The workshop will focus primarily on the challenges and opportunities currently faced by news media and journalism as such in the demanding online environment. The debate will cover a number of issues, including:
addressing potential market failures in the production of the public good of independent, professional, quality journalism;
securing an efficient and competitive media market place;
ensuring that citizens develop deeper critical media and information literacy skills necessary to navigate in the information age;
online journalism: preserving or redefining the role of journalists and other media actors in the online environment;
fact-checking and accountability in journalism;
mis- and disinformation disseminated on the internet, filter bubbles and other factors which are driving spread of ”fake news”;
public access to diversified, pluralistic information.