iMEdD JOURNALISM FORUM 2020

Journalism Forum 2020

On February 2020 iMEdD celebrated its one-year operation anniversary with a 24hour event dedicated to journalism and its people. About 1000 professionals from the wider industry of journalism, visited 3A Stadiou street to attend the discussions held during the day: “Journalism Ethics”, “Artificial Intelligence and Journalism”, “The 10 most important stories of the decade and their impact on journalism”, the workshops: “Virtual Reality & 360° Videos in Journalism”,” Introduction to Data Journalism”,” Finding Resources for Journalism Projects”,” Digital Security for Journalists”, the press première of the documentary film “Agora II – Chained”, by Giorgos Avgeropoulos, the presentation of the “Lab” -the most recent pillar of the organisation – or one of the other parallel events, such as the AR experience, the Silent podcasts, the post-midnight screenings of journalism-related films etc.

30 industry professionals from Greece and abroad participated as speakers, trainers, or moderators, offering their knowledge, experience, and opinions in a discussion that started on Friday morning and ended in …the morning after. Theodosis Michos, Danai Nielsen and Dannic, were on the decks for the party that followed.

In 2019, more than 20 programs implemented in the framework of 4 active pillars: Incubator, Ideas Zone, Lab & Bridge, with more than 100 lecturers, mentors and associates and more than 800 participants getting together in order to promote and strengthen transparency, credibility and independence in journalism.

30 SPEAKERS
10 SESSIONS
1000 PARTICIPANTS
24 HOURS NON STOP

AGENDA

day 1
07 Feb.
WORKSHOP
Digital Security for Journalists, by “Free Press Unlimited”
WORKSHOP
Fundraising for Journalism Projects, by “Arena for Journalism”
WORKSHOP
Introduction to Data Journalism, by the “Centre of Investigative Journalism”
WORKSHOP
Virtual Reality & 360° Videos in Journalism, by ”VR360.gr”
PANEL
JOURNALISM ETHICS: Dilemmas and challenges of journalists today
Younes Mjahed
President International Federation of Journalists & President Moroccan Syndicate of Journalists
Lefteris Pitarakis
Chief Photographer for The Associated Press Turkey
Yiannis Pantelakis
Journalist, Author of the book “The Lost Dignity of Journalism” (Η Χαμένη Τιμή της Δημοσιογραφίας)
Aggelos Petropoulos
News Manager, ANTENNA TV
PANEL
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & JOURNALISM: Machines learn how to “write” news
Łukasz Król
Technology and digital security researcher working with the College of Europe in Natolin
Ruth Kühn
Deutsche Welle Technology Management Projects & Development
Nikolaos Mavridis
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Founder and Director Interactive Robots and Media Lab, Researcher NCSR Demokritos
Mattia Peretti
Manager of the project ‘Journalism AI’ at Polis, The London School of Economics and Political Science
Kelly Kiki
Project Manager iMEdD Lab, Data Journalist
PANEL
#TENTWENTY: The most important stories of the decade and their impact on journalism
SCREENING
Press Première: “AGORA II – Chained” by Υorgos Avgeropoulos
PLENARY
Q&A about “AGORA II – Chained” with Υorgos Avgeropoulos
Yorgos Avgeropoulos
Cinematographer, Journalist
PLENARY
iMEdD Update & Lab Presentation
Anna-Kynthia Bousdoukou
iMEdD Managing Director, SNF DIALOGUES Executive Director, Journalist
Stratis Trilikis
iMEdD Programs Director, Journalist
Kelly Kiki
Project Manager iMEdD Lab, Data Journalist
Thanasis Troboukis
Project Manager iMEdD Lab, Data Journalist
PLENARY
Party & DJ Sets
SCREENING
Movies Night

TESTIMONIALS