Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire, speaking in Clark Park on October 12, 2007 at a rally in solidarity with the immigrant rights movement in the United States. (Photo: Alan Pollock), a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr.
Pan-African News Wire editor Abayomi Azikiwe will speak at the 2011 Journalism Conference in Dearborn, Michigan
APRIL 30 - MAY 1, 2011, Hyatt Regency Hotel
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Theme: American Arab Journalism 10 Years since Sept. 11th
Topic: Strengthening our role in educating the American Public & the Arab World
What: A professional journalism conference for journalists,
communicators, writers, activists and organizations interested
in the issues facing American Arabs, Muslims and the Middle East
Panelists will discuss their own views and experiences as they
apply to the panel topics. All panels will begin promptly and end at scheduled times.
Saturday, April 30, 2011
12:40 - 1:50 pm
Palestine, the Media, & the Movie Miral
Panelists will discuss how the media portrays the story of Palestine to the American public and provide methods of delivering more accurate positive stories about Palestinians.
Speakers will also address the controversial "Palestine Papers" and their impact on Middle East peace and visual media such as the film Miral.
- Hasan Nawash, Palestine Center Dearborn
- Janice Milhem, president of Milhem Images, Inc.
- Barbara Harvey, Jewish Voice for Peace, Detroit Chapter board member
- Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire
- Gregg Krupa, editor and reporter at newspapers and magazines in New York City, Boston, Detroit and Providence, Rhode Island