The New Horizons in Journalism conference in Sofia, Bulgaria September 24-25, 2021 was a success. If you were unable to attend in person or tune in to the livestream, you can watch the conference recording in full or by individual session.



Many thanks to our partners, the America for Bulgaria Foundation and the Association of European Journalists – Bulgaria, for making this conference possible.

The conference explored journalism in the Internet Age, from podcasting to combating disinformation to exploring new business models for journalism with presentations like How Podcasts are Transforming Journalism: The Story of the Bulgarian Crypto-Queen, Journalists and Journalism Under Threat, and New Business Models and Alternative Revenue Streams for Journalism.

A number of WPI alumni wspoke at the conference, including head of the Investigations Department at Germany’s Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Britta von der Heide (2017); correspondent for Bulgaria’s Capital Weekly and Spas Spasov (2013); and South African-based freelance journalist and media trainer Camilla Bath (2014).