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Wednesday, October 21 • 10:00 - 11:15
How can journalists and independent organisations find opportunities during the coronavirus crisis

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Every crisis is an opportunity, says the cliché -- and clichés can be true. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about a public health and economic crisis, which has both affected the media' and journalists' capacity to work, and shown how important journalistic work is -- normally and even more in times of crisis. Then, how can freelancers and non-profit newsrooms and media organisations capitalise on the opportunities brought about by the coronavirus crisis?

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Elisabetta Tola

founder - science&data journalist, Facta
Science and data journalist, Ph.D in Microbiology.Tow-Knight fellow 2019 Graduate School of Journalism, CUNY. Chief editor at Il BO Live and presenter of Radio3Scienza at RAI Radio3.Co-founder and CEO of the science communication agency formicablu and the independent non-profi... Read More →

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John Crowley

Co-founder, Society of Freelance Journalists
I am a digital editor, trainer and journalist with 20 years of experience, including managing newsrooms and budgets across a variety of titles. My topic specialisms include technology, business, newsroom management, social care, burnout and disinformation. I have a strong track record... Read More →
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Tabea Grzeszyk

Journalist and Founder, Hostwriter
Tabea Grzeszyk is a freelance journalist (German National Radio) and co-founder & CEO of Hostwriter.org, an open-source network that helps journalists to easily collaborate across borders. The platform connects more than 5,400 colleagues from 150+ countries for mutual support and... Read More →

Wednesday October 21, 2020 10:00 - 11:15 CEST