UNESCO TO HOST 2019 WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY IN ETHIOPIA

2-3 May 2019, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Join UNESCO for the 26th Annual World Press Freedom Day conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in May 2019. Around 1,000 participants and high-profile speakers are expected to attend the event, including representatives from governmental and international organisations, the media, academia, and civil society.

DIGITAL PLATFORMS, REGULATION, AND MEDIA SUSTAINABILITY: A LESSON FOR EUROPE FROM DOWN UNDER

Given the reality of today’s online environment and what it means for conveying accurate, high-quality information, it is important to address underlying mechanisms that have enabled the manipulation of online information spaces. By also addressing how information is created and disseminated from a market viewpoint, not simply a content viewpoint, it paints a more holistic picture of the challenges faced in keeping a citizenry informed.