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Friday, May 19 • 09:15 - 10:15
Relationship Between News Media, Social Media and News Aggregators: It's Complicated

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Has social media swallowed both the news and advertising revenue?  Who's providing the content? Who's reaching the audience? Could algorithms have editorial judgement? The relationship is burdened by many questions and will be discussed from different standpoints.

Speakers
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Espen Egil Hansen

Editor-in-Chief and CEO, Aftenposten
Espen Egil Hansen is editor-in-chief of Aftenposten, Norway’s largest circulation newspaper. He joined Aftenposten after more than 20 years at the Norwegian tabloid Verdens Gang (VG). His final job at VG was heading VG Nett, the paper’s online news site. In September, 2016, he made worldwide headlines when he openly challenged... Read More →
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Gerrit Rabenstein

Head of Strategic Partnerships, News & Publishing, Google
Gerrit Rabenstein supports Google's partners in the publishing and news industry in Germany, Austria and Switzerland as part of the newly founded Digital News Initiative. He moved to Google in 2012 after holding various management positions in the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group.
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Patrick Walker

Director of Media Partnerships, EMEA, Facebook
Patrick Walker has over 20 years of experience in the television, radio and online media industry. As Director of Media Partnerships at Facebook, he is responsible for leading content partnerships with media companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa across news, sports and entertainment. He develops publishing and audience development strategies for products including Facebook Video, Instant Articles, Instagram, 360 Video and virtual reality. After a degree in journalism from the University of Southern California, he began his career in media and technology as a TV producer for... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 09:15 - 10:15
House of the Patriotic Society (*Reimarus Room)

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