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Infodemic-Combatting disinformation: exploring the options
The International Observatory of Human Rights and the International Center for Journalists invite you to a webinar exploring the tools and options that exist to combat disinformation. What actions are the media industry and online platforms taking and how can trust in the media be increased? On a national level, how are governments tackling this issue and what legislative options are available?

Moderator: Dr Julie Posetti, Global Director of Research at The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)
Dr Julie Posetti is an Australian journalist, Global Director of Research at the International Center for Journalists and Research Associate at the Reuters Institute at Oxford University. She researches at the intersection of journalism, digital media, and freedom of expression.

Speakers

Damian Collins MP
Damian Collins has been the Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe since the 2010 general election. He was the Chairman of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee from October 2016 to November 2019 and oversaw the committee’s disinformation and ‘fake news’ inquiry. He is the co-founder and host of the Infotagion, a podcast about disinformation during the Covid-19 epidemic.

Guy Berger, Director for Freedom of Expression and Media Development at UNESCO
Mr Berger is responsible for the organization’s global work on press freedom, safety of journalists, internet freedom, media pluralism and independence, gender and media, media and information literacy, and journalism education.

Sally Lehrman, Chief Executive of the Trust Project
Sally Lehrman is an award-winning journalist, founded the Trust Project, an international collaboration to strengthen public confidence in the news through accountability and transparency.

Join the discussion and let #TruthBeTold.

Jun 25, 2020 04:30 PM in London

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