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Flashback! Videos of the 1st Conference on Democracy and Disinformation

Join us on April 22-23, 2019 for the 2nd Conference on Democracy and Disinformation at the UP Bonifacio Global City auditorium. The conference is hosted by the Department of Journalism, UP College of Mass Communication. Our theme is “Disinformation and Democratic Decay: Why deceptive information erodes democratic institutions, and how to fight forward”.

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As we excitedly prepare for the 2nd Conference on Democracy and Disinformation, here is a chance to look back at the sessions from last year’s first Democracy and Disinformation Conference (February 12-13, 2018).

The President as Source of Disinformation

Panelists: Ellen Tordesillas, Diosa Labiste, Ron Jabal, Cherian George
Moderator: Malou Mangahas

Disinformation and Democracy

Panelists: Jean Encinas Franco, Peter Greste, Cheryll Soriano
Moderator: Clarissa David

Disinformation and Media

Panelists: John Nery, Maria Ressa, Howie Severino
Moderator: Maitel Ladrido

Disinformation and Social Media: The Global Experience

Video: Claire Wardle
Panel: Juned Sonido, Jamela Alindogan, Iain Martin, Marian Pastor Roces
Moderator: Rowena Paraan

Why Disinformation Works

Presenters: Cherian George, Sunsun Lim, Edson Tandoc
Moderator: Bart Guingona

“Our fundamental freedoms”

Conversation between Peter Greste and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Marvic Leonen
Address: Justice Leonen

The way forward: How journalists, bloggers, communication professionals, scholars can do better

Panelists: Br. Armin Luistro, president, De La Salle Philippines, and Secretary of Education 2010-2016
Fr. Jett Villarin SJ, president, Ateneo de Manila University
Moderator: Cod Satrusayang
Managing Editor, Asia News Network

Launch of “Architects of Networked Information” by Ong, Cabanes, et al

Video | Principal authors Jonathan Ong, professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Jason Cabañes, professor at the University of Leeds
Panelists: Yoly Villanueva-Ong, chair, The Campaigns Group; Maitel Ladrido, chair, Department of Communication, Ateneo de Manila University; Marian Pastor Roces, curator and cultural advocate
Moderator: John Nery, Associate Editor and Opinion Columnist, Philippine Daily Inquirer

Fighting Back: First Principles

Panel discussion with Ging Reyes, Head, ABS-CBN News; Clarissa David, professor, University of the Philippines; Cherian George, professor at Hong Kong Baptist University and founder, Asia Journalism Forum; Peter Greste, broadcast journalist and professor, University of Queensland; Inday Espina Varona, advocate, LODI (Let’s Organize for Democracy and Integrity)
Moderator: Cheryll Ruth Soriano, chair, Department of Communication, De La Salle University

Fighting Back: Best Practices

Gang Badoy, founder, RockEd and Citizen Safe; Jane Uymatiao, Blogwatch; Beng Cabangon, executive director, PETA (Philippine Educational Theater Association); Carlos Nazareno,; Ed Lingao, anchor, TV5
Moderator: Vince Lazatin, Executive Director, Transparency and Accountability Network

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