Who Needs the Truth? Seminar

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The Diminishing Role of Facts and Analysis in Public Life.

Speaking Is Silver – Hanaholmen International Freedom of Expression Day


Sweden and Finland as partners in truth
Gunvor Kronman, CEO, Hanaholmen – the Finnish-Swedish Cultural Centre

Truth Decay: The Diminishing Role of Facts and Analysis in Public Life
Michael D. Rich, President, CEO, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California, U.S.A.

RAND Corporation:in raportti Truth Decay

Current trends in the Nordic
Martti Koskenniemi, Professor of International Law, University of Helsinki
Heidi Avellan, Political Editor-In-Chief, Sydsvenska Dagbladet, Malmö, Sweden


12.30 Lunch

Credibility online – what is new?
Hanna Nikkanen, Editor-In-Chief, Long Play digital publication, Finland

In my experience
Anu Koivunen, Media Researcher, Professor, University of Tampere, Finland
Oliver Nybergh, Director, Media and Partnerships, sellbranch.com, Sweden


14.45 Coffee break

Who takes the stand if scientists step down? Intellectuals in the Political Life
Per Svensson, Author, Journalist, Dagens Nyheter daily, Sweden

Our means and methods. Panel discussion
Hans Wallmark, Member of Parliament, member of the Hanaholmen board, Sweden
Pilvi Torsti, Member of Parliament, Historian, Finland

Moderator: Journalist, entrepreneur Paula Salovaara

Printable programme (pdf)

Organizers: The Swedish-Finnish Cultural Centre and The Committee for Public Information (TJNK)
More information: Henrik Huldén, +358 (0)400 26 56 56, henrik.hulden(at)hanaholmen.fi

The Committee for Public Information (TJNK)