Journalism

No place for Silence- Freedom of Expression in Mexico

This article is by Marcela Zendejas (@marcezendejas) and Darío Ramírez (@Dariormrs) – Article19 Mexico

 

In Mexico, under the current president Enrique Peña Nieto, a journalist is attacked on average every 26 hours. This figure is double that of 48 hours under the former president Felipe Calderon. In the first two years of his administration, Peña Nieto was able to manipulate the […]

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    Activist, Unicorn or Content Curator? What do today’s journalists need to be?

Activist, Unicorn or Content Curator? What do today’s journalists need to be?

Julia Ziemer shares notes from the International Journalism Festival 2015 #IJF15, a free five-day festival in Perugia, Italy where journalists and media professionals from around the world debate and discuss current issues affecting journalism.

In his keynote speech at the International Journalism Festival 2015, Jeff Jarvis professor at J-School, City University NYC, described his new ‘Social Journalism’ course where students are taught to […]

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News in the mobile era

Gabriela Lemionet reports on the inaugural Online News Asscociation conference: ONA London: Mobile on 6th March 2015

We often hear there’s a crisis in journalism. Some complain: “Nobody cares anymore.” A couple of weeks ago, I read on my Facebook feed that a friend was accusing people for being more interested in the colours of a dress rather than following […]

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The best Tweets from #Polis2015

Polis Conference 2015 on Journalism and Elections was held in 27th March. A discussion on twitter with the hashtag #Polis2015 was unfolding during the conference.

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The Rising Tide of Social Media

With the European Broadcasting Union Polis hosted 100 social media managers from public service media organisations across Europe for a day’s workshop to talk about the challenges they face and the opportunities they have created. Polis intern Alessandro Volonté @alexvolonte reports.

Social media are fundamentally reshaping what it means to do good journalism in the public interest. After years of […]

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