Earlier this thirty day period, the Guardian’s “Investigations and Reporting” (I&R) engineering group have been fortunate enough to show up at the Worldwide Journalism Pageant in Perugia. This is a five working day conference masking a selection of diverse topics related to the market. The regions our team ended up most interested in have been close to investigative/information journalism and whistleblowing.
Immediately after exhausting the just one Italian speaker in the team with an attempt at simultaneous translation on the very first working day of the meeting, we trapped to the classes in English. Right here are our favourite bits.
Journalism for the general public, by the community
One particular of the most inspiring classes I attended was absolutely non-technical: a panel dialogue on the themes of a report by Darryl Holiday break titled “Journalism is a general public good. Let the community make it”. In the discuss we read about the extraordinary do the job remaining accomplished at Outlier Media. Outlier operate an SMS services that residents in Detroit can use to uncover out urgent data. Questions could be as simple as “where can I get a Covid-19 vaccine?” or “who is my landlord?”, or