iMEdD turned 1: 24hour focus on journalism.

9am Friday 07/02 – 9am Saturday 08/02

Friday 07/02 – Saturday 08/02: iMEdD –incubator for media education and development, celebrated its one-year operation anniversary with a 24hour event dedicated to journalism and its people.

About 1000 professionals from the wider industry of journalism, visited 3A Stadiou street to attend the discussions held during the day: “Journalism Ethics”, “Artificial Intelligence and Journalism”, “The 10 most important stories of the decade and their impact on journalism” , the workshops: “Virtual Reality & 360° Videos in Journalism”,”Introduction to Data Journalism”,”Finding Resources for Journalism Projects”,”Digital Security for Journalists” , the press première of the documentary film “Agora II – Chained”, by Giorgos Avgeropoulos, the presentation of the “Lab” -the most recent pillar of the organisation – or one of the other parallel events, such as the AR experience, the Silent podcasts, the post-midnight screenings of journalism-related films etc.

30 industry professionals from Greece and abroad participated as speakers, trainers or moderators, offering their knowledge, experience and opinions in a discussion that started on Friday morning and ended in …the morning after. Theodosis Michos, Danai Nielsen and Dannic, were on the decks for the party that followed.

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In 2019, more than 20 programs implemented in the framework of 4 active pillars: Incubator, Ideas Zone, Lab & Bridge, with more than 100 lecturers, mentors and associates and more than 800 participants getting together in order to promote and strengthen transparency, credibility and independence in journalism.

IMEdD, a non-profit journalism organisation established by the founding donation of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), completed its first year of operation, looking forward to a new even more productive year.


Because journalism never sleeps

For the detailed program