July 16, 2018 Thursday,12:00 AM

Saturday, August 4

Saturday, August 4 Stein Auditorium Silver Oak 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?Roopa Kudva, Siddharth Yog Moderated by Mihir Sharma 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
Moderated by
Atul Chaurasia
In Conversation – Creating the Podcast
Christopher Lydon and Abhinandan Sekhri
11.30 – 12.30 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.
Chirdeep Shetty
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?

Anand Jagannathan
12.30 – 1.30 Ownership Responsibilities
The pressures of running a news organisation

Anant Goenka
Aroon Purie

Moderated by Madhu Trehan
Walking The Talk: Thinking Through News Disruption
Raju Narisetti
In Conversation – 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
Kanchan Gupta
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?

Neha Dixit
Ravish Kumar
, Nishtha Satyam,
Vrinda Grover

Moderated by
Faye D’souza

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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?

Aaron Sharockman
Anim van Wyk
Govindraj Ethiraj
Ishteyaque Amjad
Moderated by
Zakka Jacob
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
Vineet Panjabi
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
Josy Joseph
, Marisa Kwiatkowski, Shane Bauer

Moderated by
Snigdha Poonam
Numbers Speak the Loudest
In a world of alternative facts, are numbers the most efficient way to speak truth to power?

Pramit Bhattacharya
John Samuel Raja
, Rakesh Reddy Dubuddu,
Rukmini S

Moderated by
Seema Singh

Followed by Presentation on Cherry Picking Data
Vivek Kaul
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
Samar Halarnkar

Moderated by
Govindraj Ethiraj
Trial by Media
Is it journalistic to come to conclusions during investigations? Journalism of a certain type can devastate lives. Is it inevitable?

Faye D’souza
Tanveer Ahmed Mir
Umar Khalid
Moderated by
Shivam Vij
Masterclass: Graphic ViolenceHow to use illustration in conflict narratives and storytelling?http://themediarumble.com/speaker/benjamin-dixBenjamin Dix
5.30 – 6.30 Neta > Abhineta
Is political cinema possible in India anymore?

Rajiv Menon
, Anurag Kashyap,
Meghna Gulzar
Neeraj Ghaywan
Moderated by
Shubhra Gupta

Presented by RED FM
6:30-6:40 Vote of Thanks –
Abhinandan Sekhri

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