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Wednesday, June 19
 

2:30pm

Ethical Journalism Network Conference - Standards and self-regulation in the age of open journalism - Opening Speech

The ethical focus is always on the newsroom, but what about standards in the boardroom? What can be done to make media more transparent? Responsible ownership is vital, but how do we improve levels of governance. Will ethical audits as proposed by the Ethical Journalism Network help?

Aidan will be the moderator of the three below sessions.


Moderators
avatar for Aidan White

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... Read More →

Wednesday June 19, 2013 2:30pm - 2:45pm
Salle de l'Executif (level -1)

2:45pm

EJN - Hard Lessons from Britain's Journalism Scandal

After the Leveson inquiry journalism has become a political battle ground over regulation. But what has been won, and lost, in the process? Two key observers reflect on what has been learnt from the phone-hacking controversy.

 


Moderators
avatar for Jean-Paul Marthoz

Jean-Paul Marthoz

Senior Adviser, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)
In addition to his role at CPJ, Jean-Paul is also vice-chair of the advisory committee of the Europe and Central Asia division of Human Rights Watch, a foreign affairs columnist at Le Soir and associate editor of Europe’s World. He teaches international journalism at the Universit... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Chris Elliott

Chris Elliott

Readers' Editor, The Guardian, UK
Chris Elliott began his career in local newspapers and has been a journalist for nearly 40 years, the last 15 years at the Guardian. He has been a reporter, news editor and managing editor. Since August 2010 he has been the readers' editor.


Wednesday June 19, 2013 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Salle de l'Executif (level -1)

3:50pm

EJN - Leading from the Front: Ethics and the Media Business

The ethical focus is always on the newsroom, but what about standards in the boardroom? What can be done to make media more transparent? Responsible ownership is vital, but how do we improve levels of governance. Will ethical audits as proposed by the EJN help?


Moderators
avatar for Aidan White

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... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Amadou Mahtar Ba

Amadou Mahtar Ba

Chief Executive, African Media Initiative (AMI)
The African Media Initiative (AMI) is an unprecedented pan-African effort aimed at providing the continent’s media owners and practitioners with the tools they need to play an effective role in their societies and aims to strengthen the media sector in Africa. Mr Ba is also a co-founder... Read More →
avatar for Tom Kent

Tom Kent

Standards Editor, Associated Press, USA
As standards editor, Tom oversees issues of ethics and credibility in AP operations worldwide and speaks internationally on journalistic ethics and newsroom management. Previously he was chief of the AP bureau in Moscow and international editor of the AP. He has also served... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2013 3:50pm - 4:50pm
Salle de l'Executif (level -1)

5:20pm

EJN - Politics and Media Standards in the Digital Age

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
avatar for Aidan White

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... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Puruesh Chaudhary

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... Read More →
avatar for Soe Myint

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... Read More →
avatar for Abeer Saady

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)