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Reporting on violence and conflict: regional media conference for South Asia

09-10-2013 Event

The media of South Asia has an important role to play in covering conflict, violence and the challenges faced by vulnerable groups. At times, reporting on these issues can influence the humanitarian situation on the ground. Bringing together senior representatives of media organizations from the region, a conference hosted by the ICRC and the Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi aims to advance discussion on these topics and facilitate the sharing of best practices.

Event Info

Where: New Dehli, India

When: 08.10.2013 - 09.10.2013

Should media report acts of terrorism - why and why not?

 Rahimullah Khan Yusufzai, Resident Editor, The News International, Pakistan
 


 

Changing dynamics of conflict reporting in South Asia

 Patricia Mukhim, Editor, Shillong Times, India
 

 


 

Social Media and short internet reporting- bane or boon?

 Emad Abshenass, Editor-in-chief, Iran Daily, Iran
 


  

 Accuracy and Verification Challenges of Social Media News in Conflict Situations

Peter Cave, Retired Foreign Affairs Editor, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Austrailia


 

  

 Television News - Representing Violence

Sabina Kidwai, Professor, AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, India


 

 

 

 

Senior editors regional conference: Programme


Photos

Inaugural session:  Mary Werntz, head of the ICRC's regional delegation. 

Inaugural session: Mary Werntz, head of the ICRC's regional delegation.
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The Changing Media Landscape: Mapping the Scenario (session three). Toufique Imrose Khalidi, chief editor of BDNews24.com, talks about the future challenges to humanitarian action as seen through the eyes of the media. 

The Changing Media Landscape: Mapping the Scenario (session three). Toufique Imrose Khalidi, chief editor of BDNews24.com, talks about the future challenges to humanitarian action as seen through the eyes of the media.
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The Changing Media Landscape: Mapping the Scenario (session three). A presentation by Hassan Ziyau, senior editor at the Maldives Broadcasting Corporation. 

The Changing Media Landscape: Mapping the Scenario (session three). A presentation by Hassan Ziyau, senior editor at the Maldives Broadcasting Corporation.
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A question to the panellists from Rita Manchanda of the South Asia Forum for Human Rights (SAFHR)-India. 

A question to the panellists from Rita Manchanda of the South Asia Forum for Human Rights (SAFHR)-India.
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