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ALDE Seminar: ‘Protecting European Democratic in a post-truth society”

September 6, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

MEP Marietje Schaake is organising a seminar on ‘Protecting European Democratic in a post-truth society” on Wednesday, 6 September 2017 between 15:00 and 18.00 in the European Parliament, Brussels (Joszef Antall building JAN 4Q1).

Please register at to attend this hearing.



1st Panel: Fake news – general overview


15:00                     Marietje Schaake MEP, Moderator

15:10                     Professor Philip N. Howard, Oxford University Computational Propaganda Project

15:20                     David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on Protection of Freedom of Speech

15:30                     Q&A


2nd Panel: Fake news and real actors behind


16:00                     Petras Auštrevičius MEP, Moderator

16:05                     Boris Reitschuster, Author and Journalist

16:20                     Rikard Jozwiak, RFE Brussels reporter

16:35                     Q&A


3rd Panel: On-line powers and approaches to mitigating the effects of misinformation


17:00                     Morten Løkkegaard MEP, Moderator

17:10                     Professor Vincent F. Hendricks, University of Copenhagen

17:25                     Prabhat Agarwal, DG Connect, European Commission

17:40                     Q&A


18:00                     Closing remarks



September 6, 2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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European Parliament – Joszef Antall building JAN 4Q1
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