International Journalism Festival

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The International Journalism Festival is a journalism event annually held in Perugia, Italy (in central Italy, about 100 miles, or 160 km, north of Rome). The 2020 Festival will be held April 1-5, 2020.

The International Journalism Festival attracts journalists and journalism students, as well as scholars and Media agencies, who get free access to keynotes, workshops, panels and discussions on media in society.[1]

Since the foundation of the Festival in 2006 by Arianna Ciccone and Christopher Potter,[2] several prizes, including A Story Still to Tell Award and the Paola Biocca International Reportage Award have been awarded by students of journalism and media professionals.[3][4] In 2012 the prize A Story Still to Tell Award was dedicated to the memory of Mauro Rostagno. One of the journalists who was shot by Sicilian Mafia in 1988.

Amongst the speakers that have previously attended the festival are Seymour Hersh, Carl Bernstein, Alastair Campbell, Stephen Doig, Hans-Gert Pöttering, Edward Snowden and Eugenio Scalfari.[5][6][7]


  1. ^ International Journalism Festival to be held in Italy Archived 2012-12-20 at
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Competition seeks videos, photos from young journalists Archived 2012-08-04 at
  4. ^ A Story Still to Tell: Maria Grazie Cutuli.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Hersh key speaker at Perugia festival
  6. ^ "Postcard from Perugia: Notes and quotes from the Perugia International Journalism Festival". Archived from the original on 2009-06-09. Retrieved 2010-04-06.
  7. ^ #26: International Journalism Festival, Perugia 1-5 April 2009 Archived 9 May 2010 at the Wayback Machine

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