A Postcard From Perugia” by Tommy Clark (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Meedan at #IJF17: Tools to Power Collaborative Journalism

This week, Meedan is pleased to be participating in the International Journalism Festival which is taking place April 5–9, in Perugia, Italy. The Festival features more than 250 sessions involving 600 speakers from all over the world: five full days of high-octane immersion in journalism. 
We are extremely excited to meet the inspiring IJF community and share our recent experiences in collaborative verification and fact-checking projects and social media translation at #IJF17.

Here are some of the panels and workshops we’re participating in, where you can find Meedan CEO Ed Bice, and Director of Product An Xiao Mina. Come say ciao and find out more about Check, our collaborative verification platform, and Bridge, our social media translation toolkit!

Thursday, April 6

Scaling your global newsroom culture in the digital age

(10:45–12:00) at Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Internet memes: misinformation machines or vectors of truth?

(15:15–16:15) at Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani

Amnesty International’s Digital Verification Corps

(16:30–17:30) at Centro Servizi G. Alessi

Friday, April 7

Electionland: the biggest social newsgathering project ever

(14:00–15:00) at Hotel Sangallo

Saturday, April 8

Designing a newsroom for digital newsgathering success

(16:15–17:15) at Hotel Brufani — Sala Priori