Feb
27
Thursday
19:00

info@bpi.sk
+421 908453 362
TRIP, Budapest
Past event

Fake News in the Region – The Impact of Fake News to Eastern-Central European countries

„Fake News in the Region – The Impact of Fake News to Eastern-Central European countries” – a conference organized by Republikon, supported by Friedrich Naumann Stiftung für die Freiheit

The main topic of our conference, as the title remarks, will be the emergence of fake news in East-Central Europe, focusing on how significant the influence of fake news is in the politics, and in elections. In the first panel, international experts from Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary will talk about the effects of fake news in the V4 countries and its impacts on recent and forthcoming elections. In the second panel Hungarian political analysts will discuss the situation of Hungarian media and politics, in consideration of the troubles caused by fake news and their possible solutions.

10:00 Welcome by Gábor Horn, Chairman of the board, Republikon Foundation

10:10 The state of media freedom in CEE

  • Tanja Porčnik, President, Visio Institute, Slovenia & Senior Fellow, Fraser Institute, Canada

10:40 How does fake news affect elections in CEE? Roundtable discussion in English with simultaneous translation:

  • Leszek Jażdżewski, Editor in Chief, Liberté! (PL)
  • Péter Krekó, Executive Director, Political Capital (HU)
  • Roman Máca, Analyst, Institute for Politics and Society (CZ)
  • Viera Zuborova, Executive Director, Bratislava Policy Institute (SK)

Moderator:  Dániel Mikecz, Republikon Institute

12:20 “Political propaganda-indicator”. Project Presentation in Hungarian with simultaneous translation:

  • Ferenc Vicsek, Director, Dimenzió Média Alapítvány

12:30 Fake news and politics in Hungary. Roundtable discussion in Hungarian with simultaneous translation:

  • Levente Bánk Boros, Director, Médiakutató Institute
  • Balázs Böcskei, Director of Research, Idea Institute
  • Dóra Ónody-Molnár, Journalist, 168óra
  • Andrea Virág, Director of Strategy, Republikon Institute

Moderator: Dávid Király, Republikon Institute

 

Speakers

  • Levente Bánk Boros, Director, Médiakutató Institute
  • Balázs Böcskei, Director of Research, Idea Institute
  • Dóra Ónody-Molnár, Journalist, 168óra
  • Andrea Virág, Director of Strategy, Republikon Institute
  • Leszek Jażdżewski, Editor in Chief, Liberté! (PL)
  • Péter Krekó, Executive Director, Political Capital (HU)
  • Roman Máca, Analyst, Institute for Politics and Society (CZ)
  • Viera Zuborova, Executive Director, Bratislava Policy Institute (SK)
  • Tanja Porčnik, President, Visio Institute, Slovenia & Senior Fellow, Fraser Institute, Canada

Event information

Date
19:00 / Thursday / 27. Feb 2020
Location
TRIP, Budapest
Contact
info@bpi.sk
+421 908453 362
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