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Wednesday, June 12 • 5:15pm - 6:30pm
Media Loves Tech - Digital solutions for viable journalism in Tunisia

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How can journalists and the start-up scene work together for a better journalism? This session aims to show digital solutions for viable journalism. DW Akademie, Germany's leading organization for media development, in cooperation with the Tunisian NGO, that promotes investigative journalism in Tunisia, Al Khatt will present the project MEDIA LOVES TECH. The open innovation challenge was firstly organized in 2018 to improve journalism by digital innovation and fostering an entrepreneurial mindset in media. The audience will be inspired by a show pitch and a panel discussion and will then be invited to share thoughts about the topics in question. MEDIA LOVES TECH goes RightsCon - building new communities for innovation in journalism. It will underline how digital innovation is hitting journalism in Tunisia. How new digital tools for journalism are pushing the media to innovation and giving their part to more transparency, higher quality standards, more participation, and a better citizen journalism. More information at medialovestech.com

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Ranjan Roy

Founder, The Edge Group

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Vera Möller-Holtkamp

Vera Möller-Holtkamp is a journalist and a project manager for DW Akademie, implementing media development projects in North Africa.She looks back to 15 years of experience in journalism and media development – having worked as a journalist, journalistic trainer oder project manager... Read More →
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Bilal Randeree

Managing Director of Media Programs, MDIF
Bilal is Managing Director of Media Programs at MDIF. He brings almost two decades of finance, management and editorial experience to this role, helping media companies navigate challenging business and operational environments. Before joining MDIF in 2017, Bilal worked for KPMG... Read More →
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FRAJ Louhichi

founder, RAKIB

Wednesday June 12, 2019 5:15pm - 6:30pm BST
Adean (Palais)