ICFJ Board Dinner at Bloomberg: May 21, 2019

The Board of Directors of the International Center for Journalists invites you to a special dinner and panel discussion on:  

Fighting the Scourge of Disinformation

Disinformation spread on social media is threatening democracies worldwide. The perpetrators are eager to sow confusion, if not directly alter the outcome of elections. Join us at Bloomberg headquarters for an insightful discussion with journalists from around the globe who are fighting back to ensure the truth prevails. 


Master of Ceremonies

Harry Smith

NBC News Correspondent


Tuesday, May 21

6 PM Cocktails | 7 PM Dinner​​​​


731 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10022


This is a seated dinner and invitation only event.


Glenn Kessler

Editor and Chief Writer, "The Fact Checker," The Washington Post

Dr. Claire Wardle

Executive Director, First Draft

Hannah Ojo

ICFJ TruthBuzz Fellow in Nigeria

Matt Riley

ICFJ TruthBuzz Fellow in the United States


The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

The Michael Elliot Award honors journalist in Africa who strives to amplify people's voices. The Award is a collaboration between ICFJ, ONE, and the Elliott family.

Award Winner

Dorcas Wangira
Features Reporter, Royal Media Services, Kenya


John Heilemann
Co-host of Showtime's The Circus and National Affairs Analyst for MSNBC



Knight International Journalism Award

The Award recognizes reporters, editors, technologists, media managers or citizen journalists who, despite difficult circumstances, produce pioneering news reports or innovations that make a significant impact in their countries. The Award is supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.


       The award winners will be announced by           José Zamora.

José Zamora
Senior VP, Strategic Communications, Univision