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Wikimedia CR organised discussion on the role of public media during General Assembly WMEU

As part of the of the 2024 General Assembly of Wikimedia Europe, which took place between 24 and 25 May, a discussion on “Public Service Broadcasting and Public Access – Systemic Ways to Combat Misinformation” took place. The patron of the debate, which took place in the renovated premises of the National Museum, was Marcel Kolaja, Member of the European Parliament. The experience from Germany, where this topic has been successfully resonating for several years, was presented by Christian Humborg, Director of Wikimedia Germany. The Czech perspective was followed by representatives of the public media – Oldřich Vágner, member of the Board of Czech Broadcasting service, and David Brabec, member of the Board of Czech Television. The debate was attended by more than forty delegates from all European countries.

Photo: Richard Sekerak (WMCZ) – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Available via Wikimedia Commons.


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