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Algorithms, intermediaries, blockchain, data protection; some call our era the age of digital disruption, others call it the new dawn of opportunities. It seems safe to say that it is hard to keep track with technologies of the digital age, let alone work with them in a safe and professional way. ECPMF’s GAME CHANGER conference wants to discuss challenges and opportunities of new digital developments for the purpose of securing media freedom.  
Monday, May 28 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Evening reception + screening of COURAGE - JOURNALISM IS NOT A CRIME documentary

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Then we can wind down together in the evening with food and drinks and mingling. There will also be a screening of Tom Heinemann's deeply touching and gripping documentary about press freedom that goes right to the very core of it all: no freedom without press freedom. COURAGE - JOURNALISM IS NOT A CRIME (DK, 2018, 43 minutes) portraits the three journalists Erdem Gül, Emin Huseynov, and Lawi Weng, standing up to their oppressive governments despite intimidation, prison and torture. Read more here

Speakers
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Henrik Kaufholz

Chair Executive Board, European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF)
Henrik Kaufholz works as a staff reporter at Politiken in Copenhagen since 1974. He was a correspondent in Bonn 1980-85, Moscow 1995-97 and Berlin 1997-2002. From 1991 to 1995 he was a travelling correspondent in the Balkans. Kaufholz has lectured journalism in Denmark, Sweden, Norway... Read More →

Exhibitors
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European Centre for Press and Media Freedom

European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF)
Press and media freedom is under attack in Europe, and it’s getting worse. The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) was founded by 25 organisations from 16 countries as an independent European Co-operative Society (SCE) to counter this development. Our work is based... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Media Campus Villa Ida Poetenweg 28, 04155 Leipzig, Deutschland