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Book launch: Journalism, 'Fake News' & Disinformation

Inga Thordar, Julie Posetti, Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Thomas Hughes, Soma Basu
5:30pm, Thursday 6 December 2018
Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens, Oxford, OX2 6QA

Panel discussion to mark the launch of a new handbook designed to tackle the global “disinformation war”.

In a global-first act of collaborative research and knowledge sharing involving leading international experts, the UN has published a new handbook that aims to help equip journalism to tackle the scourge of ‘information disorder’. The book, Journalism, 'Fake News' & Disinformation, was edited by Julie Posetti, Senior Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and Cherilyn Ireton, Executive Director of the World Editors Forum.

Speakers:

  • Inga Thordar, Executive Editor (Digital), CNN International
  • Julie Posetti, Co-author Journalism, 'Fake News' & Disinformation (UNESCO 2018), Senior Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford
  • Professor Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Director of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford
  • Thomas Hughes, Executive Director, Article 19
  • Soma Basu, award-winning independent journalist and Journalist Fellow at the Reuters Institute 

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