Event

The fight for the truth: free and independent journalism in today's world

18.10.2018 - 09:30
- 18.10.2018 - 12:30
Last Updated: 10.10.2018 - 10:44
JAN 6Q2, European Parliament, Brussels
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Thursday
9:30
Welcome and Introduction
Speakers
Manfred WEBER, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament (EP)
9:45
Opening Remarks
Speakers
Esteban GONZÁLEZ PONS, Vice-Chairman of the EPP Group and Chair of its Working Group on Legal and Home Affairs
9:55
Fight against disinformation
Speakers
David Alandete, journalist, former Managing Editor of El País
10:05
Use of Artificial Intelligence in disinformation
Speakers
Paz Ferrin Quiles, journalist, PhD in Business and Institutional Communication, expert in political communication
10:15
Role of free and independent digital journalism
Speakers
Matthew Caruana Galizia, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist
10:25
Questions and Answers
10:50
European approach to tackling online disinformation
Speakers
Manuel Mateo Goyet, Member of the Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
11:00
State of play of free journalism in the world
Speakers
Natallia Radzina, Editor-in-Chief of Charter97.org
11:10
Questions and Answers
11:30
Closing Remarks
Speakers
Tadeusz ZWIEFKA, Member of the Legal Affairs Committee of the EP

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