You are exclusively invited to attend our News Impact Summit Prague (#NISPRG) on Friday 14 October 2016 at the andel’s by Vienna House Hotel (Address: Stroupežnického 21, 150 00 Praha 5, Czech Republic).
Co-organised by the European Journalism Centre (EJC) and the Google News Lab, in collaboration with Sourcefabric, this one full-day free public event will cover various aspects of innovation in journalism, from cross-platform strategies and visual data-driven storytelling to social media engagement and impact measurement through data analytics.
Participants will also have an opportunity to attend skills training workshops and hands-on sessions focusing on methods and tools for journalism, verification, data journalism and live-blogging.
Sign up now for this free event open to 200 editors, media managers, journalists, developers, designers, entrepreneurs, and students.
Our full-day programme will cover a wide range of topics and answer questions such as:
What are the best Social & Cross Platform Strategies in order to get closer to the audience? What can we learn from leading media such as CNN International, The Economist, and Die Welt?
How is BBC dealing with Online Visuals? What are the best practice visually-engaging storytelling?
How can one get started with Data Driven Journalism? What are the best examples of data collection by using sensor?
Why and how should one verify User-Generated Contents?
Why Source Protection comes into play and what are the methods to do it right?
How did the Czech journalists dive into the Panama Papers investigation?
What are the best approaches and methods for creating Social-Friendly Videos?
Here is the list of confirmed speakers:
Amanda Farnsworth, Head of Visual Journalism, BBC News – @farnsa
Rachel Rodriguez, Social Media Producer, CNN International – @rayrod
Jonathan Hoffmann, Chief Operating Officer, Project Syndicate – @jhoffmann13
Beata Biel, CEE Training Specialist, Google News Lab – @beatabiel
Denise Law, Community Editor, The Economist – @deniselaw_
Stephen K. Doig, Knight Chair in Journalism, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication – @sdoig
Jan Cibulka, Data Journalist, Czech Radio – @jancibulka
Kritsanarat Khunkham, Managing Editor, Die Welt – @kritsanarat
Marcel Šulek, Web Developer, Samizdat s.r.o. – @marcelsulek
Mandy Jenkins, Head of News, Storyful – @mjenkins
Fergus Bell, Founder, Dig Deeper Media & UGC Ethics Lead, ONA – @fergb
Veronika Divišová, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Sourcefabric – @sourceveronika
Wilfried Rütten, Director, European Journalism Centre (EJC) – @wilfriedruetten
Dan Williamson, Business Strategist, Wochit – @DanWMedia
Pavla Holcová, Founder, Czech Centre for Investigative Journalism – @pafak
Jeremy Druker, Executive Director and Editor-in-Chief, Transitions Online (TOL) – @JeremyDruker
… and more to come!