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EBU Media Lunchtime Talks: Reporting the refugee crisis
October 20, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
A moderated panel discussion followed by a Q&A
- Nicola Frank, EBU Head of European Affairs
- Ricardo Guiterrez, EFJ Secretary-General
Jean-Paul Marthoz, Committee to Protect Journalists EU Correspondent
- Ana Gomes, MEP, S&D, Portugal
- Alain Genestar, editor in chief of Polska magazine.
- Bruno Boelpaep, Europe Producer, BBC News Brussels
Tuesday 20 October 2015, 12.30 – 14.00 over lunch (sandwich buffet)
EBU Brussels office, 56 avenue des Arts, 1000 Brussels
During the past few weeks the media all over Europe have been extensively reporting on the refugee and migrant crisis. Despite most of them reporting responsibly, a number of questions arose about the limits of publishing sensitive images. The debate will focus on the importance of ethical reporting, the roles and responsibilities of media and journalists in countering stereotypes and hate speech in traditional and online media. The panellists will try to answer if it’s feasible and how to factually tell a human-focused story that is highly emotional, without sensationalism and dehumanising migrants and refugees
Please reply to Tine Dupré, email@example.com, before Thursday 16 October by 12 p.m.