Friday, September 27
When Autocrats Attack: Responding to the New Threats
French Translation
Friday, September 27
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Lecture Hall 200, HafenCity Universit├Ąt (HCU)


  • Gustavo Gorriti (Speaker) Director, IDL-Reporteros
  • Glenda Gloria (Speaker) Managing Editor, Rappler
  • Swe Win (Speaker) Editor-in-chief, Myanmar Now
  • Sheila Coronel (Moderator) Dean of Academic Affairs, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism


Independent media are under siege around the world, attacked with old tactics of assaults and prison and a more modern arsenal of legal and regulatory threats, online harassment, and disinformation. Here are three extraordinary journalists on the front lines of censorship and political pressure who refuse to give in. Come hear how your colleagues are fighting back in Peru, the Philippines, and Myanmar.

French translation for this session is provided by CFI, the French media development organization.

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