Join our global journalism seminar series online from April to June 2023

Our events feature high-profile speakers such as Joseph Stiglitz, Dhanya Rajendran, Noa Landau, David Hidalgo, Carmella Boykin and Rishad Patel
14th April 2023

We are thrilled to introduce our series of global journalism seminars from April to June 2023. Our guests will join us from across the world to discuss some of the most pressing issues for the news industry including reporting on climate and the environment, the intersection between AI and journalism and crowdfunding. They will also share how to use tools like TikTok and how to deal with online hate and harassment. 

Our seminars will be chaired by our colleagues Mitali Mukherjee and Caithlin Mercer. The seminars are part of our Journalist Fellowship Programme and are open to the public. Sign up for each event in the links below.

?26 April. On business journalism. Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, former Chief Economist at the World Bank and the founder of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, will discuss the role journalists play in times of financial crisis. This event is done in collaboration with the Saïd Business School. | Register to attend in person or online. 

?10 May. On the uses of TikTok. Carmella Boykin is part of the team that has pioneered the use of TikTok at the Washington Post. At the time of this writing, the account had 1.6 million followers and 74 million likes, and has won three Webby Awards. | Sign up now

?17 May. On crowdfunding journalism. Camille Alexandra Padilla Dalmau is the co-founder of 9 Millones, a Puerto Rican crowdfunding and publishing initiative that has raised $55,000 for independent journalism. She’ll speak about the challenges and opportunities of funding model. | Sign up now

? 24 May. On the uses of AI. Rishad Patel is a product and design professional and the co-founder of Splice Media. He’ll discuss how media businesses in Asia are using AI. His newsletter, Frames, gives a weekly overview of the latest media products and design trends. | Sign up now 

? 31 May. On covering environmental news. David Hidalgo is an award-winning journalist and co-founder of Ojo Público platform in Peru, a non-profit investigative journalism website covering issues including human rights, corruption, drug trafficking, environment, health and transparency. He’ll speak about new ways to cover the environment. | Sign up now

?? 7 June. On covering historic protests. Noa Landau, the deputy editor of Haaretz and member of the Reuters Institute's Advisory Board, will discuss how her newspaper is covering Israel’s largest demonstrations seen in a decade. | Sign up now 

✍️14 June. On journalism in exile. Louisa Esther Mugabo is a PhD candidate at University College Cork studying the phenomenon of contemporary exile journalism through interviews with journalists exiled from East Africa and Latin America. She’ll speak about colleagues doing journalism from exile around the world. | Sign up now

?‍?21 June. On online hate and harassment. Dhanya Rajendran is co-founder and editor-in-chief of Indian news outlet The News Minute, and the recipient of the 2022 Chameli Devi Jain Award. With an active presence on social media, she will discuss how to escape toxic newsroom spaces and online hate. | Sign up now 

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