Journalism events diary

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Digital Media Europe 2020

Date: 10 - 11 November 2020

Details: #DME20 is launching a two-day conference focused on subscription strategy and marketing. It is a combination of expert keynotes, intimate roundtables, and targeted networking. This time it will also have a special focus on the subscription challenge for local publishers, with experience learned from its Table Stakes Europe programme.

Venue: Vienna, Austria

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World Press Freedom Conference

Date: 18 - 20 October 2020

Details: The 2020 conference will be hosted by UNESCO and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It will take place at the World Forum in The Hague, a city known for its role in international peace and justice. Both organisers call upon those active in the field of press freedom to participate in WFPDC 2020. The event will also feature on the third day the first-ever World Press Freedom Festival. The conference and festival are being held in the run-up to World Press Freedom Day on 3 May.

Venue: The Hague, The Netherlands

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Northern Waves TV 2020

Date: 8 October 2020

Details: Northern Waves is a one-day conference to help form a large inner circle within the fast paced TV-Tech Industry. The conference launched for the first time in 2018 and is already endorsed by most Scandinavian broadcasters and pay-TV operators. Reputable and experienced names across a multitude of roles will speak, debate, agree and disagree on various relevant current topics that keep us all on our toes, every day of the week.

Venue: Oslo, Norway

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INMA Media Innovation Week

Date: 5 - 9 October 2020

Details: This event will start with a Seminar Monday where you can meet with industry peers during one of two pre-conference seminars. It will continue with the Media Conference that will look at changing revenue and brand dynamics impacting the relationship between content and audiences. It will conclude with a Silicon Docks study tour.

Venue: Dublin, Ireland

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Digital Innovators' Summit 2020

Date: 14 - 16 September 2020

Details: Europe's annual premium event for media companies. Now in its 13th year, DIS is a must-attend event — an essential platform for quality media to share insights and innovation.

Venue: Estoril, Portugal

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DW Global Media Forum - POSTPONED

New date: 14-15 June 2021

Original date: 6 - 7 July 2020

Details: The Global Media Forum 2020 will discuss the opportunities as well as challenges to established players and newcomers alike, and examine what contributions the digitisation of media and news can make to safeguarding the values of pluralism around the world.

Venue: Bonn, Germany

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Newsrewired - VIRTUAL

New date: 29 June - 2 July 2020

Original date: 4 June 2020

Details: As the media industry continues to be disrupted by the effects of the covid-19 pandemic, decided to bring our Newsrewired conference online.

The event will feature four expert panels shedding light on the most pressing problems the media industry is facing during the coronavirus pandemic; four practical workshops that will help you navigate this crisis and plan for the future of your organisation; and private networking group on LinkedIn as now is a great time to connect with fellow media professionals from all around the world.

Venue: online

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Global Fact 7

Date: 24 - 27 June 2020

Details: For the seventh year running, the Global Fact-Checking Summit (Global Fact) will bring together fact-checkers, journalists, scholars and representatives of tech platforms, as well as other professionals and students interested in this form of journalism.

It will be a practitioner's conference, where participants will come together to share their experiences and learn about best practices to implement in their own work.

Venue: Oslo, Norway

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LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism - CANCELLED

Date: 24 - 28 June 2020

Details: The LUMIX Festival honours, in several categories, young and socially engaged 21st-century photojournalism that actively investigates political, cultural, social, ecological and technological processes. The focus is directed at journalistic, transmedia narrative formats and current perspectives of the documentary.

Venue: Hannover, Germany

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72nd World News Media Congress

Date: 17 - 19 September 2020

Details: This conference offers editors and journalists the opportunity to analyse and discuss the news media industry’s challenges at its current crossroads between content and technology, advertising and readership, cooperation and competitiveness – while enjoying one of the best places to be while they are at it.

Venue: Zaragoza, Spain

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3rd Global Constructive Journalism Conference - POSTPONED

Original date: 1 - 2 June 2020

Details: The 3rd Global Constructive Journalism Conference brings together the best brains and hearts from inside and outside our profession to look further than digital disruption and business models in order to explore journalism's role in society. Learn about journalism that "goes beyond the problem"; unpacking solutions to the world's challenges, embracing the nuances of complex issues and facilitating calm, curious conversations.

Venue: London, UK

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