FUND TO SUPPORT LEBANON’S NEWS INDUSTRY

The Facebook Journalism Project, in collaboration with the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), has announced that it will invest $300,000 in a new program that aims to support the stabilisation and recovery needs of journalists and news organisations in Lebanon affected by the tragic explosion in Beirut on August 4.

DW-AKADEMIE DEVELOP MEDIA VIABILITY INDICATORS

Now, more than ever, a clear understanding is needed of how news media outlets can stay – or become – viable. To aid this, DW Akademie has developed a new set of Media Viability Indicators to allow media managers, media development experts, donors, and academics to gather data and evidence of viability by evaluating individual media outlets or entire information ecosystems.

JOINT EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR JOURNALISM AND MEDIA SUPPORT

To mark World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) 2020, GFMD, the International Civil Society Organization on the Safety of Journalists Coalition, and numerous GFMD members, partners, and affiliate networks have launched an emergency appeal for support for journalism organisations and independent media in response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

HOW TO MINIMIZE THE IMPACT OF THE COVID-19 CRISIS ON YOUR MEDIA BUSINESS

At times like these, media managers, editors, and owners may feel powerless at the destruction of the economic foundations their outlets are built on. While we can’t make brands advertise when they don’t want to or replace every live event with a webinar, there are steps news executives can take to limit the losses they are facing.

DIGITAL MEDIA EUROPE 2019

1-2 April 2019 – Vienna, Austria
Featuring panel discussions, intimate Q&As and extensive networking opportunities, DME’19 is set to examine solutions to the issues facing publishers in this period of rapid change.

DIGITAL PLATFORMS, REGULATION, AND MEDIA SUSTAINABILITY: A LESSON FOR EUROPE FROM DOWN UNDER

Given the reality of today’s online environment and what it means for conveying accurate, high-quality information, it is important to address underlying mechanisms that have enabled the manipulation of online information spaces. By also addressing how information is created and disseminated from a market viewpoint, not simply a content viewpoint, it paints a more holistic picture of the challenges faced in keeping a citizenry informed.

PRAGUE MEDIA POINT CONFERENCE: MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY, 2018

15 Nov – 17 Nov, 2018, Prague, Czech Republic
Prague Media Point is a series of annual international conferences, dedicated to discussing the changing media landscape in a professional, political, economic, and social context. These events gather leading academics, journalists, media executives, and experts from around the world to exchange experiences, establish new relationships, and debate challenges facing both traditional and new media. The topic for this iteration of conference is Media and Technology: Innovative Journalism in a Contested Political Space.

DIGITAL MEDIA ASIA 2018

07 Nov – 09 Nov, 2018, Hong Kong

Digital Media Asia has, since its launch in 2009, grown to become the largest new media conference dedicated to the news publishing industry in Asia. The event offers three focussed days of conference and workshops and a technology and services expo.
The 9th Asian Digital Media Awards will be presented during the conference.

INTERNEWS MIRRORS or MOVERS VI 2018

02 Oct, 2018, London, UK

The sixth Mirrors or Movers conference will feature experts and practitioners at the heart of events and initiatives that have changed the media industry. The speakers are drawn from across the industry and will tell important stories and compelling first-hand accounts about the role that media plays in society, as the sector grapples with fundamental challenges to consumer trust and our business models.