To understand safeguards for journalism in a polarized society.
In a polarized world even large news and media organisations openly take sides and back establishments, political personalities and ideologies. Journalists and journalism seem to be caught in this atmosphere and often become a victim of rhetoric. An information overload has also brought with it pressures on fact checking and honest reportage in a 24/7 environment.
Our key speakers, internationally renowned author and journalist Bill Emmott, and Founder & Editor-In-Chief of ThePrint Shekhar Gupta will outline their thoughts on the importance of core values in journalism and how it needs to re-invent itself to combat present day challenges.