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Thursday, October 15, 2009

New York U Sponsors Panel on Human Rights

Put visually (or symbolically): subtle intolerance < then > war > human rights violations. The order may not always run that way, but that's my theory and I'll stick to it. Thus, I wanted to do my small part to help publicize this conference sponosred by New York University School of Journalism.


Media Contact: Maria Sliwa, 973-272-2861,

will moderate panelists
The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University will host "Reporting Human Rights," a panel discussion hosted by Emma Daly, Communications Director of Human Rights Watch, that includes journalists from the New York Times, BBC News, NBC News, and Al Jazeera, on Tues., Oct. 20, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., at NYU Stern School of Business, Schimmel Auditorium, Tisch Hall, UC-50, 40 West 4th Street (at Greene St.).

The panel will include: Neil MacFarquhar, United Nations correspondent for the New York Times and author of The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday; Katty Kay, Washington correspondent for BBC World News America and co-author of Womenomics: Write Your Own Rules For Success; Khaled Dawoud, New York correspondent for Al Jazeera Arabic; and NBC News correspondent Ron Allen, who has reported from Iraq, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.

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Carolyn Howard-Johnson wrote the foreword for Eric Dinyer's book of patriotic quotations, Support Our Troops, published by Andrews McMeel. Part of the proceeds for the book benefit Fisher House. Her chapbook of poetry won the Military Writers Society of America's award of excellence. Find it at Her novel, collection of creative nonfiction and much of her poetry is informed by interest in leading the world toward acceptance of one another. Find her web page dedicated to tolerance at

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