Trustworthy Information in a Pandemic: How can media raise the bar?

‘Trustworthy information in a pandemic: how can media raise the bar?' brings together the World Health Organization, the European Commission and media to discuss how to accelerate the fight against disinformation in relation to COVID-19.

The virtual panel session will look at the impact of disinformation during the pandemic, the reality of fighting disinformation for media reporting on the pandemic and will put forward best practices to combat the problem.

The session will also cover how, in a rapidly changing environment, EU policies and laws can quickly hit the right targets.


  • Dr. Sylvie Briand, Director of the Infectious Hazard Management Department, WHO
  • Marie Frenay, Member of Cabinet of European Commission Vice-President Věra Jourová
  • Eric Scherer, France Televisions, Director of Innovation and International Affairs
  • Gary Finnegan, Health journalist; Editor, Vaccines Today

Moderator: Liz Corbin, Head of News and Deputy Media Director, EBU





Register by: 06 Oct 2020


Invitation Only

Contact detail

Wouter Gekiere
Head of Brussels Office
+32 2 286 91 12