The media landscape and journalism in Israel and Germany

(Not open to the public)

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Israel, the Israel Democracy Institute and the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung are coming together for an expert round to discuss the media landscape and journalism in Israel and Germany.


16.00h Gathering & Registration

16.30h Greetings:

  • Prof. Mordechai Kremnitzer, Vice President of Research at the Israel Democracy Institute

  • Mr. Michael Mertes, Director of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Israel

  • Mr. Thomas Krueger, President of the Federal Agency for Civic Education

17.00h Presenting the Israeli and the German Perspective:


  • Dr. Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler, Head of IDI's Media Reform Project

  • Mr. Lior Kodner, Head of Digital Media, Haaretz

  • Ms. Tal Schneider, Political blogger, "The Plog"-Haaretz, Saloona, Globes

  • Mr. Hanoch Marmari, Editor Haaretz Newspaper

  • Mr. Gidon Shaviv, Senior Research Analyst, Presspectiva


  • Prof. Mordechai Kremnitzer

  • Mr. Michael Mertes

Followed by an open discussion

19.00h Light dinner

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Israel Democracy Institute


  • Professor Mordechai Kremnitzer
    • State Secretary (ret.) Michael Mertes
      • Mr. Thomas Krueger
        • Dr. Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler
          • Mr. Hanoch Marmari
            • Mr. Ido Keinan.


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