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Monday, April 16

10:15am PDT

Peace Journalism: Planting Seeds in Uganda
Preventing media-induced violence during an election cycle. Training radio professionals to evaluate the language they use and consider the consequences of their reporting…Teaming media with state security officials to mitigate risk factors for terrorism. In this session, Professor Steven Youngblood will share information about his experiences teaching Peace Journalism in 2010-2011 (Uganda PJ project-$270,000 State Dept grant) and 2011-2012 (Peace media and terrorism project--$150,000 State Dept grant). Participants will discuss application of the Ugandan models to other projects, and be asked to produce a framework for an action plan for inclusion of peace/conflict sensitive journalism into their curricula. Moderator: Steven Youngblood, Park University

Monday April 16, 2012 10:15am - 11:30am PDT
Conference Room 5