What: You’re invited to experience a timely and provocative debate of the red lines journalists face covering religion around the world. What are the legal constraints on religion reporting and when are they justified? What role does media coverage or lack of coverage play in fueling religious conflict and division? What role does self-censorship play in covering volatile issues involving religion and religious freedom?
Look forward to Panelist discussion moderated by Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett, vice chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. The Panelists scheduled for attendance is listed below:
- Pir Zubair Shah, Pulitzer Prize-winning Pakistani journalist
- Geraldine Fagan, author of “Believing in Russia — Religious Policy after Communism”
- Johannes Langkilde, U.S. correspondent for Danish Broadcasting Corporation
- Ebtihal Mubarak, Saudi journalist covering women and youth rights
- Sarah Cook, senior research analyst and China media expert at Freedom House
Who: Open to general public for free however, registration is required. Click here to RSVP.
When: Knight Conference Center at the Newseum ~ 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20001
Where: Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at 6:30 p.m.
FYI: A reception will follow the discussion. Be sure to follow the event on Twitter via hashtag: #RNSredlines.
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