The Paley Center has announced efforts to open the conversation about the impact of the media on the fight against anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial.
Starting Wednesday, 9:00 am CET, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Paley Center’s role of the media in combating Holocaust denial, misinformation and anti-Semitism. The discussion, which will be streamed on Verizon Media’s Yahoo Entertainment special channel on the Paley Center, will feature panelists including Facebook Vice President, Content Policy, Monika Bickert; Director of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum Sara Bloomfield; Former Tel Aviv and NBC News office manager and anchor Martin Fletcher.
Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss; Executive Vice President of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany Greg Schneider. The journalist Paula Zahn will moderate the discussion. The discussion will be moderated by the renowned journalist Paula Zahn.
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In addition to the International Holocaust Remembrance Day event, the Paley Center announced its quarterly PaleyImpact series. The newly announced series will explore how forms of media are influencing the rise of anti-Semitism and bring together a number of prominent leaders in journalism, entertainment, public order, culture and sport. PaleyImpact wants to shed light on how the media – in all its forms – can clear up, inform and offer a solution. This PaleyImpact series was made possible with the generous support of Aryeh and Elana Bourkoff and Shari Redstone, who recognized the vital importance of this issue.
« The media plays a vital role in educating the public about the Holocaust and fighting it Misinformation spreading anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial, « said Maureen J. Reidy, president of the & president of the Paley Center. « The Paley Center is proud to bring these influential and respected leaders together through its PaleyImpact series to shed light on this important topic in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. »