New Era Journalism

A discussion of how impartial news is specializing in surviving in the age of social media, AI and disinfo.

When:
27 June 2023
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A Senior Executive for BBC News and The AP, based
in London, with 31 years of experience in News in Europe,
the Middle East, and Africa, discusses his observations
on the change factors affecting news and the news business.

Markus Ickstadt

Deutsche Welle, Associated Press, BBC News

Highly experienced in strategic, commercial, advisory, and senior management roles for leading international news brands, Markus has a proven track record of driving innovation and implementing successful strategies. After starting his career as a broadcast journalist with Deutsche Welle TV in Berlin, he moved to London to join The Associated Press and later the BBC. Markus has contributed significantly to the growth and success of various organizations.
When advising media and tech start-ups in London, Markus implemented fixed-infrastructure solutions for streaming-video coverage and distribution of live news events for a variety of newspapers, as well as the video news agencies AP and Thomson Reuters, and worked with Nordic news-market leaders like Sweden's Aftonbladet, MTV Finland, NRK in Norway
and DR in Denmark, enabling them to acquire and publish live-streaming and on-demand smartphone and tablet video- and photo- content from their reporters and audience.
Most recently, as a Director at BBC Monitoring, he led teams in 13 global locations as they monitored and analyzed global media coverage for the BBC.

Program

Doors open
Doors open
13:00
Opening speech
Opening speech
13:15
Lecture
Lecture
13:20
Q&A (powered by sli.do)
Q&A (ask here: sli.do)
13:45
Networking
Networking
14:15
Wrap-up
Wrap-up
15:00

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