This panel will look at the impact of a journalistic focus on politics and politicians. We will discuss how an emphasis on aggressive pundits and sensational sound bites cripples political conversatio...
Eva Landahl has spent the past 35 years as Editor, Editor-in-chief and Publisher for News and Current Affairs programs on Swedish public service television (SVT) and radio (SR). Her responsibilities also included the management of four consecutive Swedish elections, numerous foreign elections and Nobel Prize ceremonies for Public Service. She has also worked as a Commissioner of factual programs and been part of the management at SVT. In recent years Eva has focused on how to integrate constructive journalism in traditional news reporting at both a regional and national level. Her approach has made an impact on how political debates and interviews are now conducted on Swedish television and as a result has also led to the development of several new successful formats and programs.
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