19 April 2022

IAPA Invites to Open Meeting on Media Sustainability


Miami (April 19, 2022) - The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) will continue its mid-year meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, with a meeting open to the public and free of charge. Through a virtual conference, the organization will address the issue of media viability and different remedies being adopted around the world to remedy the situation.

The meeting will be via ZOOM. Those interested can register at this link. Those interested can also follow the conference on IAPA's YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/aUt4DOkRAVI

These are the panels that will begin at 10:00 a.m. (Miami time) on April 20.

Panel on Global Trends on Sustainability, Freedom of Expression and Media Development: Journalism as a Public Good, Guilherme Canelas de Sousa Godoi, UNESCO; Anya Schiffrin, Columbia University and Antonia Kerle, The Economist Impact Unit.

Panel on sustainability, local journalism, and democracy: Jim Brady, Vice President for Journalism, Knight Foundation; Graciela Mochkofsky, Center for Community Media, CUNY and Werner Zitzmann, Asociación de Medios Informativos (AMI), Colombia.

Panel on paid regulation of journalistic content, Paul Deegan, News Media Canada; Orlando Silva, Member of Congress, Brazil; Marcelo Rech and Ricardo Pedreira, National Newspaper Association of Brazil; Danielle Coffey, News Media Alliance, United States; and Ilias Konteas, European Newspaper Publishers Association.

The conference will also have two special presentations on "The future of news: questions that need answers" by Richard Gingras, vice president of news at Google; and on "Digitalization, sustainability, and democracy," by Jorge "Tuto" Quiroga, former president of Bolivia.

See the full program here.