2018 Edition

Programme

Mufassil Patrakar Aur Unke Sangharsh

The highest risk and the least rewarding journalism is happening in small towns. Who will fix it?

4th Aug
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2018
10:30 am
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11:30 am
Facebook’s Journey with news publishers

Campbell Brown, Global Head of News Partnerships - Facebook, In Conversation with Anant Goenka

4th Aug
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2018
11:30 am
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12:30 pm
Presentation: Walking the Talk: Thinking Through News Disruption

Amid continuing disruption, newsrooms and news executives need to embrace new prisms to understand and get ahead of changes than always look to follow others. From the looming demise of the desktop digital business models to the growing hands-free computing, questions we need to ask ourselves in today’s dynamic news landscape.

4th Aug
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2018
11:30 am
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12:30 pm
Fighting Machetes with a Pen

Bangladeshi-American author Rafida Ahmed In Conversation with Kanchan Gupta about the shrinking space for religious critique in Bangladesh and the rise of religious extremism.

4th Aug
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2018
11:30 am
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12:30 pm
Ownership Responsibilities

The pressures of running a news organisation

4th Aug
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2018
12:30 pm
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1:30 pm
Presentation: Paradigm Shift in the Digital Media Ecosystem

The growth of digital media will see personalisation of content, an innovative approach to audience engagement and new monetisation models. A deep dive into these innovations and how digital publishers need to be prepared for in the future.

4th Aug
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2018
12:30 pm
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1:30 pm
Second Citizens

From cyber-bullying to gender inequality in workplaces, how does news media treat women? How do we fix it?

4th Aug
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2018
1:30 pm
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2:30 pm
Who’s Winning the False News Battle?

Is the technology to fight false news keeping up with the tools to create it? Is the news consumer any smarter?

4th Aug
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2018
2:30 pm
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3:30 pm
Quintype Product Demo

Data-driven digital publishing platform for modern publishers Understanding how Quintype assists digital media organisations to create interactive content through storytelling, analytics-driven distribution of content to increase engagement, seamless end-user experience across channels.

4th Aug
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2018
2:30 pm
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3:30 pm
Investigative Journalism

Too expensive for mass media? Investigative journalism is high risk, high cost, high chances of failure. How can we still make it a priority?

4th Aug
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2018
3:30 pm
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4:30 pm
Masterclass-IGTV: Re-envisioning mobile video

What's Instagram TV? How can newsrooms and journalists use it?

4th Aug
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2018
3:30 pm
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4:30 pm
Undernourished Reportage:

An unhealthy and malnourished India cannot be a superpower. Yet healthcare is among the most ignored beats in Indian media. How do we change this?

4th Aug
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2018
3:30 pm
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4:30 pm
Numbers Speak the Loudest

In a world of alternative facts, are numbers the most efficient way to speak truth to power?

4th Aug
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2018
3:30 pm
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4:30 pm
Trial by Media

Is it journalistic to come to conclusions during investigations? Journalism of a certain type can devastate lives. Is it inevitable? Tanveer Ahmed Mir, Umar Khalid, Dr. Kafeel Ahmed Khan, Bina Ramani Moderated by Sunetra Choudhury

4th Aug
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2018
4:30 pm
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5:30 pm
Neta > Abhineta

Is political cinema possible in India anymore?

4th Aug
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2018
5:30 pm
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6:30 pm
Film Screening: The Post

4th Aug
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2018
9:30 am
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11:30 am
News as Investment

Why do people invest in news? Is it viable? Is it worth the risk? Is it soft power? How does one make it attractive? Roopa Kudva In Conversation with Suresh Venkat

4th Aug
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2018
9:30 am
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10:30 am
Dialogue between Media and Government

Col Rajyavardhan Rathore, Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting, In Conversation with Madhu Trehan on the role of news media, its relationship with the government, and its future.

3rd Aug
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2018
10:30 am
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11:30 am
Presentation: WeWork Fostering Communities to Encourage Collaboration and Innovation

Around the world, journalism has become the bulwark against the rising tide of misinformation online. How Google partners with journalists to connect people to trustworthy information when they need it the most.

3rd Aug
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2018
10:30 am
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11:30 am
Masterclass: Data as a Source

Data is now the source for the story. How does one make sense of the source?

3rd Aug
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2018
10:30 am
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11:30 am
Presentation: Partnering to Build Trust

Around the world, journalism has become the bulwark against the rising tide of misinformation online. How Google partners with journalists to connect people to trustworthy information when they need it the most.

3rd Aug
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2018
11:30 am
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12:30 pm
Journalism Resisting and Surviving

Rappler Founder, Maria Ressa In Conversation with Hartosh Bal on press freedom, taking on the Duterte government and speaking truth to power.

3rd Aug
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2018
11:30 am
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12:30 pm
Podcasts: Will audio kill the video star?

Ubiquitous internet and urban life, the perfect recipe for the revival of digital radio.

3rd Aug
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2018
11:30 am
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12:30 pm
Film Screening: Raghu Rai, An Unframed Portrait

Followed by an In Conversation with Raghu Rai, Anurag Kashyap, Avani Rai and Madhu Trehan

3rd Aug
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2018
12:30 pm
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1:30 pm
Tech in Newsrooms

How technology can optimise the news ecosystem?

3rd Aug
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2018
12:30 pm
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1:30 pm
Is There a Post-Advertising Media Business Model?

How media companies should think of revenue diversification. Some lessons and learnings.

3rd Aug
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2018
12:30 pm
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1:30 pm
Creating Reality

Guardian’s Virtual Reality Executive Editor, Francesca Panetta In Conversation with Durga Raghunath on immersive storytelling and how tech can be used innovatively in the news ecosystem.

3rd Aug
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2018
2:30 pm
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3:30 pm
Revealing Larry Nassar

IndyStar’s Marisa Kwiatkowski In Conversation with Neha Dixit on breaking the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal and the challenges she faces as an investigative reporter.

3rd Aug
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2018
3:30 pm
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4:30 pm
Masterclass: Health Reportage in India

How to cover healthcare stories in India - following leads, understanding government policy and asking the right questions.

3rd Aug
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2018
4:30 pm
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5:30 pm
Presentation: Age of Freelance Journalism

How and why media houses are moving from big in-house editorial teams to leaner teams while also engaging more freelance reporters for stories.

3rd Aug
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2018
4:30 pm
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5:30 pm
Performance: Aisi Taisi Democracy

3rd Aug
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2018
5:30 pm
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6:30 pm
Inaugural Address

3rd Aug
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2018
9:15 am
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9:30 am
Women Editors: Always the Bridesmaid

Are newsrooms optimised for men and their successes? How do we change it?

3rd Aug
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2018
9:30 am
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10:30 am
Minding the Media

Is Indian policy and law out of touch with news in the digital age?

3rd Aug
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2018
9:30 am
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10:30 am
Masterclass: Covering Parliament 101

A cheat-sheet on reporting on Parliament, things journalists shouldn’t miss out on, and why Parliament needs to be covered more thoroughly.

3rd Aug
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2018
9:30 am
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10:30 am

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