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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Tag: journalism

  • Catch up with War News Radio

    Been listening to War News Radio recently? If not, get back in the groove with this month’s broadcast. This month on War News Radio, “Back to Work “. First, we examine the problem of youth unemployment in Morocco. Then, we look into the persecution of physicians in Syria. Finally, we hear about a peace activist…

  • Prof Jim MacMillan launches guncrisis.org

    Many of you will know or will have taken “Peace and Conflict Journalism” with Visiting Assistant Professor, Jim MacMillan, who teaches Peace and Conflict Journalism and serves as the Journalist in Residence for War News Radio, Lodge6.org, and the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility.  Jim is turning his decades of experience as a…

  • War News Radio becomes Lodge6.org

    We would like to share some of the latest developments with War News Radio at Swarthmore College. Since 2005, Lodge 6 at Swarthmore College has housed the newsroom, studio and community of War News Radio, a weekly public radio program intended to fill the gaps in the media’s coverage of the conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan…

  • Jim MacMillan’s photography: First Light, 09/12/01

    Anyone who has worked with or studied with Jim MacMillan, instructor of Peace and Conflict Journalism, knows that he is a high-calibre journalist who lives and breathes his profession. You may also know that he is also a long-time professional photojournalist, whose work is recognized for its artistic quality. His photograph “First Light, 09/12/01,” is…

  • Nicholas Kristof to speak at Swarthmore on November 14

    From our friends at the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility: “A Call to Action: Encouraging People to join the World’s Fight.” Nicholas Kristof Monday, November 14, 2011 7:30 p.m. Lang Performing Arts Center Swarthmore College (maps and directions) A Harvard graduate and former Rhodes Scholar, Kristof is a Pulitzer-prize winning author and one…

  • Bahraini journalist, Nada Alwadi, to speak on nonviolent resistance and the media

    Bahrain: The Current Political and Communication Challenges, A View From the Inside Nada Alwadi Bahraini Journalist Tuesday, November 8, 2011 4:30 p.m. Science Center Room 101 Swarthmore College (maps and directions) (view or download a flyer) Nada Alwadi was a reporter for Alwasat, the most popular newspaper in Bahrain, a monarchy on a small island in…