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Copy of International Development in the Media

photojournalismDate: Thursday, 24th June 2010
Time: 7 pm
Location: The Royal Society

How can a balanced view of development be projected when poor countries
are often only deemed newsworthy in times of natural disaster or war?
How can journalists avoid the 'white man to the rescue' stereotype?


Jo Confino, Executive Editor, Guardian and Chairman, Guardian
Sustainable Business
Jen Corlew, Head of Media, Oxfam GB
Jonathan Miller, Foreign Affairs Correspondent, Channel 4
Solomon Mugera, Head of BBC Swahili
Mark Wilson, Executive Director, Panos
Chair: Charlie Beckett, Director, POLIS

In partnership with Institute of Development Studies

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