Nour Khelifi (27) is Viennese and works as a journalist, scriptwriter, speaker, and online content creator in Berlin and Vienna. During her studies, she took the path of journalism and wrote and worked for ORF, Wiener Zeitung, Yahoo Germany, Qamar Magazin, and above all, FUNK, the online service for young people from the German public broadcaster ARD/ZDF. From 2017 to 2020, she was the head author of the digital satire format "Datteltäter" (FUNK, Youtube), where topics such as identity, origin, social politics, culture, and religion were satirized
Roundtable “Media Trouble” Diversity in the Newsroom and Beyond
29th May 10.30 - 12.00 am | Sheila Mysorekar, Iva Krtalić Muiesan, Alexandra Borchardt, Nour Khelifi, Introduction: Margreth Lünenborg, Moderation: Débora Medeiros
While journalism worldwide faces challenges such as the need to adapt to digital technologies and economic pressures, discussions about how to attract an increasingly fragmented audience have become louder. One of the reasons for a possible disconnect between legacy media and parts of the public may be the fact that many newsrooms do not reflect the current diversity present in society: their staff tends to be whiter, older and more middle class than most of their (potential) audiences. This panel features journalists and researchers’ perspectives on the question of diversity in the journalistic context, particularly in Germany.