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Truth and trust: does journalism still matter in the new media world? [WP1110]

With social media technologies dismantling the conventional boundaries of world affairs, is the journalist obsolete? We discuss the role of all media in political movements especially during the Arab Spring.

This is the second podcast recorded during our meeting on Media, social media and democratic governance.

Contributors are:

James Deane, Head of Policy, BBC World Service Trust, London

John Marks, President, Search for Common Ground and Common Ground Productions, Washington

Gordana Jankovic, Media Program Director, Open Society Foundation, London

Daoud Kuttab, Director General, Community Media Network, Amman

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