From the Closed Internet to Infinite Metaverses? The future of technological mediation in journalism and the media

The aim of this conference is to explore and reflect upon the future of technological mediation for journalism and the media. We are therefore seeking address the possibilities (and challenges) offered to information professionals by virtual, connected and immersive environments. The goal is to open a space for discussion on the place of journalism and media in Web3 : How can we prepare for the arrival of this new technology? What place will the media hold in this universe? Contrary to over-enthusiastic narratives, can the metaverse be seen as a trojan horse for the further commodification of the online realm, based on blockchain technologies and NFTs?