[FoME] Arab Media Centre: Invitation to Conference "Journalism Testing Legal Boundaries"

Katharina Noetzold knotzold at web.de
Do Feb 7 23:38:23 CET 2008

Dear Colleagues

We are pleased to announce the upcoming conference 'Journalism Testing Legal Boundaries: Media Laws and the Reporting of Arab News' organized by the Arab Media Centre, Communication and Media Research Institute, University of Westminster.

Date: June 20th 2008
Venue: University of Westminster, New Cavendish Campus, 115 New Cavendish Street, London W1

The conference will interest journalists, lawyers, media researchers, policy analysts and human rights specialists. Please circulate this notice and mark the date in your diary now.'

Speakers include:

Zaki Chehab, Political Editor, Al-Hayat and LBC

Nabil Khatib, Executive Editor, Al-Arabiya News Channel

Hoda Rouhana, Programme Officer MENA region, Article 19

Mohammed El-Sayed Said, Editor-in-chief, El-Badil

Jean Seaton, Professor of Communications and Media History, University of Westminster

Hossam El-Sokkari, Head of BBC Arabic Service

Aidan White, Secretary General, International Federation of Journalists

Academic workshops will take place in the afternoon. The registration fee of £50 (concessions available) covers all sessions and refreshments. Registration will open shortly. In the meantime please check http://www.wmin.ac.uk/mad/page-1657 for more details.

With best regards,

Conference organisers
Maha Taki and Katharina Noetzold

takim at wmin.ac.uk and k.noetzold at wmin.ac.uk
Arab Media Centre
Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI)
University of Westminster

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