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March 27, 2015

SHSU groups kick off Mental Health Week with multiple events, talks

To help shine a light on this important issue, the Global Center for Journalism and Democracy at Sam Houston State University hosted a series of events and discussion during the group’s Mental Health Awareness week on the SHSU campus.

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March 23, 2015

GCJD, Active Minds collaborate for Mental Health Awareness Week

As a part of Mental Health Awareness Week, the Global Center for Journalism and Democracy workshop class collaborated with the newfound Sam Houston State University chapter of Active minds to host a screening of “Silver Linings Playbook” last night.

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February 25, 2015

SHSU's GlobalCenter for Journalism & Democracy "Goes Local" with Our Journalism Teachers and Zoriah Miller & Dr. Marcus Funk

Through a collaboration between Sam Houston State University's GlobalCenter for Journalism and Democracy (GCJD) and our Region 6 Education Service Center, journalism teachers from around our region got the chance to learn from experts in the field, enjoy a day of professional development and be inspired.

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February 9, 2015

SKeyes and GCJD Host Conference on Covering Security Sector Institutions

The tense relationship between news media and the security sector has been especially prevalent in the last few years as the Snowden files catapulted the conversation about the methods of security institutions into the public sphere. Similarly, the Leveson Inquiry in Britain has also highlighted that some media institutions are capable of breaching the public trust.

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February 2, 2015

Al-Massira Report on Beirut Journalist Training (Arabic)

Arabic language magazine, Al-Massira covered the Security Sector training hosted by GCJD in Beirut in January.

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January 29, 2015

Award-Winning Photojournalist To Give Snapshot Of Experiences

He’s captured the war zones of Iraq and Afghanistan; he’s collected images from the 2013 riots in Bangladesh; and he’s traveled along the Gulf Coast to record the damage caused by the 2010 BP oil spill. As an award-winning photojournalist, Zoriah Miller has documented some of the most horrific human crises in both developing countries and around the world.

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January 28, 2015

Military and Law Enforcement Training in Beirut

Security forces and journalists are often at odds, even though they both serve the public. GCJD co-hosted a conference in Beirut to work with both sides to help increase understanding, transparency and to ultimately better inform the public about important security issues.

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January 27, 2015

GCJD Announces Collaboration on Global Education Conference

GCJD is teaming up with Sam Houston State University's Center for International Education on their second annual Global Education Issues conference by bringing in keynote speaker Christi Hegranes, the Executive Director of the Global Press Institute

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January 26, 2015

European Union Report on GCJD Beirut Training

Organised in partnership with the Thomson Foundation and the Global Centre for Journalism and Democracy, the Samir Kassir Eyes Centre for Media and Cultural Freedom organised a three-day workshop co-funded by the European Union from 23 to 25 January in Beirut entitled “Covering Security Sector Institutions”. It attracted representatives from the Lebanese security agencies, media professionals and Lebanese and international journalists.

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