2019-04-5 11:00:00 2019-04-5 12:00:00 Europe/Rome Tighter regulation of information spread on social media and other digital information companies is on the horizon. But is it being done too hastily? Current laws in France and Germany, and legislation considered at an EU-level, focuses on removal of content, but is this too narrow an approach to fighting problems of misinformation and other harmful content? The session will consider how the new laws are affecting journalism and public discourse, and explore ideas for alternative ways to move forward with tackling the information crisis. Organised in association with Polis. Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Graziani - Perugia

Tighter regulation of information spread on social media and other digital information companies is on the horizon. But is it being done too hastily? Current laws in France and Germany, and legislation considered at an EU-level, focuses on removal of content, but is this too narrow an approach to fighting problems of misinformation and other harmful content? The session will consider how the new laws are affecting journalism and public discourse, and explore ideas for alternative ways to move forward with tackling the information crisis.

Organised in association with Polis.