humanitarian crises 2018

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wednesday 11

thursday 12

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

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

friday 13

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

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

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

saturday 14

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 

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

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

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?

sunday 15

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

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

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