Dates: May 14-16, 2013
Location: Alazai Hotel, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
The Global Center for Journalism and Democracy will conduct a training for journalists on the issue of gender equity in Burkina Faso. Workshops will be held on May 14-16 at the Alazai hotel in Ouagadougou. GCJD is partnering with the National Democratic Institute, which has a local office there. We expect about 50 participants from throughout the country to attend. Trainers are coming from the United States, Egypt, Slovenia as well as Burkina Faso.
Date & Time: May 2 & 3, 10:00am-2:00pm
Location: Mall Area, Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas
Come Celebrate World Press Freedom Day! May 2nd and 3rd outside the LSC from 10a-2p. Did you know that in dozens of countries around the world journalists are harassed, attacked, detained and even murdered? Come learn more about the true cost of Press Freedom.
Date & Time: April 18, 2013, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: LSC Theater, Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas
More than two dozen journalists have been killed covering the conflict in Syria, labeled the most dangerous place on Earth for the press. Still, some brave reporters have ventured into the country to let the world know what is happening there. Irish journalist Mary Fitzgerald, is one of them. Hear the chilling details of her life as a foreign correspondent who has worked in the world's most dangerous places.
Dates: March 15-17, 2013
The Global Center for Journalism and Democracy is headed back to Beirut March 15-17th to conduct a training session for journalists who cover the oil and gas sectors. Reporters will work with industry experts, seasoned journalists, environmentalists and financial experts to learn how to more accurately, and thoroughly cover the sector. GCJD is again teaming up with the Samir Kassir Foundation in an effort to promote a free and vibrant press in the Middle East and North Africa.
Critical Incident Communication Competencies: Affirming Agency Mission in Crisis, Workshop Presentation at the 2013 American Correctional Association Winter Conference
Conference Dates: January 25-30, 2013
Workshop: January 27, 2013, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas
Effective, accurate and timely communication with media outlets is especially important during a time of crisis or a critical incident within your agency or jurisdiction. Kelli Arena, longtime news correspondent with CNN, along with Alan Bernstein, a former re- porter and editor with the Houston Chronicle, will provide participants an opportunity to learn through an interactive workshop critical skills and knowledge that will enable them to build their communication competencies.
Date: January 24, 2013
Location: the FBI National Academy campus in Quantico, Virginia
GCJD Executive Director Kelli Arena will be a guest speaker at the FBI's National Academy on January 24th. Arena will join FBI Special Agent Richard Kolko, the class instructor, to talk about the relationship between police and the media. The GCJD is committed to working with a variety of government agencies around the world to help them better appreciate the role of a free press and how to build credible relationships with journalists.
Conference Date & Time: January 18, 2013, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Training Workshops: January 19-20, 2013, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Riviera Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon
The Global Center for Journalism and Democracy is honored to co-host its first international conference "Media Coverage of International Justice" to be held on Friday, January 18, 2013, at the Riviera Hotel in Beirut. The conference is organized in partnership with the SKeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom at the Samir Kassir Foundation, thanks to the generous support of the European Union and the Foundation for the Future.
Date & Time: October 29, 2012, 6:00pm
Location: James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center Concert Hall, Sam Houston State University
Shahira Amin, an independent journalist and activist in Egypt, will share her experiences and thoughts about the dramatic changes that are currently taking place in the Middle East and North Africa.
Global Center for Journalism and Democracy
Dan Rather Communications Building, Room 308, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: (936) 294-3499