Panel Discusses Terrorism, War, and the Media

Posted: November 3, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Tara Laskowski

What are the consequences of constant real-time coverage of terrorism and war on U.S. foreign policy and public opinion? Members of the “War and Conflict in the Middle East: Lost in Translation?” panel will attempt to answer this question today from 6 to 7:15 p.m. in the SUB II Ballroom.

Sponsored by the Department of Communication and the School of Public Policy, the event will be moderated by Frank Sesno, former CNN Washington bureau chief and news anchor. Members of the panel are Jon Alterman, Middle East program director, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Hashem Elnakib, director and press counselor, Egyptian Embassy Press and Information Office; Carol Giacomo, diplomatic correspondent, Reuters News Agency; Hisham Melham, journalist, As Safir, Lebanon; and Mark Regev, press counselor, Israeli Embassy.

The discussion is free and open to the public. For more information, call (703) 993-8770.

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