Thursday 15th April, 14:00 – 14:45 CEST (45 minutes)
Where there’s cross-border journalism, there’s the threat of strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs). This panel discusses this growing menace, including a SLAPP suit filed in London against a Swedish news magazine.
CHAIR: Flutura Kusari (Legal Advisor at the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom)
Maria Ordzhonikidze, (Director at the Justice for Journalists Foundation)
Per Agerman (Stockholm-based freelance journalist, writer for Realtid)
Viola von Cramon MEP (member of the Media Working Group at the European Parliament)