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+++POSTPONED+++NEW DATE TBA+++ How to Overcome Biases and Inaccuracies in International Reporting

Important:

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, this event will be postponed. However, interested persons can still register. We will inform you about the new date as soon as it is fixed.

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New date in 2020 to be announced

At the Robert Bosch Stiftung, Berlin Office, Französische Straße 32 in 10117 Berlin

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4.00 pm: Kick-Off

A talk about language and citation problems in reports from the Arab world. Is our image of Arab countries in Germany dominated by inaccurate or biased reporting? If so, what are the main problems?

Dr. Andrea Backhaus (Foreign Policy / ZEIT ONLINE)

Bassel Alhamdo (Alkass / Qatar)

 

5.00 pm: Panel Discussion

Changes and conversions in international reporting. What are the main causes of problems in international reporting? What does it mean when our image of the world is biased? What can solutions look like?

Natalie Nougayrede (Editorial Board of The Guardian / Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow of the Robert Bosch Academy)

Tabea Grzeszyk (Hostwriter / Publisher "Unbias the News")

Marc Engelhardt (UN Correspondent / Weltreporter)

Luc Walpot (ZDF / Reporter and Correspondent)

 

6.00 pm: Get Together

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Please register here.

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Topic

Poor quoting and biases in international reporting endanger our view of the world. Do we learn what is really important? Do we understand, what is really going on?

In a global world, it is more important then ever to have reliable reportings of events or political changes. Where are conflicts and what are the reasons for it. What could solutions look like? Who is responsible and why? International reporters are our eyes and ears to the world. Therefore it is very important that their reporting is accurate, fair and balanced. We think it is necessary to talk about the quality in international reporting. What do we need to change? How can we overcome biases and inaccuracies?

This event takes place together with CORRECTIV and journalist.