Reporting in Risky Environments, From Damascus to Tijuana

Please join us for this panel on Wednesday, August 28 about an important topic for journalists and news consumers.

Syrian journalists in San Diego on a U.S. Department of State-sponsored program to study “reporting in risky areas and providing accurate coverage in conflicts” will join local journalists for a wide-ranging panel discussion and Q&A.

Panelists will include:
Zena Adi, journalist with Radio Rozana, a Paris-based Internet radio station launched in June 2013 as a joint initiative between Syrian journalists inside and outside the country;

Dr. Obadah Alkaddri, the first independent FM broadcaster in Damascus, who broadcasts news, political satire, and dialog-driven programming on Radio Watan;

Amy Isackson, a freelance journalist who covers California’s U.S.-Mexico border for KQED’s The California Report, NPR and The World;

John Gibbons, staff photographer for U-T San Diego.

Moderator will be Chuck Westerheide, Jr., assistant news director KNSD-TV.

Wednesday, August 28
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
AMN’s San Diego Conference Center
12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130

FREE

Open to the Public/Abundant Free Parking

Reservations Requested: http://reportinginriskyareas.eventbrite.com/

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