Speaker

Wilfried Runde

Head of Research and Cooperation Projects and Development, Deutsche Welle

Wilfried Runde
Head of Research and Cooperation Projects, Deutsche Welle (DW)

ilfried Runde has worked as a freelance music writer, information specialist, researcher, online editor and TV journalist for several media outlets. In 2010 he was appointed Head of Innovation Projects for Germany’s international public broadcaster Deutsche Welle. Since then Wilfried has been leading “a skilled mix of open minds” working on Research & Development and Innovation management related projects, publications and events dealing with “technologies to tell big stories better.” He is also a member of the European Broadcasting Union’s Digital Steering Committee.

"Liar, Liar, pants on fire": Beyond "Fake News"

12:10 PM

A tour de force of the global state of misinformation & propaganda, what newsrooms are doing, and where everyone else should be looking for accuracy. This session explores how fake news jeopardises the very concept of journalism and outlines the vision and capabilities of collaborative verification platforms such as Truly Media, co-developed by Deutsche Welle.