Culture and Media

22.06.2017

Journalism for Peace and Nonviolence in Catalan

Journalism for Peace and Nonviolence in Catalan

Pressenza is delighted to announce the launch of its eighth language to its website platform.  The contribution both intellectually, academically and culturally from famous Catalans to the world is reflected in the works of people such as Ramon Llull in the 13th century through to Antoni Gaudi and Salvador Dali… »

20.06.2017

Pressenza: Humanising the dehumanised

Pressenza: Humanising the dehumanised

The tenth edition of the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum is currently underway in the impressive former West German parliament building in Bonn, Germany.  As part of the programme, Pressenza International Press Agency, with its unique focus on peace and nonviolence, hosted the workshop “How to humanise the dehumanised: journalism… »

20.06.2017

‘Empower women and change the structures of power’ – Media and gender equality at the Global Media Forum

‘Empower women and change the structures of power’ –  Media and gender equality at the Global Media Forum

Prominent experts from the media, politics and NGOs called upon the media to step up their efforts for gender equality and diversity at the Global Media Forum. A panel, hosted by the network Gender@International Bonn, focused on the challenges of gender-transformative journalism in the “post-truth” world and explored its capacity… »

19.06.2017

2nd Conference on Independent Media and Social Movements

2nd Conference on Independent Media and Social Movements

Signs of the Future With the tagline “Signs of the Future”, on the 22nd of June 2017 the 2nd conference on independent media and social movements will take place in Calabria66, organised by Pressenza together with other organisations and collectives. The aim of the conference is to give… »

14.06.2017

Conversation with Patricia Smith

Conversation with Patricia Smith

by Jhon Sánchez “The Year of the Needy Girls” by Patricia Smith is the kind of book I would give to my friend Jennifer. I’ve been a friend of Jennifer’s for three or four years now. Usually, I’m the only guy in her parties for lesbians. Now that I think… »

12.06.2017

Photos: New York’s Annual Puerto Rican Day parade.

Photos: New York’s Annual Puerto Rican Day parade.

Thousands matched despite a controversy over honoring a man who spent 35 years in prison for his involvement with a group responsible for bombings that killed or maimed dozens in the 1970s and 1980. Corporate sponsors dropped out of Sunday’s parade over organizers’ decision to grant the title of National… »

11.06.2017

Water Protectors and independent journalism. A stimulating workshop

Water Protectors and independent journalism. A stimulating workshop

Held yesterday at the September 11  Park in Bologna, Italy, this event organized by Pressenza, Women’s March Milan and “G7M-Ambiente alla base, non al vertice” was one of the many initiatives during a counter-summit on the environment ending today with a Critical Mass demonstration and a march. After an introduction… »

25.05.2017

Jeremy Scahill & Glenn Greenwald: Criminalizing WikiLeaks is a Threat to Journalists Everywhere

Jeremy Scahill & Glenn Greenwald: Criminalizing WikiLeaks is a Threat to Journalists Everywhere

Swedish prosecutors recently dropped the investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Assange has always denied the allegations, which he calls a pretext for his ultimate extradition to the U.S. to face prosecution under the Espionage Act. Since 2012, Assange has taken refuge in the Ecuadorean… »

25.05.2017

Never Mind the Real Russia, It’s All about Trump: An Interview with David Swanson


Never Mind the Real Russia, It’s All about Trump: An Interview with David Swanson


Anti-war activist and author David Swanson told the author that party partisanship fuels the anti-Russian obsession among rank and file Democrats. “If the Democratic Party had made a grand cause of friendship with Russia and disarmament and ending nuclear weapons madness, then liberal supporters of the Democratic Party would be… »

20.05.2017

Alternative facts challenge journalists to rethink role

Alternative facts challenge journalists to rethink role

From targeted propaganda to fake news, the media industry has struggled to meet the challenges of false information on the internet. But some journalists warn that facts may not be enough. Over the past year, false news has vigorously spread across social media platforms. In some instances, national authorities have… »

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