Prague Media Point

Prague Media Point Conference: Media and Technology

Date: November 15, 2018 – November 17, 2018
Location: Masarykovo nábř. 32, Prague1, 11000, Czech Republic

Media and Technology: Innovative Journalism in a Contested Political Space

In an increasingly unstable world, independent media are facing unprecedented challenges. Journalism’s role in a democracy to represent the public interest is being actively undermined by declining audiences, economic (un)sustainability, and business and political interests. All these challenges are, in some form, connected to recent and rapid technological developments that have altered the way information spreads.

Despite these challenges, digital technology still holds untapped potential and opportunities for the media. Media entrepreneurs all over the world are working on innovative business models, ways of reporting, reaching their audience and diversifying their voice. In a world where democratic values are questioned, many are becoming acutely aware of the need for reliable and well-researched stories. #PragueMediaPoint

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The project is co-financed by the governments of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia through the International Visegrad Fund. The mission of the fund is to advance ideas for sustainable regional cooperation in Central Europe. Detailed information about the Visegrad project is available here.

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