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27th May : Media Complicity? -Reporting Gaza and Sri Lanka 2009

May 24, 2009

ACIJ

The Australian Centre for Independent Journalism and the Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies at Sydney University present a seminar on:

” Media Complicity? -Reporting Gaza and Sri Lanka 2009″

What happens when the journalists are shut out? What affect does this have on reporting? How should we be reporting Sri Lanka and Gaza from now on? When does journalism become propaganda?

When: Wednesday 27 May 2009
Time: 6 to 8pm
Where: UTS Building 10, Level 7, Room 114 (10.7.114). Building 10 is accessible from Jones Street or Wattle Street, University of Technology, Sydney.
Cost: Free

Speakers:

– Associate Professor Jake Lynch, Director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney, former presenter and reporter, BBC World Television News and former Sydney correspondent of the Independent. Most recent book is ‘Debates in Peace Journalism’ (Sydney University Press).
Antony Loewenstein, journalist, blogger and author of ‘My Israel Question’ and ‘The Blogging Revolution’.
Peter Cave – Executive Producer of ABC’s World Today, who has won five Walkley award and reported from 50 countries.
Chair: Director of the ACIJ, Professor Wendy Bacon

For further information please contact:
Jan McClelland on 9514 2295 or acijmanager@uts.edu.au

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