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Online Disinformation: A guest lecture on journalism

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Lecture
english language

Anya Schiffrin’s work in journalism took her to Turkey, Spain and Vietnam, among many other countries. Now, she is a renowned lecturer and researcher on investigative journalism, media and development. In her lecture, she speaks on the role of journalism around the world in times of increasing online disinformation and fake news and about the need for high quality and well-researched journalism.

Director, Institute of Technology, Media, and Communications, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, New York
Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Wiener Zeitung, Vienna

Array Anya SCHIFFRIN

Director, Institute of Technology, Media, and Communications, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, New York

 Anya Schiffrin is the director of the Technology, Media and Communications specialization at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. She teaches courses on media and development and innovation as well as the course Media, Human Rights and Social Change. Among other topics, she writes on journalism and development as well as the media in Africa and the extractive sector. Schiffrin spent 10 years working overseas as a journalist in Europe and Asia and was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism in 1999-2000.

Mag. Thomas SEIFERT

Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Wiener Zeitung, Vienna

Bachelor degree course, Biology, University of Salzburg Master degree course, Botany, University of Vienna Staff writer, Falter, Vienna Member of the Editorial Staff, Foreign Affairs Section, News, Vienna International Media Fellowship, Duke University, Durham, NC International Visitors Program, The State Department Lecturer, Danube University, Krems Member of the Editorial Staff, Foreign Affairs Section, Die Presse, Vienna Lecturer, University of Vienna
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Seminar Week

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15.08.2018

15:00 - 16:15Opening of the European Forum Alpbach 2018Plenary
16:15 - 16:30The Last Days of Mankind – OpeningPlenary
17:00 - 19:00Presentation of the seminarsPlenary
19:00 - 20:30Bread and WineSocial

16.08.-21.08.2018

Seminar 01: The EU and its eastern and southern neighbours: resilience as a strategic prioritySeminar
Seminar 02: Digital transformation: Opportunities, risks, sustainability and resilienceSeminar
Seminar 03: Gender dynamics in changing societiesSeminar
Seminar 04: Physics meets economics – climate science and policySeminar
Seminar 05: Resilience and development policySeminar
Seminar 06: Precision medicine and its impact on societySeminar
Seminar 07: Minority politics in a comparative perspectiveSeminar
Seminar 08: Artificial intelligence and EthicsSeminar
Seminar 09: Economic shocksSeminar
Seminar 10: The unknown world of microbiomes: from the environment to humansSeminar
Seminar 11: European Security – Moving towards resilience?Seminar
Seminar 12: Urban resilience to environmental challengesSeminar
Seminar 13: Mission to Mars – Education for changeSeminar
Seminar 14: Linguistic diversity: A resource for individual and communal resilienceSeminar
Seminar 15: Ethics in Action: Economics and Sustainable DevelopmentSeminar
Seminar 16: Microbiome diversity vs. microbiological controlSeminar
Seminar 17: Our work in our futureSeminar
Seminar 18: Reproductive RightsSeminar
Seminar 19: Warrior of the Heart – DojoSeminar
Seminar 20: Spoken word poetry: The power of languageSeminar
Seminar 21: Why is it called a play?Seminar
Seminar 22: European Citizenship – Attitudes and Skills for a Democratic Youth CultureSeminar

16.08.2018

17:00 - 18:00Online Disinformation: A guest lecture on journalismPlenary

21.08.2018

16:00 - 19:00FAN ReceptionSocial
17:00 - 19:00ReceptionSocial