[csaa-forum] Media at Sydney Carol Giacomo, NYT: journalism and foreign policy 10 March
Cesar Albarran Torres
cesar.albarrantorres at sydney.edu.au
Tue Feb 18 07:52:15 CST 2014
Media at Sydney and the United States Studies Centre present
Journalism and foreign policy: covering the Middle East
Carol Giacomo (The New York Times)
Reporting on the foreign affairs agenda of a major world power can have extraordinary personal and political challenges. Veteran New York Times and Reuters journalist Carol Giacomo joins Media at Sydney to talk about the demands of foreign policy journalism and her strategies for dealing with contentious debates, such as the backlash against the recent academic boycott of Israel.
Date: Monday 10th March, 2014
Location: S226 Seminar Room, Department of Media and Communications, University of Sydney, John Woolley Building (A20)<http://db.auth.usyd.edu.au/directories/map/building.stm?ref=d08h15> level 2, entry off Manning Road.
Register at http://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/journalism-and-foreign-policy-covering-the-middle-east-tickets-10643788859<http://eventbrite.com.au/event/10643788859?utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=new_eventv2&utm_term=eventurl_text>
Carol Giacomo is a foreign affairs editorial writer for The New York Times. She is a former diplomatic correspondent for Reuters in Washington, where she covered foreign policy for the international wire service for more than two decades. As a Reuters correspondent she traveled over one million miles to more than 100 countries with eight Secretaries of State and various other senior U.S. officials. She joined The New York Times editorial board in August 2007. She won the Georgetown University Weintal Prize for diplomatic reporting in 2009. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. In 1999-2000 she was a senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace, researching U.S. economic and foreign policy decision-making during the Asian financial crisis.
In the fall semester of 2013 Carol was the Ferris Professor in Journalism at Princeton University, teaching editorial writing on international issues. She has been a guest lecturer at the U.S. National War College and other academic institutions. Born and raised in Connecticut, she holds a B.A. in English Literature from Regis College in Weston, Massachusetts. She began her professional journalism career at the Lowell Sun and later worked for the Hartford Courant in the city hall, state capitol and Washington bureaus.
Media at Sydney is presented by the
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T: 0428391122 or 02 90365098
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