Zakka Jacob

Zakka Jacob is an anchor and Deputy Executive Editor at CNN-News18. For more than 15 years, Zakka has been anchoring and covering some of the most definitive news stories across the globe. Amongst his important works are the Asian tsunami of 2004, the Mumbai terror attacks 2008, the leadership transition in China in 2012 and the Indian General Elections 2014. He was earlier with Headlines Today, where he interviewed a range of international newsmakers, including former US President Bill Clinton, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and writer Salman Rushdie. In 2011, Zakka left for Beijing to join China Central Television, CCTV, becoming the first South Asian face on Chinese national TV.

 

Session Detail :

Who’s Winning the False News Battle?Is the technology to fight false news keeping up with the tools to create it? Is the news consumer any smarter?

Govindraj Ethiraj, Anim van Wyk, Aaron Sharockman, Ishteyaque AmjadModerated by Zakka Jacob

  • Saturday, August 4
  • 2.30 – 3.30
  • Silver Oak
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