The 2009 festival keynote speech will be given by Seymour Hersh of the leading American weekly The New Yorker on Saturday 04 April 2009. He first came to prominence with his reports on the My Lai massacre in Vietnam in 1969 and more recently broke the news on the treatment by American soldiers of prisoners at Abu Ghraib in Iraq in 2004. He is widely considered to have been the most influential investigative journalist in the world over the past 40 years. The subject of his speech will be On how the Bush administration overran the American Constitution with the aid of the American press. This will be the first time that Seymour Hersh has made a public appearance in Italy.
Top names, stunning location, free entry, networking heaven.
The annual Perugia International Journalism Festival is the leading journalism event in Italy. It is an open invitation to listen to and network with the best of world journalism. The leitmotiv is one of informality and accessibility, designed to appeal to journalists, journalism students and those interested in the role of the media in society. Simultaneous translation into English and Italian is provided. The festival is open to the public free of charge.
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From fantasy football to fantasy sports media. The captains of five top-of-the-table sports dailies, together with the head of one the world's leading newspaper design consultancies, will unite for the first time to form a mouth-watering team to take on all aspects of sports journalism, with particular focus on multimedia integration. Kick-off at 18.00 on Friday 03 April. Ninety minutes of thrills and spills guaranteed. The winner? The audience.Antoni Cases
head of the newspaper design consultancy Cases i Associats in BarcelonaWalter De Mattos
editor of the leading Brazilian sports daily Lance!Rémy Dessarts
editor of the leading French sports daily L'EquipeEduardo Inda
editor of the leading Spanish sports daily MarcaRicardo Roa
editor of the leading Argentinian sports daily OléGianni Valenti
deputy editor of the leading Italian sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport
Organised in partnership with La Gazzetta dello Sport