Saturday, August 4
|Saturday, August 4||News Room @ Stein Auditorium||SoftBank News Server @ Silver Oak||News Lab @ The Theatre|
|9.30 – 10.30||Film Screening – The Post Duration:116 Minutes | Language: English Director: Steven Spielberg||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?In Conversation – Roopa Kudva and Suresh Venkat||Masterclass: Verification 101: How To Verify Photos and Videos Surabhi Malik (Google News Lab Teaching Fellow)|
|10.30 – 11.30||Mufassil Patrkar Aur Unke SangharshThe highest risk and the least rewarding journalism is happening in small towns. Who will fix it?Ashutosh Chaturvedi, Malini Subramaniam, Prabhat Singh,
|Creating the Podcast
The father of the podcast, Christopher Lydon in conversation with Abhinandan Sekhri on inventing the podcast and why we need them more than ever in today’s world/ the age of Trump
|11.30 – 12.30||Facebook’s journey with news publishers
Campbell Brown, Global Head of News Partnerships – Facebook, in conversation with Anant Goenka
|Presentation Walking The Talk: Thinking Through News Disruption
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 landscap.
|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.
Rafida Bonya Ahmed and
|12.30 – 1.30||Ownership Responsibilities The pressures of running a news organisation
Moderated by Madhu Trehan
|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.
|Presentation: Media’s Need for Social Networks is a Double-Edged Sword Social media drives content distribution, focusing on audience engagement, not on news quality. With Social at the heart of media publishers’ core publishing strategy, how can publishers engage and incentivise their audience to be their ambassadors on Social and share their content?
|1.30 – 2.30||LUNCH|
|2.30 – 3.30||Second Citizens From cyber-bullying to gender inequality in workplaces, how does news media treat women? How do we fix it?
Ravish Kumar, Nishtha Satyam,
Moderated by Nayantara Rai
Powered by UN Women
|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?
Anim van Wyk,
Ishteyaque Amjad, Trushar BarotModerated by
|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.
Sriram Krishnaswamy and
|3.30 – 4.30||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?
Jay Mazoomdaar, Marisa Kwiatkowski, Sreenivasan Jain
Moderated by Zakka Jacob
|Numbers Speak the Loudest In a world of alternative facts, are numbers the most efficient way to speak truth to power?
John Samuel Raja, Rakesh Reddy Dubuddu,
Seema Singh Followed by Presentation on Cherry Picking Data –
IGTV: Re-envisioning mobile video
What’s Instagram TV? How can newsrooms and journalists use it?
Facebook News Partnerships team
|4.30 – 5.30||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?
Dinesh C. Sharma,
Vinod K Paul,
|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,
Moderated by Sunetra Choudhury
|Masterclass: Graphic ViolenceHow to use illustration in conflict narratives and storytelling? Benjamin Dix|
|5.30 – 6.30||Neta > Abhineta Is political cinema possible in India anymore?
Rajiv Menon, Anurag Kashyap,
Moderated by Shubhra GuptaPresented by RED FM
|6:30-6:40||Vote of Thanks –