Censor, Advocate, or Disruptor? The Role of Publishers in an Evolving Publishing and Media Landscape

Censor, Advocate, or Disruptor? The Role of Publishers in an Evolving Publishing and Media Landscape

10 Apr 2018, 10:00 - 12:30

Club Room, National Hall Gallery
Language:
English

Freedom to publish has never been more important than now. This seminar, curated by the International Publishers Association, and powered by LBF aims to propel the dialogue, raise the issues, and discuss solutions to challenges. The panel will discuss laws such as blasphemy, cybercrime, and NGO laws around the world which hinder freedom of expression and to publish.  How political polarization and nationalist populism is fuelling selective censorship where dissension is viewed as damaging, will also be looked at.  

 

 

 

 

Contributors

  • Jennifer Clement

    Speaker

    President

    PEN International

    Jennifer Clement is the President of PEN International. She was born in 1960 and has lived in Mexico since 1961. She is a graduate of New York...

  • Dr Agnes Callamard

    Speaker

  • Claire Armitstead

    Speaker

    Associate Editor

    Culture, at The Guardian

    Claire Armitstead is Associate Editor, Culture, at the Guardian. She began her journalistic career as a trainee reporter on the South Wales Argus....

  • Angela Gui

    Speaker

  • Azadeh Parsapour

    Speaker

  • Kristenn Einarsson

    Speaker

  • Dr Michiel Kolman

    Speaker

    Elsevier and President International Publishers Association

  • Razia Rahman Jolly

    Speaker

    Widow of Faisal Dipan

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