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#NEWSOCRACY brings together policy makers, academics, journalists, citizens and existing initiatives for transparency of media ownership structures to discuss media ownership concentration in Spain - and Europe. The event is hosted by the ECPMF, PDLI and OBCT.

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Tuesday, January 30 • 12:30pm - 12:35pm
Short statement by Banu Güven

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As Banu Güven unexpectedly and unfortunately can not attend the conference due to illness, she sent us a short statement on the situation of independent journalism in Turkey we are going to present.

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Banu Güven

Journalist, WDR, DW
In her 30 year-career, Banu Güven has worked both for print and broadcast media. In 2011, she was dismissed from the news channel NTV, where she anchored Late Night and Prime Time News for 14 years. She wrote an open letter to the ex-PM Erdoğan, addressing his tightening grip on... Read More →

Tuesday January 30, 2018 12:30pm - 12:35pm CET
MEDIALAB-PRADO Calle de la Alameda, 15, 28014 Madrid, Spanien
  • about Nora is responsible for all advocacy activities at the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) in order to foster media freedom and representing the mission of the Centre in the public and political debate. In addition, she advocates for the ECPMF by liaising and mobilising cooperation. Moreover, her tasks include developing and coordinating projects and creating funding concepts. Nora’s work experiences in Germany and abroad include different journalistic and editorial occupations as well as strategic corporate and science communication, for instance in the field of sustainable development. She has an academic background in Communication Science and International Criminology, with theses about media impacts on criminal justice and the relation of press freedom and corruption.The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) is an independent, non-profit European Co-operative Society (SCE), founded in June 2015 in Leipzig. It's a pan-European organisation aiming to procure the application of the European Charter on Freedom of the Press throughout Europe. It aims to unite the media freedom community in Europe and to counter attacks on free media both nationally and internationally. The Centre helps to shape a common European media space and supports, defends, explains and expands pan-European media freedom.