An Ossigeno course on libel. 10th May in Rome

Six professional development credits. 150 places. Registration is open on the Sigefplatform. From 9 to 13:00 in the Chamber of Deputies. The speakers and the program:

The Observatory of the NGO “Ossigeno per l’informazione” invites journalists to participate in the ethical training course (six credits) entitled “Intimidatory lawsuits and  threats”which will take place on Friday the 10thMay, in Rome, in the Sala della Regina of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, from 9 to 13:00.

REGISTRATION – The course is free. Journalists can register on the journalists Order’s  Sigef platform. 150 places are available.

PROGRAMME. The speakers will offer useful recommendations to prevent the risk of suffering undue pressure and intimidation due to their journalism. Indications will be given on the best way to face these eventualities. The seminar is sponsored by UNESCO and is organized by Ossigeno in collaboration with the Order of Journalists of Lazio. The following will be presented: the most recent data from the Observatory on intimidation and threats to Italian journalists; unpublished statistics on threats to journalists (how many there are, where they work and the type of intimidation and harassment they suffer); new research on the protection of journalists and on the difficulties that reporters dealing with Mafias and corruption encounter in Italy.

SPEAKERS – Roberto Fico, president of the Italian Chamber of Deputies; Paola Spadari, president of the Order of journalists of Lazio, Alberto Spampinato, journalist; Giuseppe Federico Mennella, journalist; Andrea Di Pietro, lawyer expert in information law; Raffaella Della Morte, journalist; Marco Delmastro, director of the AgCom Journalism Observatory; Fabrizio Petri, president of the Interministerial Committee for Human Rights. Further participants are envisaged.


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