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2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award Panel Discussion

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Koret-Taube Conference Center, John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Building

366 Galvez St

Stanford University

Stanford, CA 94305

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Maria Ressa, winner of the 2019 Shorenstein Award, is an internationally-esteemed journalist and CEO and executive editor of Rappler, a Philippine independent news platform known for its critical investigative reporting on the Duterte administration's policies and actions. President Duterte has made no secret of his dislike for Rappler, publicly accusing the platform for carrying "fake news." Ressa has been arrested twice this year, accused of corporate tax evasion and of violating security laws, and slapped with charges of cyber libel for a report that was published before the libel law came into effect. The international community sees the allegations as politically motivated attempts by the government to silence Ressa and Rappler.

In her keynote address at this 2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award panel discussion, Ressa will talk about her crusade to combat fake news, the devastating effect disinformation has had on democracy and societal cohesion in the Philippines, and the battle for truth in the digital age.

Chaired by Shorenstein APARC Southeast Asia Program Director Donald K. Emmerson, the discussion will include remarks by Larry Diamond, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University, and Raju Narisetti, Director, Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism, Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia Journalism School.

The event will conclude with a short Q&A session. Follow us on Twitter and use the hashtag #SJA19 to join the conversation.

Panelists:
Maria Ressa, Cofounder, CEO and Executive Editor, Rappler
Larry Diamond, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University
Raju Narisetti, Director, Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism, Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia Journalism School

Panel Chair:
Donald K. Emmerson, Senior Fellow Emeritus at the Freeman Spogli Institute and Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center’s Southeast Asia Program Director, Stanford University

RSVP required by Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 5PM.
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