The latest events related to the world of public service media

From conferences to symposiums and launch dates, we strive to highlight a wide range of international public service media events.

November 2018

IWMF: 2018 Courage in Journalism Awards

Washington DC, USA

1 November

Overcoming attacks, oppression, and a stubborn glass ceiling, women journalists worldwide persevere in their pursuit of the truth.

The IWMF will honor the brave journalists who report on taboo topics, work in environments hostile to women, and share difficult truths at the 2018 Courage in Journalism Awards in New York and Washington, DC. We hope you will join us!

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Colpin 2018

Bogotá, Colombia

8-11 November

The Press and Society Institute (IPYS) of Peru , the Editorial Board of Colombia and Transparency International (TI) will celebrate from November 8 to 11 at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá,Colombia, the 2018 edition of the Latin American Conference of Investigative Journalism (Colpin) , the largest gathering of Latin American research journalists.

In this event, the best investigative journalism works of the region that have been published in the press, radio and television will be recognized and exhibited for four days, thus generating a way to distinguish the authors and discuss with them strategies to reveal and confront the corruption.

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News Xchange 2018

Edinburgh, Scotland

14-15 November

Promoted as “the news industry’s most provocative and most insightful experience”, the News Xchange focuses on the latest ideas, challenges and opportunities for news organisations around the world. This highly interactive conference prides itself on intimacy and offers a unique space for over 600 media professionals to “share, learn and cross-pollinate ideas” with industry leaders and experts.

Standard registration rates apply from 1 September.

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Thai PBS Public Media Conference & Mini-Input 2018

Bangkok, Thailand

15-16 November

Hosted in Bangkok by Thai PBS and partners Goethe-Institut and INPUT, this conference will reflect on the issues facing public media in the changing digital media landscape and debate its future role worldwide. The conference will be held at the Thai PBS headquarters in Bangkok from 15-16 November 2018.

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December 2018

Westminster Media Forum


6 December

This seminar will examine latest developments in improving inclusion and diversity in the UK screen sector – both on and off-screen.

It takes place with a heightened focus in central government and the industry on diversity as a driver of business growth and means of enriching creative output, and in light of ongoing concerns around pay, harassment, and on-screen representation.

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January 2019

2019 NETA Conference & CPB Public Media Thought Leader Forum

Salt Lake City, USA

21-24 January 2019

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Uncovered: Investigative Journalism for Europe Conference

European House, Berlin

31 January – 1 February

“Join us at our conference, participate in a workshop for digital self-defence, network with practitioners and politicians, and learn about the impressive investigations of the IJ4EU grantees.”

The conference will explore the political conditions for investigative journalism and how to create an “enabling environment” for this kind of journalism in areas where media freedoms are increasingly under threat.

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February 2019

2nd ASEAN Academic Network International Conference on Media and Cultural Studies (AICMCS)

Kurching, malaysia

1-2 February 2019

This conference a platform for both academicians and professionals from multi-disciplinary interests to meet and interact with members inside and outside their own particular disciplines. The conference also provide a platform where researchers, professionals, academicians and industries to share and generate forum of the latest researches.

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ECREA Journalism Studies Conference

Vienna, Austria

14-15 February 2019

Breaking Binaries: Exploring the Diverse Meanings of Journalism in Contemporary Societies.

Programme details unavailable at time of publishing. For more details follow the link below.

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March 2019

ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

4-7 March 2019

The three-day DBS Conference sessions will focus on how the industry is developing and what new technologies and solutions are currently available and can be anticipated in the near future. It also shares experiences and expert views on how available technologies and solutions are effectively deployed by other organisations.

With a focus on digital transition and transformation, the  conference will also include an exhibition showcasing latest industry technologies and workshop about the application of new broadcast technology.

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Canary Wharf, London

6 March

The 24th Newsrewired conference aims to provide delegates with practical skills and ideas to explore within their organisations and contribute to their journalistic practices. The programme will be released in due course, but for a taster you can check out the previous conference’s agenda via the link below.

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April 2019

May 2019