Speaking Truth to Power: Media Capture, Disinformation, and Democracy

replay Event

Thursday, February 15
2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST

Indiana University Bloomington
355 North Jordan Avenue, GISB 1118
Bloomington, IN 47405

Captured Media, Captured Democracies
Natalia Arno, President, Free Russia Foundation
Shanthi Kalathil, Director, International Forum for Democratic Studies, National Endowment for Democracy
Gabor Scheiring, Research Associate, University of Cambridge, and Chair, Progressive Hungary Foundation
Elizabeth Stein, Mark Helmke Postdoctoral Fellow on Media, Development, and Democracy, School of Global and International Studies, Indiana University
Paul Helmke, Professor of Practice, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University (Moderator)

On the Frontlines of Disinformation and Democracy
Aleksander Dardeli, Executive Vice President for Strategy and Development, IREX
Maxine Tanya Hamada, Corporate Secretary, Institute for Leadership, Empowerment, and Democracy, and Member, Steering Committee of the World Movement for Democracy
Miriam Lanskoy, Senior Director, Russia and Eurasia, National Endowment for Democracy
Marco Larizza, Senior Public Sector Specialist, Governance Global Practice, World Bank
Mark Nelson, Senior Director, Center for International Media Assistance (Moderator)

Conversation and Conclusions
Lee Feinstein, Dean, School of Global and International Studies, Indiana University
Carl Gershman, President, National Endowment for Democracy