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Fake News – a threat to the democratic conversation

Flora Carmichael (Senior Journalist, Beyond Fake News, BBC World Service, UK), Ulrik Haagerup (Founder and CEO of Constructive Institute, Denmark), Jessikka Aro, (Investigative Reporter, YLE Finland), Thomas Buch Andersen (Editor in Chief, DR P1 and radio news, Denmark) Thomas Buch Andersen’s long experience behind and in front the microphone covering the news will start the discussion with three perspectives on fake news. Flora Carmichael will share how the BBC is trying to combat fake news in their new news unit “Beyond fake news”. Jessika Aro will share her experiences as an investigative reporter into fake news, who as a consequence is a target of Russian trolls in a massive social media smear campaign. Ulrik Haagerup will share his thoughts on constructive news as an antidote to fake news. 



Thomas Buch Andersen’s long experience behind and in front the microphone covering the news will start the discussion with three perspectives on fake news. Flora Carmichael will share how the BBC is trying to combat fake news in their new news unit “Beyond fake news”. Jessika Aro will share her experiences as an investigative reporter into fake news, who as a consequence is a target of Russian trolls in a massive social media smear campaign. Ulrik Haagerup will share his thoughts on constructive news as an antidote to fake news. During the discussion the audience will be encouraged to participate with questions for the panel by raising new topics for discussions which can be answered by the panel or by other members of the audience. Flora Carmichael (Senior Journalist, Beyond Fake News, BBC World Service, UK), Ulrik Haagerup (Founder and CEO of Constructive Institute, Denmark), Jessikka Aro, (Investigative Reporter, YLE Finland), Thomas Buch Andersen (Editor in Chief, DR P1 and radio news, Denmark)
 
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