THE WORLD NEWS MEDIA CONGRESS 2019

1-3 June 2019 – Glasgow, Scotland
The World News Media Congress is the annual meeting of news executives, including publishers, editors and owners, of newspapers from all over the world. It is hosted in a different city each year. The 2018 Congress in Portugal drew around 900 people from over 60 countries for three days of conferences, executive meetings, networking and social events. This year, WMNC will look at the many ways to reconnect newsbrands with the people that will influence future societies.

RJI TO HOST WOMEN IN JOURNALISM WORKSHOP 2019

3-5 May 2019, Columbia, Missouri
The RJI at the University of Missouri is hosting their annual “Women in Journalism Workshop” in May 2019 at the Smith Forum. The two-day workshop will focus on self-care and first-aid training, as well as virtual reality and preparing for violent breaking news coverage.

FOJO INSTITUTE PUBLISHES REPORT ON ONLINE HARASSMENT

A recent report from the Fojo Institute describes and analyses how online propaganda against journalists across the world – through hate, harassment, threats and fabricated news – undermines independent reporting, sows doubt among the public and makes journalists, in particular female journalists, open for online attacks and physical abuse.

JOIN THE FRONTLINE CLUB FOR EVENING WITH LYNSEY ADDARIO

19 November – London, UK
Join The Frontline Club for an evening with award-winning photojournalist and author Lynsey Addario as she shares her latest book “Of Love and War” – a collection of 200 photographs by Addario from across Africa, the Middle East and South-East Asia across her 20 year career covering conflict.