: how activists, journalists and citizens create community

Terremotocentroitalia.info: how digital activists, journalists and citizens can create online communities with open source tools to produce valuable information and to help strengthen the resilience ...

16:30 - 17:30
Sala del Dottorato

#Terremotocentroitalia: how activists, journalists and citizens create community

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