The IPI World Congress is organized by the International Press Institute (IPI).
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The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee is the recipient of the 2017 Free Media Pioneer Award in recognition of the group’s courageous and trailblazing work to prevent, combat and monitor attacks on journalists in one of the world’s most dangerous media environments.
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What's next? How will we reach audiences in the future? What will the business models look like? We don't know yet, but the next media accelerator (nma) aims to find those start-ups that will shake up the media industry. Teams from all over Europe and Israel will come to Hamburg for a six-month program, where nma will help them grow. Find out what the nma team have learned in the past two years and how they are trying to shape the future of the media industry.next media accelerator (nma) is initiated by the German Press Agency (dpa) and founded in 2015 in Hamburg by several media companies. The program is looking for scalable companies that bring innovation to the media industry and look for international markets.
Around the world, quality journalism is being challenged from all sides. The economic crisis, fuelled by rapid digital change, is putting pressure on traditional media. Connected with the rise of social media, trust in professional journalism is in decline. Moreover, political pressures are restricting freedom of expression in an increasing number of countries. What are the promising new business models and alternative media concepts that can support media professionalism and sustainability?
Organised in partnership with the Media Program South East Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS).
This Google News Lab session will equip you with practical research tips, case studies and examples from across Europe. We'll point to data journalism tools that can help you research and visualise your ideas, including a deep dive on how Google Trends can compliment your storytelling. From a breaking news situation to a feature length article - learn how Google Maps and Earth Pro images can complement social media posts or add a visual element to your articles. You'll dive in to storytelling with Maps, find examples with StreetView and discover tools where audio brings panoramic images to life.
Organised in partnership with the Google News Lab.
Improve your reporting skills, get tips for checking the reliability of content from social media sources, learn how to debunk false information and fake photos or videos on social networks.netzwerk recherche and Interlink Academy.
The European Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), a Vienna-based agency of the European Union, presents the Media Toolkit, a project being developed by journalists for journalists. Together with the participants,the FRA team will use a news example to analyse how to better reflect on the cardinal principles of journalism, such as truth and accuracy, fairness and impartiality, humanity (being aware of the impact of our words or images on others), and accountability. The discussion at this session will help to provide feedback for the development of an online educational platform to be included in the Toolkit.
As information, opinions and propaganda are increasingly intertwined on social and other media, have quality information and news lost value for our audiences? Can broadcast media build audiences, who cherish quality, in-depth journalism and develop the skills needed to recognize it? Are we successful in disseminating the values of public-interest journalism?
Journalism safety is no longer just the preserve of those deploying to war zones and disasters. From the threat of domestic terror attacks to the risks faced by those covering protests to the scourge of online harassment, the front lines are now closer to home.
This scenario-based interactive workshop delivered by experts from the International News Safety Institute's (INSI) will introduce ways that managers and media staff can better prepare themselves and their newsrooms to deal with the physical, emotional and digital threats to journalism safety.
We'll explore how to: