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Saturday, June 3 • 15:15 - 16:30
From reporter to subject of surveillance

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In the past two years, Greek media realized that they were not only reporting about the Greek wiretapping scandal but also had become subjects of surveillance. Not only was spyware found on the smartphones of multiple journalists, but they were also followed on the streets. Surveillance has a dramatic impact on the work and lives of the journalists concerned.

In this talk, we will discuss how surveillance and threats affect your work and personal habits, and how affected journalists have dealt with it and found ways to continue their work without being overwhelmed by surveillance.

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Gavin Rees

Senior Advisor for Training and Innovation, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
Gavin Rees is Senior Advisor for Training and Innovation at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma. Since 2008 he has been working as a trauma awareness consultant and trainer for newsrooms, media-support organisations, and journalism schools across Europe as well as internati... Read More →

Saturday June 3, 2023 15:15 - 16:30 CEST