Beskrivning

Propaganda and disinformation has increased its influence on people’s picture of reality and news updates, something that is specifically prominent in Eastern Europe and Russia. In these contexts, freedom of expression online and free access to public information is more important than ever and has proven to be essential when building an informed and resilient civil society and democratic society. This session will focus on how the digital culture of today is affecting disinformation, digital freedom and media literacy with examples and voices from Eastern Europe and Russia, highlighting what innovative solutions that exist and what challenges that we need to be prepared for.

Participants
Alina Zubkovych, Nordic Ukraine Forum
Ilona Sologoub, CEO of Vox Ukraine
Ryhor Astapenia, Belarusian analyst, founder of the think tank Center for New Ideas

Disinformation and media freedom in Eastern Europe

LIVE
torsdag / 24 sep / 2020
11:30-12:00
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Beskrivning

Propaganda and disinformation has increased its influence on people’s picture of reality and news updates, something that is specifically prominent in Eastern Europe and Russia. In these contexts, freedom of expression online and free access to public information is more important than ever and has proven to be essential when building an informed and resilient civil society and democratic society. This session will focus on how the digital culture of today is affecting disinformation, digital freedom and media literacy with examples and voices from Eastern Europe and Russia, highlighting what innovative solutions that exist and what challenges that we need to be prepared for.

Participants
Alina Zubkovych, Nordic Ukraine Forum
Ilona Sologoub, CEO of Vox Ukraine
Ryhor Astapenia, Belarusian analyst, founder of the think tank Center for New Ideas

Språk: Engelska
Arrangör: Östgruppen för demokrati och mänskliga rättigheter; Nordic Ukraine Forum

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