Fair ideas - Communicating Rio issues
17th June. Room: Rio Datacentro, 14:00 - 15:30
Led by: Reframing Rio Project of tve, IIED and Inter Press Service (IPS)
In this session, we will look at the relationship between campaigning organisations and mainstream journalism. Can they find common ground which doesn’t compromise radically different values and approaches? We’ll step sideways into the question of aspiring to reach youth audiences, asking who benefits. Are we just setting young people apart when they don’t want to be? Young people are, quite literally, the future. In many countries they are also the majority. What do they think? They are in control of technology and making their own media — so they should have the answers
Joydeep Gupta, Project director, Third Pole Project, India
Other speakers to be confirmed
Reframing Rio is an ambitious multi-media project which aims to reignite the global debate about the need to re-set the world on more sustainable pathways around the Rio +20 summit. The project has been implemented by:
tve — a collective name for Television for the Environment and Television Trust for the Environment — works with partners worldwide to make and distribute films which inspire change for a more sustainable planet.
IIED is a policy research organisation with 40 years of experience in environment and development. Based in London and working on five continents, IIED specialises in linking local to global.
IPS is an international communication institution with a global news agency at its core, raising the voices of the South and civil society on issues of development, globalisation, human rights and the environment.