Speaker(s): Melissa Chan, Federico Finchelstein, Keith Gessen, Elizabeth Jelin, Maryam Al-Khawaja, Cas Mudde, Jan-Werner Muller, Farida Nabourema and Maria Ressa
Center for Media at Risk Annual Symposium
How do the media operate in authoritarian states? What obstructs and constrains autonomous media practice? What makes resistance among media practitioners possible? This symposium addressed the many shapes of global authoritarianism as it impedes upon the media, consider forms of resistance common to media practitioners and ponder media futures amidst rising authoritarian trends. Directed by Barbie Zelizer, this all-day symposium took place on Friday, December 6.
Symposium photos, videos and transcripts are available now! Authoritarianism: Power/Resistance: Takeaways