3rd International Press Freedom Seminar: Off/online intimidation of journalists

Wanneer
05-11-2019 van 09:00 tot 12:45
Waar
Zebrastraat 32, 9000 Gent
Voertaal
Engels
Door wie
Ghent University: research group Law & Technology together with the Department of Communications Sciences of
Website
https://webappsx.ugent.be/eventManager/events/ThirdInternationalPressFreedomSeminar
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The Seminar discusses offline and online intimidation of journalists and current initiatives that aim to increase the protection of these actors.

The International Seminar, organised by the research group Law & Technology together with the Department of Communications Sciences of Ghent University, will gather academics, journalists and students to discuss offline and online intimidation of journalists, and current practices and initiatives that aim to increase the protection of these actors.

Programme

  • 9:00-9:30 Registration
  • 9:30-9:45 Welcome by Prof. dr. Eva Lievens & Prof. dr. Sarah Van Leuven (Ghent University)
  • 9:45-10:30 Keynote: The protection of journalists against intimidation, harassment and violence under Article 10 ECHR
    by Em. Prof. dr. Dirk Voorhoof (Ghent University and Legal Human Academy)
  • 10:30-11:00 From bytes to backlash. Looking at online harassment in journalism from an intersectional perspective
    by Dr. Sara De Vuyst (Ghent University)
  • 11:00-11.20 Coffee break
  • 11:20-11:40 Deaths and threats: an account of recent attacks on journalists and subsequent investigations
    by Dr. Flutura Kusari (European Centre for Press and Media Freedom)
  • 11:40-12.30 Panel: Intimidation – a journalists’ perspective
    Moderator: Prof. dr. Sarah Van Leuven (Ghent University)
    • Charlotte Michils (VVJ)
    • Stavros Kelepouris (De Morgen)
    • Gie Goris (MO* magazine)
  • 12:30-12:45 Concluding remarks
    by Dr. Inger Høedt-Rasmussen (Legal Human Academy and Copenhagen University)

Registration 

Participation is free, but registration is required