A year after our first DIALOGUES event on the topic, we re-open the discussion on journalism.

The DIALOGUES event will take place as part of the 24-hour kick off of iMEdD, a nonprofit organization founded in 2018 with the exclusive support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation with a mission of promoting transparency, credibility, independence, meritocracy, and excellence in journalism.

The 24-hour agenda, in addition to the DIALOGUES event, will include panel discussions, presentations, reflection on the future of journalism, music, a party, screenings, and a lot of coffee!


17.30-19.30 | SNF Dialogues – Journalism: The Day After

A year after our first DIALOGUES event on the topic, we re-open the discussion on journalism. Acknowledging that there is a global crisis in the field, journalists from Greece and abroad reflect on the problem and exchange ideas for new models and tools, the role of technology, and the resources for financing journalistic ventures.

Speakers to the event will include Mr. Andreas Dracopoulos, co-President of the SNF, Ms. Iliana Magra, journalist of the New York Times, Mr. Bertrand Pecquerie, CEO of the Global Editors Network, Ms. Marija Ristic, Regional Director of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) and Mr. Tasos Telloglou, journalist.

Mr. Antonis Diamataris, the publisher of The National Herald, will also contribute to the discussion.

The discussion between the speakers and the public will be coordinated by journalist and Managing Director at iMEdD, Anna-Kynthia Bousdoukou.

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10.00-12.00 | Meet the iMEdD team: A presentation to members of the press

iMEdD team members present the mission and programs of the organization as well as the new premises.


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12.00-13.00 | Parallel Panel Discussions | Does investigative journalism exist in Greece or not?

Speakers include:

Nicholas Leontopoulos, Journalist, Member of Investigate Europe, Founder ReportersUnited

Leila Minano, Member of Investigate Europe

Thodoris Chondrogiannos, Journalist, Inside Story

Moderator: Haris Karanikas, Member of ICIJ, Journalist at

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12.00-13.00 | Parallel Panel Discussions | 2. Documentary & Visual Storytelling: this is where journalism meets the image

Speakers include:

Aris Messinis, Chief Photographer, AFP Athens 

Giannis Papadopoulos, Journalist at Kathimerini

Sophia Papaioannou, Journalist - Presenter of Alpha TV news show 360ᵒ

Moderator: George Avgeropoulos, Documentarist & Journalist

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13.30-15.00 | The story behind the stories

Presentation by the SNF Fellows of the Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University & Janine Jaquet, Associate Dean, Alumni & Development, Strategy and Professional Programs, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University

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15.00-16.30 | Is Disinformation Threatening Democracy? The 2019 European parliamentary elections and how news organizations can respond – Policy report created in the framework of the program Reporting on International Affairs: a CSIS Practicum in Journalism, with the SNF's support

Presentation by Nikos Panagiotou, Associate Professor & Students, Department of Journalism & Mass Communications & Yumi Araki, Senior Producer and Editorial Lead, iDeas Lab, CSIS

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20.30-22.00 | Your Turn Registrations period has ended.
22.00-04.00 |Party & DJ Sets by Panagiotis Menegos, Claudia Matola & Andrianos Papadeas Registrations period has ended.
04.00-08.00 Movie Night Registrations period has ended.
08.00-10.00 | Breakfast Registrations period has ended.


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