The Role of Media in the Refugee Crisis

When: 23.05.2016 - 17:30 - 19:00
Where:  Americké centrum, Tržiště 13, Praha 1 – Malá Strana

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Professional media, social media and informal media shape the public opinion on the refugee crisis in Europe.

Extremists have used this situation and these venues in their attempt to undermine democratic principles and subvert populations to their own ends. We will ask our panelists what the role is of professional journalists in today’s media milieu with many opinion-makers having little or no journalistic training. And how does reporting on this issue differ in respective European countries and the pan-Arab world.

In English.