Paying the Price: Is Truth to be Trusted, or Just an Outdated Trend?

Paying the Price: Is Truth to be Trusted, or Just an Outdated Trend?

12 Mar 2019, 10:00 - 12:00

Club Room, National Hall Gallery

Protecting the freedom to publish, leading influencers discuss the crucial role publishers play in the curation of fact and fiction 

The second Freedom to Publish seminar, in association with the International Publishers Association takes place on Tuesday 12th March, 10:00 to 12:00 Club Room, Olympia, West London. This follows the success of the inaugural event in 2018, Censor, Advocate or Disruptor, The Role of Publishers in an evolving Publishing & Media landscape.

10:00     Coffee

10:30     Welcome from Jacks Thomas, Director, The London Book Fair

10:35     Hugo Setzer, Chair, The International Publishers Association


11:00     Claire Armitstead meets Angela Gui, daughter of detained publisher Gui Minhai

11:20     Short Break

11:35     Fake News: How should publishing respond to the crisis in trust?

                Chair: Claire Armitstead; Panellists: Nick Tyrone, Radix; Jodie Ginsberg, Index on Censorship


12:15     End



  • Claire Armitstead


    Associate Editor, Culture

    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....

  • Hugo Setzer



    International Publishers Association

    Hugo was raised in a bicultural, trilingual home. He is both Mexican and German. He is, since 1990, CEO of Manual Moderno, which is a leading...

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