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

November 24, 2009
N-159, 2009-10

MEDIA ADVISORY

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 sarah.j.hart@nyu.edu. Journalists interested in attending must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu.

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.

For more on the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, go to http://journalism.nyu.edu/.

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