FAQ

Here you can find answers to the most common questions we receive. If you still have questions pls email us at [email protected] – Subject: Journalism Week 2022 or use the contact form.

What is iMEdD’s International Journalism Week 2022?

iMEdD's International Journalism Week 2022 "A Matter of Trust" is the fourth edition of an annual gathering of journalists, initiated by iMEdD nonprofit journalism organization. Each year, journalists and media professionals from Greece and around the world come together to discuss new methods and tools, exchange ideas, address concerns and build a strong community in a bid for a better journalism.

What is the theme of iMEdD’s International Journalism Week 2022?

In 2022 the event brings into focus the trust crisis in journalism, attempting to take a deeper look into the underlying causes and consequences of the issue, and come up with possible solutions. Renowned Greek and international speakers, journalists, media professionals, and the public will participate and share their experiences through a series of panel discussions, keynote speeches, specialized workshops, and much more.

When and where does the event take place?

iMEdD's International Journalism Week 2022 "A Matter of Trust", which was initially scheduled to take place with physical presence in Athens on 11 & 12 February 2022, but has been postponed due to the exceptional health conditions prevailing in Greece and internationally. The new dates are 5-9 October 2022. The venue is the Athens Conservatoire.

Who organises the event?

The Forum is organised by iMEdD (incubator for Media Education and Development). iMEdD is a nonprofit Journalism organisation founded in 2018, courtesy of a donation from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF). Its mission is to support and increase transparency, credibility, and independence in journalism, in an effort to promote excellence in the field.

Find out more about iMEdD HERE

What is the code of conduct for the event?

The organisers of iMEdD's International Journalism Week 2022 "A Matter of Trust" are strong believers in diversity and welcome participants regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, or disability. Discrimination, sexual harassment, or other inappropriate conduct will not be tolerated and will be grounds for expulsion from the Forum.

How can I attend?

Registration is open (click the yelow button at the upper right corner).Participation is free of charge.

Do I need to register?

Yes. All visitors are required to register online at least a day before the event kicks off.

Is there a registration fee?

No. iMEdD is a nonprofit organization and all iMEdD events, programs and initiatives are always free of charge.

Do I need to be a journalist to attend the event?

The event is addressed to Journalists and Media Professionals from Greece and abroad. A selection process for members of the public to attend selected sessions, will take place through a separate procedure to be announced on this website.

Who are the event speakers?

The 2022 speakers list constantly being updated and can be found HERE.

What is the event schedule?

The 2022 programme can be found HERE.

Will other organisations be involved?

Yes, we have many partners getting involved in the event. During iMEdD's International Journalism Week "A Matter of Trust", you will also be able to connect with other organisations, media outlets, nonprofit newsrooms and NGOs participating in the Event’s “networking village”. It’s a great place to link up with others, share ideas and find resources.

Will sessions be live-streamed?

Selected sessions will be live-streamed. Live-streams will be available for viewing on the event’s website. All live-streamed sessions will feature a Watch-Live Button on the Agenda page.

Will sessions be available on-demand?

Yes. Selected sessions will be recorded and available for viewing after the event. Additional content, such as interviews and summary videos, will also become available after the event.

Will sessions be recorded?

All sessions are “on the record” and subject to being photographed, video/audio-recorded, screen captured, and live-streamed. Attendees, speakers and exhibitors may be captured via these formats. All sessions, materials and activities are subject to recording and may be reproduced in part or whole, and distributed or used in any way.

What language will the sessions be conducted in?

All sessions will be conducted in Greek or English, depending on the session topic and speaker composition.

Will interpretation be provided?

Simultaneous English-Greek interpretation will be provided via headphones for all sessions. The language of each session will be indicated in the online programme and in the event's brochure that all participants will receive upon their entry in the event's venue.

Will internet access be provided?

Free WiFi will be provided for all attendees.

I want a press pass to cover the event; How can I get it?

If you wish to cover the event or book a specific interview with one of the speakers, please email us at [email protected] or use the contact form att. Vasso Batsomitrou (Communication Manager), mentioning your name, media outlet and request.

How can I stay up to date with iMEdD's International Journalism Week "A Matter of Trust"?

Learn first all latest updates about the Forum by subscribing to the event’s newsletter found on this website. If you want to stay updated about other iMEdD events and programs, you can also subscribe to iMEdD’s newsletter and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The hashtags for the 2022 event is #aMatterofTrust & #JW22.