1st November 2005
INTERNATIONAL JOURNALIST TO GIVE UNIVERSITY TALK
Acclaimed international broadcaster Jake
Lynch is giving a talk at the
his talk on peace reporting Jake will explore the impact of mainstream media on
various conflicts and how the media either contributes or intervenes in
peace-building and reporting conflicts such as
An experienced international reporter in newspapers and television, Jake was the Independent Sydney correspondent in 1998-9 and covered the Nato briefings for Sky News throughout the Kosovo crisis.
publications include ‘Reporting the World’ and ‘Peace Journalism’ and he has produced
a video ‘News from the
devised the annual MA module in Peace-building Media, Theory and Practice at
According to journalism professor Richard Keeble, the university’s Lincoln School of Journalism has managed to attract an extraordinary range of eminent speakers this semester.
“The visiting speakers series is attempting to confront some of the major issues of the day and present a variety of views - from mainstream broadcast, print and online journalists as well from alternative media journalists,” said Professor Keeble.
“Jake Lynch is an expert on the reporting of war and peace issues. It should prove a fascinating and important talk.”
The talk is the fifth in the ‘Journalists Speak out on Journalism’ series and will be held on Monday 7th November at 6pm in the Cargill lecture theatre in the university’s main academic building. Admission is free and members of the public are welcome to attend.
For more information contact:
Kate Strawson, Assistant Press Officer
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