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The future of journalism training, media information literacy and ethics - Journalism Under Fire, panel 4

Language: English

On March 23, the UNESCO Colloquium Journalism under fire: challenges of our time, featured lively debates from leading scholars journalists, and representatives of social media companies and media development organizations to discuss the contemporary challenges to journalism. Topics ranged from the rise of identity politics, to threats to business models, responses to the spread of “fake news”, the role of social media platforms, and the importance of journalism training and media and information literacy. Moderator: Mr Aidan White, Director, Ethical Journalism Network
Mr Adam Thomas, Director, European Journalism Centre, The Netherlands
Ms Elena Vartanova, Dean, Moscow State University, Russia
Ms Divina Frau-Meigs, Professor, University of Sorbonne Nouvelle, France
Mr Samy Tayie, Professor, Cairo University, Egypt
Ms Sanita Jemberga, Director, Baltic Centre for Investigative Journalism, Latvia
Ms Albana Shala, Chair, UNESCO’s International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC)

Way Forward by Mr Frank La Rue, Assistant Director-General, UNESCO

on this subject: Journalism under fire: challenges of our time

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Place/region: UNESCO HQ
Type: Round table
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Moderator: Aidan White
Panellist: Adam Thomas, Elena Vartanova, Divina Frau-Meigs, Samy Tayie, Sanita Jemberga, Albana Shala
Coproducer/sponsor: UNESCO Communication and Information Sector
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Original: Video.MP4
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: AVFONDS-2017-03-23-012801-CI
Source ref.: CI/INF/205
Rights holder: UNESCO