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Saturday, May 20 • 14:00 - 15:00
Is Journalism Failing us? Crisis of Trust in the Media

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Have the media grown too close to power and too detached from the communities they serve? Claims that the ‘mainstream media’ have helped governments strengthen official policy on important political and social issues are growing. And audiences increasingly feel that their interests are unrepresented in the press, allowing populist politicians to incite anger against quality media and further undermine journalistic credibility when it is needed most. 

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Rochelle Riley

Columnist, Detroit Free Press
Rochelle Riley’s award-winning columns have appeared in the Detroit Free Press and at www.freep.com since 2000. She has worked at the Washington Post, Dallas Morning News and Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky, where her debut column calling for a museum to honour native son Muhammad Ali helped spur an $80 million campaign to build the Muhammad Ali Center. Her columns about the fall of former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick were part of the entry that won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in Local Reporting. A strong advocate for press freedom around the world, Riley is co-chair of the National Association of Black Journalists Global Journalism Task Force, which works to increase the number of minority journalists covering the world. She is a board member of... Read More →


James Ball

Special Correspondent, BuzzFeed UK
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David Schraven

Publisher, CORRECT!V
CORRECTIV is Germanys first non-profit investigative newsroom. David Schraven leads CORRECTIV as publisher. After spending time at taz and Süddeutsche Zeitung he worked as a freelance journalist in the business and North Rhine-Westphalia departments of the Welt-group. While work... Read More →

Saturday May 20, 2017 14:00 - 15:00
House of the Patriotic Society (*Reimarus Room)

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