SOAS University of London

SOAS ICOP presents: When does Journalism become a Crime?

Mulitple speakers

Date: 12 January 2022Time: 6:00 PM

Finishes: 12 January 2022Time: 7:30 PM

Venue: Virtual Event

Type of Event: Virtual Event

This is the first in a 3-part series of events under the banner Journalism in the Firing Line. We explore the ways in which journalism and democratic values are being threatened by powerful interests.

'When does journalism become a crime?' focuses on issues like the surveillance of journalists and whether hostility towards certain journalists has become normalised.

Hosted by: Phil Rees, Director of Investigative Journalism at Al Jazeera

Join us in conversation with: 

Tim Dawson, Chair of the International Federation of Journalists' Expert group on Surveillance and Former NUJ President

Ruth Michaelson, Journalist at The Guardian

John Rees, Journalist, political activist, writer

Dr Somanth Batabyal, Lecturer in Media in Development and International Journalisms & former investigative journalist.

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Organiser: ICOP

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