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The debate will start with a review of the condition of journalists in Europe. The guests will then speak of their own experiences of media censorship and the control that governments or societies try to exercise over the press.  The discussions will also look at self-censorship, hate speech and propaganda, especially in the present geopolitical context. 

With : Melody Patry (UK), Jakub Kalensky (CZ), Maria Donde (UK), Jean-Paul Marthoz (BE)

Melody Patry (GB): Introduction at a global level, including via the mapping tool run by Index on Censorship
Jakub Kalensky (CZ) : East StratCom Task Force
Maria Donde (GB) : International Policy Manager, Ofcom
Jean-Paul Marthoz (BE)
Moderator:  TBC