22 - 23 February 2022
Virtual

Global eSummit: Journalism and the Climate Crisis

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Journalism and the Climate Crisis

February 22 Tuesday

11:00

Storytelling, Innovation and Formats

11:00 AM Singapore | 8:30 AM India | 4:00 AM Germany | 21:00 PM Mexico

Learn from newsrooms testing new formats to ensure their coverage reaches the audience on their terms. This session profiles vr, podcasts and newsletters and a Tik Tok like project from the NY Times.

Moderator
Director, Digital Skills Agency, Australia
Speakers
Assistant Editor Environment, Economic Times, India
Assistant News Editor, The Straits Times, Singapore
Principal Correspondent, The Quint, India
15:30

Collaboration

3:30 PM Singapore | 1:00 PM India | 8:30 AM Germany | 1:30 AM Mexico

How do you produce journalism with impact if you newsroom is tight on resources? Projects and methods to increase impact of your work.

Speakers
Journalist & Media Engagement Specialist
Journalist, Editor, Producer, and Co-Founder of The Fourth
Internews Earth Journalism Network (EJN) Senior Coordinator for the Philippines and the Pacific Region
20:00

Making climate change coverage viable

8:00 PM Singapore | 5:30 PM India | 1:00 PM Germany | 6:00 AM Mexico

How to find and justify resources – people, training, tools – to keep climate coverage alive across the news organisation.

Moderator
Founder and CEO, Fathm
Speakers
Global News Director, AFP, France
Co-founder, The Quint, India
Editor-in-Chief, The Straits Times & SPH's English/Malay/Tamil Media Group, Singapore

February 23 Wednesday

11:00

Finding hope

11:00 AM Singapore | 8:30 AM India | 4:00 AM Germany | 21:00 PM Mexico

Stories about climate catastrophe can be a big turn off – will switching to a more constructive, solutions based style of reporting allow critical journalism that keeps the challenge of the climate crisis on top of the news agenda?

Speakers
Content Consultant & Journalism Trainer, Asia
Contributing Editor, Mongabay, India
15:30

What the audience wants to read v. what is reported

3:30 PM Singapore | 1:00 PM India | 8:30 AM Germany | 1:30 AM Mexico

Research points to big gaps between what is being produced and what people will engage with. This session will help you check your reporting and give you strategies to keep climate coverage alive, and on the front page.

Speakers
Director, AKAS, UK
Deputy Director, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism & Director of RISJ Fellowship Programmes, UK
Co-Founder, AKAS, UK

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Jen Teo

Deputy Director, Training & Special Projects

jen.teo@wan-ifra.org

Singapore

Cherilyn Ireton

Executive Director World Editors Forum

+44 7981644332

cherilyn.ireton@wan-ifra.org

United Kingdom

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