This June, Polis hosted speakers from across the media to talk about their insights in to topics including new trends, positive news, investigative reporting and reporting humanitarian crises.
Jodie Jackson from the Constructive Journalism Project on her insights into the psychological benefits of consuming more ‘constructive’ news.
Kieran Yates– Freelance Journalist and Editor on her route into journalism through unconventional means
Leslie Knott, a Producer from Tigernest Films on her film projects in Lebanon and Afghanistan
Luke Harding from The Guardian on his work on Wikileaks, Snowden files and the Panama Papers
Alana Coates– Engagement Editor, The Financial Times on how the FT is taking a new approach to engaging with audiences across platforms
Catherine Mayer– author and journalist on her career and latest project- being co-founder of the Women’s Equality Party
Helena Horton– Telegraph Trending Journalist on designing polls and quizzes to engage readers