Maria Chiorando

Maria Chiorando

Editor and Journalist; Head of written content at Plant Based News

Maria Chiorando is the editor of Vegan Trade Journal, the UK’s only plant-based B2B magazine. She also edits two consumer titles – Vegan Life, and Cook Vegan. A former features writer and newspaper reporter, Maria has written extensively on vegan issues, as well as politics, culture, and agriculture.

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Veganism And The Media: What do we want and how do we get it?

Veganism has never been of more interest to the media, but what does the movement want from the media – and how can we get it? Two widely-published vegan journalists discuss their experiences and open a conversation on how we can best seize this moment.

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Panel Discussion - Veganism in the Media (BSL interpretation available)

Veganism is on the rise and with it comes more mainstream media coverage. On the one hand, this is a good thing, but on the other hand, prevalence of vegan scare stories is also on the rise. Our panellists will look in more detail at today’s mainstream media coverage and veganism. 
Hosted by Tim Barford

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