(photo Diego Figone)

What happens in Perugia doesn’t stay in Perugia

edited by Marco Nurra


The 10th edition of the International Journalism Festival in Perugia was a great opportunity to discuss ideas with reporters, curators, photographers, academics, filmmakers, human rights workers and tech experts.

#ijf16 was a success, and thanks to on-demand videos of the Festival you can now enjoy the discussions as much as we did. Here are some recommendations and reviews by the international participants.


Martin Belam, Social & New Formats Editor at The Guardian, wrote about the festival in his Friday Reading (a highly recommended weekly selection of articles about journalism, media and technology), and he reported from Perugia with Facebook Live videos and articles.

🔸 Paul Mason warns political journalists: ‘You have no real idea what is going on’

🔸 Terrorism, refugees and cybersecurity dominate journalism festival


Marina Petrillo, author, broadcaster, journalist and member of the Reported.ly team, has prepared a list of all events organized by Reported.ly.

🔸 Reported.ly in Perugia: The videos


Richard Sambrook, Director of the Centre for Journalism at Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, focused on a crucial topic: how to cover a terrorist attack.

🔸 Newsrooms Should Prepare For Terror Attacks



John Crowley, Editor-in-Chief at International Business Times UK, wrote a personal summary of the festival’s most important topics.

🔸 Lessons from Perugia



The Global Editors Network’s four takeaways from their favourite sessions this year, by Caterina Visco.

🔸 Four things we learnt at the International Journalism Festival 2016


Six DW Akademie trainees participated in the festival, with the observation that Perugia is to passionate journalists what Woodstock was to music fans.

🔸 Journalism conference: Fascination in Perugia


The eleventh edition of the festival will take place in Perugia from Wednesday 05 to Sunday 09 April 2017. Hashtag: #ijf17

International Journalism Festival is the biggest annual media event in Europe. It’s an open invitation to interact with the best of world journalism. All sessions are free entry for all attendees, all venues are situated in the stunning setting of the historic town centre of Perugia. See you in 2017!

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International Journalism Festival is the biggest annual media event in Europe. It's an open invitation to interact with the best of world journalism. All sessions are free entry for all attendees. Come and join us!

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International Journalism Festival #ijf20 | 14th edition | 1–5 April 2020 | Watch #ijf19 on-demand: media.journalismfestival.com

⚡ ijf weekly roundup

International Journalism Festival is the biggest annual media event in Europe. It's an open invitation to interact with the best of world journalism. All sessions are free entry for all attendees. Come and join us!