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One Year of iMEdD: A 24-hour Event Dedicated to Journalism and its Practitioners

Feb 08, 2020
On Friday, February 7, iMEdD celebrated its one-year anniversary with a 24-hour event full of workshops, discussions with industry experts from Greece and abroad, activities, the premier of Yorgos Avgeropoulos's documentary “Agora II,” screenings, and plenty of music.

Watch the full panel discussions of the event here.

Nearly 1,000 professionals in fields related to journalism visited iMEdD to take part in the day’s happenings, and 30 industry experts contributed their views, knowledge, and experience to the discussion as speakers, trainers and moderators.  

In its first year, iMEdD hosted more than 20 programs, 800 participants, and 100 lecturers, mentors, and partners through its four primary pillars of work: the incubator, the Ideas Zone, the Bridge, and the Lab.

iMEdD is a nonprofit organization founded in 2018 through the exclusive support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF). Its mission is to promote and reinforce transparency and credibility in the field of journalism and to build a strong community of independent media professionals in a welcoming space that promotes collaboration and the development of new ideas and ventures. To achieve this, iMEdD works with the Greek and international academic community, international peer organizations, and professionals from around the world.

Video Credit: Dimitris Maniatis / iMEdD