Journalism events diary

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News Impact Summit - Identity & Inclusion: Local News With Diverse Voices

Date: 6 December 2019

Details: At this Summit, we will present initiatives that are reaching underserved communities by innovating with social media. Some are building platforms to fight misinformation. Others are investing in diverse teams and new storytelling formats to talk about, and challenge, stereotypes of poverty, discrimination and gender.

Venue: Munich, Germany

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News Impact Summit - Covering Politics in the Misinformation Age

Date: 15 November 2019

Details: How can journalists provide reliable information in a sea of information, misinformation and data? During this summit, experts will tell us how to make the most of digital tools to cover elections, by sharing experiences that range from creating new apps to deliver election results in real time to smartphones, to experimenting with platforms that flag and debunk misinformation during elections.

Venue: Lyon, France

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Solutions Journalism Summit

Date: 8-11 November 2019

Details: The Solutions Journalism Summit is SJN's annual gathering of unbelievably smart and fun journalists from around the world focused on (or interested in) reporting on how people are responding to social problems. Together over 2.5 days, we’ll explore best practices, new ideas, and potential collaborations between the roughly 90 attendees and SJN team members.

Venue: Sundance, Utah

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The Power of Storytelling

Date: 18-19 October 2019

Details: The theme for the 9th edition is Heal, as the event will touch on the power of stories to mend the world, patch our collective wounds, alleviate some of our pain, and bring solace.

The fantastic lineup of speakers will share both craft tips about how we can all become better at the stories we tell - as communicators, as journalists, as leaders -, but also inspire us to think beyond story format and delivery to the deeper meaning of our words, pictures or images.

Venue: Bucharest, Romania

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News Impact Summit - A New Era for Climate Change Reporting

Date: 7 October 2019

Details: In this summit, we will showcase innovative ways of changing the way we tell stories about the climate. We will look at journalistic projects that use mapping and open source intelligence to link climate and data analysis. How can news organisations produce immersive storytelling that helps the audience understand and appreciate the urgency and complexity of climate change?

Venue: Birmingham, UK

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INMA Media Innovation Week

Date: 23-27 September 2019

Details: INMA will guide you through news industry best practices and strategies from the leading European news media companies, with a special emphasis on Germany: a European News Media Conference, a Local Reader Revenue Symposium, a German Media Study Tour and an editorial-focused Scoopcamp specifically for innovative storytellers.

Venue: Hamburg, Germany

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Festival de l’info locale

Date: 27-28 June 2019

Details: Two days of workshops and panels will provide participants with the latest tips and best practices for reporting on local issues. Essential topics will include audience growth and content monetisation for local newsrooms.

Venue: Nantes, France

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Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists

Date: 27 June 2019

Details: The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists will hold a one-day programme, featuring Wharton profs Gad Allon and Mauro Guillen. Prof. Allon will present on "Scaling Ventures: The Playbook for Profitable Growth.” Prof. Guillen will present on “New Business Opportunities in the 21st Century.” The seminar will allow full-time business journalists to improve their reporting skills and gain valuable insights through faculty lectures and dynamic discussion. The sessions are complimentary, but space is limited. Apply here.

Venue: London, UK

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GEN Summit

Date: 19-21 June 2019


The GEN Summit brings to stage a host of diverse speakers, who are at the forefront of journalism, media, and technology, to share their ideas and challenge the future of news.

Venue: Athens, Greece

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'Can traditional media cut it with Gen Z?'

Date: 20 June 2019

Details: Four panellists discuss how the traditional media can cut it with Gen Z.

Venue: London, UK

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How To Work With Influencers

Date: 27 June 2019

Details: Social media influencers have become a huge part of our daily lives and, more importantly, the daily lives of our readers. But what does that mean for magazines? Should we be making them part of our content ecosystem? And, if so, how can we partner with the right ones?

We’ve assembled a panel of influencers and experts to discuss the relationship between influencers and magazines.

Venue: London, UK

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NUJ Women in Photography

Date: 19 June 2019

Details: According to the 2018 report The State of News Photography almost 70 per cent of women photographers said they faced discrimination in the workplace. This NUJ Photographers’ Council event will look at the barriers facing women and how the union can support women photographers and videographers and stop the disproportionate number leaving the industry.

This one-day event brings together industry experts, photographer organisations and networks, photographers and videographers and NUJ officers and officials to discuss the issues.

Venue: London

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Solutions Journalism London Mixer

Date: 20 June 2019

Details: Join the Solutions Journalism Network for an afternoon gathering of London-based solutions journalism practitioners, as well as those who are just "sojo-curious.”

Come if you'd like to meet other reporters and editors working on solutions journalism stories; find out about SJN's resources; and join in a discussion on how to meet the challenges of doing and publishing solutions journalism.

Venue: London, UK

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ACI Publishers Summit

Date: 19-20 June 2019

Details: For its third edition, the conference will give updates on the drivers and trends of the quickly evolving publishing industry.

Over the two days, the event will bring together key industry stakeholders from the publishing industry: publishers, technology providers, design/UX/CX and advertising companies, to hear case studies and discuss during interactive sessions & panel discussion.

Venue: London, UK

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Feature writing workshop

Date: 4 July 2019

Details: In this Delayed Gratification class you will learn how to come up with compelling features ideas that editors will want to commission, the golden rules for pitching stories, how to be recommissioned over and again, how to write sensational long form features, how to conduct interviews and how to survive as a freelance features writer.

Venue: London, UK

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