Media Freedom and Security: The Shrinking Space
|Event Name||Media Freedom and Security: The Shrinking Space|
|Start Date||21st Apr 2017 10:00am|
|End Date||21st Apr 2017 11:15am|
|Duration||1 hour and 15 minutes|
Peter Greste is an award-winning Australian freelance journalist. He has worked as a correspondent for the BBC, Reuters, CNN and Al-Jazeera covering issues affecting the Middle East, South America and Africa. This has included covering conflicts in Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
This is a rare opportunity as Peter shares anecdotes from his long career as a foreign correspondent. In his talk, he will outline the important role of media freedom in democratic societies and discuss the challenges and responsibilities that confront journalists today.