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AJMI holds a digital forum in Istanbul

AJMI – Istanbul

Al Jazeera Media Institute (AJMI) organized a digital forum entitled “Journalism: Crossing to the Future”. The 13 keynote speakers and panelists were diversely selected to represent 13 Arab and international media organizations and institutes including Al Jazeera Media Network. More than 250 journalists from around the world attended the forum.

The forum examined the main developments and progress in the profession of journalism and digital journalism in particular. The digital strategies of websites have been discussed as well as video story-telling, investigative journalism, data journalism, and Virtual Reality applications.

The provided specialized workshops on producing stories using virtual reality techniques, raw data, new digital applications, and long journalistic templates.

The forum was held as a form of realization of the AJMI’s vision to create a dialogue about the future of journalism and providing a platform for the new trends in the journalism profession. AJMI will organize this forum regularly in different countries to provide a platform for the Arab journalists to present their initiatives and introduce their innovation.