New journalism and Social Media
Jacques Rosselin defines himself as a “media engineer”. He is the founder of multiple news media and director of EFJ, “l’école du nouveau journalism”, a French school of digital journalism with more than 200 students, based in Paris and Bordeaux. The school focuses on new media, new practices and formats for news in the digital era.
Damien Van Achter used to be a tech journalist for 10 years, before he co-founded NEST’up in 2012, the first startup accelerator in Wallonia (Belgium). Damien is also running a Mobile Newslab and providing lean journalism/innovation programs for media companies, universities and public institutions in Belgium, France, Switzerland and Morocco.
Johan Weisz is a journalist and media entrepreneur. He is the founder of Street Press, a magazine for the young generations. StreetPress has established itself as the credible and authentic news brand for 20-35 year olds, for its generational content, its ability to bring together a community, and to produce original and viral information, with exclusive surveys and content. StreetPress publishes StreetPress.com and the Street Guides which are urban guides for students and young professionals. StreetPress Studio helps brands and institutions to produce content for the next generation.