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Saturday, May 20 • 11:30 - 12:30
Workshop: Media Toolkit - From a Fundamental Rights Angle

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The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), a Vienna-based agency of the European Union, presents the Media Toolkit, a project being developed by journalists for journalists. Together with the participants,the FRA team will use a news example to analyse how to better reflect on the cardinal principles of journalism, such as truth and accuracy, fairness and impartiality, humanity (being aware of the impact of our words or images on others), and accountability. The discussion at this session will help to provide feedback for the development of an online educational platform to be included in the Toolkit.

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Robert Holloway

Consultant, European Fundamental Rights Agency
Robert Holloway, a British-born French citizen, spent most of his career in journalism, chiefly with international news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP), where he worked for 33 years. Among the positions he held were foreign editor, deputy managing editor, head of the English-language desk and UN correspondent. He coordinated... Read More →
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Blanca Tapia

Programme Manager, Fundamental Rights Promotion Dept., FRA
Since July 2016, Blanca Tapia is Programme Manager at the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), one of the EU’s decentralised agencies set up to provide expert advice to the institutions of the EU and the Member States. Previously, she was FRA Spokesperson/Media Manager, directly working with journalists on issues such as hate crime, racism, xenophobia, migration, gender equality, access to justice, LGBT rights, and information society and privacy. She also worked as OSCE Spokesperson for Combating Human Trafficking and press officer at the Spanish Ministry of Defence. Tapia began her career as broadcast journalist in the USA and then in... Read More →

Saturday May 20, 2017 11:30 - 12:30
House of the Patriotic Society (Tonnies Room)

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