Media Under Suspicion | How can journalism regain public faith?

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Media under suspicion | A Matter of Trust
How can journalism regain public faith?

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On Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 12:00 pm, Oikomedia and Hostwriter, invite you to Impact Hub Athens (Karaiskaki 28, 10554 Athens) for an event to answer: How can journalism regain public faith?

"Fake News", "Liar’s Press", "State Propaganda"

Never has the press been challenged by public suspicion and distrust as as much as in recent years. Trust ratings in the media are at an all-time low, with global audiences increasingly placing their trust in friends and internet algorithms over traditional media. Bridging divisions in democratic societies through information is becoming more and more of a Sisyphean task. Are labels like „dishonest media“ driven purely by political games, or are journalists also to blame for flailing confidence from growing parts of the public? When is taking a stance justified or even necessary as a journalist and when does it harm the credibility of a reporter? Are journalists players or referees in the game of democracy?


Serge Schmemann
Member of the editorial board
The New York Times

Philip Faigle
Head of #D17
Zeit Online 

Simon Wilson
Editor Europe Bureaux 
BBC News bureau
chief for Brussels

Prune Antoine
Independent journalist 
Correspondent of L’Obs

Tasos Telloglou
Independent journalist
Skai TV/Kathimerini


Elina Makri, journalist and Oikomedia co-founder 
Tabea Grzeszyk, journalist and Hostwriter co-founder

 Audience engagement

Felix Franz Journalist and project manager at Hostwriter

*The discussion will be held in English

Free entrance

Registration: 11.30 a.m.
Light lunch will follow the discussion.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 11:30 AM


Impact Hub Athens
Karaiskaki 28
105 54 Athina
Athens, Greece

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