In his Massey Essay, Haroon Siddiqui argues that “our ostensibly free media… has played a leading role in the cultural warfare waged on Muslims, chiefly against [those].. who are fellow citizens in the West and, most ironically, against Muslim women.” Join a panel of distinguished journalists who will critically discuss the role of Western media in relation to Islamophobia since 9/11.
One year after Russian president Vladimir Putin launched his invasion and muzzled Russian media, what have we learned from the war against Ukraine and against journalists? Join three Russian journalists who spoke at a CFE panel one year ago to see how they have refused to be silenced. How are Russia’s independent media fighting to expose the truth about the war? What are the challenges as the war heads into its second year?