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Wednesday, June 19 • 5:20pm - 6:20pm
EJN - Politics and Media Standards in the Digital Age

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Free speech is the bedrock of democratic transformation, but some governments and politicians see independent journalism and social networks as potential threats. What can be done to bridge the gulf in understanding between politics and media? 


Moderators
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Aidan White

Director, Ethical Journalism Network
Aidan is a journalist and specialist in media policy. He is the former General Secretary of the International Federation of Journalists which he led for 24 years until March 2011. Previously he was a journalist for The Guardian in London. He is an active campaigner for the rights of journalists worldwide and is the founder of global networks of media organisations and press freedom groups dealing with free expression and safety in news reporting... Read More →

Speakers
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Puruesh Chaudhary

Founder | Coordinator, AGAHI | Coalition for Ethical Journalism
Puruesh Chaudhary is a media development and strategic communications professional; pertaining to key functional areas covering research, content evaluation and its conceptual development. She has been a professional broadcast editor and has worked in leading news channels in Pakistan; both in Urdu and English: designing, developing and planning content for news, current affairs and other special assignments. She is the Center for... Read More →
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Soe Myint

Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief, Mizzima Media
Soe Myint is the founder of Mizzima, established in 1998 and specilizing in Burma/Myanmar Related News and Multimedia. He is Managing Director and Editor In-Chief of Mizzima Media. Soe was in exile for 24 years while Burma was under the military dictatorship. He was a student of international relations at Rangoon University at the time of the 1988 student demonstrations in Burma and participated in the 1988 people’s uprising... Read More →
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Abeer Saady

A pioneer of a new Egyptian Media Authority, Vice chairperson of Egyptian Press Syndicate
Abeer is a journalist with 21 years of experience in reporting on everything from wars to revolutions. As the only women on the board of the Egyptian Press Syndicate, Abeer also shares her thoughts on the issue of women rights in the country.  


Wednesday June 19, 2013 5:20pm - 6:20pm
Salle de l'Executif (level -1)

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