With two months to go until #ijf18, here are our first 500+ speakers

For reference, the 2017 festival welcomed +600 speakers to Perugia.

Here are 500+ confirmed 2018 speakers. More are still to be added. For reference, the 2017 festival welcomed 600+ speakers to Perugia.

Come and join us! #ijf18

The festival is the biggest annual media event in Europe. It’s an open invitation to interact with the best of world journalism. All sessions are free entry for all attendees, all venues are situated in the stunning setting of the historic town centre of Perugia.The festival is unique. Come and join us!www.journalismfestival.com #ijf1811-15 April 2018

Pubblicato da International Journalism Festival su Martedì 9 gennaio 2018

Topics to be covered in the 2018 programme include sexual harassment, disinformation, climate change, cyber-war and propaganda, artificial intelligence, the alt-right and populism, humanitarian crises, investigative journalism, basic income, trust in the media, migration, fact-checking and debunking, confronting trauma, data journalism, engagement, news start-ups, news literacy, local journalism, diversity and inclusion, public service media, business models, freedom of expression, philanthropy in the media, and many more. For reference, there were more than 280 sessions in the 2017 festival programme.

Note that all 2018 festival sessions will be free entry for all attendees, without any need for registration. Festival sessions will take place in English or Italian, with simultaneous translation for speakers and attendees where necessary.