What value can design have in the journalism of tomorrow?

Join our next event Breaking News at Pakhuis de Zwijger

Titel: Breaking News  
Type: Event & Workshop Program
Date: Dinsdag 2 October 2018
Time: reception 19:30 | start program 20:00 | closing 22:30
Location: Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam

Journalism is currently undergoing a huge transition. Media organizations are under pressure and are aware of the need to distinguish themselves in order to attract an audience. At the same time, a new generation of creatives takes flight in the development of experimental media forms. What role can creatives play in rapidly changing journalism? What value can the use of design and art have in the journalism of tomorrow?

During Breaking News, we search for this value: we invite designers, journalists, artists, illustrators, image makers, tech innovators, developers and researchers for a record attempt in storytelling. Together we celebrate the richness of our profession and will search for innovative forms of journalism. We combine artistic and journalistic forces to seek and shift the boundaries of storytelling.

The event takes place at Pakhuis de Zwijger, where we work together on a collective front page. Each participant has literally one square meter available to tell his or her story. This can be done with image, text, podcast, video, collage, data, 3D, performance, digital media, art, audio. Participants are personally guided by the following artistic and journalistic experts:

Interested in participating in this event? The entrance fee for this workshop is 7.50 euros including a drink. The program is offered in both English and Dutch. Reservations can be made via this website. Be quick because the number of participants is limited. There are 50 places available.

Breaking News is an initiative by ACED and Pakhuis de Zwijger i.c.w. NRC Handelsblad, Drawing the Times, De Correspondent, University of Amsterdam, KesselsKramer and Hackers & Designers. Breaking News is coordinated by Patty Jansen.

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