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Sunday, March 10 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
The Middle East: From Obscurity to Headline News

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How has journalism in the Middle East changed over the last three decades? From the way stories are reported to the evolution of technology in the newsroom and on the field, we will examine the issues that drove the Middle East from obscurity to the front-pages of world press.


Speakers
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Scheherezade Faramarzi

Journalist
Scheherezade Faramarzi’s journalism career has spanned more than three decades: from the 1978-79 Iranian revolution, to Lebanon, Pakistan and Afghanistan in the 1980s, the Israel-Palestinian conflict in the mid-1990s, the American-led war in Iraq (2003-2007), “war on terror” in North Africa and Europe, and the Arab Uprisings.
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Norbert Schiller

Opinion Writer for Mint Press; Photographer for the World Economic Forum, Middle East, Turkey, India
Norbert Schiller has worked and lived in the Middle East and Africa as a news photographer for over 25 years. He covered three Iraq wars; conflicts and famine in the Horn of Africa; Islamist insurgencies in North Africa and the Arab Israeli conflict, to name a few events.


Sunday March 10, 2013 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Kennedy Center: Room 307, Augsburg