CPJ at 30: From the Frontlines to Online, March. 4
Please join the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Columbia University in celebrating CPJ’s 30 years of defending press freedom worldwide.
Friday, March 4, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The afternoon consists of two panel discussions with leading journalists on the challenges and victories for press freedom. The first, “Looking Back: 30 Years of Covering War,” will be moderated by Dan Rather. The second, “Looking Ahead: Social Media and Revolution,” will be moderated by Jacob Weisberg. A wine and cheese reception will follow.
Location: Kellogg Conference Center, Room 1501, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University, 420 West 118th Street (between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive)
Space is limited. To reserve a seat, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Panel Discussion Details
Looking Back: 30 Years of Covering War
Moderated by Dan Rather
Rajiv Chandrasekaran, senior correspondent and associate editor of The Washington Post, CPJ board member
Terry Anderson, faculty member of the University of Kentucky Journalism School and former chief Middle East correspondent for The Associated Press, CPJ honorary co-chairman
María Teresa Ronderos, editorial advisor to the Revista Semana, president of the Foundation for Freedom of the Press (Colombia), teacher at the Foundation for New Iberoamerican Journalism, CPJ board member
Michael Kamber, photojournalist for The New York Times
Looking Ahead: Social Media and Revolution
Moderated by Jacob Weisberg, editor-in-chief of The Slate Group
Rebecca MacKinnon, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation, co-founder of Global Voices Online, CPJ board member
Sheila Coronel, director of the Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism and Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia University, co-founder of the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism, CPJ board member
Mohamed Abdel Dayem, CPJ program coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa
Nazila Fathi, correspondent for The New York Times, Nieman Fellow at Harvard University
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, producer and co-host of “The Stream” on Al Jazeera English