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Thank you for attending the IPI World Congress 2017 in Hamburg, organized by the International Press Institute (IPI).  Join the post-Congress online conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #IPIWoCo. Follow @IPI_WoCo and @globalfreemedia for the latest news and updates. (Photo © Bernd Lammel / The International Press Institute 2017)

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Friday, May 19 • 14:00 - 15:00
Journalism Beyond Spin & Propaganda: How Can Truth Stand Out?

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Propaganda masquerading as news, the orchestrated distribution of fake content, the deployment of troll armies to smear journalists and media houses on social media – all tactics in an information war being waged by powerful state and non-state actors with clear and aggressive agendas. How can quality journalism counter the propaganda and disinformation? How can we make truth stand out?

Moderators
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Johannes Hano

Bureau Chief New York, ZDF
Since September 2014, Johannes Hano has headed New York/Canada office of ZDF. Before coming to the US, he was based for eight Years in Beijing as ZDF Bureau Chief East Asia. He worked for ZDF's primetime investigative news show "Frontal 21" and as a political correspondent in Berlin. He has... Read More →

Speakers
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Piia Elonen

Editor, Helsingin Sanomat
Piia Elonen is editor on the political and economic news desk at Helsingin Sanomat, Finland’s largest national daily newspaper, where she leads a team of 15 staff members. Prior to that, she worked as a political journalist covering economic policy, including the state budget and taxation, and later as assistant news editor on the same desk. Previous posts at Helsingin Sanomat included staff writer on domestic news, business reporter and online reporter. She also worked as a staff writer at... Read More →
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Sang Mok Lee

Weekend News Anchor & News Editor, Chosun Broadcasting Company (TV Chosun)
Sang Mok Lee is currently weekend news anchor and news editor at TV Chosun, a national cable TV network owned by a consortium led by Chosun Ilbo. In 2015, he worked as a correspondent for TV Chosun at the United Nations Office in Geneva (UNOG), focusing especially on North Korean... Read More →
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Edward Lucas

Senior Editor, The Economist
Edward Lucas is a senior editor at the London-based weekly magazine The Economist. His expertise includes energy, cyber-security, espionage, Russian foreign and security policy, and the politics and economics of Eastern Europe. He is also a senior vice-president at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), an independent, non-profit policy research... Read More →
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Eglė Samoškaitė

Journalist, DELFI
Eglė Samoškaitė has been a journalist at Lithuanian online news website www.DELFI.lt since 2008, specialising in domestic and foreign policy, international relations, and international security issues. Before joining DELFI.lt, she worked for Baltic News Service (BNS... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 14:00 - 15:00
House of the Patriotic Society (*Reimarus Room)

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