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Saturday, October 22 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Digging In and Shouting Out: Journalism in the 21st Century

How can journalism, especially investigative journalism, continue to educate and inform the public given the tectonic shifts upending media in general and the news business specifically? These highly seasoned, multi-generational, entrepreneurial journalists will explore how to practice effective activist journalism in the 21st Century and how to get critically needed information to current audiences in ways relevant to them. Hosted by Joshua Fouts, Bioneers Executive Director. With: Anthony Lappé, Co-Executive Producer, VICE; Francesca Fiorentini, Host/Producer, AJ+.


Workshop Speakers
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Francesca Fiorentini

Francesca Fiorentini is a journalist, stand-up comic and host with AJ+, the online channel of Al Jazeera Media Network. She has worked in alternative media since 2004 as an editor with the War Resisters League and Left Turn magazine.
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Joshua Fouts

Joshua Sheridan Fouts, Bioneers Executive Director, is a globally recognized media innovator and social entrepreneur known for his visionary work facilitating meaningful understanding between cultures. With a background in anthropology, Joshua has worked with peoples of Malaysia, Africa, and the Amazon, governments and universities in over 20 countries, and innovators and engaged citizens worldwide.
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Anthony Lappé

Anthony Lappé, a highly experienced writer/director/producer who specializes in global human rights programming, is currently a show-runner at Viceland, helming two series (Black Market and The Vice Guide to Contraband). He has written for The NY Times, produced shows for MTV and the award-winning Iraq war documentary, Battleground, was Executive Editor of the Guerrilla News Network for 9 years, and is the author of True Lies and... Read More →

Saturday October 22, 2016 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Santa Rosa Room