Who Are The Insurgents?

PON Staff   •  03/06/2007   •  Filed in Events, The Kelman Seminar

Molly Bingham, freelance journalist taken prisoner in Iraq, and Ahmed Hashim, Associate Professor, U.S. Naval War College

The discussions in the Negotiation, Conflict and the News Media series focus on exploring the relationship among government, news media, and the conflict resolution community in framing and responding to conflict. Topics examine how conflict is framed and how … Read More 

How to Tell a Different Story: Negotiating with Syria and Iran

PON Staff   •  02/13/2007   •  Filed in Events, The Kelman Seminar

Bob Giles, Curator at the Nieman Foundation

The discussions in the Negotiation, Conflict and the News Media series focus on exploring the relationship among government, news media, and the conflict resolution community in framing and responding to conflict. Topics examine how conflict is framed and how that influences the escalation and de-escalation of conflict and the … Read More 

What Are Our Options In Iraq?

PON Staff   •  12/05/2006   •  Filed in Events, The Kelman Seminar

Two perspectives from current Weatherhead Fellows

Charles L. Moore, Jr., Colonel, United States Air Force
Peter Watkins, Ministry of Defense, United Kingdom

The discussions in the Negotiation, Conflict and the News Media series focus on exploring the relationship among government, news media, and the conflict resolution community in framing and responding to conflict. Topics examine how conflict is … Read More 

Misunderstanding the US? Misunderstanding China?

PON Staff   •  11/14/2006   •  Filed in Events, The Kelman Seminar

A panel discussion with Nieman Fellows Ian Johnson, Pulitzer Prize Winning Reporter for the Wall Street Journal, and Rose Luwei Luqiu, Assignment Editor at Phoenix Satellite Television and Weatherhead Center Fellow Jisheng Sun, Associate Professor at China Foreign Affairs University.

The discussions in the Negotiation, Conflict and the News Media series focus on exploring the relationship … Read More 

Immigration and the News Media

PON Staff   •  10/17/2006   •  Filed in Events, The Kelman Seminar

A panel discussion with Nieman Fellows Evelyn Hernandez, Opinion Page Editor of for El Diario/La Prensa and Claudio Sanchez, Education Correspondent for National Public Radio

The discussions in the Negotiation, Conflict and the News Media series focus on exploring the relationship among government, news media, and the conflict resolution community in framing and responding to conflict. … Read More 

Reporting from Iraq: A US and British Perspective

PON Staff   •  10/17/2006   •  Filed in Events, The Kelman Seminar

Dexter Filkins, Baghdad Correspondent for the New York Times and Nieman Fellow and Kate Peters, World News Producer for the BBC and Nieman Fellow

The discussions in the Negotiation, Conflict and the News Media series focus on exploring the relationship among government, news media, and the conflict resolution community in framing and responding to conflict. Topics … Read More 

Facing the Truth: BBC and Desmond Tutu Join in a Reconciliation Effort in Northern Ireland

PON Staff   •  05/02/2006   •  Filed in Events, The Kelman Seminar

Janette Ballard, Producer, BBC London

On March 4-6, 2006, the BBC aired Facing the Truth, a three part television series that brought victims and perpetrators of the conflict in Northern Ireland together for dialogue. Archbishop Desmond Tutu presided over the events. Janette Ballard, producer of the series, will show one of the programs and comment on … Read More 

Part I of Facing the Truth: BBC and Desmond Tutu Join in a Reconciliation Effort in Northern Ireland

PON Staff   •  04/04/2006   •  Filed in Events, The Kelman Seminar

Donna Hicks, Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

On March 4-6, 2006, the BBC aired Facing the Truth, a three part television series that brought victims and perpetrators of the conflict in Northern Ireland together for dialogue. Archbishop Desmond Tutu facilitated the encounters along with Lesley Bilinda, whose husband was killed in the Rwandan … Read More 

Reporting Across the Israel-Palestine Divide: A Palestinian and an Israeli Journalist Tell Their Stories

PON Staff   •  02/02/2006   •  Filed in Events, The Kelman Seminar

Nieman Fellows Zippi Brand and Taghreed Zuhair El-Khodary reflected on some of the most painful news stories they have covered over the years, and spoke to how reporters can help deescalate conflict. They noted that when journalists focus on fair, balanced reporting and investigate underlying motives behind violent acts, they can help defuse tension and … Read More 

The Role of the Military in Exercising Soft Power

PON Staff   •  12/06/2005   •  Filed in Events, The Kelman Seminar

On Tuesday, December 6, 2005, Joseph Nye, University Distinguished Service Professor, Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations and former Dean of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and Nathaniel Fick, former Marine Officer and author of One Bullet Away, will be sharing a panel discussion entitled, “The Role of the Military in Exercising Soft Power.”

This … Read More 

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