Programme 2018

Festival venues

wednesday 11

Not true, but I believe it!

KIDS ACADEMY is the section of the festival dedicated to children and youngsters. A place in which to develop digital citizenship, media literacy and coding skills through workshops, games and discuss...

09:00 - 12:30
Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino

Not true, but I believe it!

Online political hatred and extremism

L’odio politico vanta una lunga tradizione, ben precedente alla diffusione dei social network, delle grandi piattaforme e dell’avvento delle forme di comunicazione e di propaganda online. In quest...

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

Online political hatred and extremism

Online harassment: what legal remedies are available?

Quando la libertà di espressione online travalica il limite della molestia, della diffamazione e dello stalking? E come difendersi al meglio secondo la legge? Breve vademecum su quando si configura u...

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

Online harassment: what legal remedies are available?

How journalists can build informed communities on Facebook

People across the world use Facebook to connect and interact with each other. This workshop will explore how using Facebook products such as Groups and Facebook Live can help journalists discover cont...

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

How journalists can build informed communities on Facebook

Photos of the future: visual storytelling of world-changing innovation

In conversation with photojournalist Luca Locatelli. Moderated by Alessio Jacona. Luca Locatelli is a multimedia visual storyteller who uses photography as his main narrative tool. His work has been ...

12:00 - 13:00
Sala del Dottorato

Photos of the future: visual storytelling of world-changing innovation

Online hatred and hate speech in sports: analysis of case histories and solutions

Hate speech nello sport come effetto collaterale dell’incremento delle conversazioni online. Linee guida per i comunicatori digitali al fine di monitorare e moderare le community sportive in momento...

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

Online hatred and hate speech in sports: analysis of case histories and solutions

Data breaches and newsroom policy

Il data breach, ossia la “fuga” di dati da un archivio o un database a seguito di un’azione criminale o di un incidente, è la minaccia più temuta nell’era delle grandi piattaforme. L’utent...

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

Data breaches and newsroom policy

When Tails isn't enough: the consequences of new computing attacks on the security of journalists

Quattro anni orsono Tails è stata presentata ad IJF come la risposta più sicura alle esigenze di privacy del lavoro giornalistico. La buona notizia è che Tails è ancora lo strumento più sicuro di...

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

When Tails isn't enough: the consequences of new computing attacks on the security of journalists

Gender, violence, harassment: best practice for journalists

Language expresses culture, language creates culture; editorial choices reveal the positions of a newspaper and define them, especially at a time when we are questioning ourselves collectively about a...

14:00 - 16:00
Sala della Vaccara

Gender, violence, harassment: best practice for journalists

Football and integration: nobody is left out on the wing

Football is a formidable relationship tool. And telling, without rhetoric and starting from the stories of individuals, how football helps migrants and asylum seekers to connect to the social fabric o...

14:30 - 15:45
Sala del Dottorato

Football and integration: nobody is left out on the wing

14 tips to build mobile storytelling communities

Learn from the most innovative community journalism and citizen storytelling projects all over the world. From empowering creators to identifying the right technologies, we share best practices from 2...

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

14 tips to build mobile storytelling communities

Fuorigioco - Rai Radio 1

Broadcast live from the Hotel Rosetta in Perugia, Fuorigioco presented by Guido Ardone, Gianluca Santoro and John Vignola.

15:00 - 17:00
Hotel La Rosetta

Fuorigioco - Rai Radio 1

Cyber-security and human rights

La tecnologia ha una doppia faccia: da un lato, essa contribuisce ad amplificare e rendere più efficace l'esercizio della libertà di comunicazione ed espressione, a fare crescere i movimenti per i d...

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

Cyber-security and human rights

Italian privacy nightmare: tales of surveillance

Riccardo Coluccini: The use of transparency, anti-corruption and generalized civic access rights (FOIA) tools for monitoring the digital surveillance of the police and government agencies. Giovanni...

15:45 - 17:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Italian privacy nightmare: tales of surveillance

Cloud computing for journalists: security and confidentiality

Il cloud è uno strumento usato da tutti quotidianamente; ma questo vuole anche dire, banalizzando, che stiamo usando il computer di un altro per trattare dati o informazioni, a volte, molto delicate ...

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

Cloud computing for journalists: security and confidentiality

From Pinocchio to MasterChef. Changes in agriculture summed up in three family photos

From Pinocchio to MasterChef. From hunger to abundance. The picture of agriculture in three family photos. From Pinocchio to Masterchef, or in other words the millennial history of agriculture in few...

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

From Pinocchio to MasterChef. Changes in agriculture summed up in three family photos

Journalists living under armed protection

In Italy journalists fear not only frivolous lawsuits. Threats, intimidation, assaults or even attacks are not uncommon, especially for those who investigate organized crime and work in the areas that...

16:00 - 17:15
Sala del Dottorato

Journalists living under armed protection

Ethics in journalism, between national rules and good personal practice

A discussion that aims to improve ethics in journalism, ranging from codes and rules to the behavior of individuals. Organised in association with ONA Italia.

16:30 - 18:30
Sala della Vaccara

Ethics in journalism, between national rules and good personal practice

Investigation into the great fraud of the Italian banks

Presentazione libro di Sergio Rizzo. Modera Mario Seminerio. Sono passati più di dieci anni da quando l’Italia ha scoperto gli intrighi dei “furbetti del quartierino”, con le scalate bancarie ...

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

Investigation into the great fraud of the Italian banks

Battle at the poles

The North Pole and South Pole, among the most remote areas of the planet, are threatened by climate change and the exploitation of natural resources. The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise recently led a ...

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

Battle at the poles

A Data Protection Officer in the newsroom?

La relazione affronterà il tema della designazione di un Data Protection Officer ai sensi di quanto previsto dal GDPR (Reg. EU 679/2016, la nuova disciplina in materia di protezione di dati personali...

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

A Data Protection Officer in the newsroom?

"If you write you'll die": the fight for survival of journalists in Mexico

Mexico, of countries in which no war is being fought, is the most dangerous in the world for journalists, in 147th place out of 180 in the ranking of press freedom compiled by Reporters Without Border...

17:15 - 18:30
Sala del Dottorato

"If you write you'll die": the fight for survival of journalists in Mexico

A decisive moment: reimagining photojournalism for a digital future

There is no communication and storytelling medium facing greater disruption by the digital revolution than photography. Anyone with a smartphone and a bit of good timing can compete with the most seas...

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

A decisive moment: reimagining photojournalism for a digital future

Copyright and recent European reforms as a (non) instrument of liberty

Da oltre un anno la riforma della direttiva europea sul copyright tiene occupata Bruxelles in un braccio di ferro tra editori e piattaforme come Facebook e Google. L’errore più frequente è pensa...

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

Copyright and recent European reforms as a (non) instrument of liberty

Writing on the frontier. In memory of Alessandro Leogrande

A few months after his untimely death, the figure of Alessandro Leogrande appears more and more as a unicum in the Italian intellectual landscape. Writer and militant journalist, with a strong passi...

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

Writing on the frontier. In memory of Alessandro Leogrande

The war between us

Presentazione del libro La guerra tra noi di Cecilia Strada (Rizzoli, 2017). Modera Tiziana Prezzo. “Sul molo c’è un uomo in pantaloni scuri, panciotto e cravattino. Ci corre incontro sorridendo...

18:30 - 19:30
Sala del Dottorato

The war between us

General data protection regulation and journalism

GDPR (ovvero General Data Protection Regulation) è una sigla che si sente sempre più spesso e che identifica la nuova normativa europea sulla protezione dei dati, pienamente applicabile a partire da...

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

General data protection regulation and journalism

Zapping - Rai Radio 1

Broadcast live from the Hotel Rosetta in Perugia, Zapping presented by Giancarlo Loquenzi.

19:30 - 21:00
Hotel La Rosetta

Zapping - Rai Radio 1

Original sin. With Gianluigi Nuzzi

Presentation of the book Peccato originale. Conti segreti, verità nascoste, ricatti: il blocco di potere che ostacola la rivoluzione di Francesco by Gianluigi Nuzzi. After Vaticano Spa, Sua Santi...

21:00 - 22:00
Sala dei Notari

Original sin. With Gianluigi Nuzzi

thursday 12

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

Radio anch'io - Rai Radio 1

Broadcast live from the Hotel Rosetta in Perugia, Radio anch'io presented by Giorgio Zanchini.

07:30 - 10:00
Hotel La Rosetta

Radio anch'io - Rai Radio 1

Not true, but I believe it!

KIDS ACADEMY is the section of the festival dedicated to children and youngsters. A place in which to develop digital citizenship, media literacy and coding skills through workshops, games and discuss...

09:30 - 12:45
Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino

Not true, but I believe it!

Help define the moral imperatives that should be guiding media and platforms' decisions

Both platforms and media helped get us into the mess we are in -- and before we can expect them to get us out we need to help them write the principles that should guide their decisions on product des...

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

Help define the moral imperatives that should be guiding media and platforms' decisions

Group therapy with De Correspondent: our top 10 f*ck-ups with members, and other awkward moments (including yours)

Since their crowdfunding campaign in 2013, Dutch online medium De Correspondent has grown to 60,000 members. Now, they are working on an international expansion, with an English-language platform plan...

09:30 - 11:00
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Group therapy with De Correspondent: our top 10 f*ck-ups with members, and other awkward moments (including yours)

Investing in your future

Cosa fa l’Europa per noi? In che modo l’Europa riguarda noi, le nostre vite e le nostre relazioni? Quali politiche e progetti può l’Europa elaborare e mettere in campo per il nostro futuro, che...

09:30 - 11:00
Teatro della Sapienza

Investing in your future

Attacks, drugs, terrorism, spies: myths, realities and conflicts of cyber journalism

What is spyware? Why does any information technology incident become a cyberattack for the media? When a politician invokes the end of anonymity on social networks, what exactly is he talking about? ...

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

Attacks, drugs, terrorism, spies: myths, realities and conflicts of cyber journalism

Embedding diversity in the newsroom: going below the surface

This panel features senior journalists working in radio and tv sharing examples of how they take diversity in news beyond tokenism. They’ll talk about embedding inclusion into planning, reporting, r...

09:30 - 10:45
Sala del Dottorato

Embedding diversity in the newsroom: going below the surface

Legal issues in reporting on #MeToo: American and Italian perspectives

This discussion will focus on the legal issues surrounding coverage of the #MeToo movement, with U.S. and Italian perspectives on issues including sourcing, confidentiality, defamation, and reporting ...

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

Legal issues in reporting on #MeToo: American and Italian perspectives

Fixers and journalists: the changing paradigm

Journalists rely on fixers as much as a politician relies on his voters! Weird analogy, right? From reporting in war zones to threatened democracies, journalists and news organizations rely on fixers...

10:45 - 12:00
Sala San Francesco

Fixers and journalists: the changing paradigm

Newsrooms of the world unite! Finding a global solution to misinformation

Trust in media and the fight against misinformation is a global problem that requires a global solution; it can never be solved within one region alone, or just by the richest newsrooms. Across the...

10:45 - 12:00
Palazzo Sorbello

Newsrooms of the world unite! Finding a global solution to misinformation

Cultural change in large media organisations

Developing a strategy in large organisations is just the start. How do you drive change across thousands of people with different interests, skills and habits? Should you try to change the culture and...

10:45 - 12:00
Sala della Vaccara

Cultural change in large media organisations

Connecting science and journalism though climate change and digital innovation

The last few years have been too centered on the issues of fake news and debunking, particularly in some field of science, to actually reflect other very urgent questions that, in the long run, are li...

10:45 - 12:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Connecting science and journalism though climate change and digital innovation

Reporting the Rohingya crisis

Since August 2017 more than half a million Rohingya people have fled the destruction of their homes in the northern Rakhine province of Myanmar, crossing to Bangladesh. The three panelists in this ses...

10:45 - 12:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Reporting the Rohingya crisis

Data-driven investigations are the new norm

In this age of big data, we rely on data journalists to dig through mountains of digital information in order to understand our governments, public bodies and society better. While everyone knows abou...

10:45 - 12:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Data-driven investigations are the new norm

Identity and memory. The human face of photography and documentary

In conversation with photojournalist Matteo Bastianelli. Moderated by Alessio Jacona. Photography and cinema; two complementary languages that together constitute the most powerful means to recount w...

11:00 - 12:00
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Identity and memory. The human face of photography and documentary

Reputation, communication and trust in the age of f*ke news

Reputazione, comunicazione e fiducia. La società civile tra informazione e fake news. Un’occasione di confronto tra esponenti della società civile e operatori dell’informazione sui fenomeni med...

11:30 - 12:45
Teatro della Sapienza

Reputation, communication and trust in the age of f*ke news

Farmers 3.0. Innovation and research which change agriculture

Programma: Multinet. Interconnettere il processo di innovazione agricola per valorizzare territorio, produzione e consumo locale. Roberto Montagnoli Coldiretti Dal trattore allo smar...

11:30 - 13:00
Salone d'Onore, Palazzo Donini

Farmers 3.0. Innovation and research which change agriculture

How to become an impact-driven newsroom

The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) is a nonprofit investigative newsroom based in the San Francisco Bay area. Founded in 1977, we produce high impact investigations in the public interest f...

12:00 - 13:00
Sala San Francesco

How to become an impact-driven newsroom

Memes, journalism and visual misinformation

In continuation from the conversation at #IJF17, this panel will look more concretely at the role of memes and online visual culture in our information ecosystem, and why it's important for journalist...

12:00 - 13:15
Palazzo Sorbello

Memes, journalism and visual misinformation

End poverty, protect the planet, ensure prosperity for all? Food is the answer

How can we end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all? Why food can be the answer. Sustainable food systems are central to achieve the 2030 Agenda and the 17 Sustainable Developmen...

12:00 - 13:15
Sala del Dottorato

End poverty, protect the planet, ensure prosperity for all? Food is the answer

Masterclass in data journalism tools

How do you get the most out of Google Trends? What tools does Google provide to help data journalists - and what is coming in this area? Sit down with Data Editor Simon Rogers to find out more about w...

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

Masterclass in data journalism tools

Open science: from fake news to informed communication

Open Science: The key role of the media for correct communication in the scientific field. Syngenta has chosen the festival for the third edition of Open Science, the round table created with the aim...

12:00 - 13:30
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Open science: from fake news to informed communication

Subscriptions vs. memberships. Getting the most from your audience

As monetization strategies shift from advertising (where Google and Facebook take the lion’s share) to reader revenue, there is an important distinction lost on many publishers: subscriptions vs. me...

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

Subscriptions vs. memberships. Getting the most from your audience

Lightning talks: innovation by public service media news labs

Four lightning talks to highlight some of the most exciting recent innovation cases done by the news and storytelling labs of divers public service media. Hervé Brusini, Director of Digital News at ...

12:00 - 13:15
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Lightning talks: innovation by public service media news labs

Foreign correspondents: how women have changed the role

From bureaus and Baghdad, Kabul and Pyongyang to editing suites in major capitals, more women than ever are shaping the news we receive from the rest of the world. What's changed as women take up tra...

12:00 - 13:15
Sala della Vaccara

Foreign correspondents: how women have changed the role

Facelift challenge: collaborative processes for climate change journalism

Facelift challenge: Let's get together and find collaborative processes for climate change journalism. Journalists, we have a problem. We need to find new narratives, new sensible ways to use clima...

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

Facelift challenge: collaborative processes for climate change journalism

Misinformation whack-a-mole: who is doing what and what might be missing?

In the last year, foundations, universities and other institutions answered the call to build solutions for global information disorders. How are these initiatives working together? How are they addre...

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

Misinformation whack-a-mole: who is doing what and what might be missing?

My job is what? The rise of bridge roles in newsrooms

Digital transformation is driving huge changes in our industry, including newsrooms themselves. A decade ago, it would have been surprising to find developers, digital designers, audience specialists ...

14:00 - 15:15
Sala San Francesco

My job is what? The rise of bridge roles in newsrooms

Digital skills for teenagers

For teachers and parents. Digital skills, coding in the classroom, mandatory Python courses: can these initiatives really raise the standards of Italian education?

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

Digital skills for teenagers

The future of the news

How the major international news agencies are organizing themselves to play an increasingly important role in the new information ecosystem: from multimedia to AI, a high profile focus on the transfor...

14:00 - 15:15
Sala del Dottorato

The future of the news

Why algorithms will define our lives soon and what that means for the media industry

Algorithms are the new gatekeepers. They are having an impact what people know about the world, which information they see and what they do not see. This is also a challenge for journalists and media ...

14:00 - 15:15
Palazzo Sorbello

Why algorithms will define our lives soon and what that means for the media industry

How local should global go?

Large, global media companies are pursuing new audiences in a more localised way, tailoring offerings for different territories. How local should these global players go. Are these offerings disruptiv...

14:00 - 15:00
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

How local should global go?

Bye Mum, I'm off to Africa

A TV series in five episodes for TV2000 and a web series for Rebubblica.tv. The idea? To propose, through the voices of the young volunteers of Doctors with Africa CUAMM, a different point of view on...

14:00 - 15:15
Sala della Vaccara

Bye Mum, I'm off to Africa

The future of work: innovation and rights

Is precariousness at work an irreversible reality, a sign of our times, or is it a pervasive ideology that makes us see such a condition as normal? Do automation, the web and the sharing economy outli...

14:00 - 15:00
Teatro della Sapienza

The future of work: innovation and rights

Achieving gender parity in the media: cross Africa-ME perspectives and experiences 

Much ado is made about gender equality in the media (in business structures and in terms of content produced) and much money is spent on “gender” programs for media. And yet the business and conte...

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

Achieving gender parity in the media: cross Africa-ME perspectives and experiences 

F*ke news stories: don't swallow all of them!

From urban legends to fake news: what is fake news nowadays and what role do individuals, the media and companies play in it all? Organised and sponsored by Coca-Cola Italy.

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

F*ke news stories: don't swallow all of them!

Wanted: sober science journalism

"Science is not democratic": a slogan that has spread in the public debate, helping to raise a barrier between scientists on one side and conspiracy theorists or simple skeptics on the other. Yet, eve...

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

Wanted: sober science journalism

Follow the money: how the crash of 2008 changed journalism worldwide

To coincide with the tenth anniversary of the 2008 financial crash, this panel will consider the impact of that crash on the media worldwide, and ask what lessons have been learnt, by business reporte...

15:15 - 16:30
Sala San Francesco

Follow the money: how the crash of 2008 changed journalism worldwide

From #metoo to #quellavoltache: the movement against sexual harassment in Italy

From the United States to Europe, from the Wenstein case to the #metoo movement: an earthquake has knocked down the wall of silence that had hitherto covered sexual harassment and abuse. Women have sp...

15:15 - 16:30
Teatro della Sapienza

From #metoo to #quellavoltache: the movement against sexual harassment in Italy

Engaging across distances, differences and divides

We explore the work of two media projects, based in the US and Germany, that are attempting to bridge potentially explosive community divides.  Community in Unity aims to get people who normal...

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

Engaging across distances, differences and divides

Revolution of the regionals: how German regional media re-organize and centralize their news distribution

More and more big publishing houses in Germany have built central organized newsrooms lately that distribute national content (both for print and digital) for several regional outlets at the same time...

15:15 - 16:30
Palazzo Sorbello

Revolution of the regionals: how German regional media re-organize and centralize their news distribution

Sparking innovation in local news: funders' insights

Local news in the US and Europe is in crisis. Research in the US, UK, the Netherlands and elsewhere has revealed widespread 'news deserts' or 'dark spots', where citizens have little or no access to l...

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

Sparking innovation in local news: funders' insights

What should Facebook (et al) do for news?

Modeled after the Newsgeist sessions that ask "What Could Google Do for News?", we will bring the discussion about Facebook's role and responsibility in society directly to journalism with a construct...

15:15 - 16:30
Sala dei Notari

What should Facebook (et al) do for news?

Empathy engine or poverty porn? The challenges of telling stories from the developing world with 360 video

Both newsrooms and charities are increasingly embracing the format of 360 video to engage, and immerse their respective audiences in, stories from the developing world. More like storyliving than stor...

15:15 - 16:30
Sala del Dottorato

Empathy engine or poverty porn? The challenges of telling stories from the developing world with 360 video

How can journalism networks help investigations under authoritarian regimes? Case study: Turkey

Investigative journalism in Turkey is a crime. Publishing public interest stories from the outside can be a lifeline for the Turkish press. There are opportunities to transform the way in-depth, Turke...

15:15 - 16:30
Sala della Vaccara

How can journalism networks help investigations under authoritarian regimes? Case study: Turkey

#PlacesthatMatter. Every place matters and tells a story

#PlacesthatMatter, a Whirlpool project aimed at recounting the manufacturing realities of Europe, Middle East and Africa through the experiences and stories of the employees and the communities in wh...

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

#PlacesthatMatter. Every place matters and tells a story

How to report on hacks, leaks and data breaches

Hacks, leaks and data breaches are more and more frequently becoming objects of interest for journalists. Recent cases, such as the DNC email cache released by WikiLeaks or the Hacking Team hack, chal...

16:30 - 17:45
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

How to report on hacks, leaks and data breaches

Algorithms, corporate surveillance and elections: Argentinian and Italian cases

The effects of digital communication have been observed and commented on, but what about the key player in this process? Through quantitative and qualitative data, from the count of shares and likes t...

16:30 - 17:30
Sala San Francesco

Algorithms, corporate surveillance and elections: Argentinian and Italian cases

Re-connecting: Facebook and the News Feed ranking changes

As Facebook changes its News Feed ranking to promote more sharing between friends and family, what does this mean for newsrooms and what is the opportunity now to connect more deeply with audiences ar...

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

Re-connecting: Facebook and the News Feed ranking changes

From international protest movements to Italy's 5 Star Movement

16:30 - 17:30
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

From international protest movements to Italy's 5 Star Movement

Journalists’ polarisation in Poland. Media, politics and history

The parliamentary victory of the conservative Law and Justice party in 2015 has brought a fundamental change to the media landscape in post-1989 Poland. The ruling party led by Jarosław Kaczyński we...

16:30 - 17:45
Sala della Vaccara

Journalists’ polarisation in Poland. Media, politics and history

How you can work with your audience members for stronger journalism and site sustainability

Hear how a new generation of publishers are working with their audiences to benefit their financial bottom line—and their journalism. With the support of readers around the world, sites including Th...

16:30 - 17:45
Sala del Dottorato

How you can work with your audience members for stronger journalism and site sustainability

Pathological gambling: how to help those in need

A cura della Regione Umbria.

16:30 - 17:30
Sala Brugnoli, Palazzo Cesaroni

Pathological gambling: how to help those in need

And the answer is... distributed journalism

What if we were to take a blank sheet of paper and redesign the journalistic economy as if starting from scratch? Teun Gautier, founder of Amsterdam-based De Cooperatie, a cooperative NGO and media co...

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

And the answer is... distributed journalism

How to communicate Europe, one year ahead of European elections

One year ahead of the European elections, it is time to look into how we can "communicate Europe". There is still a huge gap between citizens and what is going on in the Brussels bubble. “Europe” ...

16:30 - 17:45
Palazzo Sorbello

How to communicate Europe, one year ahead of European elections

Violence against women: role and responsibility of the media and advertising

Can models of feminine, masculine and gender-based relationships offered by advertising, television, cinema and social media be considered part of the cultural backdrop which leads to gender-based vio...

16:30 - 17:45
Sala dei Notari

Violence against women: role and responsibility of the media and advertising

Doing less better... or 5 ways of embracing digital in legacy media

How can legacy media outlets adapt their DNA to the world's digitization? Where do they go wrong in managing change? What can they learn from startups? A story of survival, brought to you by Guido Ba...

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

Doing less better... or 5 ways of embracing digital in legacy media

Journalism to empower women in conflict zones

The Yazidi minority, who were mainly living in the Sinjar District in Iraqi Kurdistan, became victims of terrorists after the rise of the Islamic State and regional war. The panel will focus on the ex...

17:00 - 18:15
Teatro della Sapienza

Journalism to empower women in conflict zones

WikiTribune: the news is broken and we can fix it

Orit Kopel, co-founder of WikiTribune, will discuss with Dan Gillmor, from the School of Journalism Arizona State University, the inventive Wiki-based news platform which aims to fix the news. Wik...

17:30 - 18:30
Sala San Francesco

WikiTribune: the news is broken and we can fix it

Propaganda and social media

In conversation with Nathan Jurgenson. Moderated by Fabio Chiusi. The argument against "normalizing" political figures like Trump risks missing how normal politics-as-entertainment is and how normal...

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

Propaganda and social media

Python or R? Which programming language is best to learn and why

More and more journalists are learning bits of code in order to be able to work with new materials and sources. But where do you start? Where do you turn when Excel doesn't cut it anymore? Do you lear...

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

Python or R? Which programming language is best to learn and why

Radio news and entertainment: the digital challenge

Digital is bringing traditional radio stations to a progressive adaptation of their business model and their way of providing entertainment and news. New challenges and opportunities abound, such as t...

17:45 - 19:15
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Radio news and entertainment: the digital challenge

Structures of media ownership

The panel will focus on media ownership, investigating the relationship between quality journalism and independent foundations. The role of foundations regarding quality journalism will be discusse...

17:45 - 19:00
Sala della Vaccara

Structures of media ownership

The business of news beyond advertising

Advertising has historically accounted for a large part of the business of news. But as legacy media platforms decline, digital media grow more important, and platform companies like Facebook and Goog...

17:45 - 19:00
Sala del Dottorato

The business of news beyond advertising

Uncovering corruption via Big Data

Osservare la corruzione tramite i Big Data per conoscerla e combatterla. La nuova piattaforma di Riparte il futuro permette di monitorare notizie e attività social sul world wide web costruendo le ba...

17:45 - 19:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Uncovering corruption via Big Data

Career paths for news nerds. Or lack of them

The “interactive journalism” field has matured considerably in the last few years. Which now leads to new questionings and struggles, including career development. These teams remain perceived by ...

17:45 - 19:00
Palazzo Sorbello

Career paths for news nerds. Or lack of them

Ten things to know about the Italian economy before it's too late

Presentation of the book Dieci cose da sapere sull'economia italiana prima che sia troppo tardi by Alan Friedman. In conversation with Lucia Annunziata and Gerardo Greco. Will I ever have a pension?...

18:00 - 19:00
Sala dei Notari

Ten things to know about the Italian economy before it's too late

Experimentation with Facebook Live

Over the past year, Deutsche Welle has experimented a lot with Facebook Live, including many live reports (especially from the German general elections - in 30 languages) and experimentation with othe...

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

Experimentation with Facebook Live

Writing or life

Presentazione del libro La scrittura o la vita di Annalena Benini. Modera Serena Danna. Le vite di chi scrive viste da vicino. Dieci interviste d’autore agli scrittori che hanno fatto e faranno la ...

18:30 - 19:30
Teatro della Sapienza

Writing or life

Who needs trust?

In a world where people pay attention to journalism because of their beliefs and feelings, why bother with objectivity? Can you have subjective journalism without feeding the fake news frenzy? Does pe...

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

Who needs trust?

What's left of the Syrian revolution?

Noura Ghazi Safadi in conversation with Francesca Caferri and Donatella Della Ratta. It was 15 March 2011 and thousands of people took to the streets of Damascus, shouting slogans similar to those th...

19:15 - 20:45
Sala dei Notari

What's left of the Syrian revolution?

Zapping - Rai Radio 1

Broadcast live from the Hotel Rosetta in Perugia, Zapping presented by Giancarlo Loquenzi.

19:30 - 21:00
Hotel La Rosetta

Zapping - Rai Radio 1

From the couch to the race-track

The revolution of motorsports commentary, from language to images. Technology, passion, social interaction and involvement. Talk to everyone, be inclusive and don't stint on the emotion. Guido Meda, i...

19:30 - 20:30
Teatro della Sapienza

From the couch to the race-track

Words and music: Bob Dylan the legend

The birth of Bob Dylan the legend. 1963-1966: the first three years of Bob Dylan's career told through the words of David Riondino and the most significant songs of Dylan's production interpreted by ...

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro della Sapienza

Words and music: Bob Dylan the legend

A pinch of truth. The Moro case and the end of Italian politics

The 1978 kidnapping and murder of Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro marked the end of an era. Marco Damilano has decided to go back to that moment, to investigate the trajectories that, starting from o...

21:30 - 22:30
Sala dei Notari

A pinch of truth. The Moro case and the end of Italian politics

friday 13

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

Radio anch'io - Rai Radio 1

Broadcast live from the Hotel Rosetta in Perugia, Radio anch'io presented by Giorgio Zanchini.

07:30 - 10:00
Hotel La Rosetta

Radio anch'io - Rai Radio 1

Maybe Facebook doesn’t love us after all. So, what now?

It does appear that Facebook has fallen completely out of love with the news business. Is it us? Is it them? Is it something we said? Does it matter? This panel will explore our troubled romance with ...

09:30 - 10:30
Teatro della Sapienza

Maybe Facebook doesn’t love us after all. So, what now?

Believe it or not!

KIDS ACADEMY is the section of the festival dedicated to children and youngsters. A place in which to develop digital citizenship, media literacy and coding skills through workshops, games and discuss...

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

Believe it or not!

Finding common ground through community-minded journalism

Communities across the globe are becoming increasingly divided across political and ideological lines. This polarization is partially related to the normalcy of getting one's news from friends and fam...

09:30 - 10:45
Sala San Francesco

Finding common ground through community-minded journalism

Going digital: a roadmap for organisational transformation

"Legacy media need to put as much emphasis on transforming their organisations as they do transforming their content” – this is the premise underlying Lucy Kueng’s research report Going Digital....

09:30 - 10:30
Sala del Dottorato

Going digital: a roadmap for organisational transformation

Europe: how best to communicate with citizens

I fondi europei rappresentano grandi opportunità per i territori ma non sempre è facile parlarne. Europa, Social…mente si propone quale agile appuntamento formativo: dopo una breve contestualizza...

09:30 - 12:00
Salone d'Onore, Palazzo Donini

Europe: how best to communicate with citizens

NowThis @Newsroom: when social reporting and field reporting join forces

In October 2017, social video news provider NowThis launched @newsroom, a Twitter account intended to combine the best of the company’s real-world and social reporting. The launch coincided with a m...

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

NowThis @Newsroom: when social reporting and field reporting join forces

Lightning talks by RISJ fellows on their research

Visiting fellows from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (University of Oxford) present their research, including investigative journalism in Southern Africa, visual storytelling on mob...

09:30 - 10:45
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Lightning talks by RISJ fellows on their research

How can politics support investigative and quality journalism?

A free, diverse and responsible press is a core element of any functioning democracy. But covering a potentially interesting story is risky and costly, both for the media organisation and often for th...

09:30 - 10:45
Sala della Vaccara

How can politics support investigative and quality journalism?

Populism from Europe to America

Populist parties and movements seem to be gaining ground in Europe and in Western democracies in general. The causes are many: historical, social, cultural and political. In this ascent, a significant...

09:30 - 10:45
Palazzo Sorbello

Populism from Europe to America

Funders confidential. Leading donors open up on their decision processes to reveal who they fund and why

How do some of the world's most prominent foundations focused on supporting media and journalism make their decisions on who or what to fund? What do they really look for? Which ideas energise them an...

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

Funders confidential. Leading donors open up on their decision processes to reveal who they fund and why

investigating the Internet: using data from social media, analytics, and the web to find and tell stories

Investigating the Internet: using data from social media, analytics, and the web to find and tell stories. It's essential that journalists on every beat understand how to gather and analyze informati...

09:45 - 10:45
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

investigating the Internet: using data from social media, analytics, and the web to find and tell stories

Moral panic over technology: is it all that bad?

Media commentators are calling for technology companies to be nationalized, boycotted, and even shut down, claiming they are the ruination of society. Really? Are we worse off or better off with the n...

10:30 - 11:45
Sala dei Notari

Moral panic over technology: is it all that bad?

Content is a matter of technology (and content)

In today's digital market, technology is an essential competitiveness factor for news publishers and media companies. How software, tools, architectures and algorithms support the editorial productio...

10:30 - 11:45
Sala del Dottorato

Content is a matter of technology (and content)

How Vogue International creates social stories for eleven markets

A backstage look at how Vogue International coordinates social coverage of key events like Fashion Month across 11 markets and multiple languages. Vogue International's Head of Social, Hannah Ray, w...

10:30 - 11:15
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

How Vogue International creates social stories for eleven markets

Reporting foreign news: podcasts and a new narration of the world

10:45 - 12:00
Sala San Francesco

Reporting foreign news: podcasts and a new narration of the world

Social theory and the news

The journalism/academic divide in the post-truth era. The session will focus on the ongoing challenges for researchers to make their work relevant to both journalists and the academy, and the frustra...

10:45 - 12:00
Palazzo Sorbello

Social theory and the news

The long time needed for investigative journalism

10:45 - 11:45
Teatro della Sapienza

The long time needed for investigative journalism

Automating verification? The role of technology in the verification process: status, activities and challenges

The session will investigate and outline how and to what extent technology (such as tools, Artificial Intelligence, machine learning) can support journalists, fact-checkers and those investigating hum...

10:45 - 12:00
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Automating verification? The role of technology in the verification process: status, activities and challenges

The emotional toll on journalists covering the refugee crisis

How moral injury has emerged as the new terrain for media and mental health. INSI's ground-breaking research project published by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism studied the coverage...

10:45 - 12:00
Sala della Vaccara

The emotional toll on journalists covering the refugee crisis

#UsToo: sexual harassment, gendered threats and press freedom

Recent revelations of sexual abuse by media celebrities have triggered an unprecedented reckoning with workplace harassment on women in journalism. At the same time, sexualized threats from sources, s...

10:45 - 12:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

#UsToo: sexual harassment, gendered threats and press freedom

Gioco a Premier - Rai Radio 1

Broadcast live from the Hotel Rosetta in Perugia, Gioco a Premier presented by Gerardo Greco.

11:00 - 12:00
Hotel La Rosetta

Gioco a Premier - Rai Radio 1

True or false? Or neither?

KIDS ACADEMY is the section of the festival dedicated to children and youngsters. A place in which to develop digital citizenship, media literacy and coding skills through workshops, games and discuss...

11:15 - 12:45
Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino

True or false? Or neither?

Stories on Umbria journalism award

Awards ceremony for the winners of the 9th International Journalism Award “Raccontami l’Umbria” – Stories on Umbria, organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Perugia and the Chamber of Commerc...

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

Stories on Umbria journalism award

International data journalism unconference

What are the challenges in the world of data journalism today? What's already in place to try and overcome them? What new ways, solutions, collaborations could we come up with to further solve the pro...

11:45 - 13:15
Sala del Dottorato

International data journalism unconference

Masterclass in Google Maps

From a breaking news situation to a feature length article - learn how Google Maps and Earth images can compliment your social media posts or add a visual element to you print and online articles. We'...

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

Masterclass in Google Maps

The town of the missing children. The investigative docu-series Veleno

"Twenty years ago, in the province of Modena, sixteen children were removed from their families forever. The parents had been accused of abusing their children and performing Satanic rites, with some ...

12:00 - 13:00
Sala della Vaccara

The town of the missing children. The investigative docu-series Veleno

Why local journalism is becoming so powerful

The role and function of local journalism are evolving and so are its players: journalists, audience and publishers. Local journalism has a vital function not just as a source of information on what i...

12:00 - 13:00
Sala San Francesco

Why local journalism is becoming so powerful

What we talk about when we talk about mental health

What we talk about when we talk about mental health – a workshop about covering mental health in the media. Huge progress has been made in how we talk about mental health. At the same time, the top...

12:00 - 13:00
Palazzo Sorbello

What we talk about when we talk about mental health

Al-Sisi's Egypt: elections, repression, the Giulio Regeni case

Egypt, where President Al-Sisi has recently been re-elected with 97 percent of the votes, is a country where human rights violations - even forced disappearances, torture, executions - are multiplying...

12:00 - 13:00
Teatro della Sapienza

Al-Sisi's Egypt: elections, repression, the Giulio Regeni case

Optimizing journalism for trust. #ijf18talk by Jay Rosen

#ijf18talk by Jay Rosen. Moderated by Mathew Ingram. We are still in the early days of the wake-up call for news publishers as they discover that the digital ad business will never be a reliable mean...

12:00 - 13:00
Sala dei Notari

Optimizing journalism for trust. #ijf18talk by Jay Rosen

Female journalists, unite. The urgent need for the Coalition for Women in Journalism

2017 showed that the safety and well-being of women in journalism is at stake. The death of freelance journalist Kim Wall was more than another woman killed. It’s a reminder of women’s vulnerabili...

12:15 - 13:15
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Female journalists, unite. The urgent need for the Coalition for Women in Journalism

The story of a traitor

14:00 - 15:00
Sala dei Notari

The story of a traitor

A new literary genre: algorithmic autobiography

14:00 - 15:15
Sala della Vaccara

A new literary genre: algorithmic autobiography

Migration data and fact-checking in schools

Per docenti e genitori. Come possiamo parlare di migrazioni con ragazzi e bambini? Il numero di stranieri presenti in Italia è di circa l’8 per cento della popolazione mentre il tasso di “immig...

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

Migration data and fact-checking in schools

How newsrooms can use CrowdTangle for strategy and discovery

CrowdTangle helps you understand what your audience and your competitors audiences engage with content, and what’s trending across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Reddit. It’s the best cross-plat...

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

How newsrooms can use CrowdTangle for strategy and discovery

Brand journalism. Corporates are already media companies

While discussion continues as to whether brand journalism is appropriate terminology, many large companies have already decided to invest resources and expertise in this specific area, in so doing tak...

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

Brand journalism. Corporates are already media companies

Managing digital change

Why do talent leave? Why do leaders burn out? What is your favourite failure? What are some bad recommendations given with regard to leadership, building teams and/or working in digital? This panel br...

14:00 - 15:15
Sala del Dottorato

Managing digital change

Fake news: you're making it worse

Are all of our efforts to beat fake news creating worse problems than we are supposedly solving? Will any of the approaches even work? In this talk, Shane Greenup will argue that all of the popular s...

14:00 - 15:00
Palazzo Sorbello

Fake news: you're making it worse

Survival mechanisms for Middle East journalists

In Egypt, Syria, Libya and Tunisia, it has become very challenging to be a journalist. Doing your basic job is marred with daily risks. Following the Arab spring and the unprecedented hopes for freedo...

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

Survival mechanisms for Middle East journalists

When journalism goes live and on stage: can live events help build loyalty, trust - and the business? 

Even though journalism remains the core product of most news media - and certainly of all the media featured on this panel - a growing number of publishers are also producing live events. These can va...

14:00 - 15:00
Sala San Francesco

When journalism goes live and on stage: can live events help build loyalty, trust - and the business? 

Financial journalism: selection and analysis of sources

Investigative journalism in the financial field is tough; the oral sources are usually the hosts themselves or their spokesmen who tell you how good their wine is. In the absence of whistleblowers the...

14:00 - 15:00
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Financial journalism: selection and analysis of sources

Basic income. Time for a radical rethink of work, well-being, citizenship

Can we create a fairer society by providing a guaranteed income for all citizens? What would this mean for our health, wealth and well-being? Basic income is rooted in the idea that all citizens have...

14:00 - 15:00
Teatro della Sapienza

Basic income. Time for a radical rethink of work, well-being, citizenship

Media entrepreneurship. Case study Eastern Europe

Case studies of journalists who are becoming media entrepreneurs to help save independent, quality journalism in their countries. Moderated by Robb Montgomery.

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

Media entrepreneurship. Case study Eastern Europe

The relationship between media, advertising and AI

How content, machine learning, vocal search and advertising interact. Speakers: Nereo Sciutto, founder and CEO Webranking Michele Boroni, brand content editor Annalisa Monfreda, editor Donna Moder...

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

The relationship between media, advertising and AI

Growing non-English audiences around the world: key learnings

Expanding global reach, going into non-English markets, tailoring content to the needs of diverse audiences around the world, working with cross-functional, distributed teams across several countries ...

15:00 - 16:00
Sala San Francesco

Growing non-English audiences around the world: key learnings

Whistleblower. The story of an inside investigation at Il Sole 24 Ore

Part one - General overview What is whistleblowing? Background. Some of the main whistleblowers in Italy and abroad. The differences between the law in the US, in the United Kingdom, in France (l...

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

Whistleblower. The story of an inside investigation at Il Sole 24 Ore

The March 2018 Italian election: opinion and analysis

The March 2018 Italian election is now behind us, but what did it tell us about the country we've become? What communication strategies did the political leaders and their parties field, and how were ...

15:15 - 16:15
Teatro della Sapienza

The March 2018 Italian election: opinion and analysis

European priorities, Libyan realities: the central Mediterranean refugee crisis

The session will take as its starting point the October 2017 long-read article entitled European priorities, Libyan realities by Daniel Howden. While in Italy, as in Europe, we witness a progressive...

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

European priorities, Libyan realities: the central Mediterranean refugee crisis

Storyfacting: from brand journalism to company storytelling

Storyfacting: from brand journalism to company storytelling is the theme of the second Eni panel at the festival, moderated by Daniele Chieffi (head of digital communication & project development ...

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

Storyfacting: from brand journalism to company storytelling

Fighting back: how should journalists respond against attacks online?

How can journalists and news organizations fight back against organized or state-instigated attacks? This workshop focuses on practical defenses against harassment and intimidation in the digital and ...

15:15 - 16:15
Palazzo Sorbello

Fighting back: how should journalists respond against attacks online?

Google News Initiative: a conversation about news with Madhav Chinnappa

In March, Google launched the Google News Initiative (GNI), their effort to help journalism thrive in the digital age. The GNI signifies a major milestone in Google’s 15-year commitment to the news...

15:15 - 16:15
Sala dei Notari

Google News Initiative: a conversation about news with Madhav Chinnappa

How smartphones are making journalism fairer

Smartphones are powerful tools for creating audio-visual stories that are optimised for online and social media. But they are also unique tools for tackling prejudices within newsrooms that can hold s...

15:15 - 16:30
Sala del Dottorato

How smartphones are making journalism fairer

How to run a global investigation into Facebook with machine learning

From July to December 2017 ProPublica and partners from seven countries collected political ads published on Facebook. After Russia ran a disinformation campaign on the site in 2016, the company promi...

15:15 - 16:15
Sala della Vaccara

How to run a global investigation into Facebook with machine learning

Positive communication on immigration

The narrative on migration and asylum seekers in Italy is often conducted with a marked negative connotation. The Holy See, in the documents published as a contribution to the "global compacts" for im...

16:00 - 17:15
Sala San Francesco

Positive communication on immigration

Writing for robots

Automation and artificial intelligence bring new questions for journalism, but The Associated Press' own experience with using templates to automatically generate text stories from data has made posit...

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

Writing for robots

Photojournalism: stories, tools and new languages

Il workshop è articolato in quattro momenti diversi. Si affronterà la nascita e lo sviluppo dell’agenzia fotogiornalistica, l’organizzazione interna del flusso di lavoro, come negli ultimi anni ...

16:00 - 17:30
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Photojournalism: stories, tools and new languages

A deeper definition of community: it's more than just conversation

Facebook said it is shifting to enabling "meaningful interaction between people." Media companies emphasize conversation as the goal of community? Is that the right definition of community? Let's help...

16:30 - 17:45
Teatro della Sapienza

A deeper definition of community: it's more than just conversation

Investigating links between governments and organised crime: the murders of Daphne Caruana Galizia and Ján Kuciak

My family warned @EU_Commission that with my mother #DaphneCaruanaGalizia's assassination Malta had set a new standard of permissible behaviour within the EU and that others would soon die if decisive...

16:30 - 17:45
Sala dei Notari

Investigating links between governments and organised crime: the murders of Daphne Caruana Galizia and Ján Kuciak

Fascism is back. Is journalism part of the problem or of a solution?

Populism, the alt-right, extremisms of all sorts seem unstoppable. Europe, the cradle of democracy but of fascism too, just saw the first far-right government in which the heirs of Nazism hold a stron...

16:30 - 17:45
Palazzo Sorbello

Fascism is back. Is journalism part of the problem or of a solution?

Solutions journalism

Solutions journalism - rigorous reporting on how people are responding to problems - is rapidly becoming an essential and widespread part of journalistic practice in the United States and around the w...

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

Solutions journalism

Legal leaks: inspiring stories on the art of using access to information (FOI) laws

This panel will guide journalists through the art of using access to information (FOI) laws, with tips on how to integrate requests for documents into your research plan, how to draft requests, where ...

16:30 - 17:45
Sala del Dottorato

Legal leaks: inspiring stories on the art of using access to information (FOI) laws

Why we need feminist investigative journalism

Where are the investigative journalists exposing and challenging patriarchy, gender discrimination and structural violence against women? Where is the feminist Intercept? We are at a crucial moment fo...

16:30 - 17:45
Sala della Vaccara

Why we need feminist investigative journalism

Conversations with data

How can we have conversations with data? Is working with data like a conversation? How is data being used as a “source” in journalism, alongside interviews and other content? How are journalists u...

16:30 - 17:45
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Conversations with data

Storytelling through video on Facebook

Video on Facebook has the power to drive conversations, and News Feed remains a place people discover and watch videos. In this session, Livia will go through Facebook's video storytelling tools and s...

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

Storytelling through video on Facebook

Challenges of reporting undocumented stories from the Global South

While war reportages, tackling authoritarian regimes and subverting censorship have rightfully gained audience and newsroom attention, many important stories from the Global South go missing. To count...

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

Challenges of reporting undocumented stories from the Global South

Women on the front line. A forgotten story

Presentazione del libro Una donna può tutto. 1941: volano le Streghe della notte di Ritinna Armeni. Con Catiuscia Marini. Le chiamavano Streghe della notte. Nel 1941, un gruppo di ragazze sovietich...

17:00 - 18:00
Salone d'Onore, Palazzo Donini

Women on the front line. A forgotten story

Critical perspectives on the disinformation discussion

What do we know about disinformation and what can be done about it? Are proposed cures sometimes worse than the actual diseases at hand? Or are we critically underestimating the scale of the problem a...

17:30 - 18:45
Sala San Francesco

Critical perspectives on the disinformation discussion

States, companies, algorithms and crowds: the many new faces of web censorship

Censorship is one of the most mainstreamed tools for repression in the digital age. Sometimes it is abuses of copyright regulation, sometimes just a tool for expression control, sometimes the collab...

17:45 - 19:00
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

States, companies, algorithms and crowds: the many new faces of web censorship

Public opinion and the immigration crisis

How to reach the electoral center which might be worried about the effects of immigration? A research project tries to provide an answer. On the migratory phenomenon, the populist narrative polarises...

17:45 - 19:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Public opinion and the immigration crisis

Taking the red pill: has journalism become part of the problem?

In conversation witb Joris Luyendijk. Moderated by Sameer Padania.

17:45 - 18:45
Sala del Dottorato

Taking the red pill: has journalism become part of the problem?

Why gender and colonialism matter in journalism startups

This panel will examine how technology is privileged in discussions about journalism startups despite evidence that structural power relations such as gender, race and colonialism matter as much or mo...

17:45 - 19:00
Palazzo Sorbello

Why gender and colonialism matter in journalism startups

Journalism's perfect storm? Confronting rising global threats from "f*ke news" to censorship, surveillance, and the killing of journalists with impunity

Some hail this period in journalism as a Golden Era, pointing to major global collaborative journalism projects and the biggest data dumps in history. True, large scale investigative journalism is ‘...

17:45 - 19:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Journalism's perfect storm? Confronting rising global threats from "f*ke news" to censorship, surveillance, and the killing of journalists with impunity

The end of reason

Presentation of the  book La fine della ragione by Roberto Recchioni. Moderated by Luca Valtorta. In a new Dark Age, in which the only knowledge is so-called popular wisdom, a mother tries to save...

18:00 - 19:00
Teatro della Sapienza

The end of reason

Media start-ups, entrepreneurship, innovation

Starting a company is easier said than done. From product development to funding, the journey of the startup entrepreneur is filled with potential distractions and roadblocks. Our panelists have buil...

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

Media start-ups, entrepreneurship, innovation

Better to be free. Letter to my son on the courage to change

Presentation of the book Meglio liberi. Lettera a mio figlio sul coraggio di cambiare by Alessandro Di Battista. Moderated by Alessio Viola. The journalist Alessio Viola face-to-face with Alessandr...

18:00 - 19:15
Sala dei Notari

Better to be free. Letter to my son on the courage to change

I'm not a racist, but

Presentazione dei libri Non sono razzista, ma. La xenofobia degli italiani e gli imprenditori politici della paura (Feltrineli 2017) di Luigi Manconi e Stanotte guardiamo le stelle (Feltrinelli, 2...

18:00 - 19:00
Sala della Vaccara

I'm not a racist, but

A summer without Italy at the World Cup

Presentation of the football novel Lo stretto necessario by Pierluigi Pardo. Moderated by Tommaso Labate. Including reflection on Italy's unprecedented non-qualification for the 2018 World Cup Fina...

19:30 - 20:30
Sala dei Notari

A summer without Italy at the World Cup

B as in basta! With Marco Travaglio

21:00 - 22:30
Teatro Morlacchi

B as in basta! With Marco Travaglio

Daphne. Who was Daphne Caruana Galizia and why was she murdered?

First screening of the documentary Daphne (in English with subtitles in Italian). 16 October 2017: a car bomb killed investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta, extinguishing the voice ...

21:00 - 22:30
Sala dei Notari

Daphne. Who was Daphne Caruana Galizia and why was she murdered?

saturday 14

How to fix a World Cup match: the new wave of globalized corruption that is endangering sport everywhere

Of course, there will be match-fixing at the FIFA World Cup. Declan Hill, award-winning investigative journalist and Professor of Investigations at University of New Haven, explains the multi-billion ...

09:30 - 10:30
Palazzo Sorbello

How to fix a World Cup match: the new wave of globalized corruption that is endangering sport everywhere

Dangerous conversations: interviewing criminals and people with a history of violence

Dangerous conversations: how to keep yourself and your sources safe when interviewing criminals, paramilitaries and others with a history of violence. With the recent rise in authoritarianism, the p...

09:30 - 10:45
Sala San Francesco

Dangerous conversations: interviewing criminals and people with a history of violence

Misinformation and AI, challenges and opportunities

I’m sorry, Dave, I can’t verify that: misinformation and AI, challenges and opportunities. Given the scale of misinformation and disinformation online, new approaches to detecting and addressing ...

09:30 - 10:45
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Misinformation and AI, challenges and opportunities

Building communities through in-real-life engaged journalism

Newsroom across the globe are recognizing the importance of in-real-life engagement to bring communities together. Here are three projects challenging our increasing reliance on social media by hostin...

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

Building communities through in-real-life engaged journalism

How can you have no ads, no branded content, no subscribers and still thrive?

Jay Rosen and Ernst-Jan Pfauth, CEO of The Correspondent, will talk about membership and the merits of having members instead of subscribers and advertisers. It not just improves your business, but al...

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

How can you have no ads, no branded content, no subscribers and still thrive?

Sexual violence: a silencing tool

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is an organization that defends the right of journalists to report without fear of reprisal. While all journalists face threats, our research indicates that ...

09:30 - 10:45
Sala del Dottorato

Sexual violence: a silencing tool

Searching for online media business models in Turkey

How does the media capture effect the online media landscape in Turkey? What are the news consumption habits and trends in such an atmosphere? The recent Reuters Institute survey indicates very polari...

09:30 - 10:45
Sala della Vaccara

Searching for online media business models in Turkey

Journalism and the future of the internet: help the UN draft a new international standard for a free and open worldwide web

The future of journalism is inextricably bound up with the wider Internet ecosystem. UNESCO, the UN agency with primary responsibility for media freedom and journalists' safety, is consulting worldwid...

09:30 - 10:45
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Journalism and the future of the internet: help the UN draft a new international standard for a free and open worldwide web

Alt-America: the rise of the radical right in the age of Trump

The story of the remarkable resurgence of right-wing extremism in the United States. Just as Donald Trump’s victorious campaign for the US presidency shocked the world, the seemingly sudden nationa...

10:00 - 11:00
Teatro della Sapienza

Alt-America: the rise of the radical right in the age of Trump

Investigative journalism in Botswana: exposing presidential deception

How African journalists are turning to technology to tell a story. This workshop will introduce participants to the challenges faced by journalists who work in repressive environments in Africa, and h...

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

Investigative journalism in Botswana: exposing presidential deception

Hashtag #Europa

It's going to be an important year for Europe, which is preparing itself, amidst major challenges and changing scenarios, for the renewal of its institutions in 2019. Organised and sponsored by the E...

10:15 - 11:30
Sala dei Notari

Hashtag #Europa

Rethinking our reporting of the refugee crisis: how collaborative journalism can improve how we cover migration 

Western journalists have clamored to tell the stories of those caught up in the recent wave of migration to Europe. However, the refugees at the heart of these events have often been passive by-stande...

10:45 - 12:00
Sala San Francesco

Rethinking our reporting of the refugee crisis: how collaborative journalism can improve how we cover migration 

Is the problem of fake news overblown?

There have been countless articles and panel discussions of “fake news” in the past year. But does the reality match the hype? And has all this talk drowned out the important work of calling out f...

10:45 - 12:00
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Is the problem of fake news overblown?

Tools for trust: a practical, do-something-now guide

Trust in journalism is the problem it seems everyone’s talking about right now. This panel isn’t about talk; it’s about doing. Practical solutions you can take back do your newsrooms today to he...

10:45 - 12:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Tools for trust: a practical, do-something-now guide

The evolving ethics of social newsgathering

The role of social newsgathering in newsrooms has become more ethically complex than ever in recent months, as those who seek to disrupt disinformation and propaganda campaigns must adapt to an enemy ...

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

The evolving ethics of social newsgathering

Holding algorithms accountable

Julia Angwin runs an award-winning team that has pioneered a new field of algorithmic accountability journalism. Working with two programmers and a researcher, her team has unveiled the hidden discrim...

10:45 - 12:00
Sala del Dottorato

Holding algorithms accountable

Funking up Germany's national broadcasters

In October 2016 public broadcasters ARD and ZDF launched 'funk' - a multiplatform content-network targeting 14-29 year olds. It now features a portfolio of over 60 formats - all online only, accessibl...

10:45 - 12:00
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori

Funking up Germany's national broadcasters

Reporting from North Yemen under siege: the storytelling of a forgotten war

Reporting from inside Yemen is becoming exceptional due to the lack of visas and entry permission. In three years of war, female journalists with double nationalities and/or family ties have been ab...

10:45 - 11:45
Sala della Vaccara

Reporting from North Yemen under siege: the storytelling of a forgotten war

New approaches to break gender divide stories

Worldwide, 1 out of 5 women suffers violence from her partner, only 23.4% of MPs are women, and it will take 217 years to close the gender pay gap. All of these figures are true. Nevertheless, they po...

10:45 - 12:00
Palazzo Sorbello

New approaches to break gender divide stories

Low resolution

Presentazione libro di Massimo Mantellini. Modera Mario Calabresi. Dentro alla vastità dell'offerta digitale, tutto ci è sembrato a portata di mano. Proprio allora abbiamo deciso di rallentare, com...

11:00 - 12:00
Teatro della Sapienza

Low resolution

Digital trickery: how to spot altered photos and videos

Social media and newspapers and TV are increasingly susceptible to fake images. Thanks to digital technologies, manipulating video and photos is quite simple and affordable for anyone. An important pa...

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

Digital trickery: how to spot altered photos and videos

Eta Beta - Rai Radio 1

Broadcast live from the Hotel Rosetta in Perugia, Eta Beta presented by Massimo Cerofolini.

11:00 - 11:30
Hotel La Rosetta

Eta Beta - Rai Radio 1

Journalism and climate change: getting used to the new world

World Economic Forum, The World Bank, governments, scientific research: we tell you "who is doing what?" to allow humankind to continue living on the planet. In view of COP 21 in Paris, then COP23 in ...

11:45 - 13:00
Sala della Vaccara

Journalism and climate change: getting used to the new world

Making a living from journalism: how to achieve it and be (quite) happy

Is it still possible to make a living from journalism today? How, by what means, with which mix of print, digital and events? Three very different experiences are an opportunity to evaluate different ...

12:00 - 13:15
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Making a living from journalism: how to achieve it and be (quite) happy

On big data, small task and massive audience engagement

Join this session to learn how to set up a micro-tasking project to engage your audiences while processing large amounts of unstructured data. Learn how Amnesty International engaged tens of thousands...

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

On big data, small task and massive audience engagement

Amplifying the voices of rural women

Around the world, in every sector and on every continent, the challenges faced daily by women and girls are making headlines. Millions are making their voices heard through social media campaigns and ...

12:00 - 13:15
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Amplifying the voices of rural women

Voice news: the consumption of news in the age of AI and vocal assistants

Artificial intelligence and machine learning aren’t just changing the way journalists perform their job, but they are also expanding access to information: voice assistants offer customers a new way...

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

Voice news: the consumption of news in the age of AI and vocal assistants

Activists of the world, unite!

24 June 1981, at the initiative of the Italian Radical Party, a document against famine signed by dozens of Nobel Prizes was published in the major capitals of the West. It was the response of scienti...

12:00 - 13:15
Sala del Dottorato

Activists of the world, unite!

The formulae of journalism: facts, data, mobile

In the third Eni festival session, moderated by Marco Pratellesi (co-director Agi), we speak of "formulas of journalism": facts, data and mobile. Among the speakers: Elisabetta Tola (Formicablu), Giov...

12:00 - 13:15
Sala San Francesco

The formulae of journalism: facts, data, mobile

Tackling fake news face to face: can we raise critical young minds in Europe?

What if fact-checkers can’t catch the fakes? Suppose disinformation circulates among children and their teachers are either unaware or unequipped to tackle it. What can journalists do to address the...

12:00 - 13:00
Palazzo Sorbello

Tackling fake news face to face: can we raise critical young minds in Europe?

Hard News: how to do tough video interviews

The aim of the workshop is to provide journalists with basic practical audio-video skills, the journalistic techniques to tackle difficult interviews and essential knowledge for a correct media trea...

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

Hard News: how to do tough video interviews

The biggest secret. My life as a New York Times reporter in the shadow of the war on terror. #ijf18talk by James Risen

#ijf18talk by James Risen. Moderated by Stefania Maurizi. The Biggest Secret. My Life as a New York Times Reporter in the Shadow of the War on Terror was published in The Intercept on 3 January 2018....

12:00 - 13:15
Sala dei Notari

The biggest secret. My life as a New York Times reporter in the shadow of the war on terror. #ijf18talk by James Risen

The invisible reader. Do Italians really not read any more

Istat's annual report on the production and reading of books in Italy has produced alarming headlines, and the the fear that the publishing market will become increasingly thin. Only 40.5% of the samp...

12:15 - 13:15
Teatro della Sapienza

The invisible reader. Do Italians really not read any more

Awards ceremony Nunzio Bassi Prize

Il concorso è dedicato alla memoria di Nunzio Bassi, per 20 anni coordinatore didattico della Scuola di giornalismo radiotelevisivo di Perugia. Organizzato dall’Associazione Giornalisti Scuola di P...

13:00 - 13:15
Sala della Vaccara

Awards ceremony Nunzio Bassi Prize

Fighting back: how should journalists respond against attacks?

Organized or state-instigated attacks against journalists, news organizations or the very idea of news itself range from intimidation to assassination: A social media campaign urging the gang rape of ...

14:00 - 15:15
Sala San Francesco

Fighting back: how should journalists respond against attacks?

Can journalism hold platforms accountable?

As platform companies have grown to mediate core aspects of our society, a central question has emerged of who should and can hold them accountable? With many governments unwilling or unable to govern...

14:00 - 15:15
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Can journalism hold platforms accountable?

Digital newsgathering and verification

This session will equip you with practical research tips and techniques to help you get more from using Google Search and Image Search. We'll point to data journalism tools that can help you research ...

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

Digital newsgathering and verification

Keep calm and slow down

As we saw in the 1980s with fast food spreading all over the world, today fast news is invading every space of information - bringing inaccuracy, non-verified and often completely fake news to audienc...

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

Keep calm and slow down

How to build digital strategy

'Real journalists need no analytics.' Thats what a tongue in cheek postcard made by design and consulting firm Edenspiekermann reads. The sass, however reflects a reality - that despite years of digit...

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

How to build digital strategy

Storytelling in the age of fake news

In this session, three experts on Russia and the former Soviet space will discuss the phenomenon of fake news, told within the context of modern Russia. Amie will moderate a panel between Natalia and ...

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

Storytelling in the age of fake news

Arts, graphics, new media: defying censorship and opening new doors for Middle East journalism 

The Arab world is changing, and so is its media, and its audience. A catchy headline is no longer capable of catching the busy reader’s eyes. Our usual news stories and reports have very little chan...

14:00 - 15:15
Sala della Vaccara

Arts, graphics, new media: defying censorship and opening new doors for Middle East journalism 

Cross borders! How to put collaborative journalism into practice

Stories don’t stop at national borders. More collaboration in the field of journalism is essential, as topics like global crime, climate change, or migration affect people, regions and economies acr...

14:00 - 15:15
Sala del Dottorato

Cross borders! How to put collaborative journalism into practice

The David Rossi case: the search for the truth

What is the truth about David Rossi? The investigation into the death of the manager of the Monte dei Paschi Bank, found dead on the evening of 6 March 2013 in the alley under the window of his office...

14:00 - 15:15
Sala dei Notari

The David Rossi case: the search for the truth

Her Story. Are we giving non-white women journalists enough agency to report on the stories they believe in?

Her Story will be a panel on the experience of women journalists who are not white European or American, and who are treated very differently from their white counterparts. "As a woman journalist wor...

14:00 - 15:15
Palazzo Sorbello

Her Story. Are we giving non-white women journalists enough agency to report on the stories they believe in?

CANCELLED. Is it possible to psychologically manipulate voters via Facebook?

This event has been cancelled. David Stillwell is unable to attend the festival. In the last couple of years interest has grown in communication techniques based on psychometric mechanisms, focusing ...

14:00 - 15:00
Teatro della Sapienza

CANCELLED. Is it possible to psychologically manipulate voters via Facebook?

Where millennial media went wrong

This talk by David Cohn will look at a class of millennial media companies and how they have changed the way the entire industry works. It will praise them to a certain extent. But this talk will also...

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

Where millennial media went wrong

On digital innovation: economic challenges for freelancers and niche publications

The following topics will be treated: the evolution of the journalistic market over the last year, advice for freelance journalists, the challenge of combining economic sustainability and news credibi...

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

On digital innovation: economic challenges for freelancers and niche publications

Don Matteo: how a TV series can promote the local area

Don Matteo. A special event, organised in association with the Regione Umbria, with the fiction Don Matteo, a series produced by Lux Vide in association with Rai fiction. How a TV series can prom...

15:00 - 16:30
Teatro Morlacchi

Don Matteo: how a TV series can promote the local area

The basics of data visualisations for newsrooms

What are the tools that experts use to create highly interactive and customised graphics? And what are the tools that you can use to quickly create a bar chart or map? Then I'll show you how you can c...

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

The basics of data visualisations for newsrooms

Measuring the news ecosystem

News publishers need distribution partners to survive online. But the news ecosystem is conflicted about what makes a fair relationship between platforms and publishers. How much traffic are publisher...

15:15 - 16:30
Sala San Francesco

Measuring the news ecosystem

EU, mobilise or throw in the towel!

While openly Eurosceptic forces are increasingly vocal, it is time for the pro-European camp to defend its values with passion and in the first person. It's no longer the time to just be spectators. ...

15:15 - 16:30
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

EU, mobilise or throw in the towel!

An unpublished story of repressions worldwide

Rights are being trampled on worldwide, the crisis map is colored by new problems every year. There are many peoples living under continuous repression, peoples who are denied not only democracy but a...

15:15 - 16:30
Teatro della Sapienza

An unpublished story of repressions worldwide

Automation, augmentation, and AI in the newsroom

The rise of Artificial Intelligence in the newsroom has been hyped as both the coming apocalypse and journalism's potential saviour. But how can we even begin to understand whether these hyperbole are...

15:15 - 16:30
Sala del Dottorato

Automation, augmentation, and AI in the newsroom

Protecting sources when national security is involved

Sources courageous enough to leak classified documents to the media do not benefit from any legal protection in Europe. Although the Tshwane principles have been supported by the Council of Europe sin...

15:15 - 16:15
Palazzo Sorbello

Protecting sources when national security is involved

The ethics of working with social media companies

In the wake of revelations about Cambridge Analytica and Facebook, it's more important than ever that journalists and their employers understand what they’re getting into when using the social media...

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

The ethics of working with social media companies

Disappearing act: what the decline of local beat journalists means for our democracies

Local newspapers have historically played a hugely important role in holding local elected representatives to account, unmasking dodgy councillors, nefarious property developers and more. It is these ...

15:15 - 16:30
Sala della Vaccara

Disappearing act: what the decline of local beat journalists means for our democracies

McMafia: from journalism to book to TV series. Global organised crime in a new light

In conversation with Misha Glenny, author of McMafia. Moderated by Mario Calabresi. In the book McMafia (2008) Misha Glenny, former correspondent of the BBC and The Guardian, wrote of the mafia as a ...

15:30 - 16:30
Sala dei Notari

McMafia: from journalism to book to TV series. Global organised crime in a new light

Robot journalism in the Global South: beyond the hype

Robot Journalism: beyond the hype. How newsrooms in the Global South are using drones, sensors, and satellites for investigative journalism. They were initially dismissed as gadgets for geeks, but dr...

16:00 - 17:15
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Robot journalism in the Global South: beyond the hype

Building and breaking disinformation campaigns

In this highly interactive session, attendees will break into groups to design a mock disinformation campaign aimed at manipulating the media into spreading a false story. Afterward, the groups will s...

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

Building and breaking disinformation campaigns

Sexual harassment in the newsroom

It's been several years since INSI carried out a survey into harassment in the newsroom and found that 1/3 women journalists had experience violence or harassment in the course of their work. In light...

16:15 - 17:30
Palazzo Sorbello

Sexual harassment in the newsroom

Listening leads to trust. Here’s how to help your newsroom listen better

Trust in media across the world is in decline. Fully two-thirds of people surveyed as part of Edelman’s Trust Barometer 2018 believe that media organizations are more interested in attracting big a...

16:30 - 17:45
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Listening leads to trust. Here’s how to help your newsroom listen better

Infowar and digital propaganda

The session aims to address the issue of digital propaganda and the new tools now available, starting from the definition of propaganda itself to then move on to considerations on the advent of the di...

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

Infowar and digital propaganda

Becoming the news. How ordinary people respond to the media spotlight

Presentation of the book Becoming the News. How Ordinary People Respond to the Media Spotlight by Ruth Palmer. Moderated by Anna Masera. What does it feel like to be featured, quoted, or just named i...

16:30 - 17:30
Sala San Francesco

Becoming the news. How ordinary people respond to the media spotlight

Tourism and data-driven information

"Marketing is no longer based on the things you do, but on the stories you tell". The session focuses on the importance of using Big Data to develop a company storytelling that can involve and guide u...

16:30 - 17:45
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Tourism and data-driven information

The Mediterranean refugee crisis: funding flows and migration routes

For months, journalists investigating the effects of injections of Italian and European funds into North Africa to stop migratory flows and externalize border control have reported on the routes that ...

16:30 - 17:45
Sala del Dottorato

The Mediterranean refugee crisis: funding flows and migration routes

Elements shaping the Middle East media landscape

Who wins public space to become the influencer of the global narrative, with far reaching impact on how we perceive of the world around us? A critical look at technology, the management of fake news, ...

16:30 - 17:45
Sala della Vaccara

Elements shaping the Middle East media landscape

Mosul Eye: the blogger who revealed to the world the atrocities of ISIS

Omar Mohammed, better known under the pseudonym Mosul Eye, is a history student who wrote on his blog about the atrocities of the Islamic State in the Iraqi city of Mosul. For almost two years, he sec...

16:45 - 17:45
Sala dei Notari

Mosul Eye: the blogger who revealed to the world the atrocities of ISIS

Ethics in the hotseat

The increasingly complex subject of ethics cuts across every region and across all sectors – business, government, sport, music, tech – everything. This panel will look at how we cover ethical iss...

16:45 - 17:45
Teatro della Sapienza

Ethics in the hotseat

Memory, the irreconcilable foe of all racisms

"World Jewry has been for sixteen years, in spite of our politics, an irreconcilable enemy of fascism". With these words Benito Mussolini announced the promulgation of the racial laws in Trieste on 18...

17:00 - 18:30
Teatro Morlacchi

Memory, the irreconcilable foe of all racisms

The Link Tax: safeguarding media pluralism in the EU copyright reform

A new EU law threatens the ability of small and independent publishers to reach new customers and compete with industry giants on merit. The “link tax” would put a price tag on small snippets of a...

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

The Link Tax: safeguarding media pluralism in the EU copyright reform

Don't call it f*** news ever again!

The antidote to the spread of hoaxes and propaganda? A concrete action at the cultural and professional level. Here's how to check sources, how not to be fooled by what seems true, how to use social m...

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

Don't call it f*** news ever again!

Weaken from within: Russia’s information age art of war

Moscow has been honing an information age art of war - through fake news, disinformation, leaks, and trolling - for more than a decade. How can free societies protect themselves? The panel will take ...

17:30 - 18:45
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Weaken from within: Russia’s information age art of war

Afghanistan: from the NATO intervention to the emergence of Isis. What does the future hold for the country?

17 years after the invasion of Afghanistan, the country's situation shows no signs of improvement. The peace talks with the Taliban have so far proved futile and the government controls only 65.6% of ...

17:30 - 18:45
Palazzo Sorbello

Afghanistan: from the NATO intervention to the emergence of Isis. What does the future hold for the country?

Media literacy unconference

The debate surrounding media literacy is often too focused on the impact of social media platforms (namely Facebook and Twitter) on the one hand, and the ability and responsibility of citizens to eval...

17:45 - 19:15
Sala della Vaccara

Media literacy unconference

Does journalism, and do journalists, still need WikiLeaks?

WikiLeaks was born with a very journalistic ideal in mind: bring transparency to the most untransparent organizations in the world. For years, it did just that. And its hacker founder Julian Assange n...

17:45 - 19:00
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Does journalism, and do journalists, still need WikiLeaks?

Journalists, meet your new overlords: when nerds run the show

Print is dying, and we all know digital is our future. Yet, year after year, at newspaper after newspaper, we keep putting print people in charge. We see the same phenomenon in broadcast as well. Yes,...

17:45 - 19:00
Sala del Dottorato

Journalists, meet your new overlords: when nerds run the show

Isolation, lawsuits and bombs

The new tactics used by criminals to stop independent investigative journalism, and how we can react by working in a team. From the recent murders of two journalists in Europe, to the isolation and ja...

17:45 - 19:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Isolation, lawsuits and bombs

Automated journalism in real life

How bots can help fact-checkers. Bill Adair, professor of journalism at Duke University and the founder of PolitiFact, will demonstrate new apps and tools that are being used by fact-checkers as part ...

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

Automated journalism in real life

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict: women on the march for peace

In conversation with Yael Deckelbaum and Meera Eilabouni of the Women Wage Peace movement. Moderated by Barbara Serra. The Women Wage Peace movement was set up immediately after the bloody clashes ...

18:00 - 19:00
Sala dei Notari

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict: women on the march for peace

1971. Never a dull moment: rock's golden year

Presentation of the book 1971. Never a dull moment: rock's golden year by David Hepworth. Moderated by Luca Valtorta. The Sixties ended a year late – on New Year's Eve 1970, when Paul McCartney ini...

18:00 - 19:00
Teatro della Sapienza

1971. Never a dull moment: rock's golden year

Hitler against Picasso and others. The Nazi obsession with art

Panel discussion and screening of the documentary Hitler against Picasso and others, produced by 3D Produzioni and Nexo Digital with the participation of Sky Arte HD, directed by Paolo Poli with the p...

19:00 - 20:45
Teatro della Sapienza

Hitler against Picasso and others. The Nazi obsession with art

Sea Sorrow. In conversation with Vanessa Redgrave

Screening of the documentary Sea Sorrow followed by a discussion and Q&A with Vanessa Redgrave, Carlo Nero and Carlotta Sami. Moderated by Barbara Serra. Sea Sorrow marks Vanessa Redgrave’s deb...

21:00 - 23:00
Sala dei Notari

Sea Sorrow. In conversation with Vanessa Redgrave

Propaganda Live

Video, spiegoni, tutorial, social, fumetti, la musica della Propaganda Live Orchestra. Tutto questo in una serata live assieme all'originale 'compagnia di giro' capitanata da Diego Bianchi. Un appunta...

22:00 - 23:30
Teatro Morlacchi

Propaganda Live

sunday 15

Fascisms of the third millennium, revisionism and negationism online

Stabilimenti balneari dove si celebra il fascismo. Turisti che visitano a frotte i luoghi mussoliniani e vi acquistano macabri memorabilia. Calciatori che, dopo aver segnato al Marzabotto, mostrano un...

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

Fascisms of the third millennium, revisionism and negationism online

From where the wind blows. The life of Nellie Bly, a free American girl

Presentazione libro di Nicola Attadio. Con Giulia Ciarapica e Marino Sinibaldi. Si tratta di una biografia molto raccontata di una giornalista americana vissuta a cavallo tra Ottocento e Novecento. U...

10:30 - 11:30
Sala della Vaccara

From where the wind blows. The life of Nellie Bly, a free American girl

How much trust do Italians have in the news?

Quanta fiducia hanno gli italiani nell'informazione? Quanta ne hanno in se stessi nella capacità di cercarla e selezionarla? E quali sono i media che vengono considerati più autentici? A questi que...

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

How much trust do Italians have in the news?

Digital content: new rights of use, re-use and responsibility

I contenuti digitali offrono possibilità d'uso e di rielaborazione delle informazioni estremamente flessibili ed efficaci. Il progressivo processo di dematerializzazione di tutti i contenuti ha radic...

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

Digital content: new rights of use, re-use and responsibility

Out of focus

Anteprima assoluta del film documentario FUORI FUOCO - durata 78' regia di: Rachid Benbrik, Erminio Colanero, Rosario Danise, Alessandro Riccardi, Slimane Tali, Thomas Fischer. Nel carcere di mass...

11:00 - 13:00
Cinema Postmodernissimo

Out of focus

Who's afraid of brand journalism?

The relationship between journalism and advertising has always been a two-way relationship; up-and-down but vital. The digital revolution has created the conditions for redefining this link, before th...

11:00 - 12:00
Sala del Dottorato

Who's afraid of brand journalism?

Journalism and revolt. Half a century after 1968

Journalism as "continuous censorship on the acts of power" (Jules Michelet), journalism as a sovereignty of facts, journalism as independent and even militant thought: half a century has passed since ...

11:00 - 12:00
Sala dei Notari

Journalism and revolt. Half a century after 1968

Schools, equality and democracy

State schooling, governed by articles 33 and 34 of the Italian Constitution, was conceived as one of the pillars of democracy under the banner of equality and the right to study. But after 70 years, w...

11:30 - 12:30
Sala della Vaccara

Schools, equality and democracy

War and the strength of women

"They built a cage for me so that my freedom would be their concession. That I should give thanks and obey. But I am free before and after them, with them and without them, I am free in victory and de...

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

War and the strength of women

Vintage communication skills

First part by Vera Gheno, talking about: the rules of an effective text, more effective than a viral text - long texts, short texts - Italian correct uber alles - content quality, depth, consistency. ...

12:00 - 13:15
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Vintage communication skills

In conversation with Giancarlo De Cataldo

Presentation of the book L'agente del caos by Giancarlo De Cataldo. Moderated by Marino Sinibaldi. Giancarlo De Cataldo is a magistrate, writer, screenwriter and author of Romanzo Criminale, which ...

12:00 - 13:00
Sala dei Notari

In conversation with Giancarlo De Cataldo

Local political hatred online

“Piccola città, bastardo posto”: l’odio istituzionale online in piccoli contesti di provincia e la sua corretta gestione I social network hanno azzerato le distanze tra i cittadini e le istitu...

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

Local political hatred online

Tweeting the election campaign

La campagna elettorale 2018 vista attraverso i tweet di un campione di protagonisti politici sotto la lente di ingrandimento dell’Osservatorio di Pavia. L’analisi mette in luce gli universi semant...

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

Tweeting the election campaign

Media pillory and the right to information

A distanza di oltre due cento anni dalla rivoluzione francese che la abolì, e dopo aver occupato tutti gli spazi disponibili nei media tradizionali, la gogna pubblica ha trovato nei social network nu...

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

Media pillory and the right to information

Discovery! Scientific research to boost Italy?

Presentation of the book Scoperta. L’Italia rinasce dalla ricerca scientifica? by Roberto Defez. In conversation with Elena Cattaneo and Marco Cattaneo. Scientific research is not a cultural luxur...

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

Discovery! Scientific research to boost Italy?

Forgotten news stories: how to bring them to light

Il panel si focalizzerà sugli accordi di riammissione tra Italia ed Europa ed i Paesi terzi dell’Africa, da dove derivano e come vengono usati i fondi italiani ed europei che vengono utilizzati e s...

14:30 - 15:45
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Forgotten news stories: how to bring them to light

Protection of journalists, mass surveillance and fundamental rights

Le statistiche riportano purtroppo una costante crescita delle minacce contro la libertà di stampa in generale e i giornalisti in particolare. La protezione della categoria dei giornalisti, non a cas...

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

Protection of journalists, mass surveillance and fundamental rights

Mafia money deluge: from Italy to the rest of the world via Europe

In line with the globalization of commercial traffic, for years the Italian mafias have been becoming more internationalized. Europe in particular has become a single field of action and interaction w...

15:00 - 16:00
Sala dei Notari

Mafia money deluge: from Italy to the rest of the world via Europe

Food! How the media deals with flavours, health, food economics and fake food news

Perchè si parla così tanto di cibo? Esiste vero e falso quando si parla di alimentazione? Che ruolo e che responsabilità hanno i media nella diffusione delle informazioni? Negli ultimi anni abbiam...

15:30 - 16:45
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello

Food! How the media deals with flavours, health, food economics and fake food news

New languages of graphic journalism: from reportages to comic strips to political cartoons

Un dibattito sull'evoluzione del linguaggio giornalistico nell'era dell'informazione per immagini. Alla presenza di giornalisti, illustratori e graphic journalist si vuole porre l'attenzione sulle nuo...

15:30 - 17:00
Sala del Dottorato

New languages of graphic journalism: from reportages to comic strips to political cartoons

Intersex and transgender people: beyond stereotypes

Intersex people (meaning people with congenital variations of sex characteristics) as well as transgender, non binary and gender non-conforming people: overcoming morbid curiosity and medicalisation. ...

15:30 - 17:00
Sala della Vaccara

Intersex and transgender people: beyond stereotypes

Political bots: disinformation at the click of a mouse

Esiste un argine alla disinformazione dilagante in Rete, specie in periodo elettorale? Questo "stato delle cose" diviene questione da affrontare nel mondo dell'informazione e nella democrazia. Esiste ...

15:45 - 17:00
Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Political bots: disinformation at the click of a mouse

Current and future infowars: an overview

Informazione e comunicazione sono visti da sempre come elementi essenziali delle capacità e della potenza degli Stati, delle imprese e finanche dei singoli cittadini. Conoscenza e comprensione delle ...

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

Current and future infowars: an overview

A day in court. In conversation with Roberta Petrelluzzi

16:00 - 17:00
Sala dei Notari

A day in court. In conversation with Roberta Petrelluzzi

How to best prepare parents and children for the new technological world

Grazie alla tecnologia, il mondo cambia molto più velocemente di qualsiasi epoca passata. Come prepararsi per questo? E come preparare i nostri figli? La maggior parte dei genitori teme le conseguen...

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

How to best prepare parents and children for the new technological world

Art in the dark

Il patrimonio culturale celato nei depositi dei musei e nei siti archeologici è immenso. Da tempo gli studiosi chiedono di trasformare queste risorse in qualcosa di fruibile. L’Umbria non è immune...

17:00 - 18:15
Sala della Vaccara

Art in the dark

Judicial and privacy limits on the use of drones for newsgathering

I droni sono un fantastico strumento di lavoro, sia per le redazioni che per i freelance. Nonostante la progressiva riduzione dei costi, la loro diffusione ha incontrato però rilevanti problemi legat...

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

Judicial and privacy limits on the use of drones for newsgathering

Videos, photos, social media: cultural journalism 3.0

Da YouTube alle #bookbreakfast, dalle video recensioni alle recensioni "fotografiche", come si sta evolvendo il giornalismo culturale? Spopolano i booktuber, i social si riempiono di nuovi personaggi ...

17:00 - 18:15
Sala del Dottorato

Videos, photos, social media: cultural journalism 3.0

Earthquake: reconstruction and the role of journalism

Sono trascorsi 20 mesi dai terremoti che hanno distrutto Amatrice, Arquata del Tronto e Accumoli. I temi della ricostruzione e delle grandi difficoltà che vivono migliaia di persone sono spariti dall...

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

Earthquake: reconstruction and the role of journalism

Lercio vs Giobbe. Migrations and invasions, from satire to fake news

From the barrage of allegedly false news of the special Lercio TV News, read by Giobbe Covatta, to the stage of the festival. From virtual to live, the collaboration between the actor, Lercio and Am...

17:30 - 19:00
Sala dei Notari

Lercio vs Giobbe. Migrations and invasions, from satire to fake news

Mafia life. Love. death and money in the heart of organised crime

Presentazione del libro Vita di mafia. Amore, morte e denaro nel cuore del crimine organizzato (Einaudi, 2017) di Federico Varese. M come Mafia. Dalla Russia alla Cina, dalla Grecia a Dubai. Un repo...

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

Mafia life. Love. death and money in the heart of organised crime

Big data, information and knowledge: value and risks

The workshop is dedicated to big data, a phenomenon with complex implications, a strategic lever in the knowledge society. The analysis intends to examine the relationship between big data, informatio...

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

Big data, information and knowledge: value and risks

Humanitarian corridors in the Mediterranean: operations, prospects, media representation

I corridoi umanitari, vie di accesso legali e sicure per i richiedenti asilo, sono una risposta concreta alle morti in mare o lungo le rotte clandestine. In poco meno di due anni, mille richiedenti a...

18:15 - 19:30
Sala della Vaccara

Humanitarian corridors in the Mediterranean: operations, prospects, media representation

Seizure of a journalists's computer and/or data: legal protections and remedies

Il sequestro o, comunque, la violazione illecita dei sistemi informatici dei giornalisti rischia di tradursi in un'importante intrusione in grado di pregiudicare, oltre che la confidenzialità delle f...

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

Seizure of a journalists's computer and/or data: legal protections and remedies

Music, theatre, TV: the worlds of Brunori Sas

21:00 - 22:30
Sala dei Notari

Music, theatre, TV: the worlds of Brunori Sas

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