In Melbourne, Australia, a benefit performance of a new play about journalism and war.
A performance of "Bare Witness," a new Australian play set in the Balkans, East Timor and Iraq, against the complex terrain of contemporary photojournalism, takes place Sept. 24 at the fortyfivedownstairs theatre in Melbourne. A question and answer session will follow the performance with the cast, Walkley Award-winning journalist Thom Cookes and East Timorese photographer Jorge de Araujo. The discussion will be moderated by Gary Tippet, senior journalist at The Sunday Age.
Friday, September 24 at 7:30 pm
45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
At Columbia University in New York City, a panel led by Dart Center Executive Director Bruce Shapiro for incoming students at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism about the basics of covering violence.
Moderator: Bruce Shapiro
Panelists: Liam Lowney, Chief of Victim Witness Services, Office Of Attorney General Martha Coakley; Phil Zabriskie, Independent Journalist, New York, NY.
Tuesday, September 28, 7:00 - 9:00pm
Lecture Hall, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
2950 Broadway (at 116th Street)
New York, NY 10027
Open to the public.
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