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Thank you all for joining IPI’s first ever virtual World Congress. Missed some of the IPIWoCo 2020 sessions? Watch the video recordings and read our recap of the sessions here. We are more than an event. We’re a MOVEMENT FOR JOURNALISM. An annual gathering of journalists & editors from globally-renowned media, organized by the International Press Institute (IPI).

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Tuesday, September 15
 

4:00pm CEST

Digital Transition: The Future has Already Happened!
Media super-innovators from Norway, Germany and South Africa will talk about audiences, journalism, products and revenues in the attention economy.

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Moderator / Host
avatar for Jacqui Park

Jacqui Park

Congress and Membership Adviser, International Press Institute (IPI)
Jacqui is an editor, media strategist and congress and membership adviser for the International Press Institute. She is a senior fellow for media innovation at the University of Technology, Sydney was the founding director for the Beta festival for media startups and innovators in... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Espen Egil Hansen

Espen Egil Hansen

Former Director of New Media Concepts, Schibsted
avatar for Ferial Haffajee

Ferial Haffajee

Associate Editor, Daily Maverick
Ferial Haffajee is a South African editor and journalist. She is currently associate editor at the Daily Maverick.Previously, Ferial was editor-in-chief at the Mail&Guardian and City Press, where teams working with her won numerous investigative journalism awards. She is a regular... Read More →
avatar for Wolfgang Krach

Wolfgang Krach

Editor-in-Chief, Süddeutsche Zeitung
Wolfgang Krach is editor-in-chief of “Süddeutsche Zeitung”, the largest selling national quality newspaper in Germany, based in Munich. Wolfgang studied philosophy, worked for several news agencies (AP, Reuters, DPA) and served as Munich correspondent for the regional daily “Donaukurier... Read More →



Tuesday September 15, 2020 4:00pm - 5:00pm CEST
 
Thursday, September 17
 

5:00pm CEST

Journalism Navigating the Platforms
How has journalism been shaped by the big social platforms, and how does it usefully occupy the space it has carved out for itself?

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Moderator / Host
avatar for David Cohn

David Cohn

Co-founder and senior director, Subtext
David Cohn founded Spot.us, was the Chief Content Officer of Circa when it first started, was an Executive Producer at AJ+ and now does R&D for Advance Digital.

Speakers
avatar for Emre Kizilkaya

Emre Kizilkaya

Project editor, journo.com.tr
Emre Kizilkaya is the vice president of IPI’s National Committee in Turkey and the project editor of journo.com.tr, a non-profit platform for the country’s next-generation journalists. He was selected as the Digital Journalist of the Year by the Turkish Journalists’ Association... Read More →
avatar for Emily Bell

Emily Bell

Director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia University
Emily Bell is founding director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School and a leading thinker, commentator and strategist on digital journalism. Established in 2010, the Tow Center has rapidly built an international reputation for research into the intersection of technology and journalism. The majority of Bell’s care... Read More →



Thursday September 17, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
 
Tuesday, September 22
 

2:00pm CEST

When Covid-19 Spreads Attacks on Press Freedom
States and non-state actors are exploiting the emergency to turn the screws on press freedom - everything from denying access through misapplied fake news laws to arrests and charges. IPI has been tracking these violations and press freedom restrictions from the beginning and we’ll share our conclusions and observations on the trends we identified; we will talk about what the greatest risks are and what we need to do about it.

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Moderator / Host
avatar for Barbara Trionfi

Barbara Trionfi

Executive Director, International Press Institute (IPI)

Speakers
avatar for Supriya Sharma

Supriya Sharma

Executive Editor, Scroll.in
Supriya Sharma is the Executive Editor of Scroll.in, India's leading independent digital news organisation, known for its investigative reporting and critical commentary. She has previously worked with the television news broadcaster NDTV and the largest circulated English-language... Read More →
avatar for Lina Ejeilat

Lina Ejeilat

Executive Editor, 7iber
Lina Ejeilat is a co-founder and Executive Editor of 7iber.com, an award-winning online magazine that publishes in-depth multimedia content and critical analysis on Jordan and the Arab region. She holds a M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University in New York, and a BSc in Electrical... Read More →
avatar for Glenda M. Gloria

Glenda M. Gloria

Managing Editor and Co-Founder, Rappler.com
Glenda has been a journalist for more than 3 decades now. She has worked for Philippine newspapers and foreign news agencies, as well as the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism. In the dying days of the Estrada administration in 2001, she co-founded Newsbreak, which started... Read More →
avatar for Tabani Moyo

Tabani Moyo

Director, MISA Zimbabwe
Tabani Moyo is the Country Director for MISA Zimbabwe. He has been with the organisation for 10 years, three of these as Director. He is also a general council member for IFEX - a global network on freedom of expression and a committee member for SADC IGF. In addition, he is the chairperson... Read More →



Tuesday September 22, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm CEST

5:00pm CEST

International News Providers on the Front Lines of Press Freedom
Two editors discussing challenges of managing the operations to cover countries that are closing in, not welcoming to foreign reporters and international media.

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Speakers
avatar for Stephen J. Adler

Stephen J. Adler

Editor-in-Chief, Reuters
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John Micklethwait

Editor-in-Chief, Bloomberg
John Micklethwait is the Editor-in-Chief of Bloomberg where he oversees editorial content across all Bloomberg platforms, including its news, newsletters, magazines, opinion, television, radio and digital properties, as well as its research services including Bloomberg Intelligence. Prior to joining Bloomberg in February 2015, Mickle... Read More →



Tuesday September 22, 2020 5:00pm - 5:45pm CEST
 
Thursday, September 24
 

5:00pm CEST

Fake News! Whose Problem is it?
Does fake news drive out the real? Does bad journalism create the conditions for mistrust? And whose job is it to solve the problem?

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Moderator / Host
avatar for Damaso Reyes

Damaso Reyes

Founder, Clarify.Media
Damaso is the founder of Clarify.Media and has been a journalist for more than twenty years. His work has been published by The New York Times, The Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, The San Francisco Chronicle, and Der Spiegel . Previous assignments and projects have taken him to countries including Rwanda... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Craig Newmark

Craig Newmark

Founder, craigslist & Craig Newmark Philanthropies
Craig Newmark is a Web pioneer, philanthropist, and leading advocate. Most commonly known for founding the online classified ads service craigslist, Newmark works to support and connect people and drive broad civic engagement.In 2016, he founded Craig Newmark Philanthropies to advance... Read More →
avatar for Cristina Tardáguila

Cristina Tardáguila

Associate Director, International Fact-Checking Network
Cristina Tardáguila is the International Fact-Checking Network’s Associate Director. Since 2014, Tardáguila has dedicated her professional life to verification. She is the founder of Agência Lupa, the first fact-checking initiative in her home country of Brazil, and also responsible... Read More →
avatar for Craig Silverman

Craig Silverman

Media Editor, BuzzFeed News
Craig Silverman is an award-winning author and journalist and one of the world's leading experts on online misinformation, fake news, and the attention economy. He is the media editor of BuzzFeed News where he leads a global beat covering platforms, online misinformation, and media... Read More →



Thursday September 24, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm CEST

6:00pm CEST

The New Authoritarian Populism Recipe: Undermining Media, Inflating Fear and Disinformation
Authoritarian populism paints journalists as “enemies of the people”, combining state power with public agitation to undermine independent media. What do we do about that?

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Moderator / Host
avatar for Anya Schiffrin

Anya Schiffrin

Director, Columbia - School of International and Public Affairs

Speakers
avatar for Masha Gessen

Masha Gessen

Author, Staff writer, The New Yorker
Masha Gessen is the author of eleven books, including the National Book Award-winning The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia and The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin. A staff writer at The New Yorker and the recipient of numerous awards... Read More →
avatar for Daniela Pinheiro

Daniela Pinheiro

Former Editor-in-Chief, Época, Thomson Reuters Foundation
Daniela Pinheiro is the first woman appointed editor-in-chief of a weekly magazine in Brazil. A former JSK Knight (JSK) Fellow in Journalism at Stanford University, she was the editor-in-chief of the weekly news and analysis magazine Época from February 2018 until September 2019... Read More →
avatar for Márton Gergely

Márton Gergely

Editor, HVG
Márton Gergely is lead editor of Hungary's largest current affairs weekly HVG. Gergely reads History and Journalism in Budapest and Hamburg. He was a contributor of the Hungarian weekly Magyar Narancs, and after an internship became a correspondent for the Berlin daily taz, die tageszeitung... Read More →



Thursday September 24, 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm CEST
 
Tuesday, September 29
 

4:00pm CEST

When Journalism is at Work, not at War
Two game-changing political leaders: Trump & Modi. Journalists are at work, but they’re at war. How does that work?

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Moderator / Host
avatar for Anita Pratap

Anita Pratap

Contributing Editor, The Week

Speakers
avatar for Siddharth Varadarajan

Siddharth Varadarajan

Founding Editor, The Wire
Siddharth Varadarajan is a Founding Editor of The Wire  He was earlier the Editor of The Hindu and is a recipient of the Shorenstein Journalism Award and the Ramnath Goenka Award for Journalist of the Year. He taught Economics at New York University and Journalism at the University... Read More →
avatar for Steve Coll

Steve Coll

Dean of Columbia Journalism School, Columbia University
Steve Coll, Dean of Columbia Journalism School since 2013, is a staff writer at the New Yorker, the author of eight books of nonfiction, and a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Between 1985 and 2005, he was a reporter, foreign correspondent and senior editor at the Washington... Read More →



Tuesday September 29, 2020 4:00pm - 4:45pm CEST

5:00pm CEST

More Than a Horse Race: Covering the US Elections
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Moderator / Host
avatar for John Mulholland

John Mulholland

Editor-in-Chief, Guardian US

Speakers
avatar for Stephen Engelberg

Stephen Engelberg

Editor-in-Chief, ProPublica
Stephen Engelberg was the founding managing editor of ProPublica from 2008–2012, and became editor-in-chief on January 1, 2013. He came to ProPublica from The Oregonian in Portland, where he had been a managing editor since 2002. Before joining The Oregonian, Mr. Engelberg worked... Read More →
avatar for Tia Mitchell

Tia Mitchell

Washington correspondent, Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)
Tia Mitchell is Washington correspondent for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. In this role, she writes about Georgia’s congressional delegation, campaigns, elections and the impact that decisions made in D.C. have on residents of the Peach State.Prior to joining the paper in 2017, Tia spent her entire career in Florida covering local and state government... Read More →
avatar for Sally Buzbee

Sally Buzbee

Senior Vice President and Executive Editor, Associated Press (AP)
Sally Buzbee is the Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of The Associated Press. She oversees global news operations and news content in text, photos and video from journalists based in more than 260 locations worldwide.Previously Buzbee served as Washington bureau chief for... Read More →



Tuesday September 29, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
 
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