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Raheem Adedoyin

Triumph Corporate Ltd
Publisher/Editor-in-Chief
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Bulbul Monjurul Ahsan

Ekushey Television
Editor-in-Chief & CEO
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Sandra Aigner-Accardo

FRA
Communication Officer
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Yahya Alaous

Syrian Journalist
avatar for Virginia Pérez Alonso

Virginia Pérez Alonso

Publico
Managing Director
NA

Nina Alswede

Hamburg Convention Bureau GmbH
Marketing Manager Conventions
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Mahfuz Anam

The Daily Star
Editor & Publisher
TZ

Tay Zar Aung

7 Day
Editor
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Anna Babinets

OCCRP
Editor
YB

Yara Bader

Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM)
Director
JB

James Ball

BuzzFeed UK
Special Correspondent
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Beata Balogova

SME daily
Editor-in-Chief
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Nelson Banya

The Source
Editor-in-Chief
TB

Thomas Bauer

Hanauer Anzeiger
Publisher
MB

Margret Beck

Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
Former Media Office
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Eniola Bello

THISDAY Newspapers
Managing Director
OB

Ole Bjellaanes

Norwegian News Agency
Managing Editor
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Aleksei Bobrovnikov

Hamburg Foundation for Politically Persecuted People
Investigative Journalist
avatar for Lars Boering

Lars Boering

World Press Photo Foundation
Managing Director
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Roberta Bonazzi

European Foundation for Democracy
President
avatar for Alexandra Borchardt

Alexandra Borchardt

Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ)
Managing Editor
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Sandy Bremner

BBC
Managing Editor, North East and Northern Isles
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Klaus Brinkbäumer

Der Spiegel
Editor-in-Chief
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Branko Brkic

Daily Maverick
Editor
MB

Michal Broniatowski

Politico Warsaw
Bureau Chief
CB

Carsten Brosda

Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
Minister of Culture and Media
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Ute Brucker

SWR
Head of Foreign News Department
BB

Bruce Brugmann

San Francisco Bay Guardian
Editor at Large
JB

Jean Brugmann

San Francisco Bay Guardian
Rounding co-publisher (Ret.)
AV

Armgard von Burgsdorff

Media Consultant
DB

Dirk Burmester

Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
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Nicolas Chatara-Morse

Project Syndicate
CEO
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Joan Chirwa

The Mast
Editor-in-Chief & CEO
WC

Woosuk Choi

The Chosun Ilbo
Deputy Editor
GC

Grit Cross

ZDF
Editor
UC

Ulrike Czerwonka

epa european pressphoto agency
Sales Manager Easter Europe/Middle East
KB

Kedar Bahadur Dahal

Freedom Forum
Treasurer
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Garba Dangida

Newsweek Nigeria
Editor-in-Chief
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John Daniszewski

The Associated Press (AP)
Vice President/Standards Editor-at-Large
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Mazen Darwish

Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression
President
VD

Volker Diesbach

Diesbach Medien GmbH
Publisher
HD

Harriet Diestel-Bauer

Hanauer Anzeiger
DD

Damen Dowse

Project Syndicate
Vice President of Development
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Can Dündar

#ÖZGÜRÜZ
Journalist
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Carl-Eugen Eberle

German Television ZDF
Former Director of Legal Affairs
SE

Sven Egenter

Clean Energy Wire CLEW (part of Smart Energy for Europe Platform gGmbH)
Editor in Chief
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Nasser El-Ali

Doha Center for Media Freedom (DCMF)
Media and Information Literacy Coordinator
SE

Steven Ellis

International Press Institute (IPI)
Director of Advocacy and Communications
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Hassan Elmogummer

Aljazeera Media Network
Head of Partnerships
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Piia Elonen

Helsingin Sanomat
Editor
IE

Isabel Engelke

Norddeutscher Rundfunk NDR
Journalist
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Zeynep Erdim

BBC World Turkey
Journalist
RE

Renan Estenssoro

Fundación para el Periodismo
Director
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Anthony Fargo

Indiana University
Associate Professor
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Abdelfattah Fayed

Aljazeera Media Network
Executive Producer of News, Output Department
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Rainer Finke

dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH
Director International Marketing & Sales
avatar for Celine Flammang

Celine Flammang

Digital Luxembourg / Ministry for Media and Communications
Senior Advisor
FF

Frank-Dieter Freiling

German Television ZDF
Senior VP International Affairs
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Leslie de Freitas

IFEX
Head of Information & Audience Engagement
IF

Ito Fujitaka

Nihon Shinbun Kyokai
Manager, Technology & Telecommunications Section
PG

Peter-Matthias Gaede

Gruner + Jahr GmbH & Co KG
Former Editor-in-Chief, GEO Magazine
WG

William Gardiner

Solo Syndication DMG Media UK
Managing DIrector
MG

Márton Gergely

HVG
Leading Editor
GD

Giuseppe Di Grazia

Gruner + Jahr GmbH & Co KG
Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Stern Magazine
SG

Scott Griffen

International Press Institute (IPI)
Director of Press Freedom Programmes
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Silvia Grundmann

Council of Europe
Head of Media and Internet Division
avatar for Fredy Gsteiger

Fredy Gsteiger

Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen SRF
Deputy Editor-in-Chief
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Nazire Kalkan Gürsel

International Press Institute (IPI)
Wife of imprisoned Turkish journalist & IPI Executive Board Member...
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Sami Al Haj

Aljazeera Media Network
Director of Center for Public Liberties and Human Rights
AA

Ammar Al Hamadan

Aljazeera Media Network
Cameraman, Input Department
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Johannes Hano

ZDF
Bureau Chief New York
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Espen Egil Hansen

Aftenposten
Editor-in-Chief and CEO
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James Harding

BBC News
Director, BBC News & Current Affairs
AH

Anders Hauge-Eltvik

LO Media
Editor
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Joerg Hausendorf

Bauer Media Group
Member of the Excecutive Board
HH

Hannah Hess

epa european pressphoto agency
Editor-in-Chief
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Claus Hesseling

Interlink Academy
Director of Journalism Programs and Principal Trainer
TR

Thu Rein Hlaing

The Voice Weekly
Editor-in-chief
avatar for Robert Holloway

Robert Holloway

European Fundamental Rights Agency
Consultant
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Brant Houston

University of Illinois
Professor and Knight Chair
MH

Martin Huckerby

Journalist & Editorial Consultant
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Eero Hyvönen

Yle
Development Manager
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Susanna Inkinen

International Media Support (IMS)
Afghanistan PM
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Julia Jäkel

Gruner + Jahr
CEO
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Hanadi Al Jassim

Doha Center for Media Freedom (DCMF)
Head of Outreach and Training
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Arne Jensen

Association of Norwegian Editors
Secretary General
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Andrew Johnson

Trinidad Express/TV6
Journalist
avatar for Hawley Johnson

Hawley Johnson

Global Freedom of Expression, Columbia University
Project Manager
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David Jordan

BBC
Director, Editorial Policy & Standards
CJ

Christoph Jumpelt

Deutsche Welle
Head of Communications
KK

Kristina Kaiser

ZDF
Reporter
TK

Toshihiko Katsuda

Asahi Shimbun
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Tehmina Kazi

Cork Equal and Sustainable Communities Alliance
Policy and Advocacy Officer
MK

Margarita Khartanovich

University of Tampere
PhD Candidate in Journalism
KK

Kanchan Khatri

Janat Media Network
Managing Director
MS

Myung Seop Kim

KBS - Korean Broadcasting System
Editor of Culture Division
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Emre Kizilkaya

Hurriyet
Digital Content Coordinator
avatar for Christiane Klint

Christiane Klint

International Press Institute (IPI)
Membership & Global Relations Manager
JW

Jong Won Ko

Chosun Broadcasting
Director
avatar for Ginko Kobayashi

Ginko Kobayashi

Yahoo! Japan
Journalist
HK

Hiroshi Komatsu

The Mainichi Shimbun
Editor in Chief
NK

Nicola Korte

Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
MK

Matúš Kostolný

Daily N
Editor in Chief
JK

Jörg Kruse

Gruner + Jahr
Senior Projektleiter Corporate Events
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Michael Kudlak

International Press Institute (IPI)
Project Consultant
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Daoud Kuttab

Community Media Network
Director General
SL

Sriram Lakshman

The Hindu
Deputy Editor
LL

Lois Lammerhuber

Edition Lammerhuber
Creative/Art Director
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Josh LaPorte

European Journalism Centre
Media Development Advisor
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Sang Mok Lee

Chosun Broadcasting Company (TV Chosun)
Weekend News Anchor & News Editor
ML

Martin Leonhartsberger

International Press Institute (IPI)
Head of Finance & Administration
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Anne Leppajarvi

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences
Degree Program Director
SL

Simon Li

Retired Editor
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Leif Lonsmann

Lonsmann
Senior Media Adviser
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Edward Lucas

The Economist
Senior Editor
RV

Robert von Lucius

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ)
Retired
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Nico Lumma

next media accelerator GmbH
COO
avatar for Javier Luque

Javier Luque

International Press Institute (IPI)
Digital Media Coordinator
BL

Ben Lydon

Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression
Programme Manager
avatar for Davan Maharaj

Davan Maharaj

Los Angeles Times
Editor-in-Chief & Publisher
avatar for Wada Maida

Wada Maida

Finlay Communications Ltd.
Managing Director/CEO
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Riyad Mathew

The Malayala Manorama Co. Ltd
Editor- Malayala Manorama & The Week
MM

Markus Matt

DATAKONTEXT
Journalist
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Neven Melek

Doha Center for Media Freedom (DCMF)
Head of International Relations
avatar for Yasmine Merei

Yasmine Merei

Syrian Journalist and Human Rights Activist
avatar for Ashley Messenger

Ashley Messenger

NPR
Senior Associate General Counsel
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Milica Miletic

International Press Institute (IPI)
IPI Events Manager
JM

Julia Mille

Gruner + Jahr GmbH & Co KG
Junior Projektleiterin Corporate Events
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Silvia Morales

International Press Institute (IPI)
Outreach and Engagement Manager
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Pili Mtambalike

Media Council of Tanzania
Programme Manager
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Joseph Muganda

Nation Media Group
Group Chief Executive
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Kajubi Mukajanga

Media Council of Tanzania
Executive Secretary
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Oswaldo Muñoz

El Venezolano News
Director & Editor
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Ravi Narasimhan

The Hindu
Director
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Florian Nehm

Axel Springer SE
Head of Corporate Sustainability & EU-Affairs
IN

Irene Neverla

University of Hamburg
Professor
LW

Line Wolf Nielsen

International Media Support
Communications Coordinator
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Abdulrahman Nasser Al Obaidan

Doha Center for Media Freedom (DCMF)
Member of Executive Committee, Acting Director
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Folu Olamiti

Newspot Online Newspaper/ Pro Media Konsult
Publisher/ Media Consultant
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Mukund Padmanabhan

The Hindu
Editor
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Cristina Palesi

RAI TV, Telerevista, Freelance
Journalist
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Torry Pedersen

Schibsted Norway
Head of Publishing
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Riitta Pihlajamäki

Yle
Head of A-Studio, Current Affairs
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Ines Pohl

Deutsche Welle
Editor-in-Chief
AP

Anita Pratap

The Week
Contributing Editor
GP

Gary Pruitt

The Associated Press
President and CEO
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Gerrit Rabenstein

Google
Head of Strategic Partnerships, News & Publishing
SR

Sudha Ravi

Independent
Consultant
MR

Manfred Redelfs

Greenpeace e.V.
Unit Head Investigations
PD

Pal Daniel Renyi

444
journalist
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Rochelle Riley

Detroit Free Press
Columnist
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Roberto Perez Rocha

Transparency International
Director
KR

Katrin Ruhl

ZDF
Online editor
FR

Frank Rumpf

dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH
Head of CEO's office
KS

Kerstin Saathoff

Google
News Publisher Solutions Consultant
TS

Takashi Sakurayama

Kyodo News
Berlin Bureau Chief
avatar for Hélène Sallon

Hélène Sallon

Le Monde
Middle East Correspondent
avatar for Amy Kristin Sanders

Amy Kristin Sanders

Northwestern University in Qatar
Associate Professor in Residence, Journalism Program
JS

Jana Schiedek

Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
SS

Sabine Schiffer

ARD/SWR - Suedwestrundfunk
Online Editor
CS

Caroline Schmidt

Norddeutscher Rundfunk NDR
Innenpolitik/ZAPP
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Olaf Scholz

Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
First Mayor
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Andreas Schoo

Bauer Media Group
Member of the Excecutive Board
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David Schraven

CORRECT!V
Publisher
MS

Michael Segbers

dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH
Former CEO
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Demir Murat Seyrek

European Foundation for Democracy
Senior Policy Advisor
avatar for Najib Sharifi

Najib Sharifi

Afghan Journalists Safety Committee
Director
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Garba Shehu

Director, People's Media
Spokesman of the President of Nigeria
avatar for Mustapha S. Shehu

Mustapha S. Shehu

The Politico Magazine
CEO/Editor-in-Chief
HS

Helena Soares

International Press Institute (IPI)
Development and Programmes Manager
avatar for Isabelle Sonnenfeld

Isabelle Sonnenfeld

Google Germany GmbH
Head of Google News Lab (DACH)
avatar for Mostefa Souag

Mostefa Souag

Aljazeera Media Network
Acting Director General
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Christian Spahr

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
Director Media Program SEE
MS

Markus Spillmann

SPILLMANN Media Strategy Management GmbH
Founder & CEO
avatar for Frank Steele

Frank Steele

The English Institute
Media Consultant
avatar for Marty Steffens

Marty Steffens

University of Missouri - Columbia
Professor and SABEW Chair of Business Journalism
avatar for Fiete Stegers

Fiete Stegers

Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR)
Tech Editor and Social Media Expert
avatar for Hannah Storm

Hannah Storm

International News Safety Institute (INSI)
Director
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Andreas Sugar

International Media Support (IMS)
Head of Rapid Response
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Blanca Tapia

FRA
Programme Manager, Fundamental Rights Promotion Dept.
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Jean Philip De Tender

European Broadcasting Union (EBU)
Media Director
avatar for Elmar Theveßen

Elmar Theveßen

ZDF German Television
Deputy Editor-in-Chief
avatar for Dawn Thomas

Dawn Thomas

One Caribbean Media
Chief Executive Officer
OT

Oliver Traut

ARD/SWR - Suedwestrundfunk
Distributionsmanager
avatar for Dobrina Trifonova

Dobrina Trifonova

Media Program South East Europe
Project Coordinator


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