Think-Tanks & Media During Covid-19: A Symbiotic Partnership

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Continuing its practice of highlighting the impact of Covid-19 on the various dimensions of human life, TRENDS Research & Advisory organized an e-symposium on the media’s role and its relations with think-tanks around the world.

To was live-streamed on September 9, 2020, the E-Symposium – Think-Tanks & Media During Covid-19: A Symbiotic Partnership – brought together top editors, journalists, and researchers from around the world. They discussed how the media and think-tanks have complemented each other in these unprecedented times.

The E-Symposium highlighted the opportunities and challenges associated with the media’s best practices in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The session also dealt with the crisis management aspect of this unique relationship.

Click here to read the symposium summary

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Jonathan H. Ferziger
Non-resident senior fellow, The Atlantic Council , American Journalist – Israel
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Dr. Wen Wang Dr. Stephen Blackwell Jeffrey Hiday Pete Clifton Michael Holtzman

Dr. John Bruni

The Executive Dean of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies – China Director, Research and Strategic Studies at TRENDS – UAE Director Office of Media Relations, RAND Corporation – USA Editor in Chief, Press Association – UK President, SEC Newgate – USA Founder/CEO of SAGE International, Australia

Introductory Video

Think-Tanks and Media During Covid-19 A Symbiotic Partnership

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