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Online Conference: HATE NEWS vs. FREE SPEECH: Polarization and Pluralism in Georgian Media
12. December 2020 @ 11:30 - 13. December 2020 @ 17:00
Live from Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin and Tbilisi, Georgia
HATE NEWS vs. FREE SPEECH brings together journalists, activists and media experts from Georgia and Germany to discuss strategies to fight misinformation, hate speech and social network manipulation and to strengthen freedom of speech.
11:30 · INTRO
11:45–13:15: POLARISATION AND MEDIA ETHICS IN GEORGIA
14:15–15:45: MISINFORMATION ON SOCIAL MEDIA DURING ELECTIONS
16:30–18:00: HATE SPEECH & HUMAN RIGHTS
Workshop dec 13:
11:0 —14:00 WORKSHOP: ANATOMY OF A CONSPIRACY THEORY
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Tamar Kintsurashvili (Executive Director of Media Development Foundation, Associate Professor at Ilia State University, GE), Nini Gvilia (Project Assistant, Social Media Monitoring at The International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy ISFED, GE), Nata Dzvelishvili (Executive Director at Indigo Publishing, GE), Mikheil Benidze (Chief of Party, Georgia Information Integrity Program at Zinc Network, GE), Rafael Goldzweig (Research Coordinator, Democracy Reporting International -DRI, DE), Eka Rostomashvili (Advocacy and Campaigns Coordinator at Transparency International, GE/DE), Giorgi Tabagari (Civic Activist, Director Tbilisi Pride, GE), Nino Danelia (Head of Journalism and Media Research at Ilia State University, Founder of Coalition for Media Advocacy, Founder of Georgian Women Movement, GE), Josephine Ballon (Legal Head at Hate Aid, DE), Varoon Bashyakarla (Data Scientist, Tactical Tech’s Data & Politics Project, DE), Azadê Peşmen (Journalist, Author and Moderator, DE), Alistair Alexander (Researcher, trainer and consultant, IE/DE), Maya Talakhadze (Co-founder, Regional Democratic Hub – Caucasus, GE), Tatiana Bazzichelli (Founding Director, Disruption Network Lab, IT/DE), Lieke Ploeger (Community Director, Disruption Network Lab, NL/DE).