LIVE: Democracy and Disinformation conference, February 13 | Inquirer News

LIVE: Democracy and Disinformation conference, February 13

/ 09:38 AM February 13, 2018

Watch the Day 2 of Democracy and Disinformation: Why “fake news” and other forms of disinformation threatens our freedoms and how to fight back at Ateneo de Manila, Rockwell Campus.


Time Activity Responsibility
0830-0900 Registration PDI Corp Affairs + TeamComm

The way forward

How journalists, bloggers, communication professionals, scholars can do better

Panelists: Br. Armin Luistro, president, De La Salle Philippines, and Secretary of Education 2010-2016

Fr. Jett Villarin SJ, president, Ateneo de Manila University

Moderator: Cod Satrusayang

Managing Editor, Asia News Network

1000-1100 Module A: Tech Camp

At the Amphitheater

Module B: Launch of “Architects of Networked Information” by Ong, Cabanes, et al

At the Auditorium

Sunsun Lim, professor and head of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Singapore University of Technology and Design

Dabet Panelo, secretary-general, National Union of Journalists of the Philippines

Moderator: Carlo Figueroa, professor, De La Salle University

Video | Principal authors Jonathan Ong, professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Jason Cabañes, professor at the University of Leeds

Panelists: Yoly Villanueva-Ong, chair, The Campaigns Group; Maitel Ladrido, chair, Department of Communication, Ateneo de Manila University; Marian Pastor Roces, curator and cultural advocate

Moderator: John Nery, Associate Editor and Opinion Columnist, Philippine Daily Inquirer

1100-1115 Morning Break
1115-1230 Panel

Fighting Back: First Principles

Panel discussion with

Ging Reyes, Head, ABS-CBN News; Clarissa David, professor, University of the Philippines; Cherian George, professor at Hong Kong Baptist University and founder, Asia Journalism Forum; Peter Greste, broadcast journalist and professor, University of Queensland; Inday Espina Varona, advocate, LODI (Let’s Organize for Democracy and Integrity)

Moderator: Cheryll Ruth Soriano, chair, Department of Communication, De La Salle University

1230-0130 Lunch break
0130-0245 Panel

Fighting Back: Best Practices


Gang Badoy, founder, RockEd and Citizen Safe; Jane Uymatiao, Blogwatch; Beng Cabangon, executive director, PETA (Philippine Educational Theater Association); Carlos Nazareno,; Ed Lingao, anchor, TV5

Moderator: Vince Lazatin, Executive Director, Transparency and Accountability Network

0245-0300 Transition to Workshops
0300-0400 Workshop A: Fact-Checking

Workshop B: News Literacy Campaign

Workshop C: Blogging for Social Good

Yvonne Chua, professor, University of the Philippines + Vera Files Fact-Checking Team

Gang Badoy, founder, Citizen Safe

Noemi Dado, Jane Uymatiao, principals at Blogwatch

0400-0415 Afternoon break
0415-0515 Workshop D: Digital Verification Tools: A Google NewsLab Training with Storyful

Workshop E: Digital Security

Workshop F: Blogging for Impact

Iain Martin, Asia Editor, Storyful

Liza Garcia, executive director, Foundation for Media Alternatives

Jover Laurio, author, Pinoy Ako Blog

0515-0600 Reports | Closing Rapporteurs | Bart Guingona
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