Luncheon Seminar: The Media’s Role and Impact on U.S.-Muslim Relations

Leading U.S. and Asian journalists will share their insights from the Senior Journalists Seminar, an EWC study tour that delves into interfaith relations and its impact on domestic and international politics. In this program, journalists engage their peers and religious leaders on issues that have caused tension between these Asian countries (which have substantial Muslim populations) and the U.S., especially since 9/11.

Where: Garden Level, Hawaii Imin International Conference Center – 1777 East-West Road
When: April 3, 2009
What:

Time: 11:30 AM -Registration
12:00 – 1:30 PM – Lunch & Program

Cost: $22 — co-sponsor members; $25 — non-members

Please RSVP by Tuesday, March 31

For more information about the seminar, click here or send e-mail to ewcinfo@eastwestcenter.org.

2009 Senior Journalists Seminar Participants:

India: Syed Shujaat Bukhari, Bureau Chief, The Hindu, Srinagar

Indonesia: Purwani Diyah Prabandari, Bureau Chief for Central Java and Yogyakarta, Tempo Inti Media, Yogyakarta

Iran: Reza Zandi, Member, Iranian Journalist Association, Tehran

Pakistan: Muhammad Ibrahim Khan, Senior Staff Reporter, News Network International (NNI), Peshawar

Philippines: Art Bonjoc Jr., Area News Manager, ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, Cagayan de Oro City

Singapore: Saini Bin Salleh, Assistant Editor, Berita Harian

United States: Antonio Bernhardt, Senior Assignment Editor, WTTG Fox News, Washington, DC

Tricia Escobedo, News Editor, The CNN Wire, Atlanta, GA

Paul Feldman, Assistant Foreign Editor, Los Angeles Times, CA

Adam Najberg, Senior Editor, Video, Wall Street Journal, New York, NY

Robin Shulman, Reporter New York Bureau, The Washington Post, New York, NY

Alex Travelli, Editor Online Edition, The Economist, New York, NY


Co-sponsored by: The East-West Center, Friends of the East-West Center, Pacific and Asian Affairs Council, Honolulu Community-Media Council, Asian American Journalists Association, and University of Hawai’i — School of Communications

Parking: $4 :Send $4 parking fee with check for luncheon or pay at the registration table. Display flyer on dashboard. You will be directed to park on the lawn between Burns Hall & Hale Manoa.

Click here to view flyer.

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