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Wednesday, June 5 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Critical Journalism in Central and Eastern Europe in Critical Condition LIMITED

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Media capture is on the rise, but independent media in Central and Eastern Europe are pushing through the growing weeds of market distortion, economic pressure and political illberalism to bring the news to their audiences.

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Michal Klíma

Chair, IPI Czech National Committee

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Beata Balogová

editor-in-chief, Daily SME
Beata Balogová is the editor-in-chief of SME, a major independent daily and news site in Slovakia. Prior to joining SME, between 2003 and 2014, Beata served as editor-in-chief of Slovakia’s English-language weekly The Slovak Spectator. Beata also serves as vice chair of the executive... Read More →
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Márton Gergely

Editor-in-Chief, HVG, Hungary
Márton Gergely is editor in chief of Hungary's largest current affairs weekly HVG. Gergely reads History and Journalism in Budapest and Hamburg. He was a contributor of the Hungarian weekly Magyar Narancs, and after an internship became a correspondent for the Berlin daily taz, die... Read More →
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Eva Hanáková

Managing Director, SingularityU Czech Summit
Editor-in-Chief, Journalist from Prague, Czech Republic.Co-founder of Tablet Media (Czech publishing startup specializing on tablet- and smartphone-only magazines).Ex Editor-in-Chief of Dotyk News Weekly, Ekonom Business Weekly and Head of Business Desk of Hospodářské novena Daily.Singularity... Read More →
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Kasia Kozłowska

Editor-in-Chief, Fakt
Kasia has 15 years’ experience in editing newspapers and books. Since January 2019 she’s been the Editor-in-Chief of Fakt (the biggest Polish newspaper) and Fakt24.pl. Prior to that, she was a managing editor of the Magazine of Dziennik Gazeta Prawna (Daily Legal Gazette). In... Read More →

Wednesday June 5, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm CEST
EBU Main Conference Room L'Ancienne-Route 17A, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland