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9th ASEF Editors' Roundtable (ASEFERT9)


15 Oct 2018 to 16 Oct 2018


Press Club Brussels Europe
Rue Froissart 95
1000  Brussels



Event Location


Event Description


The scourge of Fake News has disrupted our political and social life as never before. President Trump has constantly criticized the mainstream media while Russia and other authoritarian states are using fake news as a priority PR weapon. The media industry is also one of the most affected by the on-going technological upheaval. Is the role of the gatekeeper gone? How are media companies in Asia and Europe coping with the change in news consumption? What is being done by tech companies and news organisations to ensure the accurate and responsible distribution of information? What can regulators from the EU and Asia do to improve the situation?

14:30  Welcome remarks by Maroun Labaki, President of the Press Club, and

Fraser Cameron, Director of the EU-Asia Centre

14:40 Opening address by Christophe Leclercq, Founder, EURACTIV

15:00  Comments by       

  • Shaili Chopra, Founder, SheThePeople.TV (India)
  • Cod Satrusayang, Managing Editor, Asia News Network
  • Juliane von Reppert-Bismarck, Founder & Director, Lie Detectors

15:30 Q&A-session

16:00  Closure


To register for this event, please click here.

After this event, Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström will be speaking on Why Asia Matters at the same venue at 16:30. Please contact if you would like to be registered for this event.



European Institute of Peace
Research Consultants
International Association for Democracy (IAD)
Lobbying Officer (voluntary)
European Food Banks Federation
Head of ​Fundraising and Partnerships​​
European Affairs Consulting Group (Eacon)
EU Public Affairs Trainee
International Commission of Jurists - European Institutions
Programme Manager
Terre des Hommes International Federation
Child and Youth Participation Advisor (Environment & Climate)
KIOS Foundation
Team leader
European Parliament, office of MEP Siegfried Mureșan
Accredited Parliamentary Assistant, office of MEP Siegfried Mureșan