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From the Frontlines: reporting from the Middle East panel
November 4, 2017 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pmFree
Tune in to hear from four experienced panelists as they explore how reporting from the Middle East introduces new challenges to journalists.
– Ray Homer, former ABC News senior producer
– Sylvène Gilchrist, CBC News documentary producer/director
– Tara Sutton, journalist & filmmaker
– Zein Almoghraby, Journalists for Human Rights senior program manager
– George Chandler, former manager, Canadian Red Cross Humanitarian Issues Program in Western Canada; current freelance facilitator and educator
Reporting from conflict zones has greatly changed over the last 15 years. With human rights violations and an environment that can be particularly difficult for foreign journalists, knowledge of IHL has become especially important for those reporting from the Middle East.