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Tuesday, September 15
 

2:00pm CEST

Building Sustainable News Media in a Digital Age
Some digital media are start-ups, some grow from traditional media. What’s the difference? What’s the same?

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Speakers
avatar for Gary Liu

Gary Liu

Chief Executive Officer, South China Morning Post
Gary Liu is CEO of the South China Morning Post, a global news media company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century. Gary is also the Chairman of the WAN-IFRA Asia Pacific Committee, a member of the INMA Board of Directors, and was named a Young Global Leader... Read More →
avatar for Lauren Williams

Lauren Williams

Senior Vice President & Editor-in-Chief, Vox & Recode, VoxMedia Network



Tuesday September 15, 2020 2:00pm - 2:45pm CEST

4:00pm CEST

Digital Transition: The Future has Already Happened!
Media super-innovators from Norway, Germany and South Africa will talk about audiences, journalism, products and revenues in the attention economy.

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Moderator / Host
avatar for Jacqui Park

Jacqui Park

Congress and Membership Adviser, International Press Institute (IPI)
Jacqui is an editor, media strategist and congress and membership adviser for the International Press Institute. She is a senior fellow for media innovation at the University of Technology, Sydney was the founding director for the Beta festival for media startups and innovators in... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Espen Egil Hansen

Espen Egil Hansen

Former Director of New Media Concepts, Schibsted
avatar for Ferial Haffajee

Ferial Haffajee

Associate Editor, Daily Maverick
Ferial Haffajee is a South African editor and journalist. She is currently associate editor at the Daily Maverick.Previously, Ferial was editor-in-chief at the Mail&Guardian and City Press, where teams working with her won numerous investigative journalism awards. She is a regular... Read More →
avatar for Wolfgang Krach

Wolfgang Krach

Editor-in-Chief, Süddeutsche Zeitung
Wolfgang Krach is editor-in-chief of “Süddeutsche Zeitung”, the largest selling national quality newspaper in Germany, based in Munich. Wolfgang studied philosophy, worked for several news agencies (AP, Reuters, DPA) and served as Munich correspondent for the regional daily “Donaukurier... Read More →



Tuesday September 15, 2020 4:00pm - 5:00pm CEST

5:00pm CEST

The New York Times Experience: Building a Media Fit for the Future

Speakers
avatar for Beata Balogová

Beata Balogová

Editor-in-Chief, SME
Beata Balogová is the editor-in-chief of SME, a major independent daily and news site in Slovakia. Prior to joining SME, between 2003 and 2014, Beata served as editor-in-chief of Slovakia’s English-language weekly The Slovak Spectator. Beata also serves as vice chair of the executive... Read More →
avatar for Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson

Former President and CEO, The New York Times Company
Mark Thompson became president and chief executive officer of The New York Times Company in November 2012. He has directed the Company’s strategy and presided over an expansion of its digital and global operations. Under his leadership, digital subscriptions have grown from 500,000... Read More →



Tuesday September 15, 2020 5:00pm - 5:45pm CEST
 
Thursday, September 17
 

2:00pm CEST

Let's Put the Trolls Back Under the Bridge!
From state actors to political extremists: trolls are being used to weaponize social media against journalists. How should journalists fight back?

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Speakers
avatar for Maria Ressa

Maria Ressa

CEO and Executive Editor, Rappler.com
The CEO and Executive Editor of Rappler.com, Maria is one of the founders of the 6-year-old company, one of the leading online news organizations in the Philippines. Maria has been honoured around the world for her courageous and bold work in fighting disinformation, “fake news... Read More →
avatar for Ghada Oueiss

Ghada Oueiss

Principal Anchor, News Directorate, Al Jazeera Arabic TV Channel
Ghada Oueiss is a principal anchor and presenter for Al Jazeera Arabic TV Channel. She previously worked for a number of Lebanese newspapers, television channels and radio stations, and has spent more than two decades in broadcast journalism covering politics and reporting from conflict... Read More →



Thursday September 17, 2020 2:00pm - 2:40pm CEST

5:00pm CEST

Journalism Navigating the Platforms
How has journalism been shaped by the big social platforms, and how does it usefully occupy the space it has carved out for itself?

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Moderator / Host
avatar for David Cohn

David Cohn

Co-founder and senior director, Subtext
David Cohn founded Spot.us, was the Chief Content Officer of Circa when it first started, was an Executive Producer at AJ+ and now does R&D for Advance Digital.

Speakers
avatar for Emre Kizilkaya

Emre Kizilkaya

Project editor, journo.com.tr
Emre Kizilkaya is the vice president of IPI’s National Committee in Turkey and the project editor of journo.com.tr, a non-profit platform for the country’s next-generation journalists. He was selected as the Digital Journalist of the Year by the Turkish Journalists’ Association... Read More →
avatar for Emily Bell

Emily Bell

Director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia University
Emily Bell is founding director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School and a leading thinker, commentator and strategist on digital journalism. Established in 2010, the Tow Center has rapidly built an international reputation for research into the intersection of technology and journalism. The majority of Bell’s care... Read More →



Thursday September 17, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
 
Tuesday, September 22
 

2:00pm CEST

When Covid-19 Spreads Attacks on Press Freedom
States and non-state actors are exploiting the emergency to turn the screws on press freedom - everything from denying access through misapplied fake news laws to arrests and charges. IPI has been tracking these violations and press freedom restrictions from the beginning and we’ll share our conclusions and observations on the trends we identified; we will talk about what the greatest risks are and what we need to do about it.

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Moderator / Host
avatar for Barbara Trionfi

Barbara Trionfi

Executive Director, International Press Institute (IPI)

Speakers
avatar for Supriya Sharma

Supriya Sharma

Executive Editor, Scroll.in
Supriya Sharma is the Executive Editor of Scroll.in, India's leading independent digital news organisation, known for its investigative reporting and critical commentary. She has previously worked with the television news broadcaster NDTV and the largest circulated English-language... Read More →
avatar for Lina Ejeilat

Lina Ejeilat

Executive Editor, 7iber
Lina Ejeilat is a co-founder and Executive Editor of 7iber.com, an award-winning online magazine that publishes in-depth multimedia content and critical analysis on Jordan and the Arab region. She holds a M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University in New York, and a BSc in Electrical... Read More →
avatar for Glenda M. Gloria

Glenda M. Gloria

Managing Editor and Co-Founder, Rappler.com
Glenda has been a journalist for more than 3 decades now. She has worked for Philippine newspapers and foreign news agencies, as well as the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism. In the dying days of the Estrada administration in 2001, she co-founded Newsbreak, which started... Read More →
avatar for Tabani Moyo

Tabani Moyo

Director, MISA Zimbabwe
Tabani Moyo is the Country Director for MISA Zimbabwe. He has been with the organisation for 10 years, three of these as Director. He is also a general council member for IFEX - a global network on freedom of expression and a committee member for SADC IGF. In addition, he is the chairperson... Read More →



Tuesday September 22, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm CEST

3:15pm CEST

IPI General Assembly - Reimagining IPI with 2020 Vision
Speakers
avatar for Barbara Trionfi

Barbara Trionfi

Executive Director, International Press Institute (IPI)
avatar for John Daniszewski

John Daniszewski

Vice President for Standards, AP
John Daniszewski became AP’s vice president for standards and editor at large in July 2016 after more than 10 years as AP’s international editor. Before that, he had spent 20 years as a foreign correspondent for the AP and The Los Angeles Times, covering many of the major international... Read More →
avatar for Markus Spillmann

Markus Spillmann

Media expert, SPILLMANN Publizistik Strategie Management GmbH
Markus Spillmann was editor-in-chief of the Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) and a member of the management board of the NZZ Media Group from 2006-14. His appointment followed over a decade of service with the Swiss daily newspaper. From 1995-2001, he worked for the paper’s foreign news... Read More →


Tuesday September 22, 2020 3:15pm - 4:30pm CEST

5:00pm CEST

International News Providers on the Front Lines of Press Freedom
Two editors discussing challenges of managing the operations to cover countries that are closing in, not welcoming to foreign reporters and international media.

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Speakers
avatar for Stephen J. Adler

Stephen J. Adler

Editor-in-Chief, Reuters
avatar for John Micklethwait

John Micklethwait

Editor-in-Chief, Bloomberg
John Micklethwait is the Editor-in-Chief of Bloomberg where he oversees editorial content across all Bloomberg platforms, including its news, newsletters, magazines, opinion, television, radio and digital properties, as well as its research services including Bloomberg Intelligence. Prior to joining Bloomberg in February 2015, Mickle... Read More →



Tuesday September 22, 2020 5:00pm - 5:45pm CEST
 
Wednesday, September 23
 

12:00pm CEST

Turkey’s Journalism Outlives the Suppression: Looking Ahead to Turkey’s 2023 Centenary
Where will Turkey’s quality and investigative journalism be in 2023? What must happen to ensure that journalism is well prepared for a freer future? What are the expectations of students in the journalism departments of Turkish universities and why they are failing to provide them with good quality, practical knowledge?

*Supported by European Commission 

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Moderator / Host
avatar for Mark Lowen

Mark Lowen

Former Turkey Correspondent, BBC
Mark Lowen was the BBC Correspondent in Turkey for five years between 2014 and 2019, before moving to Rome to take up the post of Southern Europe Correspondent. His posting in Turkey coincided with a period of intense turbulence, including terror attacks, the attempted coup, the migrant... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Nevşin Mengü

Nevşin Mengü

Reporter, producer and TV anchor, Diken, Duvar and Deutsche Welle Turkish
Nevşin Mengü has worked in media since 2004 as a reporter, producer and TV anchor. While working in the Middle East, she covered war in Gaza, Lebanon and Afghanistan, and she reported for TRT Türk while based in Iran from 2009 to 2010. She anchored the 6 p.m. news for CNN Türk... Read More →
avatar for Kadri Gürsel

Kadri Gürsel

IPI Executive Board member, Chair, IPI Turkey National Committee
Kadri Gürsel was a columnist for the Turkish daily Milliyet from 2007-2015. His writing focuses on foreign policy, international affairs, Turkey’s Kurdish question and Turkey’s evolving political Islam. He joined Milliyet publishing group in 1997 as deputy editor-in-chief of... Read More →
avatar for İpek Yezdani

İpek Yezdani

Freelance Journalist, IPI Turkey National Committee member
İpek Yezdani has worked as an international journalist and covered diplomacy and international news for various national and international media outlets including, Associated Press, BBC, McClatchy News, Daily Hürriyet, Hürriyet Daily News, Daily Milliyet, TRT Turk, and Daily Cumhuriyet... Read More →
avatar for Aylin Sener

Aylin Sener

Journalism student, Galatasaray University
Aylin Şener graduated from Galatasaray Highschool. She started her bachelor degree at Koç University, currently she studies Communication at Galatasaray University. She worked as an intern at an online news platform ‘T24’. Now, she contributes to fact-checking platform Teyit.org... Read More →



Wednesday September 23, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm CEST
 
Thursday, September 24
 

5:00pm CEST

Fake News! Whose Problem is it?
Does fake news drive out the real? Does bad journalism create the conditions for mistrust? And whose job is it to solve the problem?

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Moderator / Host
avatar for Damaso Reyes

Damaso Reyes

Founder, Clarify.Media
Damaso is the founder of Clarify.Media and has been a journalist for more than twenty years. His work has been published by The New York Times, The Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, The San Francisco Chronicle, and Der Spiegel . Previous assignments and projects have taken him to countries including Rwanda... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Craig Newmark

Craig Newmark

Founder, craigslist & Craig Newmark Philanthropies
Craig Newmark is a Web pioneer, philanthropist, and leading advocate. Most commonly known for founding the online classified ads service craigslist, Newmark works to support and connect people and drive broad civic engagement.In 2016, he founded Craig Newmark Philanthropies to advance... Read More →
avatar for Cristina Tardáguila

Cristina Tardáguila

Associate Director, International Fact-Checking Network
Cristina Tardáguila is the International Fact-Checking Network’s Associate Director. Since 2014, Tardáguila has dedicated her professional life to verification. She is the founder of Agência Lupa, the first fact-checking initiative in her home country of Brazil, and also responsible... Read More →
avatar for Craig Silverman

Craig Silverman

Media Editor, BuzzFeed News
Craig Silverman is an award-winning author and journalist and one of the world's leading experts on online misinformation, fake news, and the attention economy. He is the media editor of BuzzFeed News where he leads a global beat covering platforms, online misinformation, and media... Read More →



Thursday September 24, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm CEST

6:00pm CEST

The New Authoritarian Populism Recipe: Undermining Media, Inflating Fear and Disinformation
Authoritarian populism paints journalists as “enemies of the people”, combining state power with public agitation to undermine independent media. What do we do about that?

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Moderator / Host
avatar for Anya Schiffrin

Anya Schiffrin

Director, Columbia - School of International and Public Affairs

Speakers
avatar for Masha Gessen

Masha Gessen

Author, Staff writer, The New Yorker
Masha Gessen is the author of eleven books, including the National Book Award-winning The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia and The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin. A staff writer at The New Yorker and the recipient of numerous awards... Read More →
avatar for Daniela Pinheiro

Daniela Pinheiro

Former Editor-in-Chief, Época, Thomson Reuters Foundation
Daniela Pinheiro is the first woman appointed editor-in-chief of a weekly magazine in Brazil. A former JSK Knight (JSK) Fellow in Journalism at Stanford University, she was the editor-in-chief of the weekly news and analysis magazine Época from February 2018 until September 2019... Read More →
avatar for Márton Gergely

Márton Gergely

Editor, HVG
Márton Gergely is lead editor of Hungary's largest current affairs weekly HVG. Gergely reads History and Journalism in Budapest and Hamburg. He was a contributor of the Hungarian weekly Magyar Narancs, and after an internship became a correspondent for the Berlin daily taz, die tageszeitung... Read More →



Thursday September 24, 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm CEST
 
Tuesday, September 29
 

4:00pm CEST

When Journalism is at Work, not at War
Two game-changing political leaders: Trump & Modi. Journalists are at work, but they’re at war. How does that work?

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Moderator / Host
avatar for Anita Pratap

Anita Pratap

Contributing Editor, The Week

Speakers
avatar for Siddharth Varadarajan

Siddharth Varadarajan

Founding Editor, The Wire
Siddharth Varadarajan is a Founding Editor of The Wire  He was earlier the Editor of The Hindu and is a recipient of the Shorenstein Journalism Award and the Ramnath Goenka Award for Journalist of the Year. He taught Economics at New York University and Journalism at the University... Read More →
avatar for Steve Coll

Steve Coll

Dean of Columbia Journalism School, Columbia University
Steve Coll, Dean of Columbia Journalism School since 2013, is a staff writer at the New Yorker, the author of eight books of nonfiction, and a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Between 1985 and 2005, he was a reporter, foreign correspondent and senior editor at the Washington... Read More →



Tuesday September 29, 2020 4:00pm - 4:45pm CEST

5:00pm CEST

More Than a Horse Race: Covering the US Elections
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Moderator / Host
avatar for John Mulholland

John Mulholland

Editor-in-Chief, Guardian US

Speakers
avatar for Stephen Engelberg

Stephen Engelberg

Editor-in-Chief, ProPublica
Stephen Engelberg was the founding managing editor of ProPublica from 2008–2012, and became editor-in-chief on January 1, 2013. He came to ProPublica from The Oregonian in Portland, where he had been a managing editor since 2002. Before joining The Oregonian, Mr. Engelberg worked... Read More →
avatar for Tia Mitchell

Tia Mitchell

Washington correspondent, Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)
Tia Mitchell is Washington correspondent for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. In this role, she writes about Georgia’s congressional delegation, campaigns, elections and the impact that decisions made in D.C. have on residents of the Peach State.Prior to joining the paper in 2017, Tia spent her entire career in Florida covering local and state government... Read More →
avatar for Sally Buzbee

Sally Buzbee

Senior Vice President and Executive Editor, Associated Press (AP)
Sally Buzbee is the Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of The Associated Press. She oversees global news operations and news content in text, photos and video from journalists based in more than 260 locations worldwide.Previously Buzbee served as Washington bureau chief for... Read More →



Tuesday September 29, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
 
Thursday, October 1
 

5:00pm CEST

The Journalistic Reset
Journalism is rethinking itself to understand what audiences value, and re-imagining what makes news.

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Moderator / Host
avatar for Khadija Patel

Khadija Patel

Vice Chair, International Press Institute (IPI), Co-founder, The Daily Vox

Speakers
avatar for Scott Kraft

Scott Kraft

Managing Editor, Los Angeles Times
As managing editor, Scott Kraft oversees the Los Angeles Times newsroom, including Column One, enterprise, investigations and Sports. During more than three decades at The Times, Kraft has been a national and foreign correspondent as well as deputy managing editor/news and national... Read More →
avatar for Joe Davidson

Joe Davidson

Columnist, The Washington Post
Joe Davidson writes the Federal Insider, formerly the Federal Diary, a Washington Post column on the federal government. For 13 years he was a Washington and foreign correspondent with the Wall Street Journal. Before joining The Post as an assistant city editor in 2005, he was an... Read More →
avatar for Sarah Ward-Lilley

Sarah Ward-Lilley

Managing Editor, News and Current Affairs, BBC
Sarah Ward-Lilley has been Managing Editor for BBC News and Current Affairs since February 2018. Prior to this, Sarah spent 4 years as Head of International Bureaux for BBC News, overseeing the BBC’s network of nearly 70 offices around the world.She has been at the BBC for over... Read More →



Thursday October 1, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
 
Tuesday, October 6
 

3:00pm CEST

New Ways to do Local Journalism
Connecting with and serving local audience; building trust and business models to secure sustainability.

In partnership with Craig Newmark Philanthropies and Report for America.

Moderator / Host
avatar for Jacqui Park

Jacqui Park

Congress and Membership Adviser, International Press Institute (IPI)
Jacqui is an editor, media strategist and congress and membership adviser for the International Press Institute. She is a senior fellow for media innovation at the University of Technology, Sydney was the founding director for the Beta festival for media startups and innovators in... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Sbu Ngalwa

Sbu Ngalwa

Political Editor, Newzroom Afrika
Sbu Ngalwa is an experienced journalist with 18 years experience. Sbu has previously held a number of senior positions at various publications - including as Politics Editor at the Sunday Times and Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Dispatch and DispatchLive.He has also worked as a Parliamentary... Read More →
avatar for Maple Walker Lloyd

Maple Walker Lloyd

Director of Development and Community Engagement, Block Club Chicago
Maple came to Block Club Chicago from the MacArthur Foundation, where she was team coordinator for its Journalism & Media program. Maple is also a former weekend news anchor for WGN Radio. She now works with subscribers, foundations, individual donors and corporations to expand Block... Read More →
avatar for Kevin D. Grant

Kevin D. Grant

Vice President, Report for America / The GroundTruth Project
Kevin Douglas Grant is The GroundTruth Project’s Co-founder and Chief Content Officer, as well as Vice President of Report for America. Previously Senior Editor of Special Reports at GlobalPost, he has led reporting projects around the world and his work has been recognized by the Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Un... Read More →
avatar for Dhanya Rajendran

Dhanya Rajendran

Editor-in-Chief, The NewsMinute (TNM)
Dhanya Rajendran is co-founder and editor-in-chief of digital news portal The NewsMinute (TNM) which provides a regional media focus on the five southern states in India.


Tuesday October 6, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm CEST

5:00pm CEST

Newsrooms On The Line: Combatting Online Harassment and Smear Campaigns
Newsrooms are often the first line of defence for journalists targeted with online abuse and smear campaigns, a scourge that threatens not only journalists but also the credibility of the news outlets. In this session, security experts and editors from The New York Times, Politico, PEN America and IPI, will discuss effective strategies implemented by media organisations: From risk assessment of individual cases to audience moderation and strategies to minimise the impact.

In partnership with PEN America.

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Moderator / Host
avatar for Javier Luque

Javier Luque

Head of Digital Communications, International Press Institute
Javier Luque Martínez coordinates advocacy and communication on IPI’s digital platforms. He holds a master’s degree in International Journalism from Cardiff University and bachelor’s degrees in journalism and psychology. Prior to joining IPI, he worked as a foreign correspondent... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Sofia Diogo Mateus

Sofia Diogo Mateus

Audience Development Editor, Politico
Sofia Diogo Mateus is POLITICO Europe’s Audience Development Editor. In this role, she is responsible for maximizing the impact of POLITICO journalism by building audiences and engaging with readers.Prior to joining POLITICO, Sofia worked at Deutsche Welle for six and half years... Read More →
avatar for Viktorya Vilk

Viktorya Vilk

Director of digital safety and free expression pro, PEN America
Viktorya Vilk is the program director for digital safety and free expression at PEN America, where she leads initiatives on a range of free expression issues, including developing tools and strategies to empower journalists and newsrooms to defend against online abuse. She has over... Read More →
avatar for Jason Reich

Jason Reich

Vice President of Corporate Security, The New York Times Company
As VP of Corporate Security for The New York Times Company, Jason is responsible for the development and enforcement of all safety and security plans for domestic employees and facilities, while serving as the company’s internal expert on all security matters. He joined The Times... Read More →



Tuesday October 6, 2020 5:00pm - 6:30pm CEST
 
Thursday, October 8
 

2:00pm CEST

What Next for Journalists?
Journalists are building careers outside traditional newsrooms. How to make transition, what to expect and where is journalism headed.

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Speakers
avatar for Violet Gonda

Violet Gonda

Broadcast Journalist; President, International Association of Women in Radio and TV (IAWRT)
Violet Gonda is an award-winning Zimbabwean broadcast journalist. For almost two decades she has helped to develop and implement communications campaigns, which included setting up privately owned start-up satellite radio and television stations in Zimbabwe, broadcasting from London... Read More →
avatar for Barkha Dutt

Barkha Dutt

Founder-Editor, Mojo
Barkha Dutt is an award-winning TV journalist, anchor and columnist with more than two decades of reporting experience. She is India’s only Emmy-nominated journalist who has won multiple national and international awards, including the Padmashri, which is India’s fourth highest... Read More →



Thursday October 8, 2020 2:00pm - 2:45pm CEST

3:30pm CEST

Editors Safety Workshop with the ACOS Alliance
Tips, tools and strategies for news editors and managers on a tight budget: a practical workshop focussing on "easy win" safety practices that can be implemented with minimal cost and rapid deployment.

In association with the ACOS Alliance

Closed session. Separate registration required. Limited capacity: 20
Registration is free to all IPI members. To register please email Elisabet Cantenys at elisabet@acosalliance.org.
 

Speakers
avatar for Jason Reich

Jason Reich

Vice President of Corporate Security, The New York Times Company
As VP of Corporate Security for The New York Times Company, Jason is responsible for the development and enforcement of all safety and security plans for domestic employees and facilities, while serving as the company’s internal expert on all security matters. He joined The Times... Read More →
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Sally Fitton

High Risk Advisor, BBC High Risk Team
As part of its High Risk team, Sally advises and assists BBC staff and contracted freelancers on safety and security across a range of programming including breaking news, investigations and natural history and science documentaries. The BBC High Risk and News Safety team guides the... Read More →


Thursday October 8, 2020 3:30pm - 5:00pm CEST
 
Tuesday, October 13
 

3:00pm CEST

Building Media Credibility and Trust in Africa
Discussion with investigative journalists on understanding the scope of the challenge for journalism and narrowing on the stories, and building the collaborations, to have impact.

In partnership with Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Media Programme Subsahara Africa).

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Note:  Joan Chirwa, founder of the Free Press Initiative Zambia was not able to join the discussion.

Moderator / Host
avatar for Christoph Plate

Christoph Plate

Director, KAS Media Africa
Christoph Plate is Director of the Media Programme Sub-Sahara Africa of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, based in Johannesburg, South Africa. In the 1990s he worked as contributing Africa Correspondent for the German Newsmagazine “Der Spiegel”, based in Nairobi, Kenya, reporting... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Amanyehun R. SiSAY

Amanyehun R. SiSAY

Executive Editor, Ethiopian Business Review (#EBR Magazine)
Amanyehun R. SiSAY is an expert media and communications specialist and business consultant. He draws a valuable experience of over 15 years in the subject gained through research, training and newsroom practice. In 2011, he founded the Champion Communications and has since been as... Read More →
avatar for Joan Chirwa

Joan Chirwa

Founder, Free Press Initiative Zambia
Joan Chirwa, a journalist with 16 years of experience both in the field and management position, is a self-driven and highly motivated media personality.Born on August 7, 1981, Joan holds a Master of Arts Degree in Mass Communication from Leicester University in the United Kingdom... Read More →
avatar for Simon Allison

Simon Allison

Africa Editor, Mail & Guardian
Simon Allison is the Africa Editor of the Mail & Guardian, and founding editor of The Continent, which won this year's Africa Digital Media Award for Best News Service. He has been a foreign correspondent, focussing on Africa, for a decade. He is on the board of the Foreign Correspondents... Read More →



Tuesday October 13, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm CEST
 
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