International

Telling Your Brand Story in a Digital Age

A special discussion with Duke Communications Professionals, with Amy Selwyn, Storytegic.How does your organization talk about itself? Do you celebrate your rich history? Do your corporate values come through in what you say and how you say it? How does your staff talk about your brand/organization? Storytelling is a powerful tool for sharing with the world -- internal and external audiences alike -- what makes your organization different from all others. For helping you (and your audiences) to know and to feel what the world would miss if you weren't here.

How to think like a Designer: Visual Storytelling and Media Design

Cornelis Jacobs, Co-Founder of Storytegic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Art Director, News Exchange, European Broadcasting Union, will share insights from redesigning one of the most iconic logos in the world. The Eurovision Song Contest is one of the longest running television shows in the world, with on average an audience of 200 million viewers. It has become Europe's favorite TV show. Last year Eurovision decided the time had come to redesign the iconic Eurovision Song Contest logo, preparing it for the next decade.

Media Challenges South Africa

Media Challenges South Africa.Presented by Media Fellows Bongiwe Khumelo, Reporter, eNCA e News Channel Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, and Yusuf Omar, Anchor, Mobile Journalism specialist, Foreign Correspondent, eNCA , e News Channel Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa.This Spring the Duke community will have a number of chances to hear from international journalists about their experiences reporting on major world events, to explore the ways the media and social movements interact and influence each other, and to explore new and creative approaches to storytelling.

Hashtag #Feminism: Social Media and the New Women's Movement.

Presented by Media Fellow Verena Lammert, Editor, TV Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Cologne, Germany.Verena, has a weekly television talk show that looks at women's issues in Germany and around the world. Today she will talk about the way social media has affected how women are represented in the media, and how they represent and organize themselves and what this means for feminism at large. This new movement addresses important topics such as rape, victim blaming, sexism, the role of the female body and motherhood.

Media Challenges in Latin America

Media Fellow Lyng-You Ramirez, Director of Content, Grupo de Diarios America (GDA), Miami, FLThis Spring the Duke community will have a number of chances to hear from international journalists about their experiences reporting on major world events, to explore the ways the media and social movements interact and influence each other, and to explore new and creative approaches to storytelling.

Zika Innovation Challenge: Finalist Presentations

The Zika Innovation Challenge aims to contribute tangible ideas and actionable solutions that might mitigate the challenges related to the Zika epidemic in the Americas, and global health security at large. Ideas and solutions for the Zika Innovation Challenge should address one of three major focus areas, and each team can determine the focus area on which they will work. It is notable that these ideas may also be relevant and applicable to other epidemics and outbreaks that threaten our global health security.

Zika Innovation Challenge: Registration Deadline

The Zika Innovation Challenge aims to contribute tangible ideas and actionable solutions that might mitigate the challenges related to the Zika epidemic in the Americas, and global health security at large. Ideas and solutions for the Zika Innovation Challenge should address one of three major focus areas, and each team can determine the focus area on which they will work. It is notable that these ideas may also be relevant and applicable to other epidemics and outbreaks that threaten our global health security.

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