When: April 11-15, 2018
Where: Perugia, Italy
What is it? One of the biggest and most renowned journalism festivals in the world. An ideal place to meet for reporters, storytellers, media scholars, media project managers, digital innovators. Keynotes and workshops are free of charge.
Why are we there? Short answer: It’s one of those must-attend events (300+ speakers from 50 countries, 700+ sessions/talks/workshops). Longer answer: We’ll exchange ideas with colleagues from all over the world, and DW (Research & Cooperation projects and other departments) will extensively contribute to the festival’s program again:
- Our Wilfried Runde will give a lightning talk on innovation by public service media news labs.
- Our Jochen Spangenberg will be part of a tech & social media called Automating verification? The role of technology in the verification process: status, activities and challenges.
- Head of Digital Programming Ellen Schuster will talk about DW’s experiments with Facebook Live.
- Managing Director Guido Baumhauer will present 5 ways of embracing digital in legacy media.
Photo (by Tilman Wagner): DW’s ReCo Team hosting a session at last year’s IJF