COVID-19 and disinformation: Quality journalism as a remedy?


Wednesday, 3rd June 2020, 15:00 – 16:00 (CET – Brussels time)

The European Foundation for Democracy, in cooperation with the U.S. Mission to the European Union and the International Press Institute, cordially invites you to an online discussion with:

Barbara Trionfi, Executive Director, International Press Institute
Nadezhda Azhgikhina, Journalist and Director of PEN Moscow
Bojan Pancevski, Germany Correspondent, Wall Street Journal

While the COVID-19 crisis has further amplified the magnitude of the disinformation phenomenon worldwide, liberal democracies need to identify tools and mechanisms that can support effective remedies. This webinar will explore how the promotion of independent, critical, pluralistic and professional journalism can represent a remedy against disinformation by providing sound and fact-based information.

Watch online: The discussion will be streamed on Facebook Live. Join us here.