Episode #8 - Countering Hate Speech with Zlatina Siderova of the European Journalism Centre.
In this episode of the IMPRESS podcast, our Complaints and Investigations Manager Lexie Kirkconnell-Kawana speaks to Zlatina Siderova, Project Manager at the European Journalism Centre (EJC), about hate speech and journalism in the online world, as well as the Data-driven Approach to Countering Hate Speech (DACHS) project, jointly implemented by the EJC and software research and development company DataScouting.
The European Journalism Centre seeks to build a sustainable, ethical and innovative future for journalism through grants, events, training and media development.
Episode #7 - The Challenges of Family Court Reporting with Transparency Project Member, Louise Tickle.
In the latest episode of the IMPRESS podcast, IMPRESS Complaints and Investigations Manager Lexie Kickconnell-Kawana speaks to freelance journalist and member of the Transparency Project, Louise Tickle, about the challenges and impediments faced by journalists when accessing and reporting on the family courts.
The Transparency Project seeks to make family justice clearer by explaining and discussing family law and the family courts in England and Wales and signposting useful resources to help people better understand the system and the law.
Episode #6 - Sorting Fact from Fiction: Polling and the 2019 General Election, with IPSOS Mori CEO Ben Page
Following on from the recent publication of joint IMPRESS-Market Research Society guidance for journalists on using polls and surveys when reporting, in this latest episode of the IMPRESS podcast our COO Ed Procter speaks to IPSOS Mori CEO Ben Page about the accuracy of polling in the 2019 general election. Ben discusses the legacy of the 2015 election for the polling industry and shares how pollsters have adapted to ensure their results are as accurate as possible, as well as just how well journalists did when it came to reporting poll and survey findings this time around.
Episode #5 - The Conscious Advertising Network: Ethical Advertising with Guest Harriet Kingaby
In this latest episode of the IMPRESS podcast we speak to Harriet Kingaby, Co-Chair of the Conscious Advertising Network about the background to how the network came to be, its vision and mission, as well as what it means to be an ethical advertiser and how smaller and independent publishers can get involved and become 'conscious' advertisers!
[TOOLBOX] What makes a source a 'trusted source'?
Mark Little, CEO of Kinzen, on the characteristics of a trusted source for a community - and what this means for local and independent journalists.
Episode #4 - NewsGuard: a proposal to 'fight misinformation'
Co-founders and co-CEOs of NewsGuard Steven Brill and Gordon Crovitz, and Vice President of Business Development Anna-Sophie Harling, discuss how they aim for "using journalism to fight false news, misinformation and disinformation”. NewsGuard developed a rating system which results in a “nutrition label”, with 9 key criteria. How does it work? What is their experience in the US so far? What are their next steps in the UK and Europe, and how can independent news organisations engage with them?
Episode #3 - Creating Communities of Interest around News. With Mark Little.
IMPRESS CEO Jonathan Heawood is joined by digital media entrepeneur Mark Little to discuss his new project Kinzen, a platform with the mission of 'giving every citizen a daily news experience that earns their trust'. They also discuss how to connect independent networks of publishers with their real community of interest.
Mentioned on this podcast: Kinzen, BellingCat, NewsGuard, Storyful, Civil network, Reuters Journalism, Media and Technology Trends and Predictions 2019.
Episode #1 - Arbitration and Strategies for local news in the digital world
IMPRESS CEO Jonathan Heawood and IMPRESS Complaints & Investigations Manager Lexie Kirkconnell-Kawana discuss the latest arbitration award.
Plus, highlights from our webinar on 'Strategies for local news in the digital world' with Joy Jenkins (Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism) and Douglas McCabe (Enders Analysis).
Episode #2 - Privacy in the news: the case of Sir Cliff Richard vs. the BBC
Jonathan Heawood, CEO of IMPRESS, is joined by experts Paul Wragg (University of Leeds) and Thomas Bennett (City University) to discuss the case of Sir Cliff Richard against the BBC, and what this adds to the broader debate around media coverage of ongoing investigations and privacy.
[TOOLBOX] Key principles for reporting on ongoing investigations of public figures
IMPRESS CEO, Jonathan Heawood, speaks with experts Paul Wragg (Associate Professor of Law at the University of Leeds) and Thomas Bennett (Lecturer in Law at City University) about the main points to take into account when reporting on ongoing legal or police investigations of public figures.