Potsdam, 7 September 2020. The international M100 Sanssouci Colloquium media conference is honoring Szabolcs Dull with the M100 Media Award for his advocacy of press freedom and independent journalism. Dull is the former editor-in-chief of index.hu, the largest Hungarian news portal. Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatovic will present the award to the journalist, who was fired in July.
M100 Media Award 2020: Livestream of the ceremony on 17 September
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Overview of the topic, agenda and speakers of M100 on 17 September 2020
Potsdam, 1 September 2020. On September 17, a host of chief editors, policymakers and academic experts will convene under the header of “NEUSTART: Shaping the Post-Covid Media Order” to discuss the impact of the coronavirus crisis on journalism, media freedoms and democracy in Europe at the international media conference M100 Sanssouci Colloquium. This year’s hybrid conference will take stock of the role journalism has played and its performance throughout the pandemic. Above all, however, it will explore the question of what tools of public debate will impact the societies of tomorrow – and what we can do today to shape them.
Potsdam, 31 June 2020. Young journalists between 21 and 30 years old from all over Europe, including the European Union, the Eastern Partnership countries and Russia, can once again apply for the M100 Young European Journalists Workshop. The 25 selected applicants will work on the future of the European media order and the role of local journalism in a global world during an online decentralized workshop over six weeks in August and September. The participation of guest observers on single days is allowed on request. Deadline is on 31 July 2020.