IMPAKT Event: Expert Meeting with Elliot Higgins of Bellingcat
Location: IMPAKT Centre for Media Culture
In an expert meeting prior to the evening Impakt Event, Eliot Higgins of Bellingcat met with professionals from Utrecht’s and Tilburg’s Schools of Journalism and other experts in the fields of journalism, critical design, media and digital culture.
The classical platforms and modes in journalism (newspapers, radio, TV) were discussed in relation to new ones like web platforms, online research, crowd sourcing. Questions on the table among others: What are differences and similarities in terms of speed, flexibility, reliability, business model, visibility and vulnerability? Where and how can they collaborate and how can we use new emerging technologies to build stable bases for independent in-depth journalism in rapidly changing volatile media landscapes.