Press Under Fire
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The Press Under Fire
While international news is more important then ever, the press is increasingly the target of attack. Please join us for a discussion on how the media reports conflicts, the protection of reporters in dangerous situations, press freedom, and the perception of Western media abroad and foreign coverage at home.

A number of panels on media and conflict are being held to observe the one-year anniversary of Danny's death. All are free and open to the public. The panels are a chance to reflect on the values for which Danny lived, and the risks that journalists around the world continue to face. Panels will be held in the following cities:

New York

The Daniel Pearl Foundation gratefully appreciates the work of the institutions that organized the events:

New York: The South Asian Journalists Association
Boston: The Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy  (Harvard University)
Paris: The Center for the Study of International Communications &
The American University of Paris

New York
Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2003
Time: 7:00-9:00pm
Location: Columbia Journalism School
116th St. and Broadway, New York, NY
Third floor

Robert Frank, senior writer, The Wall Street Journal, former Southeast Asia correspondent and Europe correspondent
Masood Haider, UN bureau chief, Dawn, Pakistan
Judith Matloff, former Christian Science Monitor bureau chief in Africa and Moscow, author of “Fragments of a Forgotten War”
Kavita Menon, Asia director, Committee to Protect Journalists
Moderator: Kenneth Cukier, journalist and fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, representative of Daniel Pearl Foundation

For more information on speakers, see bios.
If you have questions about the event, please email Kenneth Cukier.

Date: Thursday, February 20, 2003
Time: 6:00- 7:30pm
Location: Harvard University
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building (ground floor)
79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA

Larry Ingrassia - section editor, The Wall Street Journal
Nirupama Subramanian - Nieman Fellow; correspondent, The Hindu (Colombo, Sri Lanka)
Frank Langfitt - Nieman Fellow and former Beijing bureau chief, The Baltimore Sun
Anne Barnard - reporter, The Boston Globe
Moderator: Alex Jones - director of the Shorenstein Center, at Harvard University

Date: Friday, February 21, 2003
Time: 6:30-8:00pm
Location: The American University of Paris
31 Avenue Bosquet, 75007 Paris
Reservations obligatory
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Keith Richburg - International correspondent, The Washington Post
Vivienne Walt - Middle East correspondent, USA Today
Others to be announced

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