Watch a selection of sessions from the GEN Summit 2017 here and find their full transcripts with the Trint Player.

A selection of sessions at the GEN Summit 2017 were live-streamed on Youtube, Facebook and on the homepage of this website. The videos can be found below for replay. 

Want a full transcript of a session? Go to the Trint Player page, where keynotes, addresses and panels are fully transcribed within the newly launched Trint Video Player.  





Friday 23 June

From Storytelling to Storytooling

Replay the full keynote below

With Amy Webb, Founder of the Future Today Institute


 As a partner, what can Facebook do for news publishers?

Replay the full keynote below 

With Campbell Brown, Head of News Partnerships, Facebook




Editors Lab Final

Replay the final here and discover the winners here
The team from BBC Visual Journalism was crowned the winner of the World Cup of Newsroom Innovation, the Editors Lab Final, at the close of a three-day hackathon. 
For more on the Editors Lab Final, click here






Thursday 22 June

Martin Baron at the GEN Summit – Day 2




Are we losing the media we need for democracy?

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 With Timothy Garton Ash, Professor of European Studies, Oxford Universities

Barbara Trionfi, Executive Director, International Press Institute







 The Data Journalism Awards 2017 Ceremony & Gala Dinner

Watch the Ceremony in full below 

The Data Journalism Awards Ceremony and Gala dinner was held in Hofburg Palace’s Festsaal 




Reuters Institute Digital News Report: Essential data on the future of news

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With David Levy, Director – The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

Nic Newman, Research Associate – The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism


Will BuzzFeed become a legacy media of the 21st century?


 Replay the session here

With Ben Smith, Editor-in-Chief – Buzzfeed



The Washington Post in Trump’s America and a digital world

Replay the keynote here

With Martin Baron, Executive Editor – Washington Post




 With the benefit of hindsight (or our biggest mistakes)

Replay the full panel here

With Cory Haik, Publisher – Mic 

Jim Roberts, Managing Director – Mercury Digital

Moderated by Madhav Chinnappa, Director of Strategic Relations, News and Publishers, Google


Wednesday 21 June


Virtual reality at the GEN Summit-Day 1



 It’s raining bots: Four best practices to make the most of automation

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 Get the full transcript here

 With David Alandete, Managing Editor – El País

Francesco Marconi, Manager of Strategy and Corporate Development – The Associated Press

 Robert Unsworth, VP Americas – News Republic

Moderated by Noriko Takiguchi, Managing Editor –




VR is here to stay. What’s next for journalism?


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Get the full transcript here 

With Jonathan He, General Manager – Tencent 

Bin Gu, Founder and CEO – Yue Cheng Media

Francesca Panetta, Executive Editor VR – The Guardian

Latoya Peterson, Deputy Editor, Digital Innovation for The Undefeated/ESPN

Moderated by Robert Hernandez, Associate Professor – USC Annenberg