How do you imagine journalism in 2025?

How do you imagine journalism in 2025? What if social media becomes the primary source of information and media worldwide? Will the public continue to pay for content? How will robot journalism develop?  Will printed newspaper still exist? A recent Dutch Journalism Fund (DJF) study mapped out four scenarios of the future of journalism. See you in ten years. The Dutch study “What’s New(s)?  Scenarios for the future of journalism” showed four scenarios of the Dutch journalism in 2025. The trends mapped out in the study was based on interviews with journalists, publishers, philosophers, chief editors, scientists, technology experts and managers…

#nohatespeech: sign our petition now

Banning the promoters of online hate speech and preventing broadcast thereof are not simply acts of civic responsibility. For journalists, this is the fulfilment of a basic duty: giving readers, viewers and listeners real facts. This is why today the Italian organisation Associazione Carta di Roma, with the support of the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), Articolo 21, the National Federation of the Italian Press (FNSI), the Italian Order of Journalists and the Journalists’ Union RAI (USIGRai), has launched the #nohatespeech campaign.   OUR ONLINE PETITION ASKS: JOURNALISTS – Don’t be passive in front of hate speech cases. Since they are based on…

Media should speak out against hate speech

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) has joined the Italian organisation on Carta di Roma welcoming the new initiative launched by the Italy newspaper La Stampa to counter hate speech. The EFJ has called on media professionals to be aware of the danger of discrimination being furthered by the media through hate speech following recent debates and media coverage on “migrant crisis” in Europe. Ricardo Gutiérrez, the EFJ General Secretary said, “Journalists should dare to denounce and confront hate speech publicly. They have the ethical responsibility to counter racist and discriminatory messages and comments that incite hatred, violence or insult…