The International Press Institute (IPI) hosted a panel discussion on “Media coverage and public perception of refugees and migrants” as part of the 2017 UNESCO World Press Freedom Day gathering in Jakarta, Indonesia May 3-4, 2017.

The panel included:

• Sawssan Abou-Zahr, Independent Journalist and Lebanon Peace-Building Expert for Peace Direct
• Paul Dillon, Project Manager/Media Officer, International Organization for Migration
• Tom Law, Director of Campaigns and Communications, Ethical Journalism Network
Margie Mason, Pulitzer-Prize-Winning Journalist, Associated Press; Part of AP Team Awarded for “Seafood from Slaves” Investigation
• Andi Muhyiddin, Head of Multimedia,; Previously Head of Current Affairs at SCTV and Indosiar
• Giles Trendle, Managing Director, Al Jazeera English

Moderator: Joyce Barnathan, Director, International Center for Journalists