Panel Discussion on Journalism in a Digital World

Date: 10-2-2020

The Centre for Information Technology and Public Policy (CITAPP),

International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIITB)

in collaboration with

Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI)

organized a panel discussion on

Journalism in a Digital World

16:00 hours – 18:00 hours, 10th February 2020 (Monday)

Venue: Room A106, IIITB campus

26/C, Electronic City, Hosur Road, Bangalore

Panel Overview: We live in an increasingly digital world where sources of information are boundless. But in a scenario where information gathering and dissemination are not straightforward, how do journalists make decisions about sources of information, quality of information and also related questions around trust, impartiality and censorship. Through this panel discussion, we will bring in diverse and insightful stories of women journalists from Network of Women in Media, India. Come, listen, reflect and discuss!

Panelists: Raihana Maqbool; Sana Irshad Mattoo, Marouf Gazi, Masrat Zahra and Rifat Mohi ud din

Panel Moderators: Laxmi Murthy (NWMI) and Amit Prakash (IIITB)

CITAPP at IIIT Bangalore is an interdisciplinary think-tank set-up to focus on the policy challenges and the organizational demands made by technological innovation. Of particular interest to the Centre is how technological advances, along with institutional changes that harness the legitimacy and the powers of bureaucracies and market, address the needs of underserved communities.