Talks

I have given keynote talks and lectures, moderated and spoken on panels, and testified before Congress. I’ve spoken at the United Nations, innumberable conferences, and everything in between.

Moderator. World Bank Funding and Freedom of the Press. World Bank Civil Society Forum. Oct. 8, 2020.
Speaker. NEUSTART: Shaping the Post-Covid Media Order. M100 Colloquium, Poland. Sept. 17
Speaker. Weaponization of “Fake News” by Governments. Bolo Bhi, Pakistan. Aug. 17, 2020.
2020.05 Me & Christiane testimony to congress

Witness tesimony Human Rights at Home: Media, Politics, and Safety of Journalists. Helsinki Commission Hearing. July 23, 2020.

Speaker. Data & Human Rights during the Pandemic. IISTP Seminar Series data governance webinar, George Washington University. April 30, 2020.

Speaker. Documenting Disaster: Perils of Truth and Information. LA Public Library. April 17, 2020.

Speaker. Media Freedom Threats and COVID-19. ICFJ. April 9, 2020.

Speaker. The War on Journalism: press freedom in Australia under attack. Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance, Australia. May 5, 2020.

Speaker. COVID-19 and the Toxic Virus of Censorship. Foreign Press Association. April 8.

Speaker. ISOC-DC Breakfast Roundtable on Encryption. Internet Society.

Speaker. Press Freedom in An Age of Information Warfare. Camden Conference. Camden, Maine. Feb. 22, 2020.

Annual Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism talk on press freedom, Newseum. 2015-2019.

Speaker. Dynamic Coalition on Sustainability of Journalism and News Media. Internet Governance Forum. Berlin, German. Nov. 27, 2019.

Panelist. Freedom of Speech Online (FOSO) 2019: Technology of Censorship. Newseum. November 15, 2019.


Keynote Speech. Enemies of the People: the Shifting Frontlines of Journalism. The Mid-Coast Forum for Foreign Relations. Maine.  Oct. 14, 2019.

Dr. Radsch delivers the Annual Tom Olsen Lecture Enemies of the People: Global Attacks on Press Freedom at St. Brides Church in London on July 8, 2019.


Speaker and moderator. When a state trolls: strategies for responding to online harassment against journalists. International Journalism Festival. Perugia, Italy. April 4, 2019.

Moderator. Press Freedom in a “Post-Truth” Era | The Alliance Series at The Albertine. New York, NY. Feb 12, 2019.

Speaker. Journalism Under Fire. Santa Fe Council on International Relations. Santa Fe, NM. Dec. 5-7, 2018.

Lecture. Journalism on the Frontlines: Terror, Tech and Tenacity: Yale Human Rights Workshop. Sept. 6, 2018.

Moderator. Trending Now: Scenarios for Fake News Futures. Internet Governance Forum USA. Washington, D.C. July 27, 2018.

Moderator. Dangerous Assignments: Safety of women journalists. Convention on the Status of Women, United Nations. New York, NY. March 14, 2018.

Speaker. Battling fake news, hate speech and violent extremism online: Are freedom of expression and a vibrant, global Internet caught in the crossfire? SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations in partnership with the European Parliament Liaison Office. Washington, D.C. July 20, 2017.

Moderator. Speech Under Pressure: Reinforcing Global Support for Free Expression Online. GNI Annual Public Learning Forum on Internet Freedom and the New Era of Censorship and Surveillance. Washington, D.C. June 19. 2017.

Speaker. Special Event Discussion Panel at Human Rights Watch Film Festival: From Audience to Activist, with Amy Goodman. June 15, 2017.

Speaker. Asia Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Counter-Terrorism Dialogue. UN Counter Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea (MOFA). Jeju Island, South Korea. March 30, 2017.

Keynote Speaker. Journalism in a World of Terrorism. FOJO Media Institute and Linnaeus University. Kalmar, Sweden. May 9, 2017.

Plenary Speaker. Violent Extremism, Strategic Communications, and the Role of Media. Global Forum for Media Development in Jakarta, Indonesia. Sept. 26, 2019.

Plenary Speaker. Violent Extremism, Strategic Communications, and the Role of Media. Global Forum for Media Development in Jakarta, Indonesia. Sept. 29, 2016.

Witness testimony. Blasphemy Laws and Censorship by States and Non-State Actors: Examining Global Threats to Freedom of Expression. Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Hearing. July 14, 2016.

Moderator. “Content and Conduct: Countering Violent Extremism and Promoting Human Rights Online.” Internet Governance Forum USA. Washington, D.C. July 14, 2016.

wb-2016-panelDr. Radsch moderates a panel at the World Bank Civil Society Forum on Combatting Corruption in Closing Spaces: Implications for Governance in October 2016. Watch here.

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