2019 Archives

Programme

In Conversation: Swara Bhaskar with Abhinandan Sekhri

Gender in cinema, its representation, its power structures and misogyny faced by women with an opinion, on social media

3rd Aug
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2019
10:30 am
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11:30 am
AI to Machine Learning: The Automation of News

From algos that determine recommendations to CMSs for traffic - Has the tech factor overshadowed news?

3rd Aug
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2019
10:30 am
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11:20 am
Film Screening: The Clinton Affair

The biggest political scandal of a generation and its lasting impact on the United States.

3rd Aug
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2019
10:30 am
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11:20 am
Climate Change in Indian Media: Hot but not Bothered?

From floods to forest fires - Are journalists failing to connect the dots?

3rd Aug
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2019
10:30 am
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11:20 am
Dissecting the #MeToo Tsunami

Was the Indian media responsible in its coverage or did it sacrifice the credibility of the movement at the cost of speed and sensationalism?

3rd Aug
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2019
11:25 am
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12:15 pm
Sponsoring the News

Do advertisers care about the quality or messaging of the shows they sponsor? Should they?

3rd Aug
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2019
11:25 am
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12:15 pm
Solutions for Agrarian Economy: Markets, Governments and Civil Society

After having being ignored for years, the agrarian crisis has become a major news point in the last decade. Where will the solutions come from?

3rd Aug
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2019
12:15 pm
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1:10 pm
Film Screening: Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press

How a battle between billionaires and journalists took down a media conglomerate.

3rd Aug
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2019
12:20 pm
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1:10 pm
Film Screening: Free Meek

Followed by David Usborne In conversation with Sunetra Choudhury

3rd Aug
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2019
1:15 pm
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3 pm
Fwd: The Appeal of Fake News

Why does fake news work? What are the tools to fight fake news? Will the solution be a technological innovation or an editorial exercise? Why does it spread faster than truth?

3rd Aug
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2019
2:10 pm
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3:00 pm
Calling Out Our Own

Is media's criticism of other media houses a healthy practice for improvement or an exercise in discrediting news?

3rd Aug
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2019
3:05 pm
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3:55 pm
पार्टी का पत्रकार या पत्रकार की पार्टी?

क्या छवि की चुनौती से जूझ रहे हैं राजनीतिक दलों के मीडिया प्लेटफॉर्म? क्या वे चाहकर भी निष्पक्ष हो सकते हैं? वे पत्रकारिता की सेवा कर रहे हैं या पार्टी की?

3rd Aug
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2019
3:05 pm
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3:55 pm
Age of Collaborative Journalism

In an age of disappearing borders, journalists are doing stories on a global scale with lesser resources by forming virtual connections.

3rd Aug
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2019
3:05 pm
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3:55 pm
Masterclass by Asmita Ghosh and Japleen Pasricha: The #GBVinMedia Toolkit: How To Report Gender-Based Violence Sensitively

Join Feminism in India's workshop on how to report gender-based violence (GBV). Sensitivity, accuracy and appropriateness of language and syntax. A set of media ethics guidelines on GBV reportage.

3rd Aug
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2019
3:05 pm
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3:55 pm
The Politics of Cinema

Has Indian cinema in the 21st century served any role in political messaging as art is expected to?

3rd Aug
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2019
4:00 pm
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4:50 pm
Film screening: City of Ghost

Follow the journey of “Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently” – a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014.

3rd Aug
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2019
4:00 pm
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5:45 pm
In Conversation: Paromita Vohra with Manisha Pande

Yes...No...Maybe? Exploring love, sex, desire and consent, and what makes it so tricky.

3rd Aug
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2019
4:55 pm
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5:45 pm
Gender Representation in News Media

The biggest and most comprehensive research project undertaken that looks into women's representation in news media: print, broadcast, and digital.

2nd Aug
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2019
10:05 am
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11:05 am
हिंदी न्यूज़ चैनलों का वर्तमान

क्या हिंदी न्यूज़ चैनल आत्मघाती हो चले हैं? क्या इनकी विश्वसनीयता निचले धरातल को छू रही है?

2nd Aug
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2019
11:00 am
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12:00 pm
The Immersive Power of Audio

With India emerging as an audio-first internet nation, is this the new "pivot-to" format or just a passing fad?

2nd Aug
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2019
11:10 am
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12:00 pm
In Conversation: Ajit Mohan with Abhinandan Sekhri

The evolution of online audio and video platforms and where are they headed. How will the emergence of these platforms impact bigger players in negotiating divergent international conventions and policies?

2nd Aug
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2019
12:00 pm
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1:00 pm
Masterclass: Digital Security Training

SFLC's 'Digital Security Training' project aimed at training individuals to adopt digital security measures. Especially why journalists should care about the legal aspects and protect their data and privacy by using freely available tools.

2nd Aug
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2019
12:00 pm
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1:00 pm
Media and the Establishment: An Inevitable Conflict

Must the relationship between journalists and the establishment be one of combat? How effective is it in change for the better?

2nd Aug
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2019
1:00 pm
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1:50 pm
Journalism as a High-risk Profession

With journalists facing serious physical threats while doing their jobs, how much risk is worth it?

2nd Aug
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2019
1:00 pm
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1:50 pm
Presentation: Unbias the News: How diversity improves journalism

Christina Lee from the Hostwriter network will discuss bias in the newsroom and how it can be countered with diversity and collaboration for better reporting.

2nd Aug
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2019
1:00 pm
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1:55 pm
Presentation: Can Technology Fix Our Netas?

In the context of the Neta app and similar platforms, Pratham will discuss how technology, big data & gamification can be used to create accountability in government.

2nd Aug
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2019
1:00 pm
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1:50 pm
Presentation- Truth to Power: How can we rearchitect the news ecosystem to support trust and sustainability

Journalism is in crisis. Trust is at an all time low. Legacy business models have collapsed. What if there was another way? Vivian Schiller of The Civil Foundation will talk about how journalists and the public they serve can take back control.

2nd Aug
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2019
1:00 pm
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1:55 pm
Presentation: Launch of the report "Representation of Marginalised Caste Groups in Indian Newsrooms"

The biggest and most comprehensive research project undertaken that looks into caste representation in news media: print, broadcast and digital.

2nd Aug
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2019
1:55 pm
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2:55 pm
Masterclass-Exploring Pathways to Data-driven Journalism using Open Budgets India

The session will focus on exploring various fiscal tools from OBI platform, to explore and analyse the budget and spending data from various tiers of governments in India.

2nd Aug
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2019
1:55 pm
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4:45 pm
Masterclass by Google News Initiative India Training Network - FactQ: Verification Lessons from the Elections

What have the recently concluded polls taught us about fact-checking? A quick run-through on verifying photos, videos and posts that you spot online.

2nd Aug
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2019
1:55 pm
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4:45 pm
The Business of News

How far have we come in creating alternate revenue streams and what will it take to make them work?

2nd Aug
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2019
1:55 pm
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2:55 pm
Film Screening: Rosewater

What happened when Maziar Bahari, a journalist, was detained by Iranian forces and labeled a spy? Followed by an In Conversation: Maziar Bahari with Deepanjana Pal

2nd Aug
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2019
1:55 pm
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3:50 pm
Agents Provocateur: Media's Role in Instigating Social Conflict

In the pursuit of eyeballs, is primetime hysteria at best justifying vigilante violent acts and at worst fuelling them?

2nd Aug
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2019
3:00 pm
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3:50 pm
The Never-ending Problem of Fake News

It emerged as a problem yesterday, it is endemic to news today, and it threatens to destroy the credibility of news tomorrow- Where are we? Where are we going?

2nd Aug
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2019
3:00 pm
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3:50 pm
In Conversation: Gulzar with Abhinandan Sekhri

Poetry and Cinema: Giving Expression to Aspirations

2nd Aug
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2019
3:55 pm
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4:45 pm
The Power of Satire in Making Legacy Media and Establishment Uncomfortable

Leading satirists in Hindi and English in conversation talk about pushing the boundaries and talking truth to power.

2nd Aug
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2019
4:50 pm
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5:40 pm

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