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Perilous Reporting: The Growing Threat to Journalists in the Field

Kim Lane Scheppele, Woodrow Wilson School; Suzy Hansen, Journalism; Carol Giacomo, Journalism; Gary Bass, Woodrow Wilson School

Thu, 3/5 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 101 McCormick Hall

Program in Journalism; Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

More than 250 journalists are imprisoned worldwide, and in recent years scores of journalists have been injured or killed in high-profile assaults in the U.S. and abroad. The Program in Journalism invites you to join distinguished journalists and scholars as they explore the roots of, and potential responses to, violence aimed at reporters and writers. This signature event is co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

The panelists:

Kim Lane Scheppele, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School and University Center for Human Values

Suzy Hansen, visiting Ferris Professor of Journalism, author, and contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine

Carol Giacomo, visiting Ferris Professor of Journalism and member of The New York Times’ editorial board

Gary Bass, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School

Discussion moderated by Eric Gregory, Professor of Religion and chair of the Humanities Council.

Reception to follow. Open to the public.

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