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.  

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Monday, May 28

3:45pm CEST

Security vs. Freedom? New Risks of Surveillance
Protecting sources in the digital age: Security vs. Freedom
New risks of surveillance are coming with the digital development of our time for journalists in general and investigative journalist maybe even more.

....so lets talk about this very important topic and have a controversial debate about it 


Jillian C. York

Director for International Freedom of Expression, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Surveillance Self-Defense and Onlinecensorship.org. Jillian's writing has been featured in Motherboard, the Guardian, Quartz, the Washington Post, and the New York Times, among others.Jillian is a fellow at the Centre for Internet & Human Rights in Berlin and a founding member of... Read More →

Monday May 28, 2018 3:45pm - 4:45pm CEST
Schillersaal, Media Campus Villa Ida Poetenweg 28, 04155 Leipzig, Deutschland
Tuesday, May 29

12:00pm CEST

Intermediaries: Changing the Game? A Discussion with FACEBOOK
ECPMFs Managing Director Lutz Kinkel will discuss the wide topic of intermediaries with Marie-Teresa Weber from Facebook. They will talk about the responsibilities of intermediaries concerning media freedom.  

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Dr Lutz Kinkel

Managing Director, European Centre for Press and Media Freedom
Lutz Kinkel represents and manages the ECPMF. Lutz worked in German press for more than 20 years, giving special focus to the areas of politics and media. He was an editor at Spiegel-Online and tagesschau.de and more recently head of the stern-online office in Berlin. He did his Masters... Read More →

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Marie-Teresa Weber

Public Policy Manager, Facebook
Marie-Teresa Weber is Public Policy Manager at Facebook. Before her current position, she worked as a corporate lawyer and served as head of consumer law and media politics at Bitkom, the Federal  Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications, and New Media in Berli... Read More →

Tuesday May 29, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm CEST
Schillersaal, Media Campus Villa Ida Poetenweg 28, 04155 Leipzig, Deutschland