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GPF17: Trust, Identity Politics and the Media
Essential to a free and functioning democracy is an independent press. In times of crisis, the media fulfills the vital role of alerting the public to danger and connecting citizens to rescue efforts, and it can alert the international community to human rights abuses. But the media is under threat, domestically and abroad. This panel discussion features Abdalaziz Alhamza, Co-Founder of Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, Ben Rattray, Founder and CEO of, Malika Saada Saar, Senior Counsel on Civil and Human Rights at Google, and Uzodinma Iweala, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Ventures Africa.

Mon, Dec 18, 2017 -- 8:00pm

World Affairs is a nationally syndicated radio broadcast that airs every Monday at 8:00 pm on KQED public radio and uploaded to for rebroadcast by NPR stations across the nation. World Affairs brings you, the listener, informative and engaging conversations that explore issues and opportunities that transcends borders. Tune in to hear thought leaders, change makers and engaged citizens share ideas and learn from one another in conversations that matter. Founded in 1947, following the San Francisco conference that established the United Nations, World Affairs remains one of the most vibrant global affairs organizations in the United States.

Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 2:00am

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