Meet the main speakers of the 2nd Democracy and Disinformation Conference

We are very honored to have two distinguished personalities as our main speakers for the 2nd Democracy and Disinformation Conference.

Our keynote speaker, who will talk about Truth in the Age of Disinformation, is Bishop Pablo Virgilio David.

Bishop David (more fondly called Bishop Ambo) was ordained priest in 1983. He took his AB Pre-Divinity at the Ateneo de Manila University and his MA in Theology from the Loyola School of Theology. He received his Doctorate in Sacred Theology in 1991 from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium.

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Quotable quotes from the 1st Conference on Democracy and Disinformation

First published on BlogWatch on February 18, 2018.

The “Democracy and Disinformation,” Conference with 42 resource persons discussed  ways to tackle  fake news, other forms of disinformation, and how to fight back .For the first time. journalists, online media and bloggers collaborated to tackle why “fake news” and other forms of disinformation threaten our freedoms and ways on fighting back

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Flashback! Videos of the 1st Conference on Democracy and Disinformation

Join us on April 22-23, 2019 for the 2nd Conference on Democracy and Disinformation at the UP Bonifacio Global City auditorium. The conference is hosted by the Department of Journalism, UP College of Mass Communication. Our theme is “Disinformation and Democratic Decay: Why deceptive information erodes democratic institutions, and how to fight forward”.

To register, click here: https://2ndconferenceondemocracyanddisinformation.eventbrite.com

As we excitedly prepare for the 2nd Conference on Democracy and Disinformation, here is a chance to look back at the sessions from last year’s first Democracy and Disinformation Conference (February 12-13, 2018).

The President as Source of Disinformation

Panelists: Ellen Tordesillas, Diosa Labiste, Ron Jabal, Cherian George
Moderator: Malou Mangahas

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