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First meeting of the EU Multistakeholder Forum on Disinformation
May 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
The EFJ GS Ricardo Gutiérrez will participate on behalf of the European Federation of Journalists in the EU Multistakeholder Forum on Disinformation.
The Forum will include representatives of online platforms (Google, Facebook, Twitter, Mozilla, Wikimedia…), the advertising industry and advertisers, which will form a Working Group in charge of drafting a Code of Practice on tackling disinformation, as well as academics, media and civil society organisations (including EFJ, EBU, NME, ACT, EPC, AER, EMMA, ENPA, Poynter, BEUC…) which will be entrusted with an advisory function and act as a Sounding Board for the Forum.
EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel will attend the plenary discussion at the end of the first meeting of the Forum, in the Berlaymont building, on Tuesday 29th of May 2018.
Two consecutive meetings of the Forum are planned for the 14th of June 2018 and the 17th of July 2018.