IPI World Congress 2018 has ended

The International Press Institute (IPI) held its 2018 annual World Congress in Abuja, Nigeria from 21-23 June 2018. Under the theme “Why Good Journalism Matters”, the World Congress affirmed the indispensable role of quality media in building strong societies, showcasing investigative stories and projects that bring positive change to individuals and communities in Africa and around the world.

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Friday, June 22 • 11:00 - 12:30
Town Hall Meeting: Why Good Journalism Matters (And How to Make People Like It)

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Editors and publishers of some of the world’s leading news outlets will discuss with participants their visions for the future of quality journalism in a town-hall-style debate.

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Kadaria Ahmed

Executive Director, Daria Media Nigeria Ltd
Kadaria Ahmed is a media entrepreneur and journalist. She is the founder of Daria Media Ltd, a company that is bridging the gap that exists in Nigeria for journalism that is primarily driven by public good. She started her career at the BBC, where she was a senior producer workin... Read More →

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John Daniszewski

Vice President for Standards, Associated Press
John Daniszewski became AP’s vice president for standards and editor at large in July 2016 after more than 10 years as AP’s international editor. Before that, he had spent 20 years as a foreign correspondent for the AP and The Los Angeles Times, covering many of the major international... Read More →
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Glenda Gloria

Managing Editor and Co-Founder, Rappler
Glenda took up journalism during the Marcos years. Revolutions and transitions have shaped her career and temperament as a journalist. She has worked for the Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Manila Times, the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism and for international news... Read More →
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David Jordan

Director, BBC Editorial Policy & Standards, BBC
David Jordan became the BBC’s Director of Editorial Policy & Standards in October 2007. Prior to that, he had been Controller of Editorial Policy since December 2005 and the BBC’s Chief Adviser, Politics for the two previous years. He began his career in television journalism... Read More →
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Khadija Patel

Editor-in-Chief, Mail & Guardian
Khadija Patel pushes words on street corners. She is the editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian and a co-founder of the The Daily Vox.  As a journalist she has produced work for Sky News, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, Quartz, City Press and the Daily Maverick, among others. She is also... Read More →
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Mostefa Souag

Acting Director General, Al-Jazeera Media Network
Dr. Mostefa Souag is acting director general of Al Jazeera Media Network. Prior to this he held various positions within the network, including as managing director of Al Jazeera Arabic, director of news, and advisor to His Excellency Sheikh Hamad bin Thamer Al-Thani, chairman of... Read More →

Friday June 22, 2018 11:00 - 12:30 WAT
Hilton Hotel