Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Live-Stream tonight: After James Foley- Covering Conflict When Journalists Are Targets







Via Columbia School of Journalism


Tuesday, Sep. 9, 2014, 7:00pm
         
Dean Steve Coll leads a panel to discuss the current risks, rewards, and inner workings of conflict reporting in the aftermath of reporters James Foley and Steven Sotloff's tragic murders.


Speakers include Reuters columnist and former New York Times reporter David Rohde, held captive for seven months by the Taliban before he escaped; New York Times foreign correspondent Rukmini Callimachi, previously the West Africa bureau chief for The Associated Press; Phil Balboni, GlobalPost CEO and co-founder, who spent two years fighting for Foley's release; Nicole Tung, a freelance conflict photographer and Foley friend who first discovered him missing; and Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists. This event is sponsored by Columbia Journalism School, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, the Committee to Protect Journalists and the Overseas Press Club of America.


Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. This event will be live streamed.