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Registration open for News Impact Summit Brussels

27 January 2015 | PRESS RELEASE


The European Journalism Centre
January 27, 2015

The European Journalism Centre (EJC) announces News Impact Summit Brussels, a new type of media innovation event for journalists and editors, organised by the EJC in cooperation with the News Lab at Google, which will take place on the 24th of February 2015.

After a successful pilot event in Vienna in October 2014, the News Impact Summit comes to Brussels, and will focus on new approaches and tools to cover the European Union, with a strong emphasis on data-driven approaches. In partnership with L’Echo and De Tijd, Storycode, the Association of European Journalists and the Brussels Press Club, this one-day event will feature high-level journalism professionals as speakers, from major broadcast journalists to Belgian print managers, from social media news editors to data journalism practitioners.

The number of seats for this free event are limited and are assigned on a first come first serve basis, early registration is recommended. Lunch and drinks will be offered free of charge.

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The European Journalism Centre

The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is a non-profit international foundation with the remit to improve, strengthen, and underpin journalism and the news media. This mission has two main aspects: On the one hand, it is about safeguarding, enhancing, and future-proofing quality journalism in Europe and on the other hand, it is about supporting initiatives towards press freedom in emerging and developing countries.

News Lab at Google

The News Lab at Google empowers the creation of media that improves people’s lives. Our mission is to collaborate with journalists and entrepreneurs everywhere to build the future of media with Google. We do this through product partnerships, media trainings, and programs that foster the development of the news industry as a whole.

News Impact Summit
The News Impact Summits are a new type of media innovation event, organised by the European Journalism Centre (EJC) in cooperation with the News Lab at Google, focusing on how recently developed approaches and tools can significantly change the way we work in the newsroom, the way we tell stories, and the way we engage audiences and society as a whole.