Rising populism in the U.S. and Europe, amid concerns over terrorism and migration, pose risks to press freedom in the West and beyond. Join the Committee to Protect Journalists for a look at the challenges journalists face in the changing environment for media in the U.S. and Europe, and the potential ramifications for journalists operating in repressive countries around the world. Advanced registration is not necessary.
Panelists to include:
Joel Simon, Executive Director, Committee to Protect Journalists
Andrew Stroehlein, European Media Director, Human Rights Watch
Shada Islam, Director of Policy, Friends of Europe
Jean-Paul Marthoz, journalist, teacher and author of UNESCO's "Terrorism and the Media"
Tom Gibson, CPJ's EU representative
Brussels Press Club
95 Rue Froissart
Date: 09:30 - 11:30, 28 April 2017
International Press Centre
Room 3253, Block C
Rue de la Loi 155
Telephone: +32 2 235 24 53