In the "Crash course on personality rights" on Day 2 of the re:publica TEN, lawyers Roman Portack and Ansgar Koreng explained why review portals often erase critical comments. The reasoning behind this usually has to do with a blurry separation between opinion and fact – a distinction that everybody should be aware of.
It is often difficult to differentiate between information and propaganda, especially in war zones. Investigative journalist Aric Toler from Bellingcat offered tips on how to systematically verify data in "Open Secrets: Crowdsourcing Russia's Wars in Ukraine and Syria" on Day 2.
Cluelessness is a big problem of our time. On Day 2, Gunther Dueck took to the mainstage to explain so-called "Cargo Cults" and even had a solution at the ready.
The Commission for the Protection of Youth in the Media (Kommission für Jugendmedienschutz - KJM) found the publishing of a picture of a dead baby in the Bild newspaper to be a violation of human dignity. Bild Online editor Julian Reichelt and KJM Chairperson Andreas Fischer discussed the case together with academics in the MEDIA CONVENTION Berlin panel.
Professor Bernhard Pörksen outlines six characteristics to explain what constitutes viral storytelling at the MEDIA CONVENTION Berlin.
We've declared virtual reality as the focus this year at the re:publica TEN. The trainees from the Bayerischen Rundfunk take you along on a small video tour that will hopefully whet your appetite to experience the immersive VR technology yourselves.
It's the second day at the re:publica TEN. Time for a quick round up of the conference so far. The visitors let the trainees from the Bayerischen Rundfunk know about their personal experiences in this video survey.
The party doesn't stop when the sessions finish! We've tricked out the back area behind the STATION – our Networking Area – to keep the party going!
Artist and entrepreneur Matan Berkowitz develops instruments that react to brain waves and minimal movements. In his talk "Music is the Instrument – Innovation for Impact" he explained how this type of technology can help paralyzed people make music.
African comedians from Zimbabwe and Botswana spoke about the spread of satire through social media channels in the "LOL – Laugh Out Loud!" panel at the MEDIA CONVENTION Berlin.
Violence, pornography, agitation – everything is uploaded to the web. But who ensures that it disappears as quickly as possible? That's what Commercial Content Moderators are for. Sarah T. Roberts and Director Moritz Riesewieck report on stories from their work.