Conference organized by Republikon Institute, 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.
Date: 27.02.2020. 10:00
Venue: TRIP Hajó
10:00 Welcome by
• Gábor Horn, Chairman of the board, Republikon Foundation
10:10 The state of media freedom in CEE
Presentation in English, simultaneous translation is provided
• Tanja Porčnik, President, Visio Institute, Slovenia & Senior Fellow, Fraser Institute, Canada
10:40 How does fake news affect to 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)
• 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
• Dávid Király, Republikon Institute
You can register here: https://bit.ly/37iisui