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Challenges of Reporting Across Cultures Focus of NYU Journalism Panel-Dec. 1

November 24, 2009
N-159, 2009-10


The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University will host “Cross Cultural Journalism: A Discussion of Bias, Perspective, and Representation,” a panel on the challenges of reporting across cultures, on Tuesday, December 1, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., at the NYU Stern School of Business, Schimmel Auditorium, Tisch Hall, UC-50, 40 West 4th Street (at Greene Street).

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Sarah Hart at 646.714.7626 or Journalists interested in attending must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or

The panel will include: former Associated Press correspondent Bryan Mealer, author of All Things Must Fight to Live: Stories of War and Deliverance in Congo, which chronicles his experience covering the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope; photographer Lauri Lyons, the first African-American woman to shoot a cover image for Fortune magazine and author of Flag: An American Story and Flag International; Ted Conover, a distinguished writer-in-residence at the Carter Journalism Institute and author of Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing, Coyotes: A Journey Across Borders with America’s Illegal Migrants, and the forthcoming The Routes of Man: How Roads Are Changing the World and the Way We Live Today; Sarah Wolff, who previously worked as an editor for the Yemen Times, the country’s first independent English-language newspaper, where she wrote stories about militant attacks on Western targets, World Bank, and IMF policy in Yemen; author Richard Benjamin, whose works include Searching for Whitopia: An Improbable Journey to the Heart of White America; and former Los Angeles Times reporter Victor Merina, a senior fellow at the University of Southern California Annenberg Institute for Justice and Journalism and senior correspondent and special projects editor for Reznet, a Web site focusing on Native American issues and indigenous peoples.

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