“Breaking News…” How radio reacts

Location Track 2, Salle Maillot - Date Mon, 14 Mar 2016 - Time 12:15 ~ 13:00

La radio et le "breaking news"

Gwendoline Debono (Reporter, Europe 1, France), Antoine Bayet (Head of Digital News, France Info), Dominique d´Olne (Head of radio news, RTBF, Belgium)


Radio’s immediacy and its ability to react to Breaking News has always been one of its greatest strengths. In a world where big stories are a seemingly frequent occurrences, how does radio deal with fast-moving events as they unfold? This session will look at the both the practical side of covering breaking news and also the difficult ethical decisions journalists and editors have to make about their coverage. Moderator: Rod McKenzie (UK).

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