During the Covid-19 pandemic, many governments have used crisis response as a pretext for restricting civil rights and freedom of expression. The sharp increase in “fake news” has at the same time prompted them to enact strict anti-disinformation laws. However, these have also been abused to crack down on free press, notably in India, Thailand and Singapore.
This year’s sef: session at the DW Global Media Forum will discuss how journalists can deal with these challenges and how they can be supported.
Registration via Deutsche Welle is available here now!