Press Freedom and Elections

Moderator: Ramzy Malouki

Panelists: Kathleen Carroll | Maria Ressa | Blanka Zöldi | Terry Tang

This year saw elections unfolding around the globe in places like India, South Africa, Guatemala, and Tunisia, while in the United States primary season began to heat up. This conversation will explore the particular challenges for journalists and threats to press freedom and democracy that emerge around elections both globally and in the United States. Meher Tatna of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will offer opening remarks for this evening dialogue, which will be moderated by Ramzi Malouki, West Coast News Bureau Chief for the French Canal+ Group.