On March 28, 2017 the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (Rondeli Foundation) and the U.S. Embassy in Georgia jointly organized a roundtable discussion “The Future of Information, News and Media”.
The key-note speaker was Nicholas Kralev, Executive Director of the Washington International Diplomatic Academy and the former “Financial Times” and “Washington Times” correspondent. The speaker discussed the role of social media, information technology and innovation in the future of news-gathering, content-creation and disseminating information. On the other hand, he addressed the challenges misleading information creates for legitimate media organizations and the public, as well as its impact on such sacred journalistic values as objectivity, credibility and trust.
The discussion was moderated by Kakha Gogolashvili,Director of the EU Studies Center at the Rondeli Foundation.
The representatives of expert community, former diplomats and researchers attended the event.